Lauren is a Stage Manager based in Glasgow. She is a final year student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. During her time at the conservatoire, she has developed a passion all kinds of performance. She was recently the Production Manager on Bucket of Sunshine, a play written by students and produced by Good Apple Productions, which she co-founded in 2020.
Credits include: The Taming – Deputy Stage Manager, Bucket of Sunshine – Production Manager; New Orchard Sessions – Production Manager & Host; 9 to 5 – Sound No.2 & Stage Management Assistant; Secret Mischiefs – Stage Manager; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella – Assistant Stage Manager.
Deputy Stage Manager
Anne Peart is a stage manager from Dundee with a passion for contemporary plays, opera and community theatre. She enjoys bringing people together and creative problem solving.
Credits include: The Taming – Stage Manager, The Last Witch – Stage Manager on book (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Greece – Deputy Stage Manager (UK Theatre School); Les Enfants Terribles – Assistant Stage Manager (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); L’Occasione fa il Ladro – Assistant Stage Manager (British Youth Opera).
Ewan is a Scottish based lighting technician who has worked in this industry from a young age. He specialises in Production Electrics and Programming but has worked across all areas of lighting professionally. Before coming to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Ewan worked professionally as a lighting and sound technician before deciding to continue his education. Ewan mainly works in Scotland but is branching out to work across the UK.
Credits: Attic Panto – The Tivoli Aberdeen (2016- 2023), Shrek the Musical – AOC Productions (2019), Les Enfants Terribles – RCS (2021), Secret Mischiefs – RCS (2022), Flight – RCS (2022), Sweeney Todd – RCS (2022), Ballet Showcase – RCS (2022), A Very Expensive Poison – RCS (2022), Little Women – RCS (2023), Waitress UK tour – His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen (2021), The Lion King Rhino Tour – The Edinburgh Playhouse (2022), Black Light Ltd (2021 – 2023), Black Light Production Services (2023), The National Theatre of Scotland (2022-2023)
Head Scenic Artist
Emma is a third-year scenic art student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the head scenic artist for this production of Children of Eden. She worked for G1 Scenery in the summer.
RCS credits: Sweeney Todd; Hänsel und Gretel; Cinderella; The Speculator; Guilio Ceasar; Secret Mischiefs; Flight; Takin’ Over the Asylum; Merrily We Roll Along; Opera Double Bill.
Upcoming: Attempts on Her Life.
External: Thread (Renfrew Town Hall); Legally Blonde (CentreStage)
Other – Moonwake bar Co. (bar painting)
Sam Mackie is a UK based Prop Maker in their final year at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. They have been involved in theatre from a young age with their local youth theatre before discovering the joys of working backstage. They have a passion for all things theatre and just love to be making props and working as an ASM backstage.
Credits Include: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – Prop Maker/ASM (Kendal College – 2019); Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg – ASM/Flies (Fulham Opera – 2019); Parliament Square – Props Lead (RCS – 2021); Cinderella – Prop Maker/Scenic Painter (RCS – 2021); Hansel und Gretel – Prop Maker/Scenic Painter (RCS – 2022); Sweeney Todd – Prop Maker (RCS – 2022); Taking Over the Asylum – Props Lead (RCS – 2022); Faustus: That Damned Woman – Prop Maker/Assistant Lead (RCS – 2022); A Very Expensive Poison – Prop Maker (RCS 2022); Merrily We Roll Along – Prop Maker (RCS – 2022); Jack and the Beanstalk – Assistant Stage Manager (The Witham – 2022); L’Etoile – Prop Maker (RCS – 2023); The Russian Double Bill – Prop Maker (RCS 2023)
Eva Barrett Mansfield
Assistant Props Lead
Eva Barrett Mansfield is a Scottish second year student, loving studying prop construction in Glasgow with a minor subject in scenic art. She will graduate from this course (Production Arts and Design) in June 2024. She is interested in working in the film and TV industry as well as collaborating on artist instillations.
