Coral Nelson

Stage Management

Student Information


Coral is a freelance Stage Manager from Essex with experience in a wide range of theatre including opera, ballet, musical theatre and new works. She enjoys working with others to make a production happen and has particular skills in score reading and prop making.

Known for being bubbly and proactive, Coral hopes to apply these skills in the next steps of her career as she grows as a professional.


  • Advanced Score Reading
  • Cueing to music
  • Just FX Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course
  • RC Annie Theatrical Handgun Training
  • Strong prop making skills (inc. sewing and painting)
  • Experience with bloodwork
  • Tallescope training; rigging & focusing; Hemp flying; basic Qlab programming
  • Experience working with children ages 5-18
  • Experience working with groups with learning disabilities & difficulties
  • Foundation BSL

Work Experience:

RCS Credits include:

Production Manager – ETCH Chamber Music Festival
Stage Manager – BA Modern Ballet Showcase, 9 to 5: The Musical
Stage Manager on Book – Aliena – Or One Who Moves Freely
Deputy Stage Manager – Les Enfants Terribles, MA Opera Scenes
Assistant Stage Manager – The Bacchae, Grand Slam 20s Night
Technical Assistant Stage Manager – Die Dreigoschenoper
Lighting Technician/Flyman – Cinderella

Outside of RCS her credits include:

Stage Management Team – It Takes A City at The Royal Albert Hall
Rehearsal Room Work Experience – Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat UK Tour
Dep Assistant Stage Manager (Placement) – The Nutcracker with English National Ballet
Rehearsal Assistant Stage Manager (Placement) – Raymonda with English National Ballet
Deputy Stage Manager – Goblin Market with BYMT
Assistant Stage Manager (Placement) – L’Amico Fritz with Opera Holland Park
Project Manager – Chance To Ask Stage Management Panel Series
Freelance Online Event Manager – Secret Event Service

Contact Information


Aliena - Or One Who Moves Freely


Die Dreigoschenoper

Etch Festival

Raymonda - Johan Persson - English National Ballet

L'Amico Fritz - Ali Wright

Les Enfants Terrible

Personal project - Tiered cake

The Bacchae