Alastair graduated from Bretton Hall in 2004 with a degree in Performance Design and Production, having specialised in lighting design.
He is currently Head of Lighting for Northern Ballet where he has designed multiple shows for the Company including: Kenneth Tindall's Casanova (for which he was nominated for a Knight of Illumination Award); Cathy Marston's Jane Eyre; Giselle; I Got Rhythm; Madame Butterfly (Mid Scale 2015); and A Christmas Carol (tour lighting). He has also designed for the Company’s small scale children’s ballets: Ugly Duckling; Three Little Pigs; Elves & the Shoemaker; Tortoise & the Hare; and Goldilocks & the Three Bears
Alastair has also designed lighting for Kenneth's Tindall's Project #1, Luminous Junc•ture and The Architect for Northern Ballet’s mixed programmes. He has also re-lit, re-designed and re-created various productions throughout his career whilst working for Sheffield Theatres, RSC and multiple commercial tours.
Lighting design credits include: Cinderella, Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty (Cast, Doncaster); Puzzle Women (Dead Ernest); The Indian Boy (RSC, Cube Season); and La Ronde (Bolt Productions).