Cinderella – Prop Maker (RCS 2021); Hansel und Gretel – Prop Maker (RCS 2022); Sweeney Todd – Prop Maker/Scenic Artist (RCS 2022); Taking Over the Asylum – Scenic Artist (RCS 2022); Gloria – Scenic Artist (RCS 2022); Faustus: That Damned Woman – Prop Maker (RCS 2022); A Very Expensive Poison – Prop Maker (RCS 2022); Merrily We Roll Along – Assistant Lead Prop Maker (RCS 2022); Russian Double Bill Opera – Prop Maker (RCS 2023); Emergence Festival Exes: A Horrific Cabaret – Prop Maker (RCS 2023); Swan Song (short film) – Prop Maker (Directed by Finn Toolis RCS 2023)
Angerlique van Rooyen
Angelique is a South African production artist specializing in prop construction and restoration at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Prior to her time at the RCS she studied Entertainment Technology at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, SA where she was awarded the Chancellor’s award for Outstanding Performance in the Arts.
Some of her credits include Le’Noz, In Transit, Bare: The Musical (2018-2019 Breytenbach Theatre), Strings (2019 Shot Film), TUT Spring Festival (2018-2020 Arts Festival), Cinderella, Hansel & Gretel, Sweeney Todd, A Very Expensive Poison, Merrily We Roll Along, L’Etoile, Russian Double Bill (2020-2023 New Athenian Theatre), Taking Over The Asylum, Faustus: That Damned Woman (2022 The Chandler Theatre), and more. Angelique hopes to continue her career in the UK after graduation.
Head of Stage
Tom Sedgwick is a Scottish based Technician. His theatrical experience ranges across Scottish based touring including companies such as Scottish Opera and Opera Bohemia. As a final year Stage Technology student of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, he is keen to grow his experience and share his passion for the arts with the industry.
Credits include: La Boheme (Opera Bohemia 2018), Falstaff (Opera Bohemia 2018), Avenue Q (Eastwood entertainers 2019), Jack & the Beanstalk (Beacon arts centre 2019), La Boheme (Scottish Opera 2020), Into the Woods (RCS 2021), The Pajama Game (RCS 2021), Falstaff (Scottish Opera 2021), Cinderella (RCS 2021), Hansel und Gretel (RCS 2022), Gloria (RCS 2022), The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Bohemia 2022), A Very Expensive Poison (RCS 2022), Faustus: That Damned Woman (RCS 2022), L’Etoile (RCS 2023), Russian Double Bill (RCS 2023).
Head of Flys + Automation
Scotty is a Stage and Automation technician working across the UK, with a particular interest in large-scale touring. Scotty enjoys realising the technical aspects of theatrical designs, from drafting ground plans and leading the fit up to the satisfaction of opening night. In the future, they hope to lead the opening of a West End production. Through RCS and external work, Scotty has gained experience in both counterweight flying and multiple types of automation systems.
Credits include: My Fair Lady UK & Ireland Tour – Stage/ Automation Dep (Edinburgh Playhouse, 2022-2023), Orphans (Tour) – Stage Technician (National Theatre of Scotland, 2022), Medea – Lighting Technician (National Theatre of Scotland, 2022), Cinderella – Flyman (Beacon Arts Centre, 2021), Merrily We Roll Along – Head of Stage & Automation (RCS, 2022), Russian Double Bill – Head of Stage (RCS, 2023), Takin’ Over the Asylum – Head of Stage (RCS, 2022)
2nd year Costume Construction student with an interest in Theatre making and dancewear.
2nd year student on the RCS costume construction course, with a particular interest in historical costume and millinery.
Mairi is currently a 2nd Year student, she has previously worked as a maker and dresser on a number of RCS’s productions. Mairi was Costume supervisor on The Nest and looks forward to working on more film and theatre projects.
2nd year costume construction student who has made costumes for a dressed several previous RCS productions, including Merrily We Roll Along, Sweeney Todd and the Russian Double Bill Opera.