Caroline Simpson

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2010Logistics and tour Manager and Planner
Event
MicrosoftX Box European RoadshowEllergy
Pre-Planning in London
2010Show caller/ stage manager
Event
Fiat Dealer ConferenceLodestar Theatre Company
Warwick Heritage museum
2009Show caller/ stage manager
Event
Natal Developers summit London MicrosoftZed Ink
Bracknell Hilton Hotel
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19782 yr. Stage ManagementGuildford School of Acting

    Additional Skills

    *Technical staging knowledge

    *Time management

    *Interpersonal; communication

    *Organisational prowess

    *Operating and running budgets - Excel

    Additional Information

    CV: 1988 - 2009

    Have worked in the Conference and Live events industry taking me around the world

    with many and varied shows. Areas of responsibility have included Show calling, Stage

    management, On Site Speaker Coaching, Account handling, Logistics, Production

    Management, Production Assistant and Producer work.

    A few examples are listed below:-

    Show Caller

    Nissan LaunchMaritz Communications

    Analysts meeting, BP Amoco Merger Montage

    Glaxo ConventionRomeCreative Conferences

    British Airways First Class LaunchImagination Ltd.

    Ford Meetings Castle AshbyImagination Ltd.

    ICC Birmingham Launch,Spectrum Communications Nissan Micra Launch, Barcelona. Purchasepoint Ltd.

    Maxalt 10mg Launch, Rome. Creative Conferences

    Take That "Re-Light" TourN M S Management

    Volvo "Shaping the future" Gothenburg SwedenLine Up Ltd

    Natal Developers summit London MicrosoftZed Ink

    Lloyds Banking Group AGMAspect

    Fiat Dealer Conference - Dec 2009Lodestar

    Stage Manager

    Lloyds of London Tercenenary CelebrationImagination Ltd.

    Ford Fiesta LaunchWiesbaden GermanyImagination Ltd.

    British Airways Christmas Party GatwickImagination Ltd.

    Frontera Launch Vauxhall MotorsSpectrum Communications Ltd.

    National Power Privatisation UK, Europe and USAImagination Ltd.

    Electricity Company Privatisation worldwideImagination Ltd.

    Water Privatisation UK & EuropeImagination Ltd.

    Account Handler

    Pechiney France Privatisation Worldwide tourImagination Ltd.

    France Telecom Privatisation Worldwide tourImagination Ltd.

    Telefonica (Spain) Privatisation Worldwide tourImagination Ltd.

    COLT Telecom Aspect ltd.

    Production Assistant

    Siemens Big Customer EventAspect Ltd

    Equant "Connect 2000" Aspect Ltd.

    Event Organiser

    BP - Mobil Merger Nation-wide Training scheme for 9000 staff in 400 venues with 40 trainers. I arranged and booked all the venues, travel, equipment and rostered all the trainers and arranged all the distribution of the training aids.Purchasepoint Ltd

    Logistics Manager

    Ford Roadshow around Eastern Europe Purchasepoint Ltd

    Logistics Assistant MSD forum Glasgow CAL Communications

    Producer and Production Manager

    A & L Strategy and Interim Results meetingAspect Ltd.

    COLT strategy and results announcements Aspect Ltd

    Westin Sudoku Tour Europe2008The Works Ltd

    Co-Producer

    Datacraft Global Sales Conference 2006 Thailand and Malaysia 2007 & 2008 Aspect Ltd

    Alliance and Leicester Customer Conference, ICC Birmingham.Aspect Ltd.

    BP Marketing Summit February 2005 Clever Media

    Producer

    Maxalt 10mg Launch Dinner, Science Museum.CAL Communications

    CGU UK RoadshowMaritz Ltd.

    Allders Interim Results meetingAspect Ltd.

    British Construction Industry AwardsAspect Ltd.

    Equant Exhibition.Aspect Ltd

    Equant North America, Global Customer Event USA Aspect Ltd

    Break out room Producer for Siemens Sales ConferenceAspect Ltd

    Allied Domecq Senior Managers ConferenceMON Associates Ltd

    DOH events various Clever Media

    Xerox Group of Companies conferencesThe Film and Theatre Connection

    Room Manager

    Microsoft Tech Ed Amsterdam and Copenhagen

    HP Global Conference 2010Amsterdam

    1978 - 1988

    Ten years work in Theatre includes logistics and publicity as well as Stage Management

    and Company Stage Management work which of course included accounting, working

    with resident crews dealing with travel and accommodation for cast and organising hospitality for VIPs and Sponsors.

    ProducerHabeas CorpusNational Tour

    Company Stage Manager

    Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are DeadPiccadilly Theatre, London.

    Show People Season Donmar Warehouse, London.

    Wait till you see her Barbara Cook Albery Theatre, London

    Run For Your Wife Shaftesbury & Criterion Theatres. London.

    See How They Run Shaftesbury Theatre, London.

    Equus Interim Theatre Co. for the Deaf

    Nation-wide tour gaining knowledge of both English and American deaf sign language.

    Stage Manager and DSM

    Passion PlayWyndhams Theatre, London.

    There's a Girl in my soup Far and Middle Eastern Tour.

    Sound Operator

    Phaedra Aldwych Theatre, London.

    DirectorRun for your Wife (Taxi a dua Piazza) Sistina Theatre, Rome.

    Resident ASM & DSM

    Redgrave Theatre, Farnham & Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, Surrey.

    Editor and Researcher on the Mitchell Beasley New London Property Guide.

    This is a 600 page annual book covering in detail the prices, pro's and con's of buying or renting residential property in areas within Greater London.

    Property Finding. I find property for time challenged people in South East London. I run a company called Donkey Work Property finders see: www.donkey-work.com

    Referees

    Simon King Cline - Aspect Ltd

    Carrie Segrave - Writer and Editor of the London Property Guide

    Peter Penny - The Film and Theatre Connection.

    Jillie Bushell - JBA Associates ltd

    About me

    *A responsible, professional freelance events organiser with impeccable organisational skills and the ability to arrange, develop and complete projects within deadline in a host of environments. - from Company Managing large West End shows to organising worldwide events.

    *Motivated and enthusiastic I am adaptable, punctual and quick to grasp new ideas with strong interpersonal and sound communication skills. I am a self starter capable of working well in a team with little or no supervision.

    *With 25 years experience in the live events industry behind me

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Exhibitions
    • Live Events
    • Pantomime
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Live Events
    DBS checked
    • No