Luke is an artist, designer and filmmaker. He is a current Trainee Designer at the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 2016 he was Off West End Theatre Award nominated for Odd Shaped Balls at the Old Red Lion. Luke attended the prestigious BFI Talent Campus at the National Film & Television School and graduated with a First Class Honours in Fine Art from Newcastle University where he received the John Bell Simpson and the Pride of Newcastle Awards.
Set and costume design credits include:
SAPHO AND PHAO (Royal Shakespeare Company). UNSPOKEN (Newcastle Theatre Royal) LIVE LAB ELEVATOR, THE TERMINAL VELOCITY OF SNOWFLAKES (Live Theatre), MADAM BUTTERFLY (King’s Head Theatre), FANS (Tour), ODD SHAPED BALLS (Old Red Lion), THE NETHER, JOURNEY’S END, THE PILLOWMAN (Northern Stage).
Assisting credits for theatre and film include:
TAMBURLAINE, TARTUFFE, MISS LITTLEWOOD, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, MACBETH, IMPERIUM: THE CICERO PLAYS (Royal Shakespeare Company), BROKEN BISCUITS (Tour), THE SUGAR-COATED BULLETS OF THE BOURGEOISIE (Arcola Theatre) and EDITH (Mini Productions).
Art projects include:
HERE’S TO THEE, OLD APPLE TREE (Royal Shakespeare Company), THE CAVE (Queens Hall Digital, Great North Museum: Hancock, Hoxton Arches) and ELECTRIC SHEEP (Channel 4, Random Acts).
Luke runs LOCO Creative producing graphic design for venues and companies including: Paines Plough, Live Theatre, Soho Theatre, Talawa, HighTide, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Theatre503, The Bunker and the Vault Festival.