J WOODWARD (Video and Projection Designer)

Specialising in Video and Projection Design for live performance, Ash has designed and animated content for large scale shows in the West End and Broadway as well as smaller fringe and scratch performances all over the world.

Having originally studied directing, Ash brings an analytical and narrative focused approach to his work, aiming to create beautiful stage visuals as well as purposeful, story led ideas. Ash enjoys taking a hands on approach to the work he creates, from 2D and 3D animation to filmed content and cinematography, there is his fingerprint in everything he does. Most of all Ash thrives on the collaborative nature of live performance, working in unison with other designers and creatives to bring out the best in the text and illicit a multitude of emotions from every audience member.

THEATRE (as Video Designer)

Dear England National Theatre Rupert Goold
Patriots Noel Coward Rupert Goold
The Famous Five - A New Musical Theatr Clywd/Chichester Tamara Harvey
The Glass Menagerie Duke of York's Jeremy Herrin
The 47th Old Vic Rupert Goold
Hex National Theatre Rufus Norris
Madam Butterfly Wales Millennium Centre Lindy Hume
Can I Live? (with Fehinti Balogun) COP26, Glasgow Daniel Bailey
The Beauty Parade Wales Millennium Centre Kaite O'Reilly
The Cunning Little Vixen Royal Ballet School at Royal Opera House Liam Scarlett
God's Dice Soho Theatre James Grieve
Armadillo The Yard Sara Joyce
The Divide Old Vic Annabel Bolton
Merrily Royal Academy of Music Sam Yates
Molly Edinburgh Festival Andy Whyment
Bletchley Park Hut 11A Bletchley Park Nissan Richards Studio & Carolyn Downing
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (with Finn Ross) Palace Theatre, London/Lyric Theatre, Broadway/Toronto/Japan John Tiffany

THEATRE (as Animator and Video Associate)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Gielgud Theatre, London/Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Broadway/UK Tour Marianne Elliott
Mean Girls (Animator) August Wilson Theater, Broadway Casey Nicholaw
A Very Very Very Dark Matter (Animation and Associate) Bridge Theatre Matthew Dunster
The Tempest RSC Barbican Gregory Doran
Frozen the Musical (Animation) St James Theatre Michael Grandage
Bat Out of Hell (Animation and Associate) London Coliseum Jay Scheib
Haensel and Gretel (Animation) De Nederlandse Opera Lotte de Beer
A Dog's Heart (Associate) Dutch National Opera Simon McBurney
The Damnation of Faust (Associate) ENO/Vlaamse Opera Terry Gilliam
Crossing (Animation and Associate) American Repertory Theater Diane Paulus
Frankenstein (Animation and Associate) ENO Liam Scarlett
Nutcracker (Animation and Associate) Fox Theater, Atlanta Yuri Possokhov

OTHER (Video Design and Animation)

Jess Glynne: Years and Years (Senior Designer and Animation) UK Arena Tour 2018 Olly Alexander
Ellie Goulding TV Performance 2018 (Senior Designer for FRAY Studio) London Ellie Goulding
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York (Animation) Victoria and Albert Museum Nissan Richards Studio
You Say You Want a Revolution?: Records and Rebels 1966-1970 (Animation) Victoria and Albert Museum Nissan Richards Studio
Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism Saatchi Gallery FRAY Studio