William Nelson


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Assistant Stage Manager / Actor - Frankie
La Cage Aux Folles
Jez Bond
The Park Theatre
The Park Theatre
2019Set Construction / Stage Left Coordinator
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
Paul Robinson
Bird College
Bird College
2018Stage Management Assistant
The Tap Pack
Nigel Turner-Carroll
RGM Productions
The Peacock Theatre
2018Production Manager
Love Me Now
Jamie Armitage
Michelle Barnette Productions
Tristan Bates Theatre
2017Production Management Assistant
Imara Savage
Sydney Theatre Company
2017Head Electrician
Love and Money
Judy Davis
National Institute for Dramatic Arts
2017Assistant Producer
Speech and Debate
Tom Attenborough
Trish Wadley Productions
Trafalgar Studios
2016Production Coordinator / First Assistant Director
Triple J Unearthed Music VideoTriple J and NIDA
2016Production Assistant
NSW 2016 Schools Spectacular
Sonja Sjolander
The Arts Education Unit
QUDOS Bank Arena
2016Deputy Stage Manager / Show Caller
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Iain Sinclair
National Institute for Dramatic Arts
NIDA Playhouse
2015Assistant Stage Manager
Elsie Edgerton-Till
National Institute for Dramatic Arts
2015Deputy Stage Manager / Show Caller
Request Programme
Ben Sheen
National Institute for Dramatic Arts
2015Microphone Technician / Stage Crew
A Dream Play
Kim Carpenter
National Institute for Dramatic Arts
A Crow Short Of A Murder
Robert Boddington
Jetpack Theatre
2014Stage Manager
Maddy Valentine
Sydney University Circus Society
Sydney University
  • Education

    2019Master of Arts - Theatre and Performance StudiesKing's College London
    2017Bachelor of Fine Arts - Technical Theatre and State ManagementNational Institute of Dramatic Art

    Additional Skills

    Strong Lateral Thinking, Flexible and Adaptable Work Ethic, Time Management and Budgetary Skills, Set, Lighting and Sound Construction Experience.

    •Test & Tag

    •Working at Heights

    •Fire Safety Management

    •Assistant Stage Manager

    •Stage Manager

    •Production Manager

    •Sound Designer

    •Lighting Designer

    •Head Electrician

    •Foley Artist

    •Follow Spot Operator

    •Microsoft Office (Word Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher),

    •Final Cut Pro

    •Logic Pro



    •Manual Drafting

    •QLab 3.0

    •ETC Console

    •Beringer Audio Equipment

    • Counterweight Flying

    • Props Management

    • Set Construction


    Available on request

    About me

    A young and professional theatre practitioner with practical experience in British and Australian theatre etiquette as an Assistant Stage Manager, Stage Manager, Production Manager, Lighting and Sound Designer, Costume and Wardrobe Assistant, Assistant Producer and Company Manager.

    I am passionate about creating and developing new works that help to reflect the changing times in the society in which we live; with my Bachelor's Degree of Fine Arts from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney Australia as well as a Master's of Art in Theatre and Performance Studies from King's College London I am well versed in the long hours and time management skills required to achieve a highly polished piece of entertainment.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Educational Theatre
    • Immersive Theatre
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • National Theatre
    Work Permits
    • Australia
    • EU
    Interested in
    • European Tour
    • Film / TV
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity (UK)
    • SMA (UK)
    Experienced In
    • Cabarets
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus
    • Circus Arts
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Film (Student)
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • Music Videos
    • Musicals
    • Panto
    • Pantomime
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Revue
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Tragedy
    Industry Training
    • Fire Warden
    • First Aid (Any)
    • Working at Heights Certificate
    Professional Memberships
    • SMA (Stage Managers Association)