Darren Coopland

    • Lighting Designer
    • Lighting Operator

    watford
  • Files

    • pdf document
  • Links

    Personal Website
    website

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2021Lighting designer/touring lx 1
Theatre
The Simon and Garfunkel story. West end /Int/world tour
Dean Elliot
Maple tree entertainment
west end UK INT world
2019 - 2020Lighting designer/touring lx 1
Tour
Buddy the musical
Matt Salisbury
Buddy worldwide ltd
UK tour
2018 - 2019LX1/Relighter
Tour
FLASHDANCE. UK/INT/South Korea tourSell a Door Theatre Company
UK INT South Korea
2017 - 2018Lighting designer
Tour
Buddy the musical USA tourBuddy worldwide productions
USA Tour
2016 - 2017lighting designer/touring number 1 lx
Tour
Buddy the musicalBuddy worldwide productions
uk/Ireland
2016tech manager
Theatre
Santa's magical adventure/the night before ChristmasJamie Wilson Productions
Watford/Guildford/Swindon/
2016lx no 1 relighter
Tour
Thriller liveFlying Music
2015Lighting designer
Theatre
Buddy 'The Buddy Holly story USABuddy Worldwide Limited
USA Tour
2014 - 2015Av/Sound 2/Tech swing
Theatre
Saturday night feverTheatre Royal Bath Productions
Touring
2013 - 2014Lighting designer
Theatre
Buddy 'The Buddy Holly story UKBuddy Worldwide Limited
UK Tour
2012 - 2013Lx No 1
Theatre
Little VoiceGiddyox productions
Tour
2000 - 2013asm/tec asm/sound no 2
Theatre
PantoQdos Entertainment
2012No 1 lx/re-lighter/ av tech
Theatre
Hormonal HousewivesJamie Wilson Productions
touring
2011 - 2012lx no 1 relighter
Theatre
BuddyMusicals on tour
Touring
2009 - 2010Technician
Theatre
Harlow Council
Harlow Playhouse
2006 - 2009Lx Re-lighter
Tour
BuddyTheatre Partners
Tour/west end
2004 - 2005asm/no 2lx/ no 1lx
Theatre
Simply ballroomQdos Entertainment
Touring
2003 - 2004asm/no 2lx/ no 1lx
Theatre
Boogie nights 2Qdos Entertainment
Touring
2001 - 2003sound no 1
Theatre
Chuckle brothersQdos Entertainment
Touring
1987 - 1999Deputy chief lx
Theatre
Hull county Council
Hull new theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19873 yr. Production Lightinghull
    19873 yr. Production Lightingnone useable

    Equipment

    I can operate:
    Etc Ion/Eos, hogg 2, Compulite lighting consoles, Grand ma light, Yamaha m7 sound desk, Yamaha ls9 sound desk

    Additional Information

    AV/sound 2/tech swing, Saturday night fever. UK

    Lighting designer Buddy UK and USA.

    Sound engineer for panto's, Chuckle Brothers and many other rock n roll events.

    Lighting for Boogie nights 2, Simply ballroom. Buddy (8 years), Panto's,and many live events including corperate events.

    A.V work on Buddy and Hormonal Housewives and 3D Panto.

    In-house lighting/sound/stage and counterweight flying.

    Referees

    Qdos Entertainment.

    Theatre partners.

    Musicals on tour.

    Hull new theatre.

    Futurist theatre, Scarborough

    Harlow playouse.

    Pixelbright events.

    Jamie Wilson productions.

    Ben Cracknell lighting designer

    About me

    20+ years experience in theatre lighting/sound and tech stage work, including projection and led wall/catalyst systems.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • 7.5T