Matthew Newcombe BA Production Arts

Matthew Newcombe

BA Production Arts


Matthew is specialising in stage management during his final yeat at BOVTS, with a strong interest in musicals.  Matthew has completed work experience on several touring musicals including Joseph, Heathers, Beauty & The Beast, Sister Act and The Cher Show.  He is completing his work placement on the UK tour of 42nd Street.

Professional credits include Technical Assistant Stage Manager on Sleeping Beauty at The Theatre Royal Plymouth.  Assistant Stage Manager (cover) on Wonder Boy at The Bristol Old Vic.  Assistant Stage Manager (cover) on Dick Whittington at The New Wimbledon Theatre.  Technical Assistant Stage Manager on Snow White at Swansea Grand Theatre.

Credits at BOVTS include Deputy Stage Manager on Henry V in the Weston Studio.  Stage Manager on This House at The Tobacco Factory Theatres.  Deputy Stage Manager on Robin Hood & Marian at The Redgrave Theatre.  Stage Manager on Great Expectations, West Country Tour.

Students developing and growing in confidence during their time here, seeing their work reaching professional standards in approach and execution; a student who intends to be a stage manager producing a wonderful sound design; a first year student making a lovely recording of a song for their recording project; tracking the careers of former students and seeing them be successful; being able to find a job opportunity for a recent graduate. Frank Bradley, Sound Tutor