|Year||Role / Type||Name of Production / Director|
|2017 - 2018||Centre Manager |
|Trinity Arts Centre|
|2016 - 2017||Technician, Stage & Duty Manager |
|Drama, musicals, bands, children's theatre, comedy, lectures, etc|
|2016||Sound Designer and Sound/Lighting Operator |
|The Hobbit |
|2013 - 2016||Casual Sound Technician & Assistant Lighting Technician |
|Various - drama, musicals, folk music, bands, children's theatre, comedy, lectures etc|
|2015||Sound & Lighting Operator |
|Oliver Twist |
|2014 - 2015||Followspot Operator |
|Dick Whittington (Evolution Pantomimes) Swan Lake (Moscow City Ballet)|
|2014||Technical Stage Manager |
|Collector of Tears |
|2014||Sound & Lighting Operator |
|Hansel & Gretel |
|2014||Casual Technician |
|Mount Saint Mary's College production of 'West Side Story'|
|2013||Company & Technical Stage Manager |
|Cissie and Ada: An Hysterical Rectomy |
|2013||Sound Operator |
|Robin Hood |
|2013||Stage Manager |
|2.8 Hours Later|
|2013||Assistant Producer |
|Local News Item|
|2013||Assistant Lighting Technician & Lighting Operator |
|2009 - 2012||Career break |
|2003 - 2008||Sound Engineer, stage manager, artist manager and publicist |
|Julie Ellison in Concert|
|2007||Sound Engineer, stage manager, artist manager and publicist |
|Julie Ellison Borders Stores Tour in association with 'Acoustic' magazine|
|2003 - 2006||Sound Engineer, stage manager, artist manager and publicist |
|Julie Ellison's Pub Crawl tour|
|2005||Sound Engineer, stage manager and publicist |
|Julie Ellison & Eddie Baird (Amazing Blondel) In Concert|
|2005||Sound Engineer |
Year Qualification Where 2016 QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Lives 2016 Fire Warden Lindum Fire Services 2016 Introduction to the Element ETC 2015 Bronze Award Association of British Theatre Technicians 2014 Sessions on DMX/DALI, DMX/RDM, Lighting Design, Live Sound, and RF PLASA Focus Professional Development Programme 2013 DiGiCo SD Series DiGiCo 2013 Sessions by Jon Burton (FOH Sound Engineer for The Prodigy & Bombay Bicycle Club), Gareth Fry (soundscape designer for 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony) and Steve Jones (d&b audiotechnik) PLASA Focus Professional Development Programme 2010 “Mic to Master”, covering recording, production and mastering with George Shilling (Blur, Texas, Mike Oldfield, Boy George, James Brown) and Mandy Parnell Grammy & Tech award nominee (Björk, Badly Drawn Boy, Prodigy) Leeds Metropolitan University (in association with Prism Sound, Audient, ATC and DPA) 2004 Music production, recording and artist management. NOCN Level 3 Diploma Red Tape Studios, Sheffield 1985 PhD, thesis on human-computer interaction in safety related systems University of Bradford 1981 BSc Computer Science, 2:1 Hons Teesside Polytechnic
I have a full, clean driving licence, including Cat C1 and C1E (up to 7.5t and trailer) and Cat D1 and D1E (minibus and trailer).
I have many years experience driving light vans (up to LWB Transit) for personal use and professional use on national tours.
I am educated to post graduate degree level, and have a strong commitment to ongoing personal development.
Available on request.
ABTT Bronze Award, UK Theatre Award for Best Show For Children And Young People
I am an independent professional with a broad range of business, technical and creative experience, encompassing theatre, cinema, music, conference, and outdoor events.
Since 2003, I have successfully delivered on a variety of contracts, working as a company manager, tour manager, technical stage manager, sound engineer, theatre technician and theatre manager.
I have extensive touring experience, taking in a diverse range of venues including outdoor festivals and outdoor theatre, arts centres, village halls (including Arts Council Rural Touring scheme), pubs, and major provincial theatres.
I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a successful track record of leading and contributing to technical, creative and business teams working in a wide range of demanding environments.
- Languages Spoken
- Organisation Memberships
- ABTT (UK)
- Years in industry
- 6+ years
- Company Experience
- Children's Theatre
- Regional Theatre
- Site Specific Theatre
- UK Touring Theatre
- Experienced In
- Live Events
- New Writing
- Outdoor Events
- Interested in
- European Tour
- Live Events
- UK Tour
- World Tour
- DBS checked
- Driving Licences
- Industry Training
- ABTT Bronze Award
- IOSH Working Safely Certificate
Catherine Farish Deputy Stage Manager
John is very hard working and a great team player! He was extremely easy to work with and great company on such a long run!