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Christopher McMillan

Christopher McMillan

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2009 - 2016 Freelance LD and Technician
Other
various events
Self
2013 - 2014 Lighting Technician
Other
various events
Northern light
2013 - 2014 Lighting Technician
Other
various events
finix productions
2012 - 2014 Technician
Other
various events
Crewsaders
2009 - 2014 Lighting Technician
Other
various music events
S.M Lighting
2012 - 2013 Venue Technician
Other
various events
the arches
the arches Glasgow
2013 Production Electrician Operator
Event
Edinburgh Fringe
salt & sauce promotions ltd
Assembly Rooms
2012 Lighting technician
Event
Olympics London 2012
neuman n mueller
German house
2011 - 2012 Elite crew
Other
various events
connection crew
2011 - 2012 Lighting technician ,
Other
various music events
The Garage London
The Garage London
2010 - 2012 Technical crew
Other
various music events
TJ Production servises
2011 Lighting technician
Event
DHL corporate event
LCI
Manchester united football ground
2011 Stage Technician
Other
various events
The Roundhouse Camden
The Roundhouse Camden
2011 Technical stage crew
Event
wired aerial
Greenwich and Docklands festival
2010 - 2011 Stage electrician / Lighting Op
Theatre
Aladdin
Qdos entertainment
The Clyde auditorium Glasgow
2010 Stage electrician
Theatre
various productions
The Mill at sonning
The Mill Theatre
2009 - 2010 Venue Technician
Theatre
various productions
cumbernauld theatre
cumbernauld theatre
2008 - 2009 Stage Construction
Other
various productions
Stage hire Scotland
2009 Lighting designer/ PLX
Event
Rabbie Burns 250th Birthday
Ayrshire city council
outdoors
2009 Lighting designer/ PLX
Event
Ayrshire Wedding show
Ayrshire Wedding
Ayr race cource
2008 - 2009 Stage technician
Theatre
various opera productions
Scottish Opera
2008 - 2009 Satge Technician
Other
various corporate and live events
Diamond service events
2008 - 2009 Technical crew
Other
T in the park & various other music events
Glasgow Mad Crew

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2013
    Telehandler
    RTITB
  • 2013
    Counterbalance forklift
    RTITB
  • 2012
    3A & 3B
    IPAF
  • 2010
    Level 1 training
    MA Lighting
  • 2008
    Technical and production arts
  • 2008
    bronze Stage Technicians Award
    The Association of British Theatre Technicians
  • 2008
    Safety Passport
    SPA
  • 2007
    Pyrotechnic - Safety Awareness
    Just Fx
  • 2007
    HNC Production & Technical Theatre

Equipment

I own and can operate: WYSiWYG

I can operate: Automated flying systems, Sound-craft sound desk, Intelligent lighting, Yamaha Ls9 sound desk, Zero 88, Strand Lighting desks, Avolites lighting desk, Ma Lighting desk, Etc lighting desks, Cuebase, Auto Cad, show Cue System, Pro tools

About me

I have worked on a large variety of different types of productions and events covering a multitude of different rolls, my specialism is in stage lighting however I have training in all departments and enjoy to pitch in when ever I am needed.

I am a extremely good fault finder/ problem solver and can work best under pressure to tight timescales.

I am very passionate about this industry and I strive no matter what is being asked of me to give it my very best, and I enjoy to continue to learn and develop through out my career.

Additional Skills

Lighting & Sound designer
Follow-spot operator
Lighting & sound operator
Desk programer
Pyrotechnician
Stage technician

Industry Awards

None at this moment but watch this space

Referees

Available on request

Additional Information

I also know how to operate single and double purchase counterweight systems, hemp or manila rope systems. I am familiar with motors and other materials used for rigging at height.

I have my own public liability insurance as well as owning my own PPE, can provide my own tools.

I pick up learning new equipment easily and I am willing to relocate if employment is offered.

Skills

Primary Job Title Lighting Technician
Secondary Job Title Technician
Job Titles AV Technician, Electrician, Electrics Board Programmer, Flyman, Lighting Designer, Lighting Operator, Lighting Technician, Lighting, Followspot Operator, Pyrotechnician, Rigger, Road Manager, Sound Designer, Sound Operator, Sound Technician, Stage Assistant, Stage Manager, Stage Wingman, Technician, Technician, Assistant
Years in industry 3 to 6 years
Company Experience Childrens Theatre, Educational Theatre, Exhibitions, International Touring Theatre, National Theatre, Regional Theatre, UK Touring Theatre
Languages Spoken English
Organisation Membership ABTT, BECTU, PLASA
Experienced in Ballet, Comedy, Community, Dance, Devised, Drama, Exhibitions, Experimental, Festival, Fringe, Live Events, Musicals, New Writing, Opera, Outdoor Events, Pantomime, Showcase
Work Permits EU
Interested in Cruises, European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked Yes
Driving Licences Standard