Senior Technical Theatre Designer
Jake has over 20 years freelance lighting design experience for productions both in the UK and Worldwide and several years working as a Lighting and Theatre Consultant.
For 15 years Jake also held the position of Technical Manager for the Royal Academy of Music and Technical Director for the Academy’s in-house opera company RAO. Jake’s work with the Academy culminated in his role as client representative for the institution’s ambitious £28m transformation project of its theatre and recital spaces. He held specific responsibility for co-ordination across design teams with lighting positions, lighting systems, automation and flying layout and stage management facilities. He held sole responsibility for specification, budget and procurement of all loose theatrical equipment.
"It has been a pleasure to work with Jake on the Rose Theatre Refurbishment, he provided excellent technical advice and collaboration with the entire project team. Jake provided practical and quick solutions to unexpected challenges on site, showing attention and care for the project". - Barton Peveril College