Bluebottle 3 Pty Ltd

Design - Structure and Sadness

Bluebottle specialises in lighting design, from concept to design development, documentation and project management. Bluebottle has a strong theatrical background resulting in a diverse range of experience in dealing with client requirements, budgets, locations, materials and unusual situations. Directors, Ben Cobham and Andrew Livingston established the company in Melbourne in 1991 and have been designing in creative and unconventional ways in theatres, galleries and museums, for installations, music, exhibitions, dance and special events.

Bluebottle has worked with and for Adelaide Festival of the Arts , Arena Theatre Company, Chunky Move, Circus OZ, Dance Works Ltd, Flying Fruit Fly Circus, Choreographer Helen Herbertson, Sculptor John Mead, Legs on the Wall, Melbourne Theatre Company, Moomba Festival, National Institute of Circus Arts, Playbox Theatre Company, St Martin’s Youth Arts Centre, amongst others. Bluebottle have won Green Room Awards for: Dance Design (Lighting) Descansos Danceworks Ltd (1996), Lighting Design (Drama) Meat Party’ Playbox (2000), Lighting Design (Dance) for Delirium, Helen Herbertson (2001). A John Truscott Award for Excellence in Design and an Australian Dance Award 2003 – Morphia Series, Ben Cobham and Helen Herbertson.