Mark Waites

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016 - 2017Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
The Best of British PopThe London Cabaret Club
Bloomsbury Ballroom
2016 - 2017Casual LX Technician
Theatre
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
2016Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
Sweeney Todd
Jeff Stewart
Vivo D'Arte
Frogmore Paper Mill, Hemel Hempstead
2015 - 2016Sales and Business Development Executive
Other
installationsClarity in Sound Light and Vision
2015Lighting Programmer
Theatre
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
Louise Townsend
Townsend Productions
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre and tour
2015Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
Oliver
Dan Cowtan
Vivo D'Arte
Watford Palace Theatre
2015Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
On the Road to Freedom
Louise Townsend
Townsend Productions
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
ParadeVivo D'Arte
Watford Palace Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
West End at HomeBox of Frogs Theatre School
Gordon Craig Theatre
2015Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
Our HouseVivo D'Arte
Rudolf Steiner School, Kings Langley
2013 - 2015Production Arts Teacher
Education
lotsDa Vinci School of Creative Enterprise
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
HairsprayVivo D'Arte
Rudolf Steiner School, Kings Langley
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
13Box of Frogs Theatre School
St Christophers School
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Night Before ChristmasArts Assembly
Da Vinci Hall
2013Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
The Phantom of the Opera
Dan Cowtan
Vivo D'Arte
Rudolf Steiner School, Kings Langley
2013Lighting Designer and Operator
Theatre
13Vivo D'Arte
Rudolf Steiner School, Kings Langley
2011 - 2013Production Arts Course Leader
Education
lotsNorth Hertfordshire College
2003 - 2011Lecturer
Other
variousAmersham & Wycombe College
2002 - 2003Chargehand electrician
Theatre
Bombay DreamsReally Useful Group
Apollo Victoria
2000 - 2002Chargehand electrician
Theatre
Starlight ExpressReally Useful Group
Apollo Victoria
1999 - 2000Deputy Chief Electrician
Theatre
VariousVaudeville Theatre
Vaudeville Theatre
1998 - 1999Dayman Electrician
Theatre
Starlight ExpressReally Useful Group
Apollo Victoria
1998Stage and Followspot Swing
Theatre
Whistle Down The WindReally Useful Group
Aldwych Theatre
1998Stage Electrician
Theatre
Saturday Night FeverStoll Moss
London Palladium
1998Followspot Captain
Theatre
Fast Show & Shooting Stars LiveApollo leisure
Hammersmith Apollo
1997Followspot Operator
Theatre
Heathcliff The MusicalCliff Richard organisation
Hammersmith Apollo
1997Followspot Operator
Theatre
Summer HolidayApollo leisure
Hammersmith Apollo
1997Chief Electrician
Theatre
VariousApollo leisure
Hammersmith Apollo
1996 - 1997Lighting Technician
Theatre
Heathcliff The MusicalCliff Richard organisation
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    19973 yr. Lighting DesignCroydon College

    Additional Skills

    Pyrotechnic training.

    Vari*lite training

    About me

    I am currently looking for freelance work as a lighting technician or designer.

    I have worked in the past as a Lighting Technician mainly for Musical Theatre. I have also worked on events, trade shows and conferences.

    I am a lighting designer for small to medium scale theatre productions and other events.

    In my previous role as a Technical Theatre Tutor i also acted as Production Manager and budget holder.

    I am a member of BECTU and have public liability insurance.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organisation Memberships
    • ASP (UK)
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    • Showcase
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard