Since 1989, Canadian lighting designer Alan Brodie has worked for regional theatre, opera and dance companies from Victoria to Halifax, as well as countless small and independent producers. On the international stage, his work has been seen in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hartford, London, Adelaide, Wellington, Bergen and The Hague.
Brodie’s work has come to be known for its sophistication and sensitivity and he is committed to collaboration and mentorship. His lighting designs have been described as “notably assured”, “razor-sharp”, “stunning”, “subtle”, “seamless”, “fine”, “starkly dramatic”, “exceptional”, “striking”, “wildly active”, “affecting” and “ingenious”.
Brodie has received 10 Jessie Richardson awards, a Sterling Award, a Betty Mitchell Award, an Ovation Award, a Victoria Critic’s Choice Spotlight Award and a Bay Area Theatre Critics' Circle Award. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, Canada’s most prestigious theatre award.
Brodie holds a BFA in theatre studies from the University of British Columbia and in 2014, he commenced MFA studies in directing at the University of Victoria. He has served on faculty at UBC, the Banff Centre, Langara College (Studio 58) and the National Theatre School of Canada.
Brodie lives in Vancouver with his wife Michele. He is represented by Catalyst TCM.