Brian Holt

Company Technician
Biography

Brian is based in Edinburgh working freelance as a sucessfull Production and Lighting Designer/Technician at various venues around Scotland and the U.K. 

Venues include Edinburgh’s EICC Technical Services Dept, the SECC Clyde Auditorium contracted to Qdos, Summerhall at Edinburgh Fringe 2015, C venues at Edinburgh Fringe ‘Pop Up Venues’ and various Lighting Design and Production Management contracts with both local and international companies. 

Recent lighting designs have been seen at The Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. IndependentTheatre Festival, Berlin. Paphos Capital of Culture Festival,Cyprus.     

Before working freelance, Brian worked full time for Live Systems Audio and Light Ltd, Edinburgh as Lighting and Sound Assistant, promoted to Acting Hire/Projects Manager during the Company’s growth. Then with Black Light Ltd, Edinburgh Hire and Events Department.      

Brian is experienced in lighting design, rigging, truss work, projection/AV and operation of lighting desks such as GrandMA2 lite, GrandMA on PC, Pearl 2000, Tiger, Tiger Touch, ION, Expression,Obsession. Also live sound design and operation. Project Management and temporary venues.

 Production Companies worked for include: Welsh National Opera, Harold Fielding Ltd, Wilde Theatre Brackenell, Sweet Entertainments Ltd, C venues Ltd, Qdos Ltd, Jack Morton Worldwide Productions, Korean Arts Development Maro and Ludens Ensemble, Edinburgh

Lighting Designs for: Excalibur Productions, Edinburgh Fringe, About Turn Theatre Co., Edinburgh Fringe, Thistle Sifters Actors Centre, Edinburgh Fringe, Light In The Dark (Dublin), Graham Woolnough Productions, Edinburgh Fringe, Crimson Skye ‘Death Row Diva’, Mustard Seed Productions (S.A), Norian Maro/Inbrook Productions (South Korea), Edinburgh Fringe, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh. Ludens Ensemble, Edinburgh. Tim Anscombe (APN)

 Ongoing Projects Include: Korean Arts Development Maro, Lighting Design, Ludens Ensemble, Edinburgh, Lighting Design.