Alex Hatton


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Prop Maker
Fenwicks Christmas WindowPractical Minds
Fenwicks Department Store, Newcastle
2007 - 2020Deputy Head of Props
main house, studio, touring, panto, children's theatre, TIE, accessible theatre, youth theatre, musicalsNottingham Playhouse
Nottingham Playhouse
2012Prop Maker
London 2012 Opening and Closing Ceromonies of the Olympic and Paralympic GamesLondon 2012
2009Construction Assistant
Les MiserablesRocket Scenery
2005 - 2007Design Assistant
Tweenies and Cbeebies Live ShowBBC
Nottingham Arena and Dartford Theatre
2006 - 2007Prop Maker
Television / TV
Jim Jam and SunnyWish Films
2002 - 2006Prop Maker
Into the Woods and Dick WhittingtonDerby Playhouse
2005 - 2006Prop Maker and Acting Head of Props
Panto, The Mysteries, Opening Ceremony of the International Childrens' GamesBelgrade Theatre Company
2004 - 2005Co-ran Props Department
32 PantomimesQdos Entertainment
1997 - 2002Carnival Artist (paid and voluntary)
Lord Mayors Carnival Parade, Bradford FestivalBradford Festival
Closing Ceremony of the Common Wealth GamesWalk the Plank
2000 - 2001Props Intern
Main HouseAmerican Conservatory Theatre
Geary Theater
  • Education

    1998BA Hons Art and Design 2:1Bradford College

    Additional Skills

    Sculpting, poly-carving, casting, mold-making, woodwork, carnival backpacks, upholstery, sewing, costume props, puppet making, painting and finishing techniques.

    I am competent in the use of all workshop bench machinery, power tools and hand tools

    I hold a full Driving Licence


    available on request

    About me

    Freelance Prop Maker specialising in Props, Puppets and Upholstery for Theatre, TV, Events and Display Companies. I am artistic with a broad foundation of making skills. I have many years of experience working with Creatives, Makers and Clients to realise diverse and often surprising projects within all scales, budgets and time frames

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Interested in
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Experienced In
    • Children's Theatre
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Community Outreach
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Festivals
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Pantomime
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • Tragedy
    • TV