Tom Cooper

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Followspot operator (dep)
Theatre
Shaftesbury Theatre
2014Lighting deputy (followspot)
Theatre
Mamma Mia!Littlestar
Novello theatre
2014Lighting deputy (swing)
Theatre
Billy ElliotWorking Title
Victoria Palace theatre
2014Lighting Designer
Theatre
Napoleon Blown ApartArcola Academy
Arcola theatre
2014Stage LX / followspot dep.
Theatre
Jersey BoysAmbassador Theatre Group
Piccadilly Theatre
2014Board operator dep.
Theatre
I Can't Sing!Really Useful Group
London Palladium
2014Lighting & sound operator
Theatre
Frontline HeroinesRedbridge Youth Theatre
Redbridge Drama Centre
2013 - 2014Lighting technician (casual)
Theatre
Multiple productionsRoyal Opera House
Royal Opera House
2013 - 2014Board operator dep.
Theatre
Strangers on a train, Blithe SpiritDelfont Mackintosh
Gielgud theatre
2013 - 2014Lighting maintenance dep.
Theatre
The Book of MormonDelfont Mackintosh
Prince of Wales theatre
2010 - 2014Followspot / Stage LX / board op Dep.
Theatre
Love Never Dies / The BodyguardReally Useful Group
Adelphi theatre
2013Lighting Designer
Theatre
Lee Harvey OswaldFinborough Theatre
Finborough theatre
2013Assistant Lighting Designer
Theatre
All You Can Leave BehindLondon Youth Circus
Circus Space
2013Casual Lighting Technician
Theatre
Multiple productionsSadler's Wells
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Love AlreadyRisking Enchantment
Ovalhouse theatre
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Sluts of Sutton DriveFinborough Theatre
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
Daybreak The MusicalNotion
Tristan Bates theatre
2012Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Well & Badly LovedRisking Enchantment
Ovalhouse Theatre
2012Work placement
Theatre
Don Giovanni, Romeo & Juliet, The NutcrackerRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
Nevermore The MusicalNotion
Courtyard theatre
2011Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Impresario & A Hand of BridgeLittle Operations
Redbridge Drama Centre
2011Co-Lighting Designer
Theatre
Goose's DreamSoom Company
Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place
2010Co-Lighting Designer
Theatre
InstantsCollectif And Then...
Royal Opera House, Linbury Studio
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Secret BoulevardAct 1 Productions
The Courtyard theatre, Hoxton
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
Arabian NightsLondon School of Dramatic Arts
Chelsea Theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
It's never enough to live in the nowHeat and Light
Michael Frayn Space, Hampstead theatre
2010Lighting Designer
Theatre
After Mrs RochesterLIPA
2009Work Placement
Theatre
WickedAmbassador Theatre Group
The Apollo Victoria theatre
2009Work Placement
Theatre
Priscilla Queen of the DesertReally Useful Group
Palace Theatre
2009Production Manager
Theatre
NunsenseLIPA
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
The Wind in the WillowsLIPA
2009Lighting Designer
Theatre
KindertransportThe Unity Theatre
Unity theatre, Liverpool
2008Programmer & board op.
Theatre
The Girlhood of Shakespeare's HeroinesLIPA
2008Stage LX
Theatre
Breaking BoundariesLIPA
2008ASM
Theatre
ArcadiaThe Unity Theatre
2008LX Crew / Follow spot
Theatre
Boys in the PhotographLIPA
2008LX Crew / Follow spot
Theatre
Transmission Music FestivalLIPA
2008ASM
Theatre
A...My Name Is AliceLIPA
2008LX Crew / Follow spot
Theatre
Flight of the Lawnchair ManLIPA
2008Casual Lighting Technician
Theatre
Summer Maintenance PeriodRoyal Opera House & Royal Ballet
2007Design Assistant
Theatre
A Flea In Her EarHNK Varazdin, Croatia
2007Work Placement
Film
VariousBBC
BBC Television Centre
2007ASM
Theatre
My Favourite YearLIPA
2003 - 2006Lighting Operator / Technician
Theatre
ManyHeat & Light Company
The Michael Frayn Space, Hampstead theatre
2002Lighting Designer
Theatre
Twelfth NightShakespeare School Festival
Questor's theatre
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20103 yr. Theatre & Performance TechnologySan Francisco State University

    Additional Skills

    Good rigging and focusing skills.

    Competent with WYSIWYG.

    Basic knowledge of AutoCad & Vectorworks.

    Can read music.

    Experience with ETC Eos, Express, Strand 300 and Zero 88 Jester series concoles.

    Additional Information

    Introduction to Eos course.

    Referees

    Available on request.

    About me

    I graduated in 2010 from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) with a first class BA (Hons) in Theatre and Performance Technology.

    This includes all aspects of stage management and technical theatre, although I chose to specialise in Lighting Design.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Educational Theatre
    • National Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Drama
    • Live Events
    • Musicals
    • Shakespeare
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes