Production Stage Manager / Lighting Designer
Matthew graduated from Northbrook College with a BA in Theatre Arts specialising in Production Management, Lighting Design and Stage Management. Matthew is Technical Manager for Worthing Theatres and Museum and working alongside the technical team looks after all the technical needs for the 4 venues in Worthing.
Matthew works as a freelance lighting designer and has worked with a number of companies in the Worthing area. Most recent of these was designing for BROS Musical Productions in Bognor Regis on their production of Sister Act, Little Shop of Horrors and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He has also designed for CAOS Musical Productions on Half a Sixpence and worked with the Arundel Players on productions of Chess, Little Voice and 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee. Matthew has designed for Worthing Musical Theatre Company for many years and has designed for their productions of Bad Girls the Musical, The Sound of Music, Into the Woods, Legally Blonde and Hairspray.
In Matthew’s spare time he is Deputy County Commissioner for West Sussex Scouts and is Technical Manager for Billingshurst Scout and Guide Gangshow and Technical Adviser for Worthing Scout and Guide Gangshow.
Alongside Ross and Laura, Matthew is proud to be a founding member of Conn Artists Theatre Company and has worked on every production the company has produced. Matthew has enjoyed touring with The Four Men in autumn 2017 and Silas Marner in autumn 2019 and hopes to see the company go from strength to strength.