All posts for the month February, 2016

Much of 2015 was spent working for Summerhall on their 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe program, as technical production manager. Summerhall’s 2015 program included over 150 different shows, with Grid IronNorthern StagePaines Plough and dozens of other companies from all over the globe presenting work, as well as an acclaimed season of live music including gigs from Sun Kil Moon and the Sun Ra Arkestra. It was a massively successful year, with Summerhall’s best ticket sales ever and great critical response, with over 50 4 and 5 star reviews, 2 Total Theatre Awards, and 6 Fringe First Awards. With such a large and diverse program quality technical services were vital, and months were spent planning and specifying venue spaces and dealing with advance requests from companies. A great team of technicians came together for the festival itself and made 2015’s fringe run go off without a hitch.