Ben Morrison

    • Lighting Designer
    • Lighting Technician

    London
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Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2012The lighting worked well to help emphasise the focus of the action.
Tony Sweeney
wallingtonoperatic.co.uk
2012One's eye was always drawn to the right place by the lighting, whether it was used dramatically or subtly
Lee Power
wallingtonoperatic.co.uk
2012the lighting is fast, varied and apt
Mel Melville
edfringereview.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2019Venue Technician - Multiskilled
Event
EventsConcerto Group
Conservatory at Painshill Park
2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Katie Renton
Mayhem Musical Theatre Company
Epsom Playhouse
2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Christine Morris
Lyric Players
Adrian Mann Theatre
2018Lighting and Rigging Technician
Event
Beating Retreat
Adrian Beckett
British Military
Horseguards Parade
2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Little Match Girl
Keith Strachan
The Tabard Theatre
Tabard Theatre Chiswick
2017Lighting Designer
Event
Before Sleep
Sarah Hardie
Sarah Hardie
Victoria & Albert Museum London
2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Pirate QueenLyric Players
Adrian Mann Theatre
2017Lighting Designer & Chief LX
Theatre
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Chris Malone
Epsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2010 - 2016Multi Disciplined Technician
Theatre
Sutton Theatres
Secombe Theatre
2011 - 2016Sound and Lighting Engineer
Event
Cheam Village Christmas Light Switch OnCheam Traders Association
Cheam Village
2016Multi Disciplined Technician
Event
A night with Joseph Claus
Joesph Claus
Joseph Claus
St Michael's Church, Wallington, Surrey
2013 - 2016Sound and Lighting Engineer
Music
Wedding function BandsEarcandy AV
Various venues across the South East
2010 - 2016Technician
Theatre
Receiving House venueCharles Cryer Studio Theatre
2010 - 2016Outside Broadcast Event Technician
Event
Roadshows107.8 FM Radio Jackie
Outdoor venues
2016Lighting Designer
Theatre
WastwaterTwo Shillings and a Sixpence
The Tabard Theatre
2016Lighting Designer
Theatre
Urinetown
Katie Leitch
Lyric Players
Charles Cryer Theatre
2016Lighting Designer
Theatre
Sweeney Todd
Lynne Smart Steele
Epsom Players
Adrian Mann Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Proof
Sebastien Blanc
Front Foot Theater
The Tabard Theatre
2006 - 2015Sound Designer and Operator
Theatre
Various Pantomimes
David Barnfather / Paul Goldsmith
Carshalton Pantomime Company
Secombe Theatre, Sutton
2005 - 2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
South West London Scouting GangshowScout Association
Secombe Theatre, Sutton
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Cold Blooded Killer @ Leatherhead Drama FestivalEpsom Players
Leatherhead Theatre
2013Technical Director, Lighting Designer, Set Designer
Theatre
Return to the Forbidden PlanetWallington Operatic and Dramatic Society
Adrian Mann Theatre, Surrey
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Sound of MusicLyric Players
Secombe Theatre
2011 - 2012Event Technician
Theatre
Christmas lights switch onLondon Borough of Sutton
2012Lighting Designer and Technical Advisor
Theatre
Dads ArmyWallington Operatic and Dramatic Society
Wallington Hall
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Drowsy ChaperoneLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
2007 - 2012Technical Supervisor and Set Builder
Theatre
Various ProductionsThe Baked Bean Theatre Company, South West London
Putney Arts Theatre and Wimbledon Studio Theatre
2012Lighting Director and Technical Advisor
Theatre
The ProducersLyric Players
Secombe Theatre, Sutton
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Into The WoodsEpsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Little WomenEpsom Players
The Space @ Venue 45, Edinburgh
2011Lighting and Sound Designer
Theatre
Little WomenEpsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
TitanicWallington Operatic and Dramatic Society
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre, Carshalton
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
CompanyLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre, Carshalton
2011Lighting Director and Technical Advisor
Theatre
Guys and DollsLyric Players
Secombe Theatre, Sutton
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
PopcornEpsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2008 - 2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Around the World in Eighty DaysLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Calamity JaneLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
2009Lighting Designer and Technical Director
Theatre
GodspellSt Michaels Church
St Michaels Church, Wallington
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Bouncers and ShakersBanstead and Nork Operatic Society
Epsom Playhouse
2008Sound Operator
Theatre
Jekyll and HydeLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
2008Lighting Operator
Theatre
PS I Love You Now ChangeEpsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2008Stage Crew
Theatre
We Will Rock YouEpsom Players
Epsom Playhouse
2007 - 2008DJ
Event
Corporate Christmas PartiesOxygen Events, Wimbledon
HAC Moorgate and The In and Out Club Picadilly
2007Technical Supervisor
Theatre
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatSt Michaels Church
St Michaels Church, Wallington
2007Sound Operator
Theatre
Lucky StiffLyric Players
Charles Cryer Studio Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1999Music TechnologySt Edwards Sixth Form

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Numark CDN225, Yamaha MG16 Mixing Console, Numark Dimension 4 Amplifier, Peavey Pro 15 Speakers
    I can operate:
    ETC Express Lighting Console, ETC Element, Hog 2 Lighting Console, Zero 88 Jester, ETC Sensor 3 Dimmers, Zero 88 Fat Frog, ETC Ion Lighting Console

    Additional Skills

    Qualified City & Guilds PAT tester with own testing machine and results software.

    I am trained on ETC lighting consoles and I have used consoles from manufacturers including Chamsys, Jands, Avolite and Zero 88.

    I can use both digital and analogue sound desks, radio mic operation and QLab and SCS playout systems.

    I have knowledge and practical use of hemp and counter weight flying and the associated safety procedures.

    I have acted as Duty Manager and Duty Technician in the theatre which I worked.

    I have knowledge in Moving Light and conventional lantern maintenance plus portable appliance testing.

    Set building and Carpentry.

    Use of Powertools.

    I am trained in the use of Tallescopes and Towers.

    Additional Information

    I am physically fit and I have excellent vision. I have a full clean driving licence

    Referees

    Gina Gillam - Theatre and Arts Manager

    Sutton Theatres

    Cheam Road

    Sutton, Surrey

    SM1 2SS **contact removed** John Woodville

    Technical Manager

    South West London Gang Show **contact removed** **contact removed**

    About me

    I am knowledgeable and committed individual who has been involved with the technical aspect of Arts and Events for 16 years. I have made it my life choice to work in a technical capacity for a wide variety of productions and events. I have worked across a broad spectrum of practices including Lighting, Sound, AV, flying and Duty Technician roles.

    I have worked also worked in a sales role for many years which has given me experience in face to face contact with clients and developing problem my solving skills. I have worked with many amateur and professional theatre companies as a Lighting Designer and Event Technician. I continue to commit time to local charitable groups including the Scout Association and I donate my time and knowledge to their theatrical productions.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Industry Training
    • Portable Appliance Electrical Safety Testing (PAT) Competence Certificate
    • Tallescope Training

    Professional Recommendations

    Stuart Caswell Sound Engineer

    A technician who conducts himself in a professional manner at all times has a keen eye for detail