Kevin Lamotte made his POV debut in 2009 as lighting designer for La traviata. He returns in 2011 for Wagner's The Flying Dutchman . Mr. Lamotte is one of Canada's leading lighting designers and has created lighting designs for most of the country's theatre, dance and opera companies. He is Director of Lighting Design for the Shaw Festival and has ongoing associations with the National Ballet of Canada and Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Company.
Kevin has been with the Shaw Festival for twenty-one seasons as a lighting designer. His most recent designs include Brief Encounters, The Devil's Disciple, The Entertainer, The Little Foxes, An Inspector Calls, Mrs Warren's Profession, Belle Moral: A Natural History and Follies: In Concert.
In addition to his work at The Shaw, Kevin has created lighting designs for most of Canada's theatre, dance and opera companies. Recently he designed the lighting for Belle Moral (National Arts Centre), A Raisin in the Sun (Theatre Calgary and Soulpepper Theatre), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Guardsman, Uncle Vanya, Top Girls, Three Sisters, and The Wild Duck (Soulpepper Theatre). Additional lighting credits include Democracy (Tarragon Theatre), A Clean House and Of Mice and Men (Canadian Stage Company), An Italian Straw Hat and The Contract (National Ballet of Canada), and The Wars and A Christmas Carol (Theatre Calgary).
Kevin is the recipient of the Province of Ontario's Pauline McGibbon Award, a nominee for the 2006 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, as well as other national awards and nominations including the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award (Vancouver), a Dora Mavor Moore Award (Toronto), the Betty Mitchell Award (Calgary) and Prix de la Masque (Montreal).
Mr. Lamotte is a member of The Associated Designers of Canada.