Rachel Denning

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2010Workshop leader
Exhibition
Godiva Carnival 2010Imagineer Productions
Coventry
2010Carpenter and Set Builder
Theatre
Various Productions incl. Hapgood and Little Shop of horrorsBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham REP Main house
2009 - 2010Set Designer/ Builder
Theatre
How the Koala learnt to hugThe People's Theatre Company
Tour
2009 - 2010Scenic Artist
Theatre
RedImagineer Productions
Tour
2009Carpenter and Set Builder
Theatre
Once upon this Island, East is East, Christmas CarolBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham REP
2009Float Maker, Workshop Leader, Scenic Artist
Theatre
Godiva CarnivalImagineer Productions
Coventry
2009Carpenter
Theatre
Serious Money and OrphansBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham REP
2009Props Maker
Theatre
His Dark MaterialsBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham REP
2009Props and Costume 'tails' maker
Theatre
Cat and MouseImagineer Productions
Coventry Belgrade Theatre
2008Props Maker
Theatre
Dick WhittingtonThe Belgrade Theatre
Coventry Belgrade
2008Maker/ Scenic Artist
Theatre
CornershopFoursight Theatre Company and Blackcountry Touring
Site Specific, West Bromwich
2008Set Builder
Theatre
Grandpa Joe'sBlunderbus Theatre Company
Tour
2008Designer
Event
A Game of '2' ArfsFrontline Dance
Stoke on Trent Venues
2008Set Builder and Props maker
Theatre
Various over yearBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham REP
2008Props Buyer
Theatre
Tell me...LiesAssisting Sean Turner
The Arts Theatre
2008Visual Artist
Event
Light NightNottingham City Council
Nottingham City Centre
2008Props maker
Theatre
The Kam TreeMoby Duck
Childrens Tour
2007Workshop Leader
Other
Dick WhittingtonNottingham Playhouse
Schools around Nottingham
2007Set Builder
Theatre
Peter PanBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2007Scenic Artist
Theatre
Stepping OutDerby Playhouse
Derby Playhouse
2007Prop Maker and Scenic Artist
Theatre
VariousBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2007Designer
Theatre
Make Do and MendNottingham Theatre Royal
Nottingham Theatre Royal
2007Designer and maker
Theatre
Baba Jaga, the Bogey WitchThe People's Theatre Company
National tour
2007Prop Maker
Theatre
Princess and GingerBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Repertory Theatre - Door
2007Set and Costume Designer and maker
Theatre
Various Educational productionsArtsites Birmingham
Birmingham MAC
2007Prop Maker
Theatre
Martha, Josie and the Chinese ElvisBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Main house, Birmingham REP
2007Assistant Designer
Theatre
Chasing the MomentArcola Theatre
Arcola Theatre
2007Set and costume designer and maker/ workshop leader
Other
Sleeping BeautyArtsites Birmingham
2006Scenic Artist
Theatre
A Christmas CarolDerby Playhouse
Derby Playhouse
2006Designer and maker
Event
Table Centres for Studio 54 Themed PartiesQuantum Leap Events
Battersea Park
2006Designer
Theatre
Community PerformanceArtsites Birmingham
Birmingham MAC
2006Scenic Artist
Theatre
The Rise and Fall of Little VoiceHarrogate Theatre
Harrogate Theatre
2006Designer and Scenic Artist
Other
The Sooty Show- Sootys Magic CastleJB Entertainments and Events
National childrens tour
2006Scenic Artist
Other
Cuban Themed street sceneQuantum Leap/Bp
Battersea Park
2005(Experience) Designer
Theatre
ITV Junior Workshop 6 Play FestivalITV Junior Workshop and The Nottingham Trent University
Waverley Studio Theatre
2005Props Experience
Theatre
Birmingham REPBirmingham Repertory Theatre
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
2004 - 2005Scenic Art Experience
Theatre
Dido and AneusMAC Productions
Birmingham MAC
2004 - 2005Scenic Art Experience
Theatre
Old Big 'Ead in the Spirit of the manNottingham Playhouse
Nottingham Playhouse
2004 - 2005Scenic Art Experience
Theatre
Mother GooseHarrogate Theatre
Harrogate Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2010Manual HandlingTraining course
    2010First Response First Aid courseScout Organisation
    2010Sissor lift licenseTraining course
    2006BA Theatre design (3yr)The Nottingham Trent University

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Spray gun and compressor, Brushes, Model making equipment, Own tools, Workshop facilities

    Additional Skills

    Computer literate,

    basic lighting,

    costume construction

    Model Making

    Research

    Set Construction

    Scenic Painting

    Technical Drawing

    Costume and Set Rendering

    Graphic Design

    Costume,Set and Properties Sourcing

    Mask Making

    Referees

    Tomas Wright, Production Manager, (Birmingham REP)

    Steven Lee, Director, (The Peoples Theatre Company)

    Lindsay Chalford Brown, independant artist.

    Liam Doona, The Nottingham Trent University.

    About me

    I am a freelance Theatre Designer, with experience in set and props construction with

    Scenic Art and a wide variety of Educational and Community projects.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • International Touring Theatre
    • National Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    DBS checked
    • Yes

    Professional Recommendations

    Faye Rowse Set Designer

    Rachel is the queen of attention to detail. Every aspect of her work is always done to the highest standard. She is an incredible friend and mentor and work is always her highest priority. Despite being in high demand she is always loyal to her existing contacts, and will usually recommend a suitable alternative is she is busy.