The Coat

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The Coat
Performance Course
BA Performance in BSL and English
Creative Team
Ramesh Meyyappan
Set and Costume Designer
Lighting Designer
LD Mentor
Lizzie Powell
David Paul Jones
Sound Designer
Magic Consultant
Kevin Quantum
Movement Director
Tim Litaca
Gregor Barclay
Production Team
Production Manager
Colin Bell
Stage Manager
Suzy Goldberg
Deputy Stage Manager
Emma Skaer
Production Electrician
Jon Megan
Lighting Programmer
Lighting Technician
Lighting Technician
Production Sound Engineer
Sound Technician
Sound Technician
Stage Supervisor
Stage Technician


Technical Stage Department

The Frame

On the upstage edge of the stage, there is a 2400mm square width, 175mm depth frame which tilts to 30 degrees.


There is a 8m x 8m cloth rigged onto a bar at back of the stage. There is a dogleg rigged on the stage right side of the back masking. There are 3 leg masking hung around the stage area.

Petal Drop

Above centre stage, there is a petal drop which occurs during the show. This is comprised of two batons; one fixed, and one movable. Connecting the batons is a drop cloth in which the petals will be stored. The movable baton moves using a pulley system, with parachord as the line.

Stage Management

LX Department

Sound Department

This show was an interesting one for sound as no sound was to be played during recording. This meant the system was only up for rehearsals.

Technical Drawings

Top Down

This is a top down of the sound plan for The Coat.

FOH view

This is a FOH perspective showing lengths relative to the main truss.

Kit List


Scheduling each aspect of the show helped make it much easier to remain ahead of schedule.

Department Schedule

This schedule made it possible for everyone to accuratly know where and when they needed to be.

Fit Up Week Plan

This plan gave a general overview along with approximate timings for tasks.

Fit Up Breakdown

This document aims to break down each task into simple steps for members of the department who had not done this before.


This was a document to make collecting kit much easier as it has locations and quantities.

Power & Cabling

Power Requirements

This document listed what devices where in use and where their power would be coming from.

Battery Requirements

This document calculated how many batteries would be used across the run.

Power on and off Procedure

This made it possible for the less experienced staff to know how to safely turn the system on and off.

XLR Requirements

This document broke down the uneven lengths of XLR required into simple set lengths.