Jo Kilgour

Lighting Designer

Jo Kilgour is an Auckland-based Lighting Designer and Technical/Production Director with extensive touring and festival experience.

Her work in technical management includes projects for the New Zealand Dance Company (NZDC), Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand Festival, Christchurch Arts Festival, and Taranaki Arts Festival. Her lighting design credits include Kiss The Sky (NZDC), Amadeus (Auckland Theatre Company), Rushes (Malia Johnston), The Absurdity of Humanity (NZDC), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (Auckland Theatre Company), Lumina (NZDC), The Owl & The Pussycat (Tim Bray Productions), Ihimaera (Auckland Festival 2011), The Pickle King (Indian Ink Theatre Company), Vita and Virginia (Circa Theatre), The God Boy (Downstage Theatre), The Book Club (Auckland Theatre Company), Woman Far Walking (Taki Rua Productions/NZ Festival 2000), and Skintight (Tidy Theatre Company). Jo’s lighting design for Malia Johnston’s Rushes won an Auckland Fringe 2017 award for Production Design (Lighting & AV), along with Rowan Pierce.