Lauren Simmonds

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014 - 2015Prop supervisor
Theatre
Various productionsRoyal Shakespeare Company
2011 - 2014ASM & Prop maker
Theatre
Various productionsDundee Rep Theatre
2009 - 2010Technology Technician
Other
High School
2009Scenic artist
Film
OutcastB Scenic
2009Scenic artist
Film
Dani's HouseB Scenic
2008 - 2009Stage Crew
Theatre
Beauty and the BeastWakefield Theatre Royal
Wakefield Theatre Royal
2008Props Supervisor / Technician
Theatre
La Traviata, The Two Widows, The Secret Marriage, Falstaff and The Chinese OperaScottish Opera
Scottish Tour
2008Marketing assistant
Theatre
Part timeWakefield Theatre Royal
2007 - 2008ASM and prop maker
Theatre
Jack and the BeanstalkWakefield Theatre Royal
2007Backstage crew
Theatre
High School The MusicalWakefield youth Theatre
Wakefield Theatre Royal
2007DSM
Theatre
The Wizzard of OzV Stanley school of dance
Wakefield Theatre Royal
2007ASM
Theatre
All the fun of the fightHull Truck
Wakefield Theatre Royal
2006 - 2007Assistant Stage Manager /prop maker/ Stage Crew
Theatre
CinderellaWakefield Theatre Royal
Wakefield Theatre Royal
2007Creative Productions Technician
Other
Educational theatreImpact Universal Ltd
Schools
2006Props Technician
Theatre
The Complete WorksRoyal Shakespeare Company
RST / Courtyard Theatre
2005follow spot operator
Theatre
Bugsy MaloneWakefield Theatre Royal
2004Wardrobe assistant / follow spot operator
Theatre
Les MiserablesWakefield youth Theatre
Wakefield Theatre Royal
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2006PGCE secondary DT teacherUniversity of Leeds
    2004BA(Hons) Degree in Entertainment Design CraftsCleveland College of Art and Design

    About me

    I have knowledge and experience of Prop making / Prop buying, Dressing and Wardrobe maintenance, Assistant Stage Managing, Scenic Painting and working for large scale theatre and opera companies as a Props Technician, these included The Royal Shakespeare Company and Scottish Opera, both in house and touring. Comfortable working on own initiative and as part of a dedicated team. Supervisory experience in developing and motivating a team. Hold full UK driving licence and own transport. I am also a qualified teacher and have taught nursery, primary and Secondary level.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Exhibitions
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard