Nao Nagai

Nao Nagai is a London based lighting designer, technical collaborator and performer from Japan. Since immigrating to UK at the age of 15, she trained at Rose Bruford College in Lighting Design and she’s been lighting and collaborating multiple genre of performances, inter/nationally. Credit includes, Scenes with Girls (Royal Court), Yellowman (Young Vic), Ceremonial Blue (Midori Takada and Lafawndah), Philaharmonia Sessions (Philaharmonia Orchestra), Copyright Christmas (Duckie), Madama ButterflyTosca (Arcola Theatre), Rigoletto (Bury Court Opera) Gaping Hole Story#3 (Rachael Mars & Greg Wohead), OUTNight Clubbing (Rachel Young), The Moment I saw You I knew I could Love you (curious international), Fake it Till You Make it (Bryony Kimmings), Putting Words in your Mouth (Scottee) Dr.Carnesky’s Bleeding Woman (Marisa Carnesky) and many more. Nao also performs regularly with the cult pop performance group Frank Chickens(winner of Foster’s Comedy God Awards). She is a tutor in Lighting Design at Goldsmiths, University of London.