Off Stage - Wednesday 9 October 2019 - Birmingham

Off Stage

Wednesday 9 October 2019

10.00am to 5.00pm

The health and well being of your people is your priority. Explore practical ways to embed sustainability and safety in your day to day practice and prepare for what's on the horizon.           

Off Stage focuses on the crucial aspects of theatre that the general public cannot see but are integral to a successful performance going ahead. 

This conference will explore venue related building issues, environmental and sustainability improvements, health & safety initiatives and hands-on technical & production management.  

Network, learn and be inspired by speakers working in and outside the theatre industry, as well as with colleagues from across the UK. You will leave with practical ideas and support for you to take back to your organisation 

Feedback from previous delegates:

  • Theatre Managers and General Managers.
  • Technical managers & staff
  • Building & maintenance operatives
  • H&S practitioners
  • Sustainability Advisors

BOOK ONE DAY ONLY (Frontline OR Off Stage)

£200+VAT Non-Members 
£160+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members (after 27/08/19), ITC, FST, ABO and ABTT Members 
£120+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members if booked before 27 August 2019 


BOOK BOTH DAYS (Frontline AND Off Stage)

£380+VAT Non-Members 
£300+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members (after 27/08/19), ITC, FST, ABO and ABTT Members 
£220+VAT, UK Theatre & SOLT Members if booked before 27 August 2019

This conference will take place at the Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TB.

Birmingham Hippodrome is easy to find, very centrally located, and well connected to public transport and car parks. 

Directions on how to get to Birmingham Hippodrome can be found here

Download the schedule here.  

Download the current delegate list here. 

Sessions include:

  • Conference Context – Horizon Scanning 
  • Crossing the Line: The Impact of Violent Incidents 
  • A range of workshops from Sustainability in Production Alliance (SiPA) 
  • Hit or Miss? New Ways to Record and Manage Accident & Near Miss Reporting
  • Old Problems, New Solutions… including noise, manual handling, machinery 

Speakers include:

  • Phill Brown, Head of Risk & Technical, SOLT/UK Theatre 
  • Cassie Chadderton, Head of UK Theatre (Session Chair) 
  • Emmanuel de Lange, Equity 
  • Ava Navama, SQR Group 
  • Louis Hartshorn & Brian Hook, Arts Theatre West End 
  • DCI Georgina Barnard, National Business Crime Centre 
  • Sustainability in Production Alliance (SiPA)
  • Samamtha Gruskin 
  • Chris Higgs, Total Solutions Group
  • Steve Foulston, Royal Opera House  
  • Hayley Seddon, RSC 
  • Karl Raw, Health & Safety Executive
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