David Hersey | Welsh National Opera

David Hersey

Lighting Designer Don Giovanni

David Hersey was born in Rochester, New York, and studied at Oberlin College. He was Lighting Consultant to the National Theatre for 10 years and is a past Chairman of the Association of Lighting Designers. Hersey won Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his lighting of Equus and in 2002 was given an Honorary Doctorate from Middlesex University. He is also a keen yachtsman and has sailed around the world.

Recent engagements: Lighting Designer Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Royal Opera); Show Boat (Sheffield Crucible); Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory)