Technical & Production Management, Lighting Design & Philosopher for Hire


Chris Howcroft is a technical manager, production administrator and lighting designer who currently lives and works in London. Key strengths include scheduling and booking teams to deliver projects; arranging cost-effective hires and purchases to maximise the potential of budgets; compiling health and safety documentation and risk assessments to ensure that staff are well briefed and working safely; and ensuring effective communication amongst staff, creative teams, production partners and clients to resolve and prevent problems. Services available include production coordination, Eos family programming, production electrics and Vectorworks drafting. He is also available for lighting design, relights and LD assistant roles.

Chris is currently Assistant Production Manager for Brighton Dome and Brighton festival. He was Technical Coordinator at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch until January 2018 and was previously a technician there from 2005–2014.

For details of previous production credits, please see my CV. There's a selection of sample Vectorworks related files on the library page