Balázs Csontos has been working as a lighting designer for the past ten years. He has lit all types of shows – theatre, musicals, opera and dance – and in all sizes of venues, from concert halls to studio theatres, opera houses to bespoke installations. He has designed the lighting for productions in practically every theatre in Hungary, and has worked with the majority of local companies, though he is always willing to consider lighting designs from further afield. Since February 1998, he has participated in hundreds of theatre productions. He is a permanent lighting designer and lighting supervisor at the Comedy Theatre in Budapest. He has received the Bronze Cross of Merit of the HungarianRepublic.