Darren Joyce

Head of Construction at National Theatre

  • Gauthier Schiehlé
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About me

Head of Construction for the Royal National Theatre. Prior to this I ran the Scenery Building subsidiary of Welsh National Opera. I have also worked as a Production Manager for Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera, and the National Youth Theatre amongst others.

Skills

  • Theatre
  • Lighting
  • Performing Arts
  • Musical Theatre
  • Drama
  • Live Events
  • Production Management
  • Set Design
  • Stage Management
  • Opera
  • Stage
  • Arts Administration
  • Festivals
  • Plays
  • Theatrical Production

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Work history

Currently

Head of Construction

National Theatre

May 2014
  • I run the construction, and the scenic art department.

2014

General Manager

Cardiff Theatrical Services

Aug 2011 - May 2014
  • I manage and run the company for Welsh National Opera

2011

Production Manager

Scottish Opera

Jan 2008 - Aug 2011
  • I ran the Scottish Opera workshops, and was Production Manager for Scottish Opera productions

2005

Carpenter

Dorset Opera

Aug 2004 - Aug 2005

2007

Production Manager

Welsh National Opera

Apr 2004 - Dec 2007
  • I was Production Manager for a number of large and small scale opera productions and events.

2004

Stage Technician

Lyric Hammersmith

Aug 2002 - Aug 2004

2004

Production Manager

National Youth Theatre

Aug 1999 - Aug 2004

1999

Theatre Technician

Goldsmiths College

Aug 1998 - Aug 1999

2002

Master Carpenter

English Touring Opera

Aug 1997 - Aug 2002

Education

1997

Scenic Construction, and Stage Properties

Rose Bruford College

Aug 1994 - Aug 1997