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A brand new exhibition featuring the history and designs of iconic fashion design duo Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson has opened at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. Yellow’s Damien Cooper has provided lighting for the acclaimed exhibit. STEP INTO PARADISE runs from October 17, 2019 – 22 March, 2020. For more information click here and […]

WHITE PEARL by Anchuli Felicia King has opened to rave reviews at Parramatta Riversides Theatre. The Sydney Theatre Company co -production features Yellow Clients Anculi Felicia King (Playwright and AV designer), Priscilla Jackman (Director) and Damien Cooper (Lighting Designer) Critics are saying:  “Most brilliantly, the writing doesn’t so much spoon feed as it does offer […]

The 2019 Helpmann Awards nominations have just been announced with Yellow clients receiving nominations The prestigious annual Helpmann Awards recognise artistic achievement in the many disciplines of Australia’s live performance sectors, including musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, cabaret, regional touring, presentations for children and young people, opera, classical music, theatre, dance and physical theatre. Yellow […]

Nominations were announced for the 2018 Sydney Theatre awards, with Yellow clients listed for an outstanding number of categories. Most nominated Productions: BLACKIE BLACKIE BROWN, directed by Yellow’s Declan Greene with production design by Elizabeth Gadsby was nominated for Best Mainstage Production, Best Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Mainstage Production, and Best […]

Congratulations to all the 2018 Helpmann Award nominees! A special shout out to our wonderfully talented Yellow nominees at this years awards! Damien Cooper is up for best lighting design for YOU ANIMAL YOU as is Geoff Cobham for EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES.  Jennifer Irwin received her fourth best costume design nomination for BENNELONG. A special […]

Louis Nowra’s THE GOLDEN AGE opened at STC on the 20th January to great reviews. The production features three of Yellow’s clients – directed by Kip Williams, designed by David Fleischer and lit by Damien Cooper. The Daily Review and Time Out Sydney both gave the production 4 stars, the latter claiming “Williams’ production feels uncompromising: this is not a […]

We would love to congratulate all of the 2015 Australian Production Design Guild (APDG) Awards nominees, especially Damien Cooper and Tess Schofield for their respective nominations! Hero Frock Hire Award for Costume Design on a Feature Film THE WATER DIVIDER Tess Schofield a.p.d.g Showreel Finder Award for Live Performance Lighting Design THE GLASS MENAGERIE Damien Cooper Winners […]

A stageplay version of ORLANDO based on Virginia Woolf’s novel opened at the STC on 13th November. This Australian premiere features the lighting designs of Damien Cooper. Liam McLoughlin from ArtsHub gave the production four and a half stars and made special note of Damien’s work, commenting that “the technical aspects of the production are brilliantly executed. […]

Bell Shakespeare Company’s magical production of THE TEMPEST opened on 19th August, with lighting designed by Damien Cooper. John Shand of the Sydney Morning Herald has praised the “sense of wonder” generated through the work of the creative team, and Cassie Tongue of Timeout has lauded the ‘magical’ design as being “the sort of stagecraft that encourages our [imagination]… […]

Helpmann Award Winners

July 30th, 2015

2015 Helpmann Awards were presented live from Capital Theatre, Sydney on Monday 27th July. The winners included: Kip Williams for Best Direction of a Play, for his work on Sydney Theatre Company’s SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER. Opera Australia’s THE RABBITS featuring Lally Katz’ libretto won four awards including Best New Australian Work and Best Presentation for Children. Belvoir’s THE GLASS […]

Green Room 2014 Nominations

February 17th, 2015

We would like to extend congratulations to all of the 32nd Green Room Award nominees especially to our clients! Theatre Companies: For Lighting Design Damien Cooper is nominated twice for his work on NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH (Melbourne Theatre Company) and THE EFFECT (Melbourne Theatre Company) For Direction  Leticia Caceres is nominated for YELLOW MOON (Melbourne Theatre Company, Education Season) […]

2014 Sydney Theatre Awards nominations were announced yesterday with 5 design nominations among Yellow Creative Management clients. BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MAINSTREAM PRODUCTION Damien Cooper for  STC’s THE LONG WAY HOME BEST STAGE DESIGN OF A MAINSTREAM PRODUCTION Michael Hankin for Belvoir’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL Ralph Myers for Belvoir’s IS THIS THING ON? BEST COSTUME […]

Damien Cooper has won the APDG Award for Lighting Design for Live Performance for his work on DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN. DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN consists of 4 operas; DAS RHEINGOLD, DIE WALKÜRE, SIEGFRIED AND GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG. It was performed by Opera Australia in 3 cycles from November to December of 2013. The 2014 awards were […]

CYRANO DE BERGERAC opened 15th November at Sydney Theatre Company with Alice Babidge designing set and costumes and Damien Cooper as the lighting designer.   “Alice Babidge’s theatrically framed set and costume designs, full of historical references, are absolutely right for this faithful but slightly ironic rendering of a play that always had its tongue […]

AM I is a new dance piece by Shaun Parker. Collaborating with composer Nick Wales (Sarah Blasko, Sydney Symphony) and designer Damien Cooper (Opera Australia’s The Ring Cycle) they create a compelling cult-like world with striking visuals and evocative sound. AM I will also tour to Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne. Sydney Festival Tickets here.

CORANDERRK opened at Belvoir on Wednesday the 11th of December to standing ovations. A co-production with ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, CORANDERRK recreates a Victorian Parliamentary  Inquiry in 1881, where the men and women of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve went head-to-head with the Aboriginal Protection Board. Damien Cooper designed the lighting. Image of Jack Charles by Patrick Boland at Belvoir. Read […]

Wagner’s DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN has come full cycle, with four operas over 22 hours. Directed by Neil Armfield and with Lighting Design by Damien Cooper, the operas have received a slew of fantastic reviews. The first cycle of operas closes with Götterdämmerung tonight (25 November). SMH gives Das Rheingold 4 1/2 STARS THE GUARDIAN  gives […]

MISS JULIE opens at Belvoir

August 30th, 2013

MISS JULIE, a contemporary re-imagining of August Strindberg’s classic masterpiece, is on at Belvoir Street Theatre from now until 6 October. Adapted by Simon Stone this re-imagining  resets the drama to present day Australia, with Miss Julie as a rebellious teenage daughter of a wealthy businessman seeking high political office. “Leticia Cáceres directs Stone’s adaptation, exploring the dynamic between Julie and Jean and […]

Damien Cooper Wins Two 2013 Green Room Awards for Lighting Design

Lally Katz’s STORIES I WANT TO TELL YOU IN PERSON opens this weekend – written and starring Lally Katz, designed by Ralph Myers and lit by Damien Cooper.

Damien Cooper has been nominated for three 2012 Green Room Awards for his designs in dance and theatre.

PETER PAN, directed by Ralph Myers and lit by Damien Cooper, opens 9 January

Sydney Theatre Award nominations announced – Yellow Creative Management clients up for awards

Noel Coward’s classic play PRIVATE LIVES, directed by Ralph Myers and lit by Damien Cooper, has opened at Belvoir St Theatre. The production has earned Ralph praise for pulling “a very funny, successful, likeable, unpretentious rabbit out of his hat, adding a few light touches of his own.” For more information and to purchase tickets […]

Belvoir 2013 season, curated by Ralph Myers, has been announced.

Yellow Creative Management clients nominated for Sydney Theatre Awards

SWAN LAKE, lit by Damien Cooper, to have a North American Premiere in NY