Max works as a freelance designer and programmer in opera, dance and theatre.
As Associate/Programmer for Tim Lutkin; Elf the Musical (Dominion/Tour), Strictly Ballroom (Toronto/Leeds), The Girls Musical (West-End/Leeds), Big (Plymouth/Dublin), Mickey and the Magician (Disney Imagineering), Close to You (West-End/Menier), Single Spies (Chichester), Full Monty (Tour), Rebecca (Tour), Strangers on a Train (Geilgud). For Bruno Poet; Big Fish (London), Les Enfants Terribles (Royal Ballet, Barbican), Whelan/Watson: Stories (City Center NYC/ROH). For Hugh Vanstone; The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter), Venus in Fur (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Future Conditional (Old Vic), Closer (Donmar), Soho Cinders (Soho), Birthday (Royal Court). For Neil Austin; Ink (West End), Soldier’s Tale (Tokyo), Josephine and I (Bush). For Lucy Carter; Oil (Almeida). For Warren Letton; Wind in the Willows (West-End). For Peter Mumford; Stepping Out (West-End).
As Programmer for; Royal Opera House, Hofesh Schecter, English Touring Opera, Grange Park Opera, among others.
His own lighting designs include; Pop – Circus Festival (Roundhouse), Napoli Milionaria (Milton Court, Barbican), The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other (Silk Street, Barbican), Hamlet (Milton Court, Barbican), See What I See (St Clements Hospital). Max is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama receiving the Gold Medal Award.