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Bonnie Beecher
Lighting Designer

Represented by Ian Arnold
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Bonnie Beecher
photo by David Cooper

Bonnie has designed over 150 productions for theatre, opera and dance in Canada and internationally. She has ongoing creative relationships with many Canadian companies including the Stratford Festival, the Shaw Festival, the National Ballet of Canada, Tarragon Theatre, Soulpepper Theatre Company, the Canadian Opera Company, Dancemakers, the Citadel, Tapestry New Opera Works, Volcano, Canadian Stage and Obsidian.

Bonnie's international designs include La Traviata for the New Zealand Opera, Time and Other Matters for Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle, and several new productions for the Mannheim Ballet in Germany including Per Du II, Chansons, Eine Stunde Zehn, Lebinslinien, Collective Sonatas, Time and Other Matters, and Broken Verse.

Upcoming Projects

Beethoven (Mannheim Ballet)
World Premiere by Dominique Dumais (Dutch National Ballet)
In Good King Charles' Golden Days (Shaw Festival)
Tuesdays with Morrie (Harold Green Jewish Theatre, Toronto)
Loot, Awake and Sing and Parfumerie (Soulpepper Theatre Company),
The Magic Flute (Opera Lyra)

Bonnie has received 11 Dora Award nominations and has won the award twice, for Frida K. in 1995 and for Two Words for Snow in 2003.

She lives in Toronto and is a member of Associated Designers of Canada.