Hector is a London based lighting designer who works in theatre, dance and opera. In 2017, he was awarded The ETC Award from the Association of Lighting Designers for excellence in lighting design.

Hector has worked with companies including Headlong, Akram Khan, Gecko, Gandini Juggling, Italia Conti, Trinity Laban and British Youth Opera amongst others.

Design credits include Salomé (Greenwich Theatre), Acts of Resistance (Bristol Old Vic), Come Closer (Home Manchester), Left My Desk (New Diorama), The Crucible (Jacksons Lane), Constellations (The Vaults), The Witches (Putney Arts Theatre), Nebula (The Yard Theatre), Little Foot (Southwark Playhouse) and This is Not a Drill (Tristan Bates Theatre).

Hector is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Hector Murray’s razor-sharp lighting is essential in focusing on the individual story strands. The Stage - ‘Acts of Resistance’

There’s not much in the way of set, but the most spectacular of backdrops is created through Hector Murray’s powerful lighting design.  Theatre Weekly - ‘Salomé’

Hector Murray’s intelligent lighting. The Stage - ‘Left My Desk’

Murray impressed with his enormously creative approach and use of colour and strong angles. Association of Lighting Designers - Michael Northern Awards