Jon Rettke


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Deputy Chief Electrician (Maternity Cover)
The Lion KingDisney Theatrical
Lyceum Theatre London
2019Chief Electrician
Peter PanRunaway Entertainment
Troubadour Theatres - White City
2018Acting Deputy Chief Electrician
Multiple productionsPhoenix Theatre - ATG
Phoenix Theatre
2018Video Technician
Sounds and SorceryThe Vaults
The Vaults
2017Chief LX and Video
Alice's Adventures UndergroundEBP
The Vaults
2016Show Chief Electrician
The Last TangoPhoenix Theatre Company
Phoenix Theatre
2016Show Chief Electrician
Guys and DollsRunaway Entertainment
Phoenix Theatre / Tel Aviv Opera House
2015Follow Spot Operator
CatsLunchbox Theatrical Productions
2015Systems Technician / Follow Spot Operator
Lord of the Dance - Dangerous GamesLunchbox Theatricals
2015Deputy Head of Lighting
Rocky Horror ShowGordon Frost Orginisation
2010 - 2013Head Follow Spot Operator / Board Operator
Jersey BoysJersey Boys Australia / New Theatricals
  • Education

    2007Bach. Fine Arts (Technical Production)Queensland University of Technology

    Additional Skills

    ETC EOS Console operation.

    Qlab 3 and 4 - Video Programming

    Disguise One (D3) operation

    Working at height and rescue certified

    IPAF - PAV

    Follow Spot operation and calling


    Available upon request

    About me

    An experienced Chief Electrician and Video Technician, working in musical and immersive theatre in the UK and internationally. Most recent positions include Acting Deputy Chief Electrician for Disney’s The Lion King and Chief Electrician for the National Theatre’s production of Peter Pan at the new Troubadour Theatre White City.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • Immersive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    Work Permits
    • Australia
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    • MEAA (AU)
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Children's Theatre
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    Industry Training
    • CIEH Manual Handling Practice and Principals
    • PAL Card
    • Working at Heights Certificate