Steve Andrews

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Stage Manager /Assistant Director
Opera
Don Giovanni
John Ramster
Merry Opera Company
Various - Tour
2019Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Aladdin
Martin Cleverly
Parkwood Theatres
The Castle Theatre Wellingborough
2019Touring Technician
Theatre
Reasons to Stay Alive
Jonathan Watkins
English Touring Theatre
National tour
2019Stage Crew
Opera
Marriage of Figaro, Belshazzar
Various
Grange Opera Festival
The Grange, Hampshire
2018Technical and Tour Stage Manager
Theatre
POT
Sophie Moniram
Rua Arts and Ambreen Razia
Stratford Circus, Ovalhouse and touring
2018Technical Stage Manager
Theatre
Spirit of the Place
Danny O'Hara
Slow Theatre Company
Jenny Lind, Norwich
2018Company Stage Manager
Theatre
Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales
Sally Cookson
Freckle Productions
National Tour
2018Technical Stage manager
Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood
Alice Sillett
Moon on a Stick
National Tour
2018Stage manager
Opera
Heritage Opera
Broadway, Peterborough
2018Stage Manager
Opera
CarmenHeritage Opera
2018Production/Stage Manager/LX & Sound Design/Director
Tour
My Mother Said I Never Should
Steve Andrews
Wuffings Theatre Co.
Tour
2016Director/designer
Theatre
Peddling
Stephen Andrews
Charlie Douglas
Swaffham Corn Exchange
2015Stage Crew
Theatre
Miss Saigon
Birgitta Kenyon
The Voice Squad
The Apex, Bury At. Edmunds
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2020Workplace First AidCPD Online
    2020Health and Safety in the WorkplaceCPD Online
    PGCE LLSUniversity Campus Suffolk
    1988BA Performing Arts - DramaLeicester Polytechnic
    1983Community and Educational TheatreGazebo TIE company
    1982Technical TheatreWest Midlands College of HE

    Equipment

    I can operate:
    ETC Ion and Eos desks, Zero88 lighting desks, Generic and automated lanterns, Qlab, Soft and hard patch dimmer systems, Hemp and motorized flying systems, Winch systems, Motorized hoists, Tallescope, Working at Height harnesses and restraints, Stage trucks and dollies, Soft and hard masking

    Additional Skills

    Read music and follow complex opera/ musical theatre scores.

    Additional Information

    Health and Safety at Work certified

    First Aid in the Workplace certified

    Covid-19 compliance skills and experience.

    About me

    Covid-19 compliant having gained experience of necessary, transferable safeguards and current best practice from Covid Mobile Testing role.I have substantial experience gained via industry positions throughout my career across all performing arts forms – drama, dance, music – and in a wide range of genre. Represented Companies to the highest standard in all situations and

    demonstrate the highest level of care and service working in a spirit of co-operation with others.

    Acted as a senior representative/ambassador for companies.

    Provided for company needs being reasonably met.

    Ensuring any safeguarding policies conformed to at all times.

    Management of the Stage Management float, returning VAT receipts and claim forms to companies administration.

    Line management of Stage Management teams and technical staff.

    Co-ordination and overseeing the sourcing of props and furniture for the production with the creative team.

    Preparation and maintaining the props list for the production,ensuring this is regularly communicated to the creative team.

    Prepare and distribute daily rehearsal notes.

    Daily and weekly scheduling of the rehearsal

    period.

    Undertaking production-related tasks during the rehearsal period as necessary. Participating in meetings and rehearsals as required.

    Ensuring all creative needs are catered for in the rehearsal room.

    Ensuring rehearsal rooms are in a clean & tidy state and comply with Health and Safety policies.

    Running technical and dress rehearsals.

    Ensuring all technical information received from venues is adequate, gathering further

    information whenever necessary in collaboration with production management and technical staff.

    Liaising with production management, artistic and administrative teams before arriving at tour venues, checking that contractual agreements have been met.

    Acting as a first point of contact whilst on tour for contractual issues, liaising closely with producers and production managers.

    Undertaking and co-ordinating get-ins and get-outs of performances at every venue.

    In charge of the running of all performances including the overseeing of lighting and

    sound and undertaking technical duties as required.

    Arranged all repairs, maintenance, laundry and cleaning on the road.

    Ensured all technical equipment is operated under safe conditions (at times operating said equipment) and that all items on tour are clearly marked for the company and entered in a detailed inventory.

    Up to date knowledge and awareness of health & safety issues, complying with all

    current legislation and recommended precautions.

    Ensured Risk Assesmnets have been

    carried out, and paperwork completed.

    Writing of nightly show reports autonomously/in conjunction with the DSM,and circulate them to all relevant parties.

    Expert in lighting design /rigging /plot /focus/operation, stage management running the book/in rehearsal/deputising for directors/calling shows/running props/running stage crews/set and scenic changes and works within a variety of settings, in the areas of small/mid-scale theatre, touring, theatre-in-education, community, site specific, and promenade.

    Skills and knowledge base also flexible and have work ed on a variety of community arts/theatre design related projects; a ceramic mural, creative audio-book production, creating and coordinating video projects, ‘scrap’ sculpture projects.

    Proven ability to motivate, manage & direct others.

    I plan and implement strategies through pertinent and achievable aims and objectives.

    High levels of initiative and flexibility in approach that enables me to adapt to ever changing situations.

    I am commited to working closely with colleagues to provide professional excellence.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Italian
    • Russian
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Cross Cultural Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • Exhibitions
    • Forum Theatre
    • Immersive Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • International Touring Theatre
    • Regional Theatre
    • Site Specific Theatre
    • UK Touring Theatre
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • Cruises
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • 7.5T
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • SMA (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Circus
    • Comedy
    • Community
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Festival
    • Fringe
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Opera
    • Outdoor Events
    • Pantomime
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Tragedy
    Industry Training
    • First Aid (Any)
    • Tallescope Training
    • Working at Heights Certificate
    Professional Memberships
    • Equity (AEA)
    • SMA (Stage Managers Association)