Dan Shearing

A freelance Technician/ Stage Manager with 3 years professional experience.I enjoy meeting the challenges presented by each new project, adjusting to different performance spaces, equipment and people.

A full list of my Stage Management credits is available at:


My extensive key skills are valuable in my work as a Stage Manager and St John Ambulance First Aider and Divisonal Cadet Leader./

  • I am optimistic and cheerful
  • I am well organized and methodical
  • I am trustworthy
  • I am always calm under pressure 
  • I enjoy being busy
  • I am able to use my own initiative
  • I am a confident communicator at all levels
  • I have a strong work ethic

In 2005 I was one of eight Techies invited to train at the Bristol Old Vic, in the new Technical Youth Theatre group. I was trained by professional Stage Managers and Directors and have built on this skill base ever since.

I am a Divisional Cadet Leader for St. John Ambulance and Volunteer First Aider and I am also a member of their Safeguarding Team.

I also work on a casual basis for Heart FM radio station. My promotional and marketing role as a ‘Heart Angel’ often involves long and demanding hours but is always fun!   

As a student at St Brendan’s Sixth Form College 07-09 I was actively involved in college life and I was proud to be awarded the ‘Joe Dymond-Williams trophy’ for the student who contributed the most to the college and students in 2008/09. 

I enjoy Volunteer work and through my Student Ambassador role at College and St John Ambulance work; I was awarded the Vinspired award for 50 hours voluntary service in 2009. I have since been awarded the St. John Ambulance award for in excess of 800 voluntary hours in a 12 month period.

I enjoy driving and hold a full UK driving licence.