Joe Mapson

Joe Mapson

Senior Consultant

Joe consults on all aspects of technical systems design, specialising in stage engineering systems.

+44 (0)117 325 9280


Joe joins Charcoalblue with a wealth of theatre production experience, from touring and venue base technical management. Having previously worked as Senior Technical and Operations Manager for Bristol based Circus school Circomedia, Joe has a specialism in circus rigging and production. Over eight years of technical management Joe helped transform Circomedias’ St. Pauls’ Church venue into one of Bristol’s most technically versatile training and performance centres.

Joe has also worked extensively as an NCR production rigger and spent many years looking down from the roofs of tall buildings.

Joe’s consultancy work for Charcoalblue includes Bristol’s Colston Hall, Southern Repertory Theatre in New Orleans and the Round House Theatre in Bethesda, MD.

Joe with the Bristol team, Summer 2017.


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Supporting the industry internationally since 2004

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2020 UK Theatre Tonic ITEAC Theatres Trust Theatre Communications Group Carbon Literate Orginisation - Silver
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