The objective of the team is to oversee and allocate resources for all aspects of the Company’s Technical and Backstage Management. The team consists of:
- Jude Chalk (Design)
- Phillip Ley (Sound)
- Rob Hebblethwaite
- Sheila Burbidge (Wardrobe)
- Nick Insley (Lighting)
- Laurence Tuerk (Equipment)
- Richard Pedersen (Health and Safety)
The team’s responsibilities include:
- providing technical support to the Artistic Team;
- co-ordinating the crewing (the recruitment of production teams) for productions;
- ensuring that the Tower conforms to safety standards;
- providing additional support for technical and backstage crews;
- encouraging new members to become involved in backstage work, developing their skills and experience.
The Team meets about once every 6 weeks to co-ordinate our plans, discuss forthcoming productions and cry on each other’s shoulders.