Katherine McGowan

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Stage Manager
Theatre
Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, NottinghamNottingham City Council
2018Dresser
Theatre
Romeo & Juliet
Kenneth MacMillan
Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre
Sadler's Wells Theatre
2017Dresser
Theatre
Aladdin
David Bintley
Birmingham Royal Ballet, Sadler's Wells Theatre
2017Admissions
Administrative
Warwick Castle, Halloween 2017Warwick Castle
Warwick Castle
2017Stage Manager (Rehearsals & Opening)
Exhibition
Dinosaurs In the Wild
Scott Faris
Dan Coleman Creative Ltd.
NEC, Birmingham
2016 - 2017Head Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
Nov 2016 to Mar 2017, MS Adventure of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International (USA)
MS Adventure of the Seas
2016 - 2017Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
Sept 2016 to Mar 2017, MS Adventure of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International (USA)
MS Adventure of the Seas
2016Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
Saturday Night Fever, Jul 2016 to Sept 2016, MS Liberty of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International (USA)
2015 - 2016Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
Mamma Mia! & Blue Planet, Dec 2015 to June 2016, MS Allure of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International USA
MS Allure of the Seas
2015Head Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
May 2015 to Sept 2015, MS Freedom of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International USA
MS Freedom of the Seas
2015Technical Stage Staff
Cruise
Feb 2015 to May 2015, MS Freedom of the SeasRoyal Caribbean International USA
MS Freedom of the Seas
2014Technical ASM/ Wardrobe
Theatre
Flat StanleyEngine House
Hull Truck Theatre/Polka Theatre, Wimbledon/ Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
2014Dresser-Ensemble Boys
Theatre
Dirty Dancing UKPlayful Productions UK
Piccadilly Theatre, London
2013Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
101 DalmatiansThe Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
The Castle, Wellingborough
2013Company/Location Manager
Theatre
Shoreditch Studio Photo ShootNew Generation Ballet
Shoreditch Studios
2013Company/Location Manager
Theatre
Leake Street Promo VideoNew Generation Ballet
Leake Street/London On Location
2012 - 2013Trainee Technician/ Deputy Stage Manager
Theatre
Autumn 2012 to Summer 2013.The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
2012Stage Manager
Theatre
Final ScorePlayer-Playwrights, for Camden Fringe
Tristan Bates Theatre
2011Assistant Stage Manager/ Stage Manager Cover
Theatre
St. Matthew's Passionvocal futures
Ambika P3, Westminster University.
2011Assistant Stage Manager
Other
R & D , Mumbai ProjectThe Generating Company / Yash Raj Films
The Generating Company Creative and Production Centre
2011Stage Manager
Theatre
Kiss Me KateGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2011ASM/ Prop Maker/Wardrobe (Work Experience)
Theatre
All's Well That Ends Well' & 'Much Ado About NothingThe Shakespeare's Globe Trust
Shakespeare's Globe
2011Assistant Stage Manager (Work Experience Shadowing)
Theatre
Cinderella, Birmingham Royal BalletBirmingham Royal Ballet
London Coliseum
2011Prop Maker
Theatre
The House of AtreusGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2011Assistant Stage Manager (Internship)
Theatre
After TroyLifeblood Theatre Company/ Scott Davison Productions
Oxford Playhouse
2011Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
'Batman Live- World Arena Tour' Open AuditionsWater Lane Productions Ltd.
INC Space, London
2010Production Manager/ Stage Manager
Theatre
Lara and ZhivagoAlcove Entertainment Ltd.
Pushkin House, London's Russian Cultural Centre
2010Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
DNAGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Bridewell Theatre, London
2010Costume Assistant
Theatre
CurtainsGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2010Assistant Carpenter
Theatre
Albert HerringGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2010Assistant Scenic Artist
Theatre
Tonight at 8:30Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Barbican Pit Theatre
2010Assistant Prop Maker
Theatre
CherubinGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2010Assistant Prop Maker
Theatre
Six Characters Looking for an AuthorGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2010Assistant Prop Maker
Theatre
When Five Years PassGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Bridewell Theatre
2010Stage Manager
Theatre
ConspiracyGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2008 - 2010Theatre and Music Events Steward
Theatre
GSMD productions (various)Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
2009Assistant Stage Manager (Work Experience Shadowing)
Theatre
Jersey BoysJulian Stoneman Associates
Prince Edward Theatre, London
2009Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2009Assistant Stage Manager
Theatre
L'Assedio di CalaisGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2009Stage Crew
Theatre
Damn YankeesGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2009Dresser
Theatre
Opera Double Bill: 'The Marriage' & 'La Cambiale di Matrimonio'Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2008Sound Crew
Theatre
Julius CaesarGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
2008Lighting Crew
Theatre
La Rencontre ImprevueGuildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD)
Silk Street Theatre, London
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2016-Basic Life Support: CPR & First Aid, Jan 2016. (I.D. 2611719). -Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries, Jan 2016. (I.D. 2611719).DAN (Divers Alert Network)
    2016Safer Venue Training Levels 1 to 6Chicago Fly House Inc
    2015-STCW Basic Safety Training (HBST) March 2015. -Security Awareness (VI/6.2 & STCW compliant) March 2015. -Crowd Management (CMAT) (Reg. V/2.4 & A-V/2.1 STCW compliant).Royal Caribbean International, USA
    2013Fire Extinguisher Training.The Castle, Wellingborough.
    2011BA (Hons) Stage Management & Technical Theatre, Degree.Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London
    2009Emergency Aid for the Appointed Person, First Aid Training, & COSHH AwarenessGuildhall School of Music & Drama
    2008Theatre H&S Training, Access Equipment and Orchestra Pit Lift UseGuildhall School of Music & Drama
    2008Front of House Steward TrainingGuildhall School of Music & Drama
    20084 A-Levels, Art, History, Fashion & Textiles and Media StudiesTrinity Catholic School & Technology College, Royal Leamington Spa
    2007Property Making for the Stage, An Introduction.Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Hand tools (general toolkit) e.g. screwdrivers, hammers etc
    I can operate:
    non-mover lanterns and followspots, Projector, Manual Flying equipment, Orchestra Pit Lift, Other miscellaneous access equipment, Zarges ladder, Genie, Heavy duty, air pressure assisted Nail Gun, Jig-saw, Heavy duty, air pressure assisted Staple Gun, Pillar Drill, Sander (also hand held), Band Saw, Cross-Cut Saw, Wall Saw, Bench Saw, Steel Grinders, Dewalt/ Makita Drivers

