Colin Wood

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Santa Claus The MusicalPlayhouse Productions
Grand Theatre, Singapore
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
TriquetaJMusic Ltd
Guildford Cathedral
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Her BennyABD Productions
Stockport Plaza
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Disco InfernoDisco Inferno Productions
Festival Theatre, Malvern
2012Production Electrician
Theatre
CinderellaBirmingham Royal Ballet
Birmingham Hippodrome
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
AnniePlayhouse Productions
Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
International Youth Arts FestivalInternational Youth Arts Festival
Rose Theatre, Kingston
2012Lighting Designer
Cruise
Killer QueenP&O Cruises
MV Arcadia
2011Production Electrician
Theatre
NutcrackerBirmingham Royal Ballet
O2 Arena
2011Lighting Designer
Cruise
Reel 2 ReelP&O Cruises
MV Adonia
2011Lighting Designer
Cruise
My GenerationP&O Cruises
MV Aurora
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
International Youth Arts FestivalRose Theatre Kingston
2011Production Electrician
Theatre
CoppeliaBirmingham Royal Ballet
2011Production Electrician
Theatre
Carmina BuranaBirmingham Royal Ballet
2011Lighting Designer
Cruise
Stage DoorP&O Cruises
MV Ventura
2011Lighting Designer
Cruise
Smokey Joe's CafeP&O Cruises
MV Ventura
2011Lighting Designer
Cruise
Show Me The MusicLive Business
Island Escape
2011Lighting Designer
Tour
Blues Brothers PartyIan Fricker Ltd
The Hawth - Crawley & Tour
2011Production Electrician
Theatre
La Fille Mal GardeeBirmingham Royal Ballet
2011Production Electrician
Tour
CinderellaBirmingham Royal Ballet
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Peter PanQdos Entertainment
Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
2010Lighting Designer
Cruise
Welcome AboardP&O Cruises
MV Oceana
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Wallop Mrs CoxBirmingham Hippodrome & BMOS
2010Production Electrician
Theatre
Romeo & JulietBirmingham Royal Ballet
2010Production Electrician
Tour
The Secret of Sherlock HolmesIan Fricker Ltd
Mercury Theatre, Colchester & Tour
2010Production Electrician
Theatre
Swan LakeBirmingham Royal Ballet
2009Lighting Designer
Tour
A Song At Twilight (National Tour)Mercury Theatre Colchester & Ian Fricker Ltd
UK Tour
2009Lighting Designer
Tour
Round The Horne (National Tour)Ian Fricker Ltd
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Blues Brothers Christmas PartyPremier Shows Ltd
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
Gala Dinner Charity EveningBirmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham Hippodrome
2009Lighting Designer
Cruise
7 Production ShowsBor Productions, MSC Cruises
2009Lighting Designer
Tour
Blues Brothers Party (UK Tour)Premier Shows Ltd
National Tour
2009Production Electrician
Tour
Lazy Town LiveFiery Light Ltd
2009Production Electrician
Theatre
Our Man In HavanaIan Fricker Ltd
Nottingham Playhouse & Tour
2009Production Electrician
Theatre
NutcrackerBirmingham Royal Ballet
2008Lighting Designer
Tour
Hello Dolly! (UK Tour)Chris Moreno Ltd
2008Lighting Designer
Tour
Brief Lives (National Tour)Ian Fricker Productions
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
The IllusioneersOakwood Theme Park
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
Our BennyABD Productions
Empire Theatre, Liverpool
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
Round The HorneIan Fricker Ltd
Theatre Royal, Brighton
2008Lighting Designer
Tour
Annie (UK Tour)Chris Moreno Ltd
2008Lighting Designer
Tour
Blues Brothers Party (National Tour)Premier Shows Ltd
National Tour
2005 - 2008Lighting Designer
Cruise
30+ Musicals/Pantomimes/PlaysCruising Musicals Consortium
MV Aurora/ MV Oriana
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
Santa Claus The MusicalMichael Rose Ltd
Birmingham Alexandra
2007Lighting Designer
Tour
AnnieChris Moreno Ltd
2007Lighting Designer
Cruise
AllusionThe Twins FX
MV Aurora
2007Programmer
Theatre
Carnival - The ShowThe Creative Experience
Teatro San Gallo
2007Lighting Designer
Tour
There's No Place Like A HomeTriumph Entertainment
2006Lighting Designer
Cruise
Various Musical ProductionsP&O Cruises
MV Artemis/ MV Oceana
2006Lighting Designer
Cruise
AllusionThe Twins FX
MV Arcadia
2006Lighting Designer
Tour
AnnieChris Moreno Ltd
2006Lighting Designer
Tour
There's No Place Like A HomeTriumph Entertainment
2006Lighting Designer
Theatre
Santa Claus The MusicalMichael Rose Ltd
Liverpool Empire Theatre
2006Lighting Designer
Theatre
Teen ScreamChris Moreno Ltd
Theatre Royal - Lincoln
2002 - 2005Deputy Production Manager
Cruise
Various Musical ProductionsP&O Cruises
MV Aurora/ MV Oceana/ MV Arcadia/ MV Victoria
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Oliver!Chris Moreno Ltd
International Showroom - Kuala Lumpur
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Beauty & The Beast (Pantomime)Chris Moreno Ltd
Theatre Royal - Lincoln
2005Lighting Designer
Theatre
Santa Claus The MusicalMichael Rose Ltd
The Mayflower Theatre - Southampton
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
Into The WoodsMusic Theatre
2001Lighting Designer
Theatre
Crazy For YouStage Musicals
2001Lighting Designer
Theatre
Bugsy MaloneStage Musicals
1999 - 2000Theatre Technician
Theatre
Redgrave TheatreClifton College
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2003Acc/MgmtUniversity of Leeds

