is a chartered architect registered in the UK. He is the founder and managing director of Stufish
, the Mark Fisher Studio. He has specialised in the design of entertainment projects for the whole of his professional career.
His permanent theatre designs include the 2000 seat theatre and stage machinery for KÀ by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas and the design of the water stadium and scenic effects for the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Games in Guangzhou in November 2010.
His portable architecture projects include twelve of the most complex stadium rock shows ever toured. His artistically and technically innovative portable concert stages have been constructed several thousand times in cities all over the world. Mark's rock show design credits include 'The Wall' (for Pink Floyd in 1980, for Roger Waters solo in Berlin in 1990, and as a world tour in 2010-12); every Rolling Stones show since 1989 and every U2 concert since 1992. Recent shows include 'The Immortal Michael Jackson' for Cirque du Soleil and Elton John's 'Million Dollar Piano' at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Touring shows in 2012 include Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Ball', Madonna's 'MDNA' tour and Metallica's 'Death Magnetic tour.
His event design credits include the Queen Victoria Memorial stage at Buckingham Palace for HM the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the Opening Ceremony for the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. His theatre shows include the London West End hit 'We Will Rock You', and two permanent shows - 'KÀ' and 'Viva Elvis'- for Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Expo installations include the Big O multimedia lagoon landmark for Yeosu Expo 2012 in South Korea, the Millennium Show in London and Aquamatrix at Lisbon Expo98.
Mark was an Executive Producer for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies. His current projects include the design of several entertainment buildings in China for the Dalian Wanda Group, and the production design of a high-tech water show in China with Franco Dragone.
HM The Queen appointed him OBE for his work on the London Millennium Show in 2000, and MVO for his work on her Golden Jubilee in 2002.