Christoph Wagner is Lecturer in Lighting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. After graduating with distinction from Queen Margaret University College in Edinburgh he has worked as a Lighting Designer on productions in many genres, including devised theatre, stand-up, cabaret, corporate events, car and product launches and fashion shows.
After joining the Conservatoire in 2012, he has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Higher Arts Education and is now in the midst of a PhD. His research interest lies in the relationship between advances in technology and their impact on Lighting Design, and in how lighting design is archived.
Recent productions include:
For the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland: Hamlet (Tron Theatre), Victory (Tron Theatre);
For Soho Theatre: Everything Must Go, The Diver, The Tiger Lillies – Seven Deadly Sins, Moonwalking in Chinatown, Thom Pain (based on nothing) (original Edinburgh and London production), How to Act Around Cops and How To Lose Friends And Alienate People; As part of Soho Theatre’s cabaret and comedy program he lit hundreds of shows, including Eddie Izzard, Michael McIntyre, Jimmy Carr, Russell Brand, Catherine Tate, Dylan Moran, Kiki & Herb. He also worked on many education and community projects with the Soho Theatre Education Department.
Other Theatre includes: One Green Bottle (Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, touring), Khamsa (NYT), Verona Road (Intermission Theatre), Etherdome (Jackson Lane, touring), Miss Lily Gets Boned (Finborough Theatre), The Missionary’s Position (Hoxton Hall, touring), Wasted (Intermission Theatre), Bitches Ball(Hoxton Hall, touring), House (Finborough Theatre), Risk (Actors’ Centre), Perfect (touring), The Garden(Camden People’s Theatre), Robin Hood (Riverside Studios), City Lost 0.11 (touring), Moments in Time(Tuplow Court Festival), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (touring) and Horses, Horses, Coming In In All Directions (The Arches Theatre Company).