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
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.
AWARDED BEST OF BRISTOL 2018: THEATRE by Bristol 24 7
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
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.
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