Ben Smith

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Sound No 2
Theatre
Jean Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show
Jean Paul Gaultier
RGM Productions
Russian Tour
2020Sound Operator
Theatre
The Pirate Queen
Drew Baker
Tom Gribby
London Coliseum
2019Sound No 1
Theatre
Pippi Longstocking
Jesse Jones & Helena Middleton
Royal and Derngate
Royal & Derngate
2019Sound No 1 & Associate Sound Designer
Theatre
The Season
Tim Jackson
Royal and Derngate
Royal & Derngate
2019Sound No 1
Theatre
Juliet Letters
Julie Artherton
Mountview
Backstage Theatre - Mountview Theatre School
2019Sound 2 / Tech Swing
Theatre
Equus
Ned Bennett
English Touring Theatre / Trafalgar Entertainment
Trafalgar Studios
2019Sound No 1
Theatre
In The Willows
Poppy Burton-Morgan
Metta Theatre
UK Tour
2019Sound Engineer
Music
International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella – QuarterfinalsVarsity Vocals
2018Assistant Sound Designer & Sound Operator
Theatre
Fanatical
Grace Taylor
The Stable
The Playground Theatre
2018Sound Operator
Theatre
Fup - A Modern Fable
Simon Harvey
Kneehigh Theatre
Asylum & UK Tour
2018Sound Designer & Operator
Music
Love Aca-tuallyThe Bristol Suspensions
theSpaceUK Triplex
2018Sound Operator
Theatre
Sea Wall
George Perrin
Paines Plough
The Old Vic
2017Sound Designer / Operator
Theatre
Cinderella
Lorinda King
Polka Dot Pantomimes
The Broadway, Barking
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2017BA Music (Hons)University of Bristol

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Qlab, Allen & Heath SQ5
    I can operate:
    Yamaha QL5, Shure Radio Mics, Yamaha PM10, Allen & Heath GLD, Sennheiser Radio Mics, Yamaha LS9, Allen & Heath ME-1 Headphones Monitors

    Additional Skills

    • Experienced in mixing radio mics for theatre, including with live bands and click tracks.

    • Installing and troubleshooting PA systems, particularly for touring productions.

    • Proficient with Yamaha, Digico and Allen & Heath consoles.

    • Setting up, maintaining and troubleshooting radio mic systems, including during a performance, working with both Sennheiser and Shure radio systems.

    • Experienced in setting up and maintaining orchestra pits, CCTV and comms systems.

    • Programming and operating Qlab.

    • Level 3 Certification in Dante Audio Networking.

    Referees

    Available on request

    About me

    I am a freelance theatre sound engineer based in London, working as a sound operator for both musicals and plays, including Touring and Regional productions, and in the West End. I also have experience in sound design for theatrical productions and concerts.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Organisation Memberships
    • ASD (UK)
    • BECTU (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Community
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    Industry Training
    • Arts Award Gold