Theatre : Audio and video work




Emancipation Acts

Audio : recording, editing
July 2014

I recorded a community drama group reading slave testimonies, and created a sound istallation for the Ramshorn Kirk graveyard section of this promenade production.

Written by Alan McKendrick
Directed by Alan McKendrick
Produced by Glasgow Life, Culture and Sport
Venue : site-specific across 5 locations in Merchant City, Glasgow (July - August 2014)




Lift_Project

Video : filming, editing (archival DVD, 38 min)
October 2008 - March 2009

Lift_Project was a promenade performance for one audience member at a time, featuring 3 monologues taking place in lifts and a hotel suite. The DVD was screened at the Ramshorn Theatre, Glasgow, in November 2010.

Written by Margaret Rose / Martin O'Connor / Salvatore Cabras / Wilma Stark
Directed by Omero Affede
Produced by Teatro del Contagio
Venue : site-specific at Hotel Hermitage, Milan (October 2008)




Finished With Engines [revival]

Audio : sound design, editing
July 2008

Written by Alan McKendrick
Directed by Alan McKendrick
Produced by Arches Theatre Company
Venue : Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (July - August 2008)




The Best From A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Audio : recording, editing
July - August 2007

Five plays, various writers and directors
Produced by Oran MorE!
Venues : various Edinburgh and Scottish venues (August - September 2007)




The Endurance

Audio : editing
March - April 2007

Written by Al Seed / Ben Faulks
Directed by Al Seed / Ben Faulks
Produced by Al Seed / Ben Faulks
UK tour (April - May 2007)




Hunger

Audio : editing
October 2006

Devised by Al Seed
Directed by Al Seed
Produced by Al Seed / Arches Theatre Company
Venue : The Arches, Glasgow (October 2006)




Finished With Engines

Audio : sound design, recording, editing
September 2006

Video : filming, editing (archival DVD, 146 min)
September - October 2006

The DVD featuring all 3 performances was used by the writer/director as a reference for rewrites prior to the successful restaging of the show in August 2008.

Written by Alan McKendrick
Directed by Alan McKendrick
Produced by Friedman McKendrick Viola / ArchesLIVE!
Venue : The Arches, Glasgow (September 2006)




The James Dean Death Scene

Audio : sound design, recording, editing
February - April 2006

Video : filming, editing (archival DVD, 74 min)
April 2006 - February 2009

I filmed the performances at the Tron Theatre from 3 different angles using a fixed camera, and edited the footage together to produce a DVD for the director and cast.

Written by Alan McKendrick
Directed by Alan McKendrick
Produced by Arches Theatre Company
Veunue : Tron Theatre, Glasgow (April 2006) / Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (April 2006)




The Factory

Audio : recording, editing
March - July 2006

Video : editing (promotional CD, 54 min)
March - July 2006

The CD was successfully used by Al Seed to secure further performances; I then re-edited his original footage to help him rework the structure of the show prior to the run at the Edinburgh Festival.

Devised by Al Seed
Directed by Al Seed
Produced by Al Seed / Arches Theatre Company
Venues : The Arches, Glasgow (April 2006) / Baby Belly, Edinburgh (August 2006)






I Confess

Video : filming, editing (archival DVD, 119 min)
May - December 2005

My DVD of this promenade show in the Arches basement featured all 19 one-to-one monologues, together with individual biographies of the writers and performers, a 15-minute walk-through of the performance space (as suggested by director Andy Arnold), a title sequence, press reviews, and a short essay by dramaturge Margaret Rose. Excerpts have been screened at the Glasgow Film Theatre and Teatro i in Milan. The disc was instrumental in Andy Arnold being invited to create Monaciello for the Napoli Teatro Festival Italia 2009.

Click on the header above to watch some of the monologues on the I Confess Vimeo channel.

Various writers
Dramaturge Margaret Rose
Directed by Andy Arnold
Produced by Arches Theatre Company
Venue : The Arches, Glasgow (May 2005)




Other audio work for theatre...

I've also undertaken smaller projects for Alan McKendrick (The Bad Drive Well, May 2007; Celine And Lenny Go Dating, January 2007), Megan Barker (Tongue Lie Tight, May 2007), Faultline / Arches Theatre Company (Pit, September 2006 - August 2007), Drew Friedman (Ai Ai, September 2006), and Nomad Theatre (Matryoshka, September 2005). I was sound designer for seven Charnwood Community Theatre productions.


And other video work for theatre...

I've edited a short promotional video for Mull Theatre (Laurel And Hardy, April 2011), filmed performances for Visible Fictions (The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, March 2007) and Alessandro Valenzisi (Mad Cow, September - December 2005), and authored an archival DVD for Margaret Rose and Wilma Stark (Walking Through Stones, October 2006).