Ben Delfont

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Company Manager
Theatre
To Kill A Mockingbird
Bart Sher
Sonia Friedman Productions
The Gielgud Theatre
2019 - 2020Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Touching The Void
Tom Morris
Fiery Angel
Duke Of York's Theatre
2019Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Rosmersholm
Ian Rickson
Sonia Friedman Productions
Duke Of York's Theatre
2019Company Manager (Cover)
Theatre
Harry Potter & The Cursed Child
Jack Tiffany
Sonia Friedman Productions
Palace Theatre
2018 - 2019Stage Manager
Theatre
The Inheritance
Stephen Daldry
Sonia Friedman Productions
Noel Coward Theatre
2018Stage Manager
Theatre
Fun Home
Sam Gold
The Young Vic
Young Vic
2017 - 2018Company Stage Manager
Theatre
The Birthday Party
Ian Rickson
Sonia Friedman Productions
Harold Pinter Theatre
2017Stage Manager
Theatre
The Ferryman
Sam Mendes
Royal Court Theatre & Sonia Friedman Productions
Royal Court Theatre & The Gielgud Theatre
2016 - 2017Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Nice Fish
Claire Van Kampen
Sonia Friedman Productions
Harold Pinter Theatre
2016Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Good Canary
John Malkovich
Rose Theatre Kingston
Rose Theatre, Kingston
2016Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Faith Healer
Lyndsey Turner
The Donmar Warehouse
Donmar Warehouse
2016Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Single Spies
Rachel Kavanaugh
Mark Goucher Ltd
Tour
2015Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Farinelli & The King
John Dove
Sonia Friedman Productions
Duke Of Yorks Theatre
2015Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Impossible
Lloyd Wood
Jamie Hendry Productions
Noel Coward Theatre
2015Company Stage Manager
Theatre
A Damsel In Distress
Rob Ashford
Chichester Festival Theatre
Festival Theatre
2014 - 2015Stage Manager
Theatre
Shakespeare In Love
Declan Donnellan
Disney Theatrical / Sonia Friedman Productions
Noel Coward Theatre
2014Company Stage Manager
Theatre
King Charles III
Rupert Goold
Almeida Theatre
Almeida Theatre
2013 - 2014Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Mojo
Ian Rickson
Sonia Friedman Productions
Harold Pinter Theatre
2013Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Neville's Island
Angus Jackson
Chichester Festival Theatre
Theatre In The Park, Chichester
2013Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Merrily We Roll Along
Maria Friedman
Sonia Friedman Productions
Harold Pinter Theatre
2012 - 2013Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Old TimesSonia Friedman Productions
Harold Pinter Theatre
2012Stage Manager
Theatre
Lost & Found Orchestra : PandemoniumYes/No Productions
Carre Theatre, Amsterdam
2012Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Pride & Prejudice - WorkshopSonia Friedman Productions
Toynbee Studios
2012Senior Stage Manager
Event
Opening & Closing Ceremonies - Paralympic GamesLOCOG
2012Senior Stage Manager
Event
Opening & Closing Ceremonies - Olympic GamesLOCOG
2012Stage Manager
Theatre
Sweeney ToddPlayful Productions
Adelphi Theatre
2011 - 2012Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Slava's Snow ShowMark Goucher Ltd
Royal Festival Hall
2011Stage Manager
Other
Olympic Auditions - London 2012LOCOG
Three Mills
2011Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Sweeney ToddChichester Festival Theatre
Festival Theatre
2011Stage Manager
Theatre
Chicken Soup With BarleyThe Royal Court Theatre
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
2011Stage Manager
Theatre
The HereticThe Royal Court Theatre
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
2010Stage Manager
Theatre
Lost & Found Orchestra : PandemoniumYes/No Productions
USA Tour
2010Stage Manager
Theatre
Sucker PunchThe Royal Court Theatre
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
2009 - 2010Senior Stage Manager
Other
Olympic Games Victory CeremoniesDavid Atkins Enterprises Productions
Vancouver
2009 - 2010Stage Manager
Other
Olympic Games Opening & Closing CeremoniesDavid Atkins Enterprises Productions
Vancouver
2009Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Goldberg - The Brandstrup-Rojo ProjectRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
2009Company Stage Manager
Film
A Tale Of Two CitiesJersey Wooly Productions
Brighton Theatre Royal
2009Company Stage Manager
Theatre
ParthenogenesisRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
Linbury Theatre, Royal Opera House
2009Company Stage Manager
Theatre
For King & CountryACT Productions
UK No 1 Tour
2008 - 2009Company Stage Manager on the book
Theatre
AladdinEvolution Productions
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield
2008Stage Manager
Theatre
West Side StoryAmbassador Theatre Group
UK No 1 Tour
2008Company Stage Manager
Theatre
SinatraACT Productions
UK No 1 and Arena Tour
2007Stage Manager
Theatre
