Jon Sherwood Head Of Production Arts

Jon Sherwood

Head Of Production Arts


Biography

Jon joined Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in August 2006 and continues to balance freelance Production Management work around his Theatre School commitments.

Jon has production managed countlessly shows for Theatre Royal Bath Productions including: Abigail’s Party (Director Sarah Esdaile, Designer Janet Bird / National Tour), The Libertine (Director Terry Johnson, Designer Tim Shortall / Theatre Royal Bath and West End), While The Sun Shines (Director Christopher Luscombe, Designer Rob Jones), Thérèse Raquin (Director Jonathan Munby, Designer Mike Britton / National Tour), King Lear (Director Lucy Bailey, Designer Bill Dudley).

Prior to joining BOVTS Jon was Production Manager for the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon and spent ten years production managing the National and International tours of D’Oyly Carte Opera Company.

Jon’s background prior to Production Management was Stage Management working at The Crucible and Theatre Royal York.  Jon trained on the Stage Management Course at Guildford School of Acting.

I find it immensely satisfying passing on the baton and continuing the culture of generosity of the many people who taught me. It’s a privilege and pleasure to nurture and teach so many talented young people and see them flourish in their career. Cathy Stewart, Head of Scenic Art