    Additional Skills

    VENUES FAMILIAR WITH:

    -Theatre Royal Nottingham.

    -Curve Theatre, Leicester.

    -Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.

    -Warwick Castle, Warwick

    -NEC, Birmingham, Hall 3

    -MS Adventure of the Seas: Royal Caribbean International, Lyric Theatre & Studio B.

    -MS Liberty of the Seas: Royal Caribbean International, Platinum Theatre & Studio B.

    -MS Allure of the Seas: Royal Caribbean International, Amber Theatre, Aqua Theatre & Studio B.

    -MS Freedom of the Seas: Royal Caribbean International, Arcadia Theatre & Studio B.

    -Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham.

    -The Polka Theatre, Wimbledon.

    -Hull Truck Theatre, Hull.

    -Piccadilly Theatre, London.

    -Prince of Wales Theatre, London.

    -West End: Prince Edward Theatre.

    -West End: London Coliseum.

    -The Generating Company, Bergerac, France.

    -Shakespeare's Globe, Southbank, London.

    -Oxford Playhouse.

    -The Castle, Wellingborough.

    - INC Space, London.

    -Pushkin House, London's Russian Cultural Centre.

    -Ambika P3, Westminster University.

    -The Bridewell Theatre, Fleet Street, London.

    -Silk Street Theatre, London.

    -Priory Theatre, Kenilworth, Warwickshire.

