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A Backstage Pass 07
Aug

By Open Air Theatre

This week, in celebration of the London 2012 Olympics, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre will be giving you a Backstage Pass to the theatre through a series of video blogs.

From creative jobs to technical theatre and management roles, we will be providing you with an insight into what it is like to work behind the scenes on our 2012 Summer Season.

Day 1: Technical Theatre

Find out from Jason Mills, Assistant Stage Manager, and Dominic Houlison, Deputy Electrician, what it is like working backstage at the Open Air Theatre on Ragtime the Musical and A Midsummer Night's Dream this summer.

Day 2: Costume

We met up with Marny Clulow, Wardrobe Manager, to discuss working in the new costume department at the theatre on this year's repertory season.



Day 3: Visitor Services

From Box Office to Front of House, take a look at what it is like to work in Visitor Services.

Day 4: Acting Company



Listen to Jo Servi (Grandfather, Ragtime / Starveling, A Midsummer Night's Dream), Sophia Nomvete (Booker T. Washington, Ragtime / Ensemble, A Midsummer Night's Dream), Joshua Lacey (Willie Conklin, Ragtime / Peaseblossom A Midsummer Night's Dream) and George Bukhari (Bottom, A Midsummer Night's Dream) talk about performing at the Park this summer.



Day 5: Catering and Hospitality

Gain an insight into what it is like to work in catering, our new pre-theatre dining packages and the opportunities that we have available for corporate groups. Interviews with Lawrence Keal (Catering Manager), Richard Dryden (Head Chef) and Marianne Steele (Partnerships Manager).

Previous entries

Initial Casting for Carousel

14th May 2021

Initial casting announced for Carousel, including Carly Bawden, Declan Bennett, John Pfumojena, Joanna Riding and Natasha May Thomas.

Romeo and Juliet Casting Announced

7th May 2021

Joel MacCormack and Isabel Adomakoh Young are announced as Romeo and Juliet in our new production directed by Kimberley Sykes.

2021 Season Announcement

8th Apr 2021

Details are confirmed for our 2021 season, including extended runs of Romeo and Juliet and Carousel with additional performances added for Dragons and Mythical Beasts. Also announced is a co-production with Unicorn Theatre, and our inaugural Creative Team Associates programme.

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