Institute of Theatre Consultants
member information

Name Paul Crosbie
Qualifications -
Practice Plann Ltd
Location 40 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7RQ
Membership -
Background General Manager, Shaftesbury Theatre London; General Manager, Sadler's Wells in the West End; Theatre Manager for Stoll Moss Theatres, London; commissioning theatre manager, RADA, London; technical consultant at The Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton. Over twenty years experience in a broad range of arts and business management, in-depth understanding of large-scale technical theatre production and complexities encountered in theatre buildings, particularly those of late Victorian and early Edwardian period.
Experience

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury UK (2011)
Keith Williams Architects

Building-wide functional planning, auditorium planning and sightline modelling, bespoke seating design, stage engineering, lighting and audio-visual systems design, tendering, procurement and site co-ordination for 1,200 proscenium house and 150 seat flexible studio.

The Cube, Corby (2011)
Hawkins Brown Architects

Auditorium planning and sightline modelling, specialist fixed and curved retractable seating system, technical systems development and site co-ordination for 450 seat flexible proscenium house and 60 seat flexible studio.

Nottingham Contemporary (2010)
Caruso St John Architects

Technical systems design and site co-ordination for a flexible, ‘found’ performance space.
Areas of consultancy undertaken
Business Planning Yes
Feasibility study Yes
Brief preparation Yes
Auditorium design Yes
Seating & sightlines Yes
Stage Lighting No
Stage Sound and Communications No
Stage Machinery Yes
Workshops Yes
Box office Yes
Other Site works
Contact E-mail paul@plann.co
Website www.plann.co