Previously at Chichester An Enemy of the People, Young Chekhov, Gypsy (and West End), Sweeney Todd (and West End), The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Patriot for Me, Valmouth, The Mitford Girls, Feasting with Panthers, The Cherry Orchard (Festival Theatre), For Services Rendered, Private Lives (and West End), ENRON (Minerva Theatre and Royal Court, West End and Broadway).
Mark Henderson was an Associate and Lighting Consultant to the National Theatre and Lighting Adviser to the Almeida. He was the recipient of the 1992, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2010 and 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards for Lighting Design, was awarded a Tony Award in 2006 and has also received a Welsh BAFTA.
He has lit extensively for all the major theatre, opera and dance companies in the UK and over 50 West End productions, notably Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Iceman Cometh, Copenhagen, Democracy, Hamlet, The Real Thing (all also on Broadway), The Bodyguard, The Sound of Music, Grease, Spend Spend Spend, Neville’s Island, Follies, All My Sons, American Buffalo, Funny Girl.
Mark has lit over 80 productions for the National Theatre including Racing Demon, Les Parents Terribles, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (all also on Broadway), All My Sons, Mourning Becomes Electra, The History Boys, The Habit of Art, One Man Two Guvnors.
Opera and dance includes productions for ENO, the Royal Opera, WNO, Opera North and Glyndebourne Festival Opera, LCDT, Rambert Dance Company, the Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Northern Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Mark recently designed the lighting for the Kate Bush “Before the Dawn” shows at Hammersmith Apollo.