On Technical Stage Management: Angel Hasted

Technical Stage Manager, Angel Hasted has over 18 years of experience under his belt, Angel tells us how he got his start in "show business" and shares his advice for young people aspiring to a theatrical career.

Digital Theatre
(2016)
Interview

On Sound: David Palmer

Sound engineer David Palmer spends his time in the theatre listening. His job is to tune into the sound of the show and ensure that the balance and amplification is perfect, and that the actors and musicians feel confident with their vocal tone and levels.

Dave Palmer talks to us in front of the sound monitors sub-stage at the Harold Pinter Theatre
Digital Theatre
(2014)
Interview

On Production Management: John Dalston

John Dalston has lived a life in theatre and has vast experience of it through his role as Production Manager. John has worked on many leading West End shows and talks about this work and his involvement in All My Sons.

John Dalston Production Manager headshot
Digital Theatre
(2013)
Interview

On Production Management: Jim Davis

Jim Davis is the Production Manager at Theatr Clwyd, he tells us how he happened upon the role of production manager, and takes us through his day-to-day responsibilities before and during a production run.

Digital Theatre
(2016)
Interview

On Production Management: Igor

Production Manager Igor chats about how he became a theatre Production Manager and the blend of skills required to do the job well.

Igor (Production Manager) headshot
Digital Theatre
(2013)
Interview

On Production Management: David Warwick

David Warwick, Technical Manager for The Arts Theatre, discusses the personal qualities required to welcome incoming productions to a receiving theatre and the benefits of learning on the job.

Digital Theatre
(2016)
Interview

On Lighting: Robin Fisher

Robin Fisher chats about the role of his team and the part he plays in it. He talks about the work that goes on during rehearsals, a run and when the theatre is dark (empty of a show).

Robin Fisher headshot
Digital Theatre
(2013)
Interview

On Lighting: Jono Kenyon

Jono Kenyon is part of the electrics team that make real the work of the lighting designer. He talks about his passion for the job and how he began working in theatre.

Jono Kenyon, Lighting technician, headshot in front of a fireplace
Digital Theatre
(2013)
Interview

On Automation Operation: Danny Garth

Danny Garth, Head of Automation on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, tells of how working with his mechanic father lent him the talents to pursue a career in stage automation. 

Danny talks us through the essential qualities such as meticulousness, conscientiousness and, above all, patience that automation requires, in this dynamic introduction to a lesser known field of theatrical skill.

Digital Theatre
(2016)
Interview

Lyric 360

This unique and exclusive documentary opens the door to life at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, west London, during summer and autumn 2017. DT+ goes behind the scenes to access all areas of the company, from their extensive young people’s programme to the key planning stages for their main house production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.
Digital Theatre
(2017)
Documentary

Kabuki for the West

This comprehensive introduction to Kabuki is designed for teachers and students wanting to understand the history and practice of a traditional Japanese performance form. This insightful documentary includes versions of popular Kabuki plays and explores the effects of applying Kabuki style, musicality and physicality to Western adaptations.
Leonard Pronko
(2009)
Documentary