Matt Cox’s career in theatre has spanned 15 years designing lighting in both Australia and the UK. During his time in London, Matt worked with student directors attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and John Stahl’s solo show Blindman.
Since returning to Sydney he has designed numerous theatre productions including Belong for Bangarra, Romeo and Juliet for Bell Shakespeare, Ruby Moon for Sydney Theatre Company, The Mousetrap for Louise Withers and Associates, The Seed for Company B and The Libertine for Sport for Jove.
Matt has worked as Lighting Associate on productions including of earth & sky for Bangarra, MacBeth for Bell Shakespeare, Haunted for Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in association with Andrew Kay & Liza McLean and Waiting for Godot for Kay and McLean Productions Pty Ltd presented by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company.
Matt currently tutors for both the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art (AADA).