The ChatCloudstreetParadeDespotic TendenciesMasterworks GalaMaple & Vinedon't bring lulu#howtodisappear


Steve Hendy is a Melbourne based lighting designer. His designs have encompassed for theatre, dance, music theatre, and architecture. Steve aims to create an evocative and expressive response formed by strong collaboration with all creative members. He enjoys exploring the use of form and shadow.

Steve’s recent design credits include; NARCIFIXION directed by Anton and co-choreographed by Anton and Brianna Kell at FORM Dance Projects Dance Bites (2021), The Chat co-created by J R Brennan and David Woods at Sydney Festival (2019), Despotic Tendencies (film) co-directed by Gavin Jarrett and Anton (2018), Enter Ophelia directed by John Kachoyan at La Mama Theatre (2018) and touring to Canberra and regional Victoria (2019), Maple & Vine directed by Bruce Hardy at Southbank Theatre (2015), Quick Death / Slow Love written and directed by Richard Murphet (2015), Cloudstreet directed by Julián Fuentes Reta (2015), and Parade directed by Bruce Hardy at The Cooper's Malthouse (2015).

Steve is a graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production) (Degree with Honours). He was the 2014 recipient of the VCA Vectorworks Graduation Award and the 2013 School of Production recipient of the Lionel Gell Foundation Scholarship.


  • Lighting Design – NARCIFIXION – Directed by Anton


  • Lighting Design – The Chat – Created by J R Brennan & David Woods


  • Lighting Design – Enter Ophelia – Directed by John Kachoyan
  • Lighting Design – Despotic Tendencies (film) – Co-directed by Gavin Jarrett and Anton


  • Lighting Design – Sensory – Sugar Mountain


  • Lighting Design – Maple & Vine – BottledSnail Productions, Directed by Bruce Hardy
  • Lighting Design – Quick Death / Slow Love – Directed by Richard Murphet
  • Lighting Design – MKA: Bounty – Directed by Tom Gutteridge
  • Lighting Design – Cloudstreet – Directed by Julián Fuentes Reta
  • Lighting Design – Parade – BottledSnail Productions, Directed by Bruce Hardy
  • Lighting Design – Sparkle Tits and Glitter Nips – Directed by Sara Tabitha Catchpole
  • Lighting Design – The Inevitable Death of Cassie Summers – Directed by James Christensen
  • Control Technician – HSBC Main Building, Hong Kong – Illumination Physics
  • Control Technician – Studio City Macau – Illumination Physics


  • Lighting Design – Pterodactyl – VCA Dance: on y va, Choreographed by Stephanie Lake
  • Lighting Design – A Signature Species of Semblance – VCA Dance: on y va, Choreographed by Prue Lang
  • Lighting Design – God Save The Queen – VCA Dance: on y va, Choreographed by Lina Limosani
  • Lighting Design – Masterworks Gala – ELTHAM College
  • Lighting Design – don't bring lulu – Directed by Tom Gutteridge
  • Lighting Design – Once Were Pirates – Directed by Dan Czech
  • Lighting Design – FR!SK #howtodisappear – Devised by Patrick Considine and Christian Taylor
  • Lighting Design – FR!SK Notes from Zombieland – Devised by May-ling Bradley, Robert Favretto, George Lingard, Bart Welch and Zia Zantis-Vinycomb


  • Lighting Design – Eddie Goes to Poetry City – Directed by Richard Murphet
  • Associate Lighting Designer – 42nd Street – University of Ballarat Arts Academy, Lighting Design by Joseph Mercurio, Directed by David Wynen
  • Vision Designer – The Little Prince Trailer & Old as New – VCA Block Party