Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson is a multi-award-winning lighting designer and theatre maker whose work has featured across Australia, New Zealand, United States, Asia, Europe and the United Kingdom.

Paul has designed lighting for The Australian Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, West Australian Ballet, Victorian Opera, West Australian Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Gordon Frost Organization, TML, The Production Company, Bell Shakespeare, Playbox, Malthouse, Belvoir, Ballet Lab, Lucy Guerin, Chunky Move, World of Wearable Art New Zealand, Kage, La Mama, Chamber Made Opera and many others.  

Paul has collaborated directors and choreographers including Barrie Kosky, Sarah Goodes, Benedict Andrews, Neil Armfield, Matt Lutton, Simon Phillips, Andrew Upton, Michael Kantor, Sam Strong, Peter Evans, Adena Jacobs, Kip Williams, Marion Potts, Philip Adams, Jorma Uotinen, Renato Cuoccolo, Simon Stone, Anne-Louise Sarks, Javier de Frutos, Lucy Guerin, Moira Finucane, Anouk van Dijk, Gale Edwards, and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Paul has won a Helpmann Award, a Sydney Theatre Award, 5 Green Room Awards, 2 Australian Production Design Guild Awards, received 28 Green Room Award nominations;  and is the current recipient of an Australia Council for the Arts Fellowship.  Paul is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and RMIT.