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Metropole Cultural and Conference Centre, Abertillery, Wales

Client - County Borough of Blaenau Gwent
Completed January 2007

TPD were asked to consult over the renovation of the Metropole theatre into a multi-purpose space for both theatre and Conference. Design includes winch and hemp flying, stage lighting and Sound systems.






The Novello and Wyndhams Theatres
Client - Delfont Mackintosh Theatres Ltd
Completed in April/May 2006

TPD worked closely with DMTL to design and project manage the renovation of the orchestra pits in both the Novello and Wyndams theatre including revised access and both new and renovated pit rails.





The Shed
Dimpho Di Kopane
Cape Town, South Africa

Client: Dimpho Di Kopane
Completed: January 2006

TPD were asked to design a temporary theatre space in a large hall at the home of Dimpho Di Kopane. The space was designed as a try out for a permanent conversation to take place in the next couple of years.






The Albery and Wyndhams Theatres
West End, London

Client: Delfont Mackintosh Theatres Limited
Completed: Nov 2005

TPD were asked to project manage phases 1 and 2 of the Front of house and dressing room renovations for these two prestigious playhouses in the West End of London. TPD worked closely with DMTL to ensure budget and tight schedules were adhered to during the two month programme.






Big Hall Refurbishment
Haileybury College
Hertfordshire

Client: Haileybury College
Feasibility Study

TPD are designing lighting, sound, projection and motorised grid systems for the refurbishment of the main hall at Haileybury College. The project is being phased over a number of years, phase one begins on site in October 2004.





Queenswood School Theatre
Hertfordshire

Client: Theatre Futures
Completed Feb 2006

TPD are designing lighting, sound and flying systems for the 300 seat main house Theatre and two adjoining studio spaces within a conversation of the existing drama block and hall. TPD are working alongside Christopher Richardson of Theatre Futures, who is providing the theatre design.


 





Cox’s Yard Studio Theatre
Stratford upon Avon

Client: McKenzie Leisure Ltd
Completed: June 2003

TPD designed and project managed the conversion of the second floor of an old timber mill into a 110 seat flexible studio theatre complete with seating, staging, drapes, lighting and sound systems and links to break out rooms.

 





National Opera Studio
Wandsworth, London

Client: National Opera Studio
Completed: May 2003

TPD designed and project managed the fit-out element of the new rehearsal room/studio including internally wired lighting grid, stage lighting system, house-lighting system, curtain tracks and drapes.
We also worked with the client to fit out the various ensemble rooms, practice rooms, libraries etc with shelving and acoustic drapes.

 





Queen Margaret’s School Theatre
Escrick, York

Client: Theatre Futures
Completed: June 2002

TPD designed the lighting, sound and flying systems for a new build 250 seat theatre at Queen Margaret’s School. Complete with hemps sets, hand-winch sets and comprehensive lighting and sound systems. TPD are working alongside Christopher Richardson of Theatre Futures, who provided the theatre design.






The British School Theatre
Abu Dhabi

Client: Theatre Futures
Completed: N/A

TPD produced designs and specifications for a design and build project at The British School in Abu Dhabi. These designs included comprehensive lighting and sound systems, a tensile wired grid system and electric winch sets.







Projects prior to The Production Desk for Theatre Futures

Westminster School Theatre
Complete lighting, sound and flying systems
Completed in July 2001

The Opera House, Jersey
Complete lighting and sound systems
Completed in July 2000

Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
Complete lighting and sound systems incl. hydraulic pit lift for main house and studio. Completed in August 1999





Pleasance Theatre, London
Project management and co-design of building and specifications with Christopher Richardson
Completed in May 1996

The Waterside Theatre
Project management and design of lighting and flying systems
Completed in April 1995

Dulwich College Preparatory School Studio Theatre
Project management and design of lighting and sound systems
Completed in Oct 1994