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Richard burton

Richard burton

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2014 Production LX
Theatre
Institute
Gecko
Touring
2013 Technical Manager
Theatre
Bank On It
Theatre Rites
2013 Lighting Designer
Theatre
ECHO Burnham Portrait of a Seaside Town
Theatre Melange
Princess Theatre Burnham
2012 - 2013 Technician (freelance on going.)
Theatre
Various events, shows and conferences
Invisible Light
The Shaw
2011 - 2013 Technician (freelance on going.)
Theatre
Various events, shows and conferences
The Place
The Place
2010 - 2013 Lighting Technician (freelance on going)
Theatre
Various shows.
Barbican
Barbican Theatre
2008 - 2013 Technician (freelance on going.)
Theatre
Various events, shows and conferences
Stuart Howitt Production Services
Stratford Circus.
2012 Lighting Designer
Theatre
ECHO, portrait of a harbour town.
Theatre Melange
Shipping Containers East Quay Wachet.
2011 Technical Manager / Consultant
Exhibition
Horsing Around
National Trust, Cultural Olympiad
Calke Abbey
2011 Technician
Other
ScareFest, Fireworks
Alton Towers
Alton Towers
2010 Lighting Designer, Technical Manager
Theatre
ECHO, portrait of a seaside town.
Theatre Melange
Regal Theatre
2010 Lighting Designer
Theatre
We Planted Some Sunflowers
Pains Plough
Barn Theatre, Rose Bruford College.
2010 Lighting Designer
Theatre
Organised
Pains Plough
Barn Theatre, Rose Bruford College.
2010 Lighting Designer
Theatre
Midnight At The Hotel Beauregard
Rose Bruford College
Barn Theatre, Rose Bruford College.
2010 Lighting Designer
Theatre
Bad Girls The Musical
MTA
Drill Hall London
2009 Lighting Designer
Theatre
Dead Dog At The Dry Cleaner: The Strong
Rose Bruford College
The Pleasance
2008 Lighting Designer
Theatre
Moonflowers
Rose Bruford College
Rose Theatre, Rose Bruford College.

Education

About me

I am a professional lighting designer, technician and technical manager, with praise for my work in the professional industry, not only for design but technical as well.

I am punctual, reliable and trustworthy, I have a keen interest in all types of theatre but in particular: theatre, dance, opera and concert. I have a passion for lighting design but I also enjoy working generally within the theatre industry. I am a keen team player who is equally happy working on a task as an individual, and always strives to get a job done to the highest possible standard.

Additional Skills

I have worked with a number of companies and venues; these include Stuart Howitt Production Services, The Barbican, The Drill Hall, Stratford Circus, The Shaw, The place, Excel London, Anvil & Haymarket Basingstoke, Theatre Royal Stratford and Theatre Melange as well as many more. I have an in depth knowledge of lighting, lighting equipment and lighting design, I have a real passion for working in the lighting industry and with a degree in lighting design have been told I have a real flare for the art form. I also have a wide variety of skills and experience that relate to the entertainment industry, I have a good knowledge of all technical departments including sound, AV and stage. I have a passion for lighting design but I also enjoy working within other departments / sectors, I am a keen team player who is equally happy working on a task as an individual, and always strives to get a job done to the highest possible standard. I have good problem solving and communication skills, Being used to working in different venues with different people I have learnt to get on and work with anyone. I have very good time management and general management skills; I have been responsible for venues in the past. I have experience of maintenance and looking after venue equipment. I am a competent rigger and have no trouble at working at height; I have a good knowledge of health and safety. I am computer literate in both PC and MAC, I can also use a number of industry related computer programs like, Auto CAD, Vector Works, Final Cut, Audition and Q-lab. I have a full clean UK driving license, I know how to use many lighting desks, and I have had Hipotizer training.

Referees

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Skills

Primary Job Title Lighting Designer
Secondary Job Title Technician
Job Titles Lighting Designer, Lighting Operator, Lighting Technician, Technical Manager, Technical Stage Manager, Technician, Technician, Assistant, Technician, Chief
Years in industry 3 to 6 years
Company Experience Children's Theatre, Circus, Cross Cultural Theatre, Educational Theatre, Exhibitions, Inclusive Theatre, National Theatre, Regional Theatre
Languages Spoken English
Organisation Membership BECTU
Experienced in Ballet, Circus, Comedy, Community, Dance, Drama, Exhibitions, Inclusive Theatre, Live Events, New Writing, Outdoor Events, Showcase
Interested in European Tour, Live Events, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked Yes