Tim Atkinson

Technical Service Manager

Tim trained at Rose Bruford College, gaining a degree in Lighting Design in 1994. Before graduating in 1997, he began working in the West End on Tommy at the Shaftesbury Theatre, and subsequently crewed on many West End shows including Grease and The Goodbye Girl, before returning to the Shaftesbury for Rent in 1998. After a stint at the Millennium Dome, Tim joined the Shaftesbury full-time in mid-2000 as Deputy Chief Electrician, working on shows such as Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Far Pavilions and Hairspray. After training as an energy assessor, Tim joined the Theatres Trust to project manage its three-year Ecovenue sustainability programme, occasionally writing for LSI, Theatres Magazine and The Stage, and continued sustainability/writing work on a freelance basis from 2013 until March 2016, when he joined WL as Tech Service Manager.