Laura Sprake

    • Electrician
    • Technical Stage Manager

    West Yorkshire

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018 - 2020Lighting Technician
Theatre
AllEnglish National Opera
Coliseum
2019Tour Manager
Tour
Hidden
Rebecca Alloway
Peer Productions
Touring venues
2016 - 2019Lighting Programmer and Operator @ Edinburgh Festival
Other
Trash Test Dummies, The Hogwallops, Perhaps Hope, Imbalance, ElixirUnderbelly Ltd
UnderBelly Circus Hub
2018Technical Manager
Tour
A Brave Face
Rachael Savage
Vamos Theatre
UK and Europe
2016 - 2018Production Electrician (Fixed Term Contract)
Theatre
AllWest Yorkshire Playhouse
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2016 - 2018Casual Technician
Theatre
AllWest Yorkshire Playhouse
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2017Company & Technical Stage Manager with relights
Tour
Finding Joy
Rachael Savage
Vamos Theatre
European and UK tour
2017Technical Stage Manager with relights
Tour
The Best Thing
Rachael Savage
Vamos Theatre
UK small/midscale tour
2016 - 2017Casual Technician
Theatre
AllAlhambra Theatre
Alhambra Theatre
2016 - 2017Casual Technician
Theatre
AllLeeds City Varieties
Leeds City Varieties
2016 - 2017Casual Technician
Theatre
AllNorthern School of Contemporary Dance
Riley Theatre
2009 - 2017Casual Technician
Theatre
AllLeeds Grand Theatre and Opera House
Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House
2016Stage Manager/ Touring technician
Tour
Made Up
James Yarker
Stan 's Cafe
Birmingham Rep and small UK Tour
2016Technician/Stage Manager
Tour
All Our Yesterdays
Colin Francis
Timeless Theatre Productions
UK Touring venues
2008 - 2016Assistant Electrician
Tour
All Touring shows
David Nixon
Northern Ballet Theatre
Leeds and Large scale UK and International Touring
2007 - 2008Technician
Theatre
All
Hetherington Seelig Theatres Ltd
Wycombe Swan Theatre
Wycombe Swan Theatre
2004 - 2007Technician
Theatre
AllElgiva Theatre
Elgiva Theatre
1998 - 2006Casual Technician
Event
AllElgiva Theatre
The Elgiva Theatre
2001 - 2006Casual Technician
Event
AllWycombe Swan Theatre
The Wycombe Swan
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2006City & Guilds 1810 Theatre ElectricsCity of Westminster College

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    ETC Nomad and gadget
    I can operate:
    ETC ion, ETC Gio, ETC Eos, Strand 500/300, Yamaha M7CL

    Additional Skills

    running films on a victoria 5 cinema projector, have worked foh and box office side of theatre as well, follow spotting

    Additional Information

    Here is a list of equipment I am familiar with:

    lighting- strand desks, etc congo, jands hog 500, etc eos range of desks

    sound - analogue: Allen & Heath GL2200, Soundcraft MH4, Soundcraft Delta SR 16, Digital: Yamaha 01V, Yamaha M7, Yamaha LS9

    I have completed the following courses and training:

    First Aid, Fire Training, PAT Testing, Pyrotechnic Training, Working at height, IPAF sections 1B, 3A and 3B

    Referees

    available on request

    About me

    I am good at working in large or small groups of people, enjoy working in all areas of technical theatre and can communicate well with everyone from foh staff to management staff

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Circus
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    Industry Training
    • ABTT Bronze Award
    • Fireworks/Pyrotechnics
    • First Aid (Any)
    • Portable Appliance Electrical Safety Testing (PAT) Competence Certificate
    • Working at Heights Certificate