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About

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Tamykha is a Freelance ETC Eos Lighting Programmer and Assistant & Associate Lighting Designer based in London, England. 

Tamykha started her career as a Technical Theatre Apprentice at New Wimbledon Theatre where she was the first recipient of Merton's Best Young Person of the Year Award.

 

After assisting her first show, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, Tamykha was eager to learn more about the roles of an Assistant Lighting Designer and Lighting Programmer. In May 2019, Tamykha left her full time position as Lighting Technician at the National Theatre to pursue a career as a freelancer. 

As a freelancer, Tamykha has worked on a variety of plays, musicals and dance productions around the UK including London's West End. Tamykha's work has also taken her to New York, Australia, Hong Kong, Germany and the Netherlands. 

 

Tamykha is a member with The Association of Lighting Production and Design (ALPD), Stage Sight, Backstage Niche, Freelancers Make Theatre Work (FMTW) and The Alliance of Associations & Professionals in Theatre & Live Events (AAPTLE).

ACHIEVEMENTS

Achievements include:

The Association of Lighting Designers Lumiere 20:20 Recipient (2020)

 

The Association of Lighting Designers and The Worshipful Company of Lightmongers recipient for New Talent in Entertainment Lighting (2020)

Founder of the UK Theatre and Live Events Apprenticeship Network and ABTT Emerging Excellence Award (2020)

Electronic Theatre Control's (ETC) CUE Professional Development Conference full sponsorship recipient 2017

AWARDS

OLIVIER AWARD

2024 | Best Lighting Design | Sunset Boulevard | Lighting Designer: Jack Knowles 

Associate Lighting Designer & Lighting Programmer: Tamykha Patterson

2023 | Best Lighting Design | My Neighbour Totoro | Lighting Designer: Jessica Hung Han Yun Associate Lighting Designer & Lighting Programmer: Tamykha Patterson

WHATSONSTAGE AWARDS

2024 | Best Lighting Design | Sunset Boulevard | Lighting Designer: Jack Knowles 

Associate Lighting Designer & Lighting Programmer: Tamykha Patterson

2023 | Best Lighting Design | My Neighbour Totoro | Lighting Designer: Jessica Hung Han Yun Associate Lighting Designer & Lighting Programmer: Tamykha Patterson

WORKSHOPS & TALKS

Workshops and talks include:

ABTT Theatre Show, Ambassador Theatre Group Company Day, Gatsby Foundation (Technicians Make It Happen campaign, New Scientist Live & Big Bang Fair), James Farncombe and Bruno Poet's Making Theatre Podcast, Leeds City College, Lewisham College, Open Door, Skills London @ London ExCeL, Stella Quines, TheatreCraft, 

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