Cast & Creative


Richard Pacholski

Associate Lighting Designer

After starting his lighting career at the Adelaide Festival Centre, and then with The Australian Ballet, Richard joined Cameron Mackintosh Australia in the late eighties as Lighting Manager, and over the next decade toured extensively on productions of Cats, Les Misérables, Five Guys Named Moe, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and Rent! Now working as a freelancer, with his own company r2 design + production pty ltd, Richard has been the Associate Lighting Designer for Cats (Australia, Korea), The Phantom of the Opera (Australia, Korea), Les Misérables (Argentina, Brasil, Mexico, Germany, Holland, Korea), Mamma Mia! (Australia, Asia, Korea), We Will Rock You (Australia, Japan, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, Asia, UK tour, Italy tour), Spamalot (Australia), Boeing Boeing (Australia), The Graduate (Australia), Billy Elliot The Musical (Australia, Korea), Avenue Q (Australia), Miss Saigon (Australia, Korea, Brasil, Holland, Japan, London), Mary Poppins (Australia), War Horse (Australia, Japan), Les Misérables 25th Anniversary (Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia), Strictly Ballroom The Musical (Australia), Barnum (UK tour), Kinky Boots (Australia).