    -Coventry College Theatre, Coventry.

    STAGE MANAGEMENT:

    -Stage Manager: Exhibition/Arena

    -Stage Manager, On the Book: (Rehearsals and Performances)

    -Head Technical Stage Staff (Senior Staff Position) Supervisor

    -Technical Stage Staff (ASM): Arielist/Flying and Acrobatic

    -Technical Stage Staff (ASM):Aquatic

    -Technical Stage Staff (ASM): Ice Shows

    -Regional Touring Technical ASM Wardrobe

    -SM: Musical Theatre, Drama, Devised Piece, Children's Theatre.

    -DSM: Musical Theatre, Drama.

    -ASM/SM Cover: Opera.

    -ASM Book Cover: Opera and Drama.

    -ASM: Musical Theatre, Opera, Drama, Ballet, Shakespeare, Open Auditions, Contemporary Arena. Circus, U.S. Stage Management Comms Use, U.S. Timecode Use.

    ADMINISTRATION:

    -Head Technical Stage Staff (Senior Staff Position) Supervisor

    -Scheduling Technical Stage Staff across multiple venues

    -MLC Maritime compliance and training

    -Print/copy and binding libretto and score.

    -Combining/ cut and paste libretto and score for Prompt Book.

    -Capturing production information to create rehearsal scheduling.

    -Creating preliminary paperwork and company Welcome Pack.

    -Data and information documentation.

    -Rehearsal Room Mark-up and preparation.

    -Rehearsal Room set-up and clear-up.

    -Prompting, documenting blocking and script/score supervising.

    -Meet and Greet.

    - Call/Report write-up.

    -Prop acquisition and hiring.

    -Dressing Room preparation and allocation.

    -Company Health and Safety Briefing prior to Technical Rehearsals.

    -Running Technical Rehearsals.

    -Running Props

    -Assisting with Quick Changes

    -Company co-ordination

    -Prop repairs

    -Returns

    STAGE MANAGEMENT/PROPS:

    -Animatronics (Dinosaurs In the Wild).

    -Prop hire house correspondence.

    -Making.

    -Alterations/Repairs.

    -Woodwork (including furniture).

    -Poly Carving.

    -Upholstery.

    -Scrimming.

    -Gold Leafing.

    -High-density Foam.

    -Casting: Plaster, Alginate, Dragon Skin, Cellotape, Latex, Papier-mâche, Mod-rock, Expanding 2-Part Foam.

    -Casting (Face, half and full body, live casting).

    WARDROBE:

    -Ballet (Birmingham Royal Ballet)

    -Regional Touring Technical ASM Wardrobe

    -Dressing.

    -Costume hire house correspondence.

    -Costume fittings (large-scale Musical Theatre and double cast Operas).

    -Costume maintenance (repairs- including large-scale Musical Theatre and double cast Operas).

    -Costume dying.

    -Distressing.

    -Alterations (e.g. adding panels, taking panels in, taking hems up, adding decoration).

    LIGHTING:

    -Followspot Operator, (including dance performances- Moscow Ballet).

    -Lighting Desks: Strand 520i lighting desk, plugging up, plotting, operating live. (For Children's Theatre, Bands (predominantly Jazz), Concerts, Presentations, Dramas).

    SOUND:

    -SM58, SM53, Float Mics, Boundary Mics, Hand-Held Mic & Belt Packs.

    -Sound Desks: Allen and Heath PA28 Mixer: plugging up, balancing, operating live. Dynacord PowerMate 1000 sound desk: plugging up, balancing, operating live. (For Children's Theatre, Bands (predominantly Jazz), Concerts, Presentations, Dramas).

    -Sound equipment set up: Bands: Jazz, Folk, Rock-(in conjunction with external sound technicians).

    -Instrument and DI Box set up with Musicians. (Including children's performances).

    -Line Check/Sound Checks/Warm Ups. (Including children's performances).

    -Q-Lab operating.

