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Charles Balfour

 
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Bio:
Charles put his acting career on hold over thirty years ago, since then he has lit hundreds of shows throughout the UK and across the world. Theatre includes: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Pinter), The Kite Runner (Wyndhams/Playhouse), Queen Anne (Haymarket), Richard III (Trafalgar Studios), ... (read complete bio)
 
Charles Balfour Headshot

Bio:
Charles put his acting career on hold over thirty years ago, since then he has lit hundreds of shows throughout the UK and across the world. Theatre includes: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Pinter), The Kite Runner (Wyndhams/Playhouse), Queen Anne (Haymarket), Richard III (Trafalgar Studios), ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Lighting Designer
 
[London, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Design
 
[London Fringe, 2005]
Lighting Designer

Photos

THE CORN IS GREEN by Williams,      , Writer - Emily Williams, Director - 
Dominic Co Photo

THE CORN IS GREEN by Williams, , Writer - Emily Williams, Director - Dominic Cooke, Set and Costume Designer - ULTZ, Lighting Designer - Charles Balfour, Music Arrangements and Direction - Will Stuart, Sound Designer - Christopher Shutt, Choreographer - Bill Deamer, The National Theatre, 2022, Credit: Johan Persson/

From: 
Date:
03/28/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Lighting Designer

[London, 2018]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Design

[London Fringe, 2005]
Lighting Designer

Charles Balfour Biography

Charles put his acting career on hold over thirty years ago, since then he has lit hundreds of shows throughout the UK and across the world.

Theatre includes: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Pinter), The Kite Runner (Wyndhams/Playhouse), Queen Anne (Haymarket), Richard III (Trafalgar Studios), Mojo (Pinter), Posh (Duke of York’s), Through the Leaves (Duchess), The River (Broadway), Rutherford and Son, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre), Romeo and Juliet, A Museum in Baghdad, The Seven Acts of Mercy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Alchemist, Queen Anne, Hecuba, The Christmas Truce (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Donmar), The Suppliant Women (Edinburgh Lyceum), Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare’s Globe), Torn, The River, Choir Boy, Chicken Soup with Barley, Now or Later, The Ugly One (Royal Court), Against (Almeida), Minetti (Edinburgh International Festival), The Events (Young Vic/New York Theatre Workshop), The Girlfriend Experience, The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Young Vic), Our Lady of Kibeho (Northampton).

Opera includes: works for ENO, Royal Opera House, Basel Opera, Flanders Opera, Hamburg Opera, Opera North and dance includes works with Richard Alston, Wayne McGregor, Aletta Collins, Martin Lawrance, Rosemary Butcher, Beijing Dance Academy, Scottish, Birmingham, Stuttgart, San Francisco, Atlanta and Vienna Ballets.




Charles Balfour News

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's  Photo Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Rose Theatre's Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon, has announced the first Rose Productions in the 2022/23 Season, beginning on 9 September with the London premiere of Anthony McCarten's The Two Popes starring Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson.

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Gets Ready for Broadway Photo Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Gets Ready for Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2022

The Kite Runner is on its way to Broadway! The limited engagement is set to begin previews at The Hayes Theater on July 6; opening night is July 21, and it will run through October 30.   The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities!

Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theat Photo Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Production images of Nicola Walker in The Corn is Green at the National Theatre have been released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens to press in the Lyttelton Theatre on Friday 22 April and runs until 11 June.  

Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Photos of Nicola Walker in rehearsal for The Corn is Green at the National Theatre are released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 9 April, and runs until 11 June.  

Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.

Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Photo Final Day To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 25, 2022

It's the final day to vote in the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes at midnight, so you've still got time to get those last votes in... 

Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings! Photo Final Week To Vote In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; See The Current Standings!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 21, 2022

It's the final week of voting for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. Voting closes on Friday, 25 March.

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 14, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! Photo See The Current Standings In The 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2022

Voting continues for the 2021 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favourites. See the current standings below, and cast your vote...

Charles Balfour Videos

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks Literally Leaving Blood, Sweat & Tears on Stage in THE RIVER
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 8, 2014

Hugh Jackman stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and spoke about literally leaving blood, sweat and tears on the stage every night in his new Broadway play THE RIVER.