Matt has over 12 years’ experience of producing theatre having worked in an extensive variety of backstage roles, most recently as Head of Production at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, before which he was Deputy Head of Sound at Chichester Festival Theatre. He has worked all over the UK as a systems engineer, designer and operator and has designed sound for over 60 productions throughout his career to date.
Projects Matt has worked on here at Charcoalblue include The Factory in Manchester and New College, Oxford.
Matt and some of the stage engineering team pose for a photo.
What's the greatest lesson you've learnt as a Theatre Consultant?
That no two spaces are never the same!
What first sparked your love of theatre or performing arts?
Playing in a band during my teens and falling in love with all the technology, nests of cables and the buzz of an audience’s impending arrival!
What qualities should a 'great performance space' have?
They should bring a sense of occasion.