King Lear & The SeagullRoyal Shakespeare Company
World Tour
2006Stage Manager
Theatre
VariousCardiff International Musical Theatre Festival
Various venues, Cardiff
2006Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Dr FaustusBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2006Company Stage Manager
Theatre
The Birthday PartyBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2006Stage Manager
Theatre
The Canterbury TalesRoyal Shakespeare Company
UK and International Tour
2005Stage Manager
Theatre
Mamma Mia!Nick Grace/Littlestar
International Tour
2005Company Stage Manager
Theatre
An Inspector CallsPW Productions
UK No 1 Tour
2004Stage Manager
Theatre
Time Of Your LifeCameron Mackintosh
Bristol Old Vic
2004Stage Manager
Other
Olympic Games Opening & Closing CeremoniesJack Morton
Athens
2004Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
Beasts & BeautiesBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003 - 2004Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
Paradise LostBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003Stage Manager Cover
Theatre
CinderellaBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
True WestBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
The CaretakerBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2003Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
Les Liaisons DangereusesBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2002 - 2003Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
The Wind In The WillowsBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2002Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
International ConnectionsNational Theatre Studio
Lyttleton & Cottesloe Theatres
2002Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
A Chorus Of DisapprovalBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2002Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
AntigoneBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2002Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
IvanovNational Theatre Studio
Cottesloe Theatre, NT
2002Stage Manager
Theatre
VariousCardiff International Musical Theatre Festival
Various venues, Cardiff
2001 - 2002Stage Manager Cover
Theatre
The Wizard Of OzBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2001Technical Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
FrankensteinBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol & Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith
2001Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
The Real ThingBristol Old Vic
Theatre Royal, Bristol
2000 - 2001Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
The Beautiful GameReally Useful Group
Cambridge Theatre
2000Company Stage Manager
Theatre
The PrayerTalawa Theatre Company
Young Vic
1999 - 2000Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
Les MiserablesCameron Mackintosh
Palace Theatre, London
1999Assistant Production Manager
Theatre
Mamma Mia!Littlestar
Prince Edward Theatre, London
1999Technical Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
PlentyAlmeida Theatre
Albery Theatre, London
1998 - 1999Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
Les MiserablesCameron Mackintosh
Palace Theatre, London
1997Assistant Stage Manager Cover
Theatre
PopcornPhil McIntyre Ltd
Apollo Theatre, London
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19983 yr. Stage ManagementGSMD

    Additional Skills

    Full clean motorbike & car driving license (experience with vans/3.5 tonne lorries and motorbikes)

    International and UK touring experience in theatres and arenas (also wages, petty cash, per diems, visas, carnets etc.)

    Extremely proficient with computers (both PC and Mac - Microsoft Office, Photoshop etc.)

    Score Reading to a high standard

    Good showcaller - experience with pyrotechnics, video and automation

    Experience with film/TV production within a theatre environment

    Experience with festivals

    Experience with one-day events

    Basic prop making skills

    Good prop maintenance skills

    Good prop buying/sourcing skills

    Experienced flyman

    Experience with running/supervising and being involved with get-ins and get-outs

    Good basic technical knowledge of carpentry, lighting and sound

    Competent musician (Guitar, Piano, Voice)

    Competent photographer (single lens reflex [SLR] and mirrorless cameras)

    Referees

    Available on request.

    About me

    I am a Company Stage Manager with 28 years experience in theatre. I have worked in repertory theatres, on large scale West End musicals, and also on a number of international tours. I have worked in many different types of venues, from arenas and stadiums to theatres to disused churches.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • SMA (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    • Tragedy
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes