Frances Ashton BA Production Arts Student
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Frances Ashton

BA Production Arts Student


Frances Ashton is specialising in Stage Management and Audio Video. Having completed a placement as part of the original SM team for the new play Electric Rosary at the Royal Exchange Theatre, she has strong interest in new writing and would love to work on more in the future, either as part of the SM team or AV and projection.

Her BOVTS credits include – SM / AV Programmer on Loam (Bristol Old Vic), DSM on The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (The Station), SM on Macbeth (Bristol Old Vic Weston Studio), DSM on Troilus and Cressida (The Redgrave Theatre) and AV op on Can’t Take My Eyes Off You -performed as part of the Algorithm festival as an interactive Zoom performance.

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Working relationships made at BOVTS often extend beyond the course, design commission rates are excellent, it’s fantastic to see the graduates embracing successful and rewarding careers as Performance Designers in a professional environment. Angela Davies, Head of Performance Design