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Experience & Skills

Experience

July 2023 - present

Production Manager

Shaper Caper

Dance

Dundee, Scotland

  • Management and liaison of production budgets, staffing and scheduling

  • Set construction

  • Sound coordination and implementation

  • Re-lighting and lighting as required

  • H&S (risk assessments, method statements)

  • Productions include:

    • Small Town Boys, 2023

    • Paper Moon (2023 Scottish Tour)

Mar 2024

Production Manager

 

Scottish Schools Pipes and Drum Trust - Freestyle Section at the Annual competition in Kilmarnock

  • Management and liaison of production requirements with the client, and key  holders

  • Sound, staging coordination and implementation as required

  • Re-lighting and lighting as required

  • H&S, RAMS (risk assessments, method statements) as required

Marble Productions London

Jun 2023

Site Manager

 

Daylesford Summer Festival

  • Management and liaison of production requirements with the client as required

  • Planning and implementation of site facilities and utilities

  • Event coordination and implementation as required

  • H&S, RAMS (risk assessments, method statements) as required

Marble Productions London

Jan/Feb 2023

Production Manager

Into the Long Green Jaws

Immersive Visual Theatre with Music and Puppetry 

  • Set design interpretation, and construction

  • Design assistance and technical implementation with sound/lighting design

  • H&S -RAMS, CDM (construction design management)

Edinburgh, Scotland

2019 - present

Production Manager

Rapture Theatre

Small & mid-scale touring theatre

Scotland

  • Management and liaison of production budgets, staffing and scheduling

  • Set construction, relighting, and lighting design when required

  • H&S -RAMS, CDM

  • Productions include: The Red Lion, Dock Brief, A Number, Beauty Queen of Leenane

2013 - present

Producer/Production and Technical Manager          

Big Burns Supper

Scottish  Multi-arts Winter Festival

  • Site design including Spiegeltent, support venues, utilities, management, H&S -RAMS, CDM

  • Aerial artists rigging and safety

  • Liaison with all statutory bodies, including emergency services and local government liaison/licenses

  • Artist liaison, stage, and production management 

Dumfries, Scotland

2020 - 2021

Technical and Installation Consultant

Crichton Trust

Dumfries, Scotland

  • Research, design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of all sound, lighting and AV systems and equipment to support the new multi-purpose venue

  • Technical and acoustic design for the new installation of Dumfries Community Radio within Crichton Central

2019

Special Projects Producer and Production Manager

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Artist and technical liaison for 12 new music/text/theatre collaborations

  • Special projects logistics 

  • Production and technical implementation with sound/lighting design

2017 - 2018

Director

Dunoon Burgh Hall

Dunoon, Scotland

  • Day-to-day management and running of the building, company, and budget

  • Programming & producing live performance events

  • Technical design, completion, and installation of live performance facilities including sound

  • Technical management of the building

  • In-house sound engineer

  • Venue License holder, including setting up and running of the bar facilities

2005 - 2017

Production and Technical Manager

Perth Concert Hall

Perth, Scotland

  • Liaison with all artists and incoming companies

  • Overall manager of sound, lighting, audio visual, staging resources, and visual art and exhibitions implementation

  • Team management, budgeting, scheduling, resource management

  • Sound design & operation as required

  • Staff Training

  • H&S

  • Equipment procurement, management and maintenance

2002 - 2005

Production Manager

Perth Theatre 

Perth, Scotland

  • Management and liaison of production budgets, staffing and scheduling 

  • Overseeing set construction, wardrobe, lighting, sound and all stage facilities

  • H&S (risk assessments, method statements)

2000 - 2002

Production Manager

Lyric Theatre

Belfast, Northen Ireland

  • Responsible for all SM, Tech, and backstage staff

  • Production budgets

  • Preparation and management of toured shows

  • Sound Design as required

1998-2000

Technical Manager

Marketplace Theatre and Arts Centre

  • Oversaw technical  commissioning of the new venue

  • Responsible for technical management and artist liaison

  • In-house sound engineer

Armagh, Northern Ireland

1989 - 2001

Director/Sound Engineer

Green Dolphin Studios

Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • Music recording (live and studio)

  • Full production, conference and event management

  • Theatre, music and dance production, and technical management

  • Music and theatre (Ireland, UK and Europe)

  • Sound for TV, radio advertising, theatre sound effects

Skills

Sound Design
& Engineering

  • Musical Theatre

  • Theatre

  • Live Music (all genres)

  • Conferences

  • Installations for Museums/Exhibitions

Lighting Design

  • Theatre

  • Dance

  • Corporate Events

Tour Management

  • Theatre

  • Music

Set Construction and Design

  • Theatre

  • Dance

  • Conferences

Rigging Design

  • Mid scale venue/touring designs and implementation

  • Specialist small venue Lighting/sound ​support systems requiring minimum management

  • Aerialist rigs for events or performances

Professional Skillset

35 years+

Sound Engineering and Design

40+ years in live performance

35 years+ Lighting Design

NRC qualified rigger grade 3

Qualified PAT tester

HNC Electrical Engineer

Worked with Digital Audio Workstations from almost the moment they were invented

Music Production

Carpentry and Set/Stage construction

Metalwork including welding and

machine work 

3D Printing

Sewing machine skills particualy for scenic work and basic wardrobe

Software Skills

Pro Tools

Logic Pro X

QLab

Sketchup

VectorWorks and AutoCad

ETC EOS

Microsoft Office

Diary Systems inc

  • Artifax

  • TeamUp

  • ProPared

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