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About Myself

Chris Malkowski is a professional lighting designer based in Toronto, Canada, and has designed lights for over 100 productions in dance, drama, opera, musical theatre, art installations and live events. His work has been staged at many theatres in Canada including the Shaw Festival, Vancouver Opera, Soulpepper Theatre, and Canadian Stage. His work has also taken him globally gracing international festival stages in Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Poland)  and North Africa (Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco) .


Recent productions include:


Chitra (Shaw Festival), HMS Pinafore (Vancouver Opera), Face to Face (Naishi Wang), Gloria (ARC / Crow’s Theatre), Waves of Flesh (Staats Berlin Ballett / Komische Oper Berlin); AF (Canadian Stage/Red Sky Performance); Suitcase (Theatre Passe Muraille); Portia’s Julius Caesar (Hart House Theatre); Pass Over (Obsidian Theatre); Black Drum (Deaf Cultural Centre / Soulpepper), Beside Myself, Hilda’s Yard and The Writer (Foster Festival); Associate Designer on Middletown (Crow’s Theatre). Chris is a full member of the Associated Designers of Canada IATSE Local 659. Chris is represented by Catalyst TCM inc.


Chris will be making his debut at the 2023 Stratford Shakespeare Festival Season for his lighting design of King Lear. For tickets go to 

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