Herbert Cybulska, Lighting Designer, CLDA

After having studied Theatre, German and Politics at the Free University Berlin and being educated at a video studio Herbert Cybulska started his career working as a freelanced lighting designer, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

In 1995, he graduated as a Master of Lighting Design at the professional School Darmstadt. Since then, he can boast diversified international experience having directed the lighting design for numerous projects at famous theatres and operas all over the world as well as creating lighting design for architectural projects and events.

Above all his co-operations with the German director and choreographer Helena Waldmann like the prize-winning plays “Letters for Tentland / Return to Sender”, “Lucky Johnny” or “Vodka Konkav” gained worlwide acknowledgement.

Since 1995, Herbert gives diverse lectures and directs workshops e.g. for PLDA, DasArts Institute Amsterdam and several Universities.

In 2006 he joined L-Plan Lighting Design, Berlin, Germany as a partner. They realized  lighting projects for architecture in Germany and world wide.

In 2011 he started his own company with the Interior Designer Christian Uitz as Cybulska + Partner in Frankfurt / Main.

Herbert Cybulska was president of PLDA, the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association2011-2014.