Mark Benfield

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017 - 2018Sound Engineer
Theatre
Linbury TheatreRoyal Opera House
The Royal Opera house
2017 - 2018Duty event Manager
Event
ConferencesKing's Place Music Foundation
King's Place Music Foundation
2017Production Manager
Theatre
The Hostry Festival
Stash Kirkbride
PBSK
The Hostry
2017Sound Engineer / Technical SM
Music
Big O and the Wilburys
Paul Hopkins
Return Of The Kings Ltd
Maddermarket Theatre
2017Sound Engineer
Theatre
The Producers
Peter Beck
Planet Theatre Productions
Norwich Puppet Theatre
2016Sound design / Sound Engineer
Theatre
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Peter Beck
Maddermarket Theatre Company
Maddermarket Theatre
2016Production Manager
Theatre
Norwich Medieval Mystery plays
Peter Beck
Norfolk Museum Service
Norwich Castle
2016Sound Engineer
Theatre
The Dresser
Peter Beck
The Maddermarket Theatre
The Maddermarket Theatre
2016Technical Stage Manager
Theatre
The Constant Wife
Zanna Foley Davies
Great Hall Theatre Company
The Assembly House
2015 - 2016Production Manager
Theatre
The Hostry Festival
Stash Kirkbride
The Hostry Festival
The Hostry
2015 - 2016Technical Stage Manager
Theatre
Murder on the Nile
Stash Kirkbride
The Maddermarket Theatre
The Maddermarket Theatre
2015 - 2016Sound Recordist
Theatre
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Peter Beck
The Maddermarket Theatre
The Maddermarket Theatre
2015 - 2016Sound Recordist
Film
Fighting heart
Lee Hampton
Lee Hampton Films
2015 - 2016Company Manager
Theatre
Ghost Train
Stash Kirkbride
The Maddermarket Theatre
The Maddermarket Theatre
2016Sound Recordist
Film
Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse
Simon P Edwards
Kill The Sunset Pictures
2014 - 2015Sound Recordist
Film
Eve of Christmas
Simon P Edwards
Kill The Sunset Pictures
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1979HND CommunicationsCrawley University College

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Allen & Heath Qu-SB, Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro x, QLAB, Zoom F8, Boom and Shotgun Mic
    I can operate:
    allen & Heath GLD80, Allen & Heath Qu-Pac

    Additional Skills

    Technical Engineer, Sound Engineer, Sound Recordist, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Company Manager, Lighting design, Photographer

    Referees

    Peter Beck - Artistic Director at the Maddermarket Theatre.

    Stash Kirkbride - Hostry Festival - Co-founder and Artistic Director.

    Karen Davies - Resident stage Manager at the Maddermarket Theatre.

    About me

    Combining business, technical and creative skills, Mark is a problem solver and an asset in any venture. He has good customer service skills and likes to see a job through to completion and make it pay. Knowledge of brand management and marketing, as well as his sense of humour, make him popular on any team.

    Mark has 35 years working in and around the Entertainment industry and good solid experience both on and off stage and in front and behind the camera. It’s all about customer experience and ensuring that the customer leaves happy. This knowledge has helped Mark in the corporate world too where he has applied these skills to an office environment managing different sized teams of people.

    As an accomplished Production Manager he has facilitated many shows, events and festivals and his broad range of experience and Engineering training, ensures that every aspect of the project is under control.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    • Equity
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Educational Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Festival
    • Live Events
    • Outdoor Events
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • Motorcycle
    Industry Training
    • Fire Warden
    • Fireworks/Pyrotechnics