Michael Stapleton

Course Information

Course Name:

Stage Management and Technical Theatre

Year of Graduation:


Productions at The Lir Academy

Scenes from The Big PictureDeputy Stage ManagerNona Shepphard
Bold GirlsSound Design CoordinatorSelina Cartmell

Special Skills

Sound, Lighting, Prop making, Scenic art, Set-Building, CAD, Score-reading, Good musical theory knowledge, Photo editing, First Aid, Good with computers, good with cameras.

Previous Experience

City and Guilds Diploma in Sound and Recording Engineering, assistant sound engineer in GB Shaw theatre on several bands, playing various instruments and singing in many bands and music groups around the country and Europe. Operating lights for amateur theatre groups. Prop-making and stage hand work with the RandR Musical Society. Scenic work in GB Shaw theatre. Have done week courses in film. Recording engineer for several bands and music projects.


Music, I play several instruments and sing and have toured and recorded a lot doing this. I love art, drawing, painting and making things. An interest in photography.