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Ric Lipson BSc March DipArch ARB


Ric is a Partner and ARB registered architect and has been with STUFISH since 2006.

Ric is a show-maker who has been passionately involved with theatre and live events from a young age. This love for creating temporary spaces led him to study architecture at the UCL Bartlett School. Through years of working in theatre and performance, he has honed skills across the creative and technical spectrum, including production and lighting design, technical theatre, and graphic design. His understanding of the demands, opportunities and techniques of live performance makes him a uniquely qualified collaborator.

Over the last decade at STUFISH, Ric has led and contributed to a plethora of shows, from global tours to one-off spectacles around the world with many high-profile performers. Key projects include the Delhi Commonwealth Games (2010), Spike TV Scream Awards (2011), Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way Ball’ (2012), Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ (2012) and ‘Rebel Heart’ (2015/16) Tours, Really Useful Group’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Tour’ (2012), Michael Bublé's ‘To Be Loved Tour’ (2013-14), Elton John’s ‘Diving Board Tour’ (2013), 'We Will Rock You’ productions since 2012, Robbie Williams ‘Swing Both Ways Tour’ (2014), Rolling Stones ‘14 on Fire Tour’ (2014-16), ‘Monty Python Live – One Down Five To Go’ (2014), Queen & Adam Lambert Tour (2014-15) and ‘Summer Festival Tour’ (2016), Steve Wynn’s ‘Showstoppers’ (2014-16), U2's ‘Innocence & Experience World Tour’ (2015-16), Dynamo ‘Seeing Is Believing Tour’ (2015-16), Balich World Wide Shows ‘Mother of the Nation (2016), Jeff Wayne’s ‘The War of The Worlds’, London West End (2016), Bear Grylls ‘Endeavor Tour’ (2016), U2 'The Joshua Tree' Stadium Tour (2017).

Ric’s design and production experience equips him with a vision to conceive and deliver the finest holistic productions from initial design meetings to the first performance. His approach to designing for entertainment, from modest to world-class, is focused on the relationship of the performer to the audience, their experience and their memories.