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Georg Spindler is a multidisciplinary lighting designer with experience in theatre, musicals, corporate events and television. He has lit productions across the globe but his home base is Switzerland. He is employed by Designlight GmbH.

His theatre credits include: Der Schwarze Hecht (Bernhard Theater Zürich 2017, CH)  Broadway Showtunes 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 (Big Little Theatre School, Pavilion, Bournemouth UK), A Circus Symphony (KKL Lucerne, Switzerland)  Ice Legends 2014 & 2016 (Geneva, CH), Swiss Christmas 2013 (Zurich, Switzerland), St John Passion (Grossmuenster Cathedral, Zurich, Switzerland), Swiss Christmas – Diamond Illusion (Zurich, Switzerland), Showtunes Twenty Twelve (BLTS, Pavilion Bournemouth, UK), Swiss Christmas 2011 (Zurich, Switzerland), That‘s what I call showtunes 1 & 2 (BLTS, Pavilion Bournemouth), Beyond the machine (Julliard School New York in Zurich), Frameless (LIPA, Liverpool), Just So (Regent Centre, Christchurch), My favourite Year (LIPA, Liverpool), The memory of water (LIPA, Liverpool), Ain’t misbehavin‘ (LIPA, Liverpool), Titanic – The experience (LIPA, Liverpool), The man from La Mancha (LWG Theatre, Germany), Phantasie (Germany), Emotions (Germany), The fiddler on the roof (LWG Theatre, Germany) and Andorra (LWG Theatre, Germany).

As Associate: Sugar – Some like it hot (Thuner Seespiele 2016, CH, LD: Carsten Bosch)
As Assistant: Ghost – Nachricht von Sam (Operettenhaus, Hamburg 2018, LD: Michael Grundner), Hinterm Horizont (Operettenhaus, Hamburg 2016, LD: Andrew Voller),   Io Senza Te (Theater 11, Zurich 2015, LD: Pia Virolainen)

In Television he designed Swiss Music Awards 2016, Elite Model Look 2014 – 2016, Miss Earth 2015 and he was Associate Lighting Designer  for the Swiss Music Awards 2014 & 2015 and Miss Switzerland 2013 & 2014 & 2018.

He won the Michael Northen Award for The Memory of Water and an honorary mention for Ain‘t misbehaving‘the latter he co-designed with René Zensen.

Georg also works extensively on corporate productions around the globe. He was lighting director for the International Olympic Committee, FIFA, HP, SAP, Skoda, Honda and Infinity to name but a few.