Ryan Joseph Stafford

Ryan Stafford works across the UK and Europe as a Lighting Designer for theatre, musicals and dance. He trained at Rose Bruford College, graduating with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Lighting Design. Recent designs include: Shades of Blue (Sadler’s Wells, BBC); NYDC X Russell Maliphant (Sadler’s Wells); Left from Write (Norwegian National Ballet II, Royal Opera House Linbury, European Tour); CODI (National Dance Company Wales); Together, Not the Same (Sadler’s Wells); Cyrano de Bergerac, Easy Virtue (Watermill); The Island (Fio, UK Tour); Cardiff Boy (Red Oak Theatre, The Other Room); The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives (Elufowoju, Jr. Ensemble, Arcola Theatre). In 2019, Ryan received the ‘Michael Northern Award for Excellence in Lighting Design’ from the Association of Lighting Designers.