Institute of Theatre Consultants
member information

Name Mathew Smethurst-Evans
Qualifications BA (Hons) Theatre Studies - Stage Management and Technical Arts
Practice Theatreplan LLP
Location London, UK
Membership ABTT, IoTC
Background Trained at Central School of Speech and Drama; sound designer at the National Theatre; freelance sound designer/engineer
Experience
Lyric Theatre,Belfast (completion: 2010) Design of sound and communication systems for Belfast’s new repertory theatre.
West Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield (completion: 2010) Design of lighting, sound and communications systems for performing arts, media and music departments, including 250 seat adaptable studio theatre.
School Centre for Education and the Arts, American School, London (2009) Specification of a bespoke conferencing/lecture system within theatre (also by Theatreplan)
Crucible Theatre and Studio, Sheffield (2008-9) Upgrade and replacement of sound and communications systems for the main house and studio theatres.
Sound Designer, National Theatre, West End and on tour The Seafarer (also Broadway); ‘Watch This Space’ summer festival (sound manager); Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Doctor Doolittle (sound engineer/operator)
Areas of consultancy undertaken
Business Planning
Feasibility study
Brief preparation
Auditorium design
Seating & sightlines
Stage Lighting
Stage Sound and Communications Yes
Stage Machinery
Workshops
Box office
Other
Contact E-mail mathew@theatreplan.co.uk
Website www.theatreplan.co.uk