Matt Ladkin

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Lighting Programmer
Other
Tree of Prosperity: Wynn Macau
Michael Curry
Adam Bassett Design
The Wynn Casino, Macau
2020Lighting Designer
Music
Griff: Live
Imogen & Riccardo
ISStudio
The Tanks, Tate Modern, London
2020Lighting Director
Music
Kiss FM: Haunted House Party
Chris Morrissey
KISS FM
Under the Bridge, London
2020Lighting Programmer
Theatre
The Upstart Crow
Sean Foley
Phil McIntyre Entertainment
Gielgud Theatre, London
2019 - 2020Lighting Programmer
Theatre
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale
Tom Maller
Adam Bassett Design
Shanghai, China
2019 - 2020Lighting Designer
Theatre
Aladdin
Janice Dunn
Imagine Theatre Company
DeMontfort Halls, Leicester
2015 - 2020Freelance Lighting Director
Music
Indigo at the O2AEG Live
2016 - 2020Freelance Lighting Designer
Music
Under the Bridge, LondonUnder the Bridge
Under the Bridge
2018 - 2019Associate Lighting Designer
Theatre
Calendar Girls the Musical
Matt Ryan
David Pugh Ltd
Leeds Grand Theatre then touring
2018 - 2019Associate Lighting Designer
Theatre
Peter Pan
Janice Dunn
Imagine Theatre Company
DeMontfort Halls, Leicester
2019Lighting Programmer
Event
Amex: Wimbledon 2019Adam Bassett Design
All England Lawn Tennis Club, London
2019Lighting Designer
Event
Wimbledon Champions Dinner
Carole Crane
AELTC & Sprout
The Guildhall, London
2019Lighting Designer
Event
Salon Live
Amanda Murray
Max Live Events
The ICC, Excel London
2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Beauty & the Beast
Robert Marsden
Imagine Theatre Company
Victoria Halls, Halifax
2019Lighting Designer
Theatre
Jack & the Beanstalk
David Goodall
Imagine Theatre Company
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
2018Associate Lighting Designer
Event
Salon Live
Amanda Murray
Max Live Events
The ICC, Excel London
2018Lighting Designer
Other
Spirit of the Horse
Philip Gandey
Exchange Events
UK Tour
2018Lighting Designer
Event
World Chess ChampionshipsWhite Light
Old Central St Martins College, London
2018Lighting Designer
Theatre
Sleeping Beauty
David Goodall
Imagine Theatre Company
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
2017 - 2018Associate Lighting Designer
Theatre
Beauty & the Beast
Janice Dunn
Imagine Theatre Company
DeMontfort Halls, Leicester
2017Lighting Designer
Theatre
Snow White
David Goodall
Imagine Theatre Company
Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock
2016Associate Lighting Designer
Theatre
Merchant of Venice
Jonathan Munby
The Globe
International Tour
2016Lighting Programmer
Theatre
York Mystery Plays
Phillip Breen
Adam Povey Lighting
York Minster
2015 - 2016Production Electrician
Theatre
Lord of The FliesRegents Park Ventures Ltd
2016Production Electrician
Theatre
HairsprayMark Goucher Ltd
2016Lighting Designer
Tour
The Ladyboys of Bangkok "Forever Yours"
Phillip Gandey
Gandey World Class Productions
The Sabai Pavilion
2016Lighting Designer
Tour
Gandey's Your Circus Awakens
Phillip Gandey
Gandey World Class Productions
UK Tour
2015 - 2016Lighting Designer
Other
Royalles British Thrill Circus
Phillip Gandey
Circle Flame Ltd
The Circus Big Top, Hong Kong
2015 - 2016Production Electrician
Theatre
Guys and DollsRocking the Boat Ltd
2015Lighting Designer
Other
Butlins 2015 "Big Top Circus" SeasonExchange Events Ltd
Bultins Skegness, Bognor Regis & Minehead
2015Re-Lighter & TSM
Theatre
Dietrich LettersTony Clayman Promotions Ltd
UK Tour
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Cirque SurrealExchange Events Ltd
The Lyric Theatre
2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Ladyboys of Bangkok "Beauties & The Beats"Gandey World Class Productions
UK Tour
2014 - 2015Lighting Designer
Theatre
Gandey's Thrill CircusExchange Events Ltd
UK Tour
2014Re-Lighter & Touring LX
Theatre
Saturday Night FeverTheatre Royal Bath Productions
UK Tour
2014Re-Lighter & Technical Manager
Tour
Sizwe Banzi is DeadEclipse Productions
The Drum Plymouth & touring
2014Lighting Designer
Tour
Ladyboys of Bangkok - Red Hot KissesGandey World Class Productions
Sabai Pavilion Derby & Touring
2014Re-Lighter & Technical Manager
Tour
Moon TigerTheatre Royal Bath Productions
Bath Theatre Royal & Touring
2013 - 2014Lighting Designer
Tour
Elvis - Aloha From HawaiiAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
Lichfield Garrick & Touring
2013Associate Lighting Designer & Programmer
Theatre
Molly Wobbly's Tit FactoryBig Wobbly Productions Ltd
Hackney Empire
2013Lighting Designer
Other
Moscow Grand CircusGandey World Class Productions
ICC, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
2013Lighting Designer & Production Manager (Theatres)
Tour
Ladyboys of Bangkok Glamarous Amorous UK TourAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
2013Assistant LD & Programmer (Tented)
Theatre
The Ladyboys of Bangkok Glamorous AmorousGandey World Class Productions
2012 - 2013Lighting Programmer & Consultant
Tour
The Chinese State CircusGandey World Class Productions
2012Lighting Programmer & Consultant
Other
The Chinese State CircusGandey World Class Productions
The ICC, ADNEC, Abu Dhabi
2012Technical Manager
Other
The Ocean Terminal Big TopExchange Events Ltd
2012Lightind Designer
Other
The Edinburgh International Circus FestivalGandey World Class Productions
