Sarah Woolhouse

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Company Stage Manager
Opera
Snappy Operas
Peter Cant
Mahogany Opera
Nevill Holt Opera House
2019Stage Manager (on the book)
Theatre
Spamalot
Keith Harris
Crescent Theatre
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2019Stage Manager
Music
Play The SchoolNational Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Spring Tour 2019
Conductor: Carlos Miguel Prieto
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Spring Tour 2019
Conductor: Carlos Miguel Prieto
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Spring Tour 2019
Conductor: Carlos Miguel Prieto
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Festival Hall, London
2019Stage Manager (on the book)
Theatre
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Lisa Hollinshead
Midland Theatre Ballet
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2019Stage Manager
Music
Inspire EnsemblesNational Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Notre Dame Catholic School, Liverpool
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2019
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2019
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Barbican, London
2019Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2019
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Warwick Arts Centre, Warwick
2013 - 2018Stage Manager
Music
In house classical music Stage Manager for both the university's music events and external hires (concerts, comedy, spoken word, conferences etc.)Birmingham University
Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham
2018Stage Manager (on the book) & Sound Operator
Theatre
In Praise of Folly
Dewi Beryl Johnson
Foppish Theatre Company
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2018Stage Manager (on the book) & Sound Operator
Theatre
Romeo & Juliet
Andrew Cowie
Crescent Theatre
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2018Flyman
Theatre
One Man, Two Guvnors
Mark Payne
Crescent Theatre
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2018Stage Manager
Music
Inspire Day
Conductor: Holly Mathieson
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2018Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Play The School
Conductor: Lee Reynolds
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2018Stage Manager
Music
Sistema European Youth Orchestra Tour
Artistic Director: Sascha Goetzel
Sistema European Youth Orchestra
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2018Stage Manager
Music
Sistema European Youth Orchestra Tour
Artistic Director: Sascha Goetzel
Sistema European Youth Orchestra
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London
2018Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Summer Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir George Benjamin
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Albert Hall, London
2018Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Summer Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir George Benjamin
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2018Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Summer Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir George Benjamin
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape
2018Stage Manager
Music
Inspire Orchestra (tour)
Conductor: Karin Hendrickson | Director: Karen Gillingham
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Schools and arts venues across the West Midlands
2018Followspot Operator
Theatre
Urinetown
Alan Marshall
Crescent Theatre
Ron Barber Studio, Crescent Theatre
2018Assistant Stage Manager (book cover)
Theatre
The Thrill of Love
Kevin Middleton
Crescent Theatre
Ron Barber Studio, Crescent Theatre
2018Stage Manager
Music
Inspire Day & Open Rehearsal
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Barbican, London
2018Stage Manager
Music
Play The School
Conductor: Kwamé Ryan | Director: Karen Gillingham
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2018Stage Manager
Music
Spring Tour 2018
Conductor: Kwamé Ryan | Director: Karen Gillingham
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London
2018Stage Manager
Music
Spring Tour 2018
Conductor: Kwamé Ryan | Director: Karen Gillingham
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2018Stage Manager
Music
Inspire EnsemblesNational Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
University of Liverpool
2018Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder | Director: Daisy Evans
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Barbican, London
2018Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder | Director: Daisy Evans
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
2018Stage Manager
Music
Winter Tour 2018
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder | Director: Daisy Evans
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2017Assistant Stage Manager (book cover)
Theatre
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Alan Marshall
Crescent Theatre
Main House, Crescent Theatre
2017Assistant Stage Manager
Music
Inspire DayNational Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2017Stage Manager
Music
Play The School
Conductor: Gerry Cornelius
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
2017Stage Manager (on the book) & Sound Operator
Theatre
Hobson's Choice
Les Stringer
Crescent Theatre
Ron Barber Studio, Crescent Theatre
2017Assistant Stage Manager (book cover)
Theatre
The Laramie Project
Rod Natkiel
Crescent Theatre
Ron Barber Studio, Crescent Theatre
2017Stage Manager (on the book)
Theatre
Not About Heroes
Sally Moonga
Crescent Theatre
Ron Barber Studio, Crescent Theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2018Noise Training DayAssociation of British Orchestras
    2018Cueing to Music - Level 2Stage Management Association
    2017First Aid At Work (Level 3)First Aid Works
    2017Postgraduate Diploma in MusicologyUniversity of Birmingham
    2016Designated Safeguarding LeaderBirmingham City Council
    2016Child Protection Awareness In MusicNSPCC
    2015Birmingham Arts Board and Culture Leadership TrainingCulture Commissioning Service, Birmingham City Council
    2013BMusUniversity of Birmingham

    Additional Skills

    - Score reader to a very high level (hold a PGDip in music analysis)

    - Experienced in running opera surtitles

    - Confident in working with and managing volunteers (over 5 yrs experience)

    - Extensive experience of running events for and working with young people (aged 4 - 19 yrs) in creative environments (over 4 yrs experience)

    - Confident in recruiting & line managing teams

    - Experienced in UK touring

    - Basic working knowledge of counterweight fly systems

    Additional Information

    Experienced FOH manager (5+yrs), working with:

    - Performances Birmingham Limited (Town Hall & Symphony Hall, Birmingham)

    - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (Bradshaw Hall, Recital Hall, The Lab, Eastside Jazz Club, Organ Studio)

    - University of Birmingham (Elgar Concert Hall)

    - The Crescent Theatre (Main House, Studio)

    - Various arts festivals

    Background in working with young people and fully conversant in safeguarding best practice.

    Referees

    Available on request

    About me

    Experienced performing arts events professional pursuing a portfolio career in stage, venue, & event management, specialising in the classical music sector & working with youth & community organisations.

    Actively seeking new opportunities in:

    - orchestral stage management

    - opera & ballet as score reading DSM or ASM (book cover)

    Based in Birmingham & Oxford. Happy to work around the UK/abroad as projects require.

    As an orchestral SM I am interested in taking the orchestra beyond the traditional concert platform & engaging with new audiences in different ways.

    My experience spans in depth planning & handling complex preparatory & on the day logistics for a wide range of events, recruiting & line managing teams, & supporting producers & performers in delivering rewarding experiences.

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Experienced In
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Shakespeare
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Education
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Industry Training
    • First Aid (Any)