Adam Silverman | Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

Adam Silverman

This Season

The Second Violinist


Adam Silverman works in opera, theatre and dance. With Enda Walsh, Adam has lit Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Arlington, The Last Hotel, Ballyturk and Misterman. Recent opera work includes Wagner’s Lohengrin, Mascagni’s Andrea Chénier and Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur (Royal Opera House, Covent Garrden), Britten’s Gloriana (Teatro Real, Madrid) and Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (Metropolitan Opera, New York). Other work includes The Glass Menagerie and A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Broadway) and PJ Harvey’s recent tour The Hope Six Demolition Project. In dance, he works regularly with Michael Keegan-Dolan where his credits including Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, Rian, Petrushka, The Rite of Spring, The Bull, James Son of James, Giselle and Julius Caesar. Additional credits include designs on the West End, for Opera Ireland, Landmark Productions, Galway International Arts Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival, Wide Open Opera, Abbey Theatre, the Gate Theatre, English National Opera, the Royal National Theatre, Théâtre du Châtelet, the Royal Ballet, Toneel Group Amsterdam, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Almeida, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Young Vic, Vienna State Opera, Bregenz Festival, Liceu Barcelona, Bavarian State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, and the Aix-en-Provence Festival. Plans include Verdi’s I masnadieri (La Scala, Milan).

Jack is a video artist and technologist who specialises in integrating new visual ideas and technology into live performance. Recent theatrical credits include Incantata by Paul Muldoon for Galway International Arts Festival, Asking For It by Louise O'Neill for Landmark, The Second Violinist by Donnacha Dennehy and Enda Walsh for Irish National Opera, Arlington by Enda Walsh (Landmark Productions and GIAF).

Other theatrical credits include Alice in Funderland (THISISPOPBABY / Abbey Theatre); Freefall, Man of Valour and Dubliners (The Corn Exchange / Dublin Theatre Festival); The Lulu House and MacBeth (Siren Productions); Love and Money (Hatch Theatre), Woman & Scarecrow (Siren / Abbey) and World to Come (Cryptic Theatre, Glasgow).