Site-specific work

Trustee & volunteer, Friends of Cotteridge Park, August 2010 – May 2014

DP7022039Trustee and volunteer of the Friends group as it mounted a large programme of events and activities throughout the year, including CoCoMAD, the annual festival attracting around 8000 people a year.

Chief executive & General Manager, The Play House, September 2004 – April 2012

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Whilst Chief executive and General Manager oversaw a programme of touring to educational and other non-theatre venues, including large-scale projects at heritage venues including Birmingham Botanical Gardens, the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Sarehole Mill and the Museums Collection Centre. Click here for more information on these heritage projects.

Production Manager, Creation Theatre at BMWGroup Plant Oxford, January – February 2002

Production Manager of site-specific production of Macbeth in a warehouse space in BMWGroup Plant Oxford. Responsible for overall technical realisation of project, including technical and production budget, technical staff, technical liaison with BMW, sourcing of all technical requirements, supervision of contractors, health and safety on site, propping and furnishing of production, supervision of fit-up, petty cash, and overall site management.

Production Manager, Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company at Bicester Garrison, April-July 2001

P2Bspace cropProduction Manager for A Plan to Build, site-specific theatre-in-education project for 9-12 year olds. Responsible for technical and production budget, technical staff, sourcing of all technical requirements, supervision of contractors, health and safety on site, propping and furnishing of production, supervision of fit-up, and get-out, LX & sound operation, petty cash, technical liaison with lighting designe, composer and designer, prop and set maintenance, and overall site management. (Click here for a more detailed look at A Plan to Build )

Technical / Stage Manager, Creation Theatre at BMWGroup Plant Oxford, January – March 2001

hamminiTechnicalStage Manager of site-specific production of Hamlet in the panel store of BMWGroup Plant Oxford. Responsible for supervision of LX and sound rig, propping and furnishing of production, supervision of fit-ups, and get-outs, LX & sound operation, technical liaison with venue and contractors.(Click here for a more detailed look at Hamlet)

Stage Manager, Snap Theatre Company, September 2000

Stage Manager for promenade event chronicling Medicine Through The Ages for SmithKline Beecham. Responsible for lighting, sound, fit-up and getout and assisting in set construction

Technical Stage Manager, Salisbury Playhouse for Wiltshire County Youth Theatre , May 2000 the Grimm Tales company for Wiltshire County Youth Theatre

Grimm Tales open-air production TechnicalStage Manager of residential youth theatre course for 14-21 year-olds, presenting an open-air production of Grimm Tales in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral. Responsible for supervision of LX design & rig, propping and furnishing of production, supervision of fit-ups, and get-outs, LX & sound operation, petty cash, technical liaison with venue, prop and set maintenance, and driving of set.(>> see also Grimm Tales in depth)

Freelance Production and Event Manager, January – May 1999

Supervising all technical aspects of conferences, events and videos, including conference technical production and event management. Responsible for organizing set construction, technical staffing and sub-contractors, equipment specification and sourcing, fitups and getouts, for clients including BT, Cable & Wireless, and KPMG Hotel suite with shop front set built for conference

Technical Supervisor, AKT Productions, November 1997 to January 1999

Supervising all technical aspects of theatre-based training projects, conferences, events and videos, including conference technical production and event management. Responsible for organizing set construction, technical staffing and sub-contractors, equipment specification and sourcing, fitups and getouts. Also responsible for use and maintenance of the company’s in-house technical resources, including their video studio.

Technical Stage Manager, Various projects for AKT Productions, July – September 1997

Stage Manager of a series of drama-based training projects, commissioned to tackle issues such as morale, communication, customer service etc., staged at conference and business venues around the country. Responsible for LX & Sound operation, fitups, getouts, petty cash, technical liaison with venues, prop and set sourcing & maintenance, and driving of set.

LX/Stage Management Assistant, Dukes Playhouse Lancaster, June – September 1993

Assisted both departments in the daily set-up and running of the outdoor promenade productions of The Winter’s Tale and Robin Hood in Lancaster’s Williamson Park.

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