Mark Stiven

  • Files

    • pdf document
  • Links

    Personal Website


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017 - 2018Automation assistant
Aladdin the musicalDisney Theatrical
Prince Edward theatre
2016 - 2017Stage Crew
The Railway ChildrenRunaway Entertainment / Theatre Tracks ltd.
Kings cross theatre
2015 - 2016Flyman
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping BeautyMatthew Bourne's new adventures
World tour
2014 - 2015Deputy Master Carpenter
Wicked UK TourPlayful Productions
2013 - 2014Technical Swing
Wicked UK TourPlayful Productions
2012 - 2013Technical Swing
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping BeautyNew Adventures
2012Technical ASM
South PacificAmbassador Theatre Group
2012Production Assistant
Coldplay European tourFlywire
2012Technical Swing
Matthew Bourne's NutcrackerNew Adventures (ATG)
2011 - 2012Production assistant
B23 Location ShootFlywire
2011 - 2012Assistant Stage Technician
Summer Opera Season 2011Glyndebourne Opera House
2008 - 2011Followspot Dep.
Chicago the MusicalReally Useful Group
The Cambridge Theatre
2010Technical Swing
Matthew Bourne's Swan LakeBack Row
2007 - 2010Casual Technician
Masque of the Red Death & VariousBattersea Arts Centre
  • Education

    2010Technical & Production ManagementRoyal Central School of Speech and Drama

    Additional Skills

    Trained with a basic knowledge of eChameleon automation software using the NOMAD desk

    Working at height

    Manual Handling (Part of degree course)

    Awareness of the laws and guidelines surrounding LOLER , PUWER & COSHH

    Rigging using: Truss, Double & Single Purchase counterweight and Hemp systems

    Live show flying

    Running a show plot Calling a show (DSM , ASM on book and calling live cues on stage)

    Experience in running a Technical rehearsal

    Familiarity and awareness in the operation and use of theatrical Pyrotechnics

    Safety awareness of the use of stage weaponry including blank firing hand- guns

    Drafting in 2D, AutoCad 09/10

    Music Sequencing, Sampling, Mixing & Recording using Logic Pro 7

    Competent and familiar with Microsoft office programs

    Management and coorination of teams and crews

    Basic skills in construction and Welding

    Basic knowledge of Hydraulics and Phenmatics

    Basic Scenic Art

    Knowledge in console operation (automation & Lx)


    Chris Tonini : Master Carpenter Matthew Bourne's New Adventures

    Sarah Quinney : Stage Manager The Railway Children

    Tom McEvily: Production Manager

    Jennie Green : General Manager Great Leap Forward

    About me

    Over the past six or so months I have been touring the UK on my largest production to date "Wicked". This tour is due to end in July of 2015. My position with this company is once againTechnical Swing with responsibilities for (and teaching) the Flys at each venue and amongst other plots automation deck plot and performer flying using Freedom Flying's Raynok Desk.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Experimental
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No