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John Drummond Montgomery

John Drummond Montgomery

Background: Regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative lighting designers, John’s skill is well demonstrated by his diversity; Opera, Ballet, Theatre, Rock Concerts, Arena, Special Events and Architectural works. John has created lighting for performance, events and architecture in 95 cities in 37 countries on 5 continents. Has worked with The Sydney Dance Co, Nederlands Dance Co, Het Nationale Ballet, Bat Dor Dance Co of Israel, Australian Ballet and National Theatre Zaire. Has worked with the best Choreographers and Directors around the world but counts the creative relationship with Graeme Murphy and Kristian Fredrikson as a career highlight. Appointed as Australia’s Consul General to Osaka in 2001 and this Turandot revival is his first work subsequent to the conclusion of his posting.

OA repertoire: Metamorphosis, Masnadieri, Roméo et Juliette, Die Walküre, Salome, Turandot, The Gondoliers

Videos: The Gondoliers, Turandot, Nutcracker, Boxes