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Natasha is a London-based lighting designer with over 20 years of experience.



Her extensive work in theatre includes Enemy of People (The Armoury, New York); Kan Ya Ma Kan (Riyadh); Message in a Bottle, Electric Hotel, Dystopian Dream and Gravity Fatigue (Sadler’s Wells); Drive and Live: La Boheme (ENO); Ivanov (Staatstheater Stuttgart); Blood Wedding (Young Vic); The Doctor, Hamlet and Oresteia (Almeida); Oedipus (Toneelgroep Amsterdam); The American Clock and SYLVIA (The Old Vic); The Antipodes, Sunset at the Villa Thalia and Statement of Regret (National Theatre); The Deep Blue Sea, The Chalk Garden and The House They Grew Up In (Chichester Festival Theatre); We Are Here at La Mama New York; Allelujah! (The Bridge Theatre); The Duchess of Malfi (Royal Shakespeare Company); Belleville (Donmar Warehouse); Shoe Lady, White Pearl, The Cane, Bad Roads, Mistress Contract and Fireworks (Royal Court); 1984 (West End/Broadway); Draft Works, Electric Counterpoint, Strapless (Royal Ballet); Happy Days (Sheffield Crucible); Green Snake (National Theatre of China); Praxis Makes Perfect and The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning (National Theatre Wales); Macbeth (Broadway); 27, The Wolves in the Walls and Home (National Theatre of Scotland); Sunday in the Park with George (West End).

She has won both Olivier and UK Theatre awards and received a drama desk nomination in 2018 for 1984 on Broadway

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[Broadway, 2024]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2024]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2023]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2023]
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[West End, 2023]
Lighting
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
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[Off-Broadway, 2022]
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[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2006]
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[London Fringe, 2005]
Lighting Designer

Natasha Chivers Awards and Nominations


winner
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2023 - Best Lighting Design

Natasha Chivers, Prima Facie


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2023 - Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play

Natasha Chivers, Prima Facie

Tony Awards - 2023 - Best Lighting Design of a Play

Natasha Chivers, Prima Facie

Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play

Natasha Chivers, 1984

Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Lighting Design

Natasha ChiversOresteia


winner
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Lighting Design

Natasha Chivers, Sunday In The Park With George

Natasha Chivers News


London Cast Will Reprise Roles in THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA on Broadway

Initial casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s new play The Hills of California, directed by Sam Mendes. Find out who is starring in the show here!
Tickets Go On Sale Next Week For Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA on Broadway

Tickets will go on sale next week for the Broadway premiere of Jez Butterworth’s new play The Hills of California, directed by Sam Mendes. The general public will have access beginning Wednesday, June 26 at 10am EST. 
Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA, Directed by Sam Mendes, Will Open on Broadway This Fall

Jez Butterworth’s new play The Hills of California, directed by Sam Mendes, will open on Broadway this fall! The play will perform a limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre with previews beginning in September.
Review: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE at Kennedy Center Opera House

Message in a Bottle, a narrative dance work set to music by Sting, with choreography by Kate Prince ranging from hip hop to break dancing to contemporary, is sometimes maddening but often exhilarating.
Tickets On Sale This Week For OEDIPUS at Wyndham's Theatre

New artwork has been released, and the ticket on-sale date has been announced for the strictly limited West End run of Oedipus, a new adaptation created by Robert Icke after Sophocles.
Photos: First Look at THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA at the Harold Pinter Theatre

All new production photos have been released for Jez Butterworth’s new play, The Hills of California. Check out the photos here!
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Jez Butterworth's THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

All new rehearsal photos have been released for Jez Butterworth’s new play, The Hills of California. Check out the photos here!
Laura Donnelly, Leanne Best, Ophelia Lovibond, and Helena Wilson Will Lead THE HILLS OF CALIFORNIA

Laura Donnelly (The Ferryman, The Nevers, Outlander), Leanne Best (Sweat, Ripper Street, Line of Duty), Ophelia Lovibond (Minx, W1A, The Effect) and Helena Wilson (Vogue World, Jack Absolute Flies Again, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern) lead the cast as the Webb family in Jez Butterworth's new play, The Hills of California.
Sam Mendes to Direct New Play by Jez Butterworth

