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Top Technical Theatre Jobs: War Horse On Stage

31 July 2017

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Production and Design

RWCMD graduates take top spots in the stage management and technical theatre team for this year’s National Theatre production of War Horse.  

The Stage Manager, Deputy Stage Manager, Head Rigger and Assistant Stage Manager/Book Cover on the UK tour all trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Sarah-Jayne Davies won the position of Stage Manager, and her husband Mark Davies the position of Head Rigger. Elli Andrews will join them as Deputy Stage Manager, and Chris Deasey as Assistant Stage Manager/Book Cover – ensuring that the College is very well represented in the production!

Sarah, Mark and Elli join a long list of graduates who have worked on productions of War Horse.

Rebecca Killick (Acting 2013), Tom Norman (MA Musical Theatre 2011) and Simeon Truby (Acting 1992) appeared in the first UK and Ireland tour of the critically-acclaimed production with National Theatre in 2014. Matthew Aubrey (Acting 2009) played the lead role of Albert in the West End production just six months after graduating.

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