Jon has fifteen years’ experience in theatre consultancy and co-founded Charcoalblue in 2004. He previously worked as a theatre practitioner in lighting and sound for eleven years, including seasons for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, Phoenix Dance Company and four years for Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Head of Sound.
Consultancy work for Charcoalblue in the UK includes: Bristol Old Vic Redevelopment, London; National Theatre Future Project, London; Snape Maltings Hoffmann Building, Suffolk; Ebert Room at Glyndebourne, East Sussex; St George’s Chapel, Great Yarmouth; CURVE, Leicester; Courtyard Theatre & Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation, Stratford-upon-Avon; Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield; Siobhan Davies Dance Centre, London; Camden Roundhouse, London; Unicorn Theatre for Children, London.
Internationally, Jon has consulted on a number of projects including the Emirates Palace Theatre, Abu Dhabi; Den Norske Opera, Oslo; Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore and Heritage Village Theatre, Abu Dhabi.
Since opening Charcoalblue’s New York office in September 2012, Jon has led projects in the US including St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY; Pratt Film & Media Center, Brooklyn, NY; 1700 Building at Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago; and the Hall Auditorium at Oberlin College, Ohio.