    -CD operating (switching between up to two).

    AUTOMATION:

    Royal Caribbean International:

    -CAT Automation

    -G6 Automation

    -Arlacon Automation

    -Serapid Systems

    -Spiral Lift Systems

    -Use of Hot Panel

    -Knife and Dog

    FLY & RIGGING:

    -Bungees (Performer)

    -Hoops (Performer)

    -Flown cages and apparatus

    -Silks (Performer)

    -Hanger harness (Performer)

    -Halo harness (Performer)

    -Automated Scenery (CAT, G6, Arlacon)

    -Double and single purchase counter-weight flying. -(Large Scale Productions and Performances).

    -Stage Lifts

    -Maintenance assistance for all above

    SCENIC CONSTRUCTION:

    -Repertory show and stage turnover

    -Flat building.

    -Tread building.

    -Routing.

    -Air pressure Nail Gun.

    -Air Pressure Staple Gun.

    -Attaching Canvas to flat frames.

    -Jig-Saw (Wood, Vac-Form).

    -Cross Cut Saw.

    -Band Saw.

    -Angle Grinder.

    -Welding (supervised).

    SCENIC ART:

    -Scumbling.

    -Distressing.

    -Cloud/Exterior effects.

    -Interior effects (Marbling).

    -Floor painting (parkay).

    -Stone.

    -Perspective painting.

    -Foliage.

    -Wood effects (rockers and stencils)

    LX RIGGING:

    -Par-cans (short and long nosed, floor-cans).

    -Fresnels

    - Source 4's

    -LED (external technician supervised).

    -Movers (Macs) (external technician supervised).

    -Show specific- (Domestic light bulbs rigged vertically from LX bar on its cable).

    -Training and production experience of rigging large-scale musicals.

    -SOFTWARE:

    - Strand 520i lighting desk Operating System.

    -Dolby Digital Cinema Projector and Sound System. (DVD and Hard-Drive Compatible).

    -Windows Operating Systems.

    -Mac Operating System.

    -Microsoft Packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher.

    -Mac Packages: OneNote, Q-Lab, iTunes,

    -Photoshop.

    -Artifax.

    -TextTools.

    -Internal intranet systems.

    -Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome.

    -Skype.

    HEALTH & SAFETY:

    -MLC Maritime complience (Royal Caribbean International, USA)

    -Radio Check

    -Evacuation Route check

    -Fire extinguisher operation

    -Fire Alarm operation and isolating zones for use of haze/smoke machines

    -Fire Door Alarm operation

    -Advocating safe working practice in the venue

    -Advocating safe working practice in the Technical and Backstage Dept. areas

    -Informing and ensuring all in-house and visiting staff/performers adhere to the venue H&S policies.

    ADDITIONAL:

    -A-Level & GCSE Fine Art.

    -A-Level Fashion & Textiles.

    -A-Level History.

    -A-Level Media Studies.

    -GCSE Black & White Photography.

    -GCSE ICT Full Course.

    -GCSE Maths, Science, English.

    Additional Information

    -UK resident with British Passport and N.I. Number.

    -Equity Membership: M00310078, with 'Equity Public Liability Certificate'.

    -C1-D U.S. Visa valid for 10 years, (USA) With Company Sponsorship Required.

    -Access to additional accommodation within London, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Leicester and Coventry.

    Referees

    Natasha Brosnan, Cruise Program Administrator, Royal Caribbean International (USA)

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    Deborah Harlow, Stage Manager

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    Fred Feeney, Musical Director, Royal Caribbean International (USA)

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    Matt Aston, Director

    Personal Tel: ON REQUEST

    Engine House Theatre **contact removed** Email: ON REQUEST

    About me

    STAGE MANAGER, THEATRE ROYAL NOTTINGHAM

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Circus
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy
    Work Permits
    • USA
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • Education
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Industry Training
    • First Aid (Any)
    • Personal Licence
    • Tallescope Training
    • Working at Heights Certificate