Simon Lefort

Background: Born, Surrey, England. Completed Advanced Diploma of Lighting at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2003. He has been employed with Opera Australia as a Senior Lighting Supervisor from 2004 to 2012.

OA repertoire: Simon has worked on over 25 OA productions, working with directors such as Bruce Beresford, Neil Armfield and Stuart Maunder. He has been Lighting Designer for OA’s Christmas at the House (Sydney Opera House) and La bohème at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl (Melbourne). Simon has been an Associate Lighting Designer on OA’s productions of Carmen, Rusalka, La traviata, Werther, The Mikado and My Fair Lady.