Following their multi-award-winning triumph, The Ferryman, Jez Butterworth, writer of Jerusalem, and Sam Mendes, director of The Lehman Trilogy, return to the West End to bring you The Hills of California. The latest play from the acclaimed playwright will run at Harold Pinter Theatre, for a limited season, from 27 January to 15 June 2024.
Review: MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, Peacock Theatre

If using the relaxing music of dinner party favourite Sting as the basis for a wild and inventive hip hop dance show isn’t an act of iconoclastic bravado, then what is?
Cast Set For MATES IN CHELSEA at the Royal Court

The Royal Court Theatre has announced that Amy Booth-Steel, Natalie Dew, Karina Fernandez, George Fouracres, Laurie Kynaston, Philipp Mogilnitskiy and Fenella Woolgar have been cast in Mates in Chelsea. Learn more about the production and find out how to get tickets here!
Milton Keynes Theatre Welcomes THE CROWN JEWELS To The Stage This October

The Crown Jewels is a riotous new comedy based on the most unbelievable royal caper in British history. Don't miss it when it comes to Milton Keynes Theatre in October!
Kate Prince's MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Set to the Music of Sting to Embark on North American Tour in 2024

Sadler’s Wells' production of Message In A Bottle, the acclaimed dance theatre show by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning icon Sting, will embark on a major 10-stop North American tour in 2024. 
PEAKY BLINDERS: THE REDEMPTION OF THOMAS SHELBY Returns to Stages Next Year

Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby will return to stages next year. Learn more about the show and where you can catch it here!
Video: Watch Carrie Hope Fletcher Perform New Song from THE CROWN JEWELS

Watch Carrie Hope Fletcher perform 'Praise Him,' one of two new songs from the West End heist comedy THE CROWN JEWELS!
Cast Revealed For Derren Brown's UNBELIEVABLE

Internationally acclaimed psychological illusionist Derren Brown has announced his first-ever cast for his brand-new show UNBELIEVABLE, which opens in London's West End at the Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus on 19 September 2023. UNBELIEVABLE is a Mercury Theatre co-production with Vaudeville Productions and Kenny Wax Ltd.
Photos/Video: Inside Rehearsal For THE CROWN JEWELS at the Garrick Theatre

All new rehearsal photos and video footage have been released for the must-see West End comic caper, The Crown Jewels which plays at the Garrick Theatre from Friday 7 July – Saturday 16 September 2023 ahead of regional autumn engagements.
Final Casting Revealed For THE CROWN JEWELS at the Garrick Theatre

Final casting has been announced for this summer’s must-see West End comic caper, The Crown Jewels which plays at the Garrick Theatre from Friday 7 July – Saturday 16 September 2023 ahead of regional autumn engagements.
Video: Meet the 2023 Tony Nominees for Lighting and Sound Design

What would Broadway be without light and sound? Lighting and Sound Designers are an integral part of creating the stage magic that makes Broadway Broadway and many of them were singled out this year for their incredible work. 
KIMBERLY AKIMBO & More Win 2023 Tony Awards - Full List of Winners!

Tonight's the night! The best of Broadway gathers today, June 11, at the United Palace to celebrate the 76th Annual Tony Awards. Kimberly Akimbo, Leopoldstadt, Some Like It Hot, Alex Newell, Sean Hayes, and more took home trophies. Check out the full list of winners now!

Natasha Chivers FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Natasha Chivers been nominated for?

Natasha Chivers has been nominated for several awards for her lighting design work, including Best Lighting Design at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Prima Facie," Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Prima Facie," Best Lighting Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Prima Facie," Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "1984," Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for "Oresteia," and Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for "Sunday In The Park With George."

What awards has Natasha Chivers won?

Natasha Chivers has won the following awards: Best Lighting Design in the BroadwayWorld Awards for Prima Facie, Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play in the Drama Desk Awards for Prima Facie, and Best Lighting Design in the Olivier Awards for Sunday In The Park With George.

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