Roll call! Stage Management students making their mark

Beauty and the Beast Stafford

From ‘Nutcracker’ and ‘Aladdin’, to ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’, Stage Management students and graduates are spreading their Christmas magic at theatres across the region this winter.

Third-year students Laura Garfitt, Samuel Russell and Katie Sylvester worked on Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’, which finished last week, along with graduates Abbie Morgan and Jordan Oliver.

At Birmingham Repertory Theatre, graduate Emily Davies is Assistant Stage Manager (Book Cover), Ryker Young is Sound and Caption Operator, and Charlotte Molloy is Followspot on ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’.

Graduate Matthew Peyton is Lighting Operator for ‘Treasure Island’ at Telford Theatre, while over at Stafford Gatehouse, graduate Mike Groves is Production Manager for ‘Beauty and The Beast’, along with graduate Jazmyne Evans. Second-year student Chloe Payne will be joining them soon.

Graduate Dean Hubbard is working on ‘Our Christmas Carol’ and ‘The 12 Dates of Christmas’, as well as ‘Christmas by Candlelight’ at the Old Joint Stock Theatre.

Further afield:

  • Graduate Izzy Hooper is Stage Crew for ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at The Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering
  • Graduate Aaron Eccleston is working on Evolution Pantos’ ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ in Shrewsbury
  • Graduate Emilia Benetatos is Stage Manager on the Marlowe Theatre’s pantomime ‘Aladdin’ in Canterbury 
  • Graduate Charlie Earl is Assistant Stage Manager for the ‘Robin Hood’ panto at The Leatherhead Theatre
  • Graduate Paige Hulse is Event Manager for ‘the Cheshire Constabulary Christmas Carol Concert’ at Chester Cathedral.
  • Graduate Olivia Dudley is Stage Manager for 'The Gifting' – the Closing Ceremony of Leeds 2023
  • Third-year student Chloé Last is Deputy Stage Manager for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone.

BA (Hons) Stage Management Course Director Jacqui Findlay said: “We are incredibly proud of our current students and graduates and wish them all the very best of luck with their productions.”

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