The Ocean Terminal Big Top
2012Deputy Chief Electrician
Tour
42nd Street 2012 No1 UK TourUK Productions
2012Chief LX & Re-Lighter
Theatre
The Spaghetti Western Orchestra European TourGlynis Henderson Productions
2012Lighting Programmer
Tour
The Ladyboys of BangkokGandey World Class Productions
The Sabai Pavillion
2012Lighting Designer & Production Manager
Tour
The Ladyboys of Bangkok UK Theatre TourAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
2012Technical Manager & Re-Lighter
Tour
The Spaghetti Western Orchestra UK TourGlynis Henderson Productions
2011 - 2012Stage Electrician/Sound No3 Cover
Theatre
Crazy For YouMark Goucher Ltd
Novello Theatre, London
2011Lighting Designer and Production Manager - Theatre
Tour
Ladyboys of Bangkok "Fur Coats and French Knickers" 2011 UK TourAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
2011LX Programmer and Prod LX
Other
The Ladyboys of BangkokGandey World Class Productions
The Sabai Pavilion Derby
2010 - 2011Lighting Designer and Technical Manager
Tour
The Four Chapters from Hell UK TourThe Circus of Horrors
2010Lighting Designer and Technical Manager
Theatre
Freaks and FeathersThe Circus of Horrors
Norwich Playhouse
2010Technical Manager and Relighter - Theatre
Tour
Ladyboys of Bangkok Fantasy and Feathers UK TourAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
2010Production Electrician & Cover Technician - Tented
Tour
Ladyboys of Bangkok Fantasy and Feathers UK TourGandey World Class Entertainments
2010Lighting Engineer
Theatre
Los Vivancos - UK TourGandey World Class Entertainments
Lowry Centre
2010Technical Manager
Other
The Monster Truck ShowGandey World Class Entertainments
2009 - 2010Lighting Designer
Tour
International Christmas CircusGandey World Class Entertainment
2006 - 2010Sound Engineer
Theatre
VariousM&M Productions
2009Production Manager
Theatre
The NutcrackerNew English Contemporary Ballet
The Sandfield Theatre, Nottingham
2009Cover Chief LX - Tented
Tour
The Ladyboys of Bangkok Mile High UK TourGandey World Class Entertainment
The Sabai Pavillion
2009Technical Stage Manager and Relighter - Theatre
Tour
The Ladyboys of Bangkok Mile High UK TourAlan Clayton Concerts Ltd
2009Sound Technician
Tour
UK Tour 2009New English Contemporary Ballet
2009Lighting Designer and Production Manager
Event
Brownstock Festival 09EPSL Ltd
Chelmsford, Essex
2009Stage Manager
Tour
Ma KellyAttic Theatre Company
2009Technical Stage Manager and Relighter
Tour
PuckoonBig Telly Theatre Company
2008 - 2009Sound No. 2
Theatre
CinderellaPaul Tate Productions
The Shaw Theatre
2008Lighting Designer and Production Manager
Event
Brownstock Festival 08EPSL Ltd
Chelmsford, Essex
2008Lighting Designer
Theatre
The ArtisanPlayRemains Theatre
The Lakeside Theatre
2007 - 2008Production Electrician
Theatre
CinderellaCambridge Arts Theatre
Cambridge Arts Theatre
2007Assistant Technical Manager
Theatre
Resident StaffMercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre Colchester
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
Neville's IslandThe Headgate Theatre Colchester
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Dog in The MangerThe Headgate Theatre Colchester
2007Lighting Designer
Theatre
InsigniaPlayRemains Theatre
The Headgate Theatre
2007Ligting Designer
Theatre
Tame DebatePlayRemains Theatre
The Headgate Theatre
2006 - 2007Freelance Lighting Technician
Theatre
VariousMercury Theatre Company
Mercury Theatre Colchester
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20074 A-Levels in Drama, Art, Chemistry and MathsColchetser 6th Form College
    200511 A*-C GCSE including AA English, AA Maths and BB ScienceHedingham School

    Equipment

    I can operate:
    High End Hog III, iPC, Roadhog, Hog3PC, Hog II, Hog 500, GrandMA I and II, Strand Light Palette, 300/500 Series, GSX & LBX, ETC EOS, ION, Congo (and Jr), Expression & Express

    Additional Skills

    WYSIWYG and Vectorworks literate

    Able to use both PC and MAC OSX with a wide range of industry and standard software.

    Full UK/EU Driving Licence (3.5tonne) with own transport

    Referees

    Available on Request

    About me

    Experienced Lighting Designer & Programmer working across all performance sectors from theatre to TV.

    Contactable by phone **contact removed** or via email: **contact removed**

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Exhibitions
    • Immersive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Organisation Memberships
    • ALD (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Ballet
    • Cabarets
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Circus Arts
    • Comedy
    • Concerts
    • Corporate
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Festival
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Pantomime
    • Recording
    • Revue
    • Revues
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TV (Live)
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet

    Professional Recommendations

    Nathan Vedder Sound Engineer

    Great chap to work with. Even though he's young, he has more experience than I've seen in seasoned professionals.One of the fastest ION lighting programers on the planet.Always a pleasure....