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Hog 4, Wholehog iPC, DP8000 Processor, Hog Super Widget, Capture Polar Extended Edition
    I can operate:
    Wholehog 2, Wholehog 3, Grand MA

    About me

    Please visit my website www.preproductionservices.com for more detailed information. To contact me directly please email **contact removed** .

    Having only started designing professionally in 2004, Colin has already lit a large number of high profile regional and touring productions, both in the UK and internationally.

    Design credits include Santa Claus The Musical, Grand Theatre, Singapore - Directed by Alan Cohen; Annie, Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong & Sands Theatre, Singapore - Directed by Roger Hannah; A Song At Twilight, Mercury Theatre Colchester & National Tour - Directed by Nikolai Foster; Peter Pan, Cliffs Pavilion, Southend - Directed by Bob Tomson; Brief Lives, Mercury Theatre Colchester & National Tour - Directed by Patrick Garland; Wallop Mrs Cox, Birmingham Hippodrome - Directed by John Adams; Hello Dolly, National Tour - Directed by Chris Colby; Disco Inferno, UK Tour - Directed by Roger Hannah; Blues Brothers Party, 2011 National Tour - Directed by John Melvin; Oliver!, International Showroom, Kuala Lumpur; Annie, 2006/2007/2008 National Tours - Directed by Chris Colby; Santa Claus - The Musical, Mayflower Theatre Southampton; Liverpool Empire; Alexandra Theatre Birmingham - Directed by Gillian Gregory; Our Benny, Liverpool Empire - Directed by Anne Dalton; Teen Scream, Theatre Royal Lincoln & Edinburgh Festival - Directed by Chris Colby; Round The Horne, Theatre Royal Brighton & National Tour - Directed by Richard Baron; There's No Place Like A Home, 2006 & 2007 National Tours - Directed by Chris Colby; Beauty & The Beast (pantomime), Theatre Royal Lincoln - Directed by Chris Colby; Blues Brothers Party, 2008 & 2009 National Tours - Directed by Paul Tyrer; Blues Brothers Christmas Party, 2009 National Tour - Directed by Paul Tyrer. Also the 2011 & 2012 International Youth Arts Festival, Rose Theatre, Kingston Upon Thames.

    Colin has also lit over 70 productions around the world for cruise companies including P&O Cruises, Island Cruises and MSC Cruises. Productions include Smokey Joe's Cafe, Directed by Rob Wheeler; Killer Queen, Directed by Richard Peakman; Rave On and Aladdin, Directed by Paul Elliott; Red Hot & Fosse and Wicked, Wacky Broadway, Directed by David Morgan; Elvis The Musical and Cinderella, Directed by Carole Todd; Overture & Beginners and Side By Side, Directed by Roger Hannah; Stepping Out and Nobody's Perfect, Directed by Chris Colby; Rockin' All Over The Ship, Directed by Brian Rogers; What A Feelin', Live From London and Les Follies, Directed by Jerry Robinson; Show Me The Music, Directed by Debbie Bracker. He has also lit for world renowned artistes such as Jools Holland, Jasper Carrott and Elaine Paige.

    Corporate design work includes the 2009 Gala Dinner, a prestigious charity evening of magic and illusion for Birmingham Hippodrome.

    2012 saw Colin form Pre Production Services www.preproductionservices.com with the purchase of High End Systems lighting consoles (Hog 4, Wholehog 3 & Wholehog iPC). In addition to console hire, Pre Production Services also offers the use of it's Birmingham based Visualisation Studio.

    Please visit www.preproductionservices.com for more information.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • ALD (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No

    Professional Recommendations

    Henry Thomas Production Manager

    Would always recommend highly! For full reference please contact playhouse productions on 01636636625.