Other work (not LD)

Production and Technical Stage Manager

A Thing Mislaid| 
Maison Foo

Maison Foo blend their trademark style of visual storytelling, clowning and humour, with new experiments in miniature puppetry and live camera.

Travelling through cinematic worlds and surreal realities, A THING MISLAID explores themes of migration and journey, asking the question ‘If home is no longer home, then where do we belong’?

A heartfelt tale full of footsteps, hope and an unlikely friendship between two lonely travellers and a mysterious bird.

Wlll Leighton's role was Production and Technical Stage Manager. Responsibilities included scheduling, leasing with venues, leading get in and get outs. Installing the live camera AV System, projection mapping and relighting.

"Maison Foo's thought-provoking quirky and timely theatre uses clowning and puppetry to explore the plight of refugees"


- The Stage ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Co Directors/Writers: Bethany Sheldon and Kathryn Lowe

Performers:Teele Uustani & Raquel Pereira

Designer / Visual Collaborator: Sam Wilde

Composer: Matt Marks

Lighting Designer: Alexandra Stafford

Digital Media Artist: Barret Hodgson

Dramaturg: Nick Walker

Production Technical Manager: William Leighton

with the support of:

Associate Producer: Phoebe Wall-Palmer

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Technical Stage Manager

Then Again| Tremolo Theatre


Performed at Kings Head, London  / Theatre Shop, Clevedon / Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol / The Lab, Plymouth Theatre Royal

Then Again is a sci-fi, tragicomedy that examines modern society and our relationship with technology. Tongue tied scientist and amateur YouTuber, Millie, is busy studying for her Phd in sustainable energy, making videos of her oddball inventions and hanging out with her best friend Anna Does she need more subscribers or does she need true friends?
Performed by Tremolo Theatre, a new vibrant company with a compelling and distinctive voice,Then Again features original music, collaborative story-telling, dance and movement sequences against a backdrop of simple and inventive staging. Filled with humour, observation and emo-tion, the play holds a mirror to today’s digital society and will resonate with audiences as it probes the power and in uence of the internet through the allegory of time travel.
Creative Team
Created and devised by The Company
Co Director - Helena Middleton
Co Director - Jack Drewry
Dramaturg - Bea Roberts
Music - Hal Kelly and Jack Drewry
Sound Design - Jack Drewry
Designer - Ruby Spencer Pugh
Lighting Design - Will Monks
Producer - Emma London
Photography - Jack Offord
Technical Stage Manager - Will Leighton

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Lighting Operator

Tango Fire|  German Cornejo

The Peacock Theatre, London Tango Fire is an award winning dance show that returned to the West End in January 2019.

International Tango superstar German Cornejo’s dance troupe The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires is a true global phenomenon and the world’s leading Tango company.
Will Leighton's roles included show calling; lighting, stage and Flying elements from the book and updating and programming the Lighting Design on an ETC GIO.
Images borrowed from the Tango Fire Website and aren't from the London Performance.
Creative Team
Producer -  Andrew Kay
Associate Producer / Company Manager - Toni Rudov
Production Manager/ Lighting Designer - Nick Jemicz
Audio Engineer - Kevin Jianoran
Lighting Operator - Will Leighton
Wardrobe - Kathryn Waters