Posted 10 June 2009 - 11:37 AM
Sorry, that would be the Tyne variety.
The event was at the start of this week, the company I was working for normally use Pinnacle (or Gallowglass) crew who did not have anyone locally and were quoting a ridiculous rate for one local for the day (although to be fair they did bring it down to a fair price in the end).
The event organiser had no luck in finding an alternative local crew company (I'm not convinced they looked particularly hard - I would of rang the local Arena and asked who they used) so I was just curious to see what the options were for the next time we're working up that way.
Posted 27 July 2009 - 03:42 PM
With 4 main theatres in the city and an Arena, The Sage In Gateshead (just Across the river) several more venues where theatre music dance and many other artistic/corporate performances/events take place the city and its surrounding area have a whealth of professional crew.
I am a Production/Stage Manager who works in the North East and the next time your in the area looking for crew let me know.
Oh and as for companies such as Gallowglass.. I would think one of the reasons they dont have anyone local is because they do not take on anyone local.. I have applied to this and other companies of their type and have had no response!! (God I sound bitter ...but Im not hahaha)
Posted 27 July 2009 - 08:28 PM
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Posted 28 July 2009 - 09:58 AM
yeah there are good crew working at these venues and there are also good crew who work freelance in the north east area who these venues use if and when needed.... at least we agree there is crew and good crew at that in the Newcastle Upon Tyne Area ....
Posted 30 July 2009 - 10:42 AM