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The PMF Seminar at the ABTT Theatre Show

We hope you will come to our Seminar at the ABTT Theatre Show It is on the Wednesday (5th June) at 12.30 in the Londesborough Room. Entitled The Theatre Green Book – Tricks, Tips and Sharing for Theatre Production,  the seminar is sponsored by J & C Joel. It will

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JHAV Sponsor the PMF

We are delighted to announce that JHAV have come on board as Production Sponsors for the PMF. Production sponsorship contributes to the production of PMF communication with its members and the wider world. JHAV are a team of industry leading event specialists based in the South West of England. We

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PMF AGM 2024

The PMF is pleased to announce that our AGM will take place on Wednesday 20th March, at 4pm GMT on Zoom. This is our opportunity to review the work of the PMF over the last year.

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UK/US Town Hall #3

Thanks to everyone who came to the third of our UK/US Town Halls, hosted by our new US Associate, Lawrence Bennett, Director of Production, Alliance Theater, Atlanta, Georgia. The video is now available As with our previous two trans-Atlantic Town Halls, it will be a chance for Production and Technical

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Diversity Day Panels

We are pleased to announce the panels for Diversity Day at the Royal Opera House on Monday 22nd January. Forum 1. Diversification of production and technical workforce and pathways into it. sponsored by Autograph Sound Chair. Sally Garner-Gibbons Apprenticeships Co-ordinator and Technical Youth Theatre Co-ordinator for Chichester Festival Theatre Sylvia

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Diversity Day Update

The PMF is delighted to be presenting two Forums on the subject of Diversity and Inclusion in Technical Theatre. Generously hosted by The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and sponsored by Autograph Sound and J & C Joels, our Diversity Day will be an opportunity to share and discuss experiences

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Diversity and Inclusion Forums at the Royal Opera House

Diversity & Inclusion – What does this mean for Production Managers? The PMF is delighted to be presenting two Forums on the subject of Diversity and Inclusion in Technical Theatre. Hosted by The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, our Diversity Day will be an opportunity to share and discuss experiences

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National Mentoring Day

Mentoring. “You land this job as PM and suddenly you are Head of Health & Safety, running fire drills and evacuation procedures, then having to do a performance review of staff that were under-performing, trying to set budgets for the following year based on the very scant information, dealing with

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October Town Hall

Thanks to everyone who came to the Town Hall. Chaired by Suzy Somerville, Director of Productions at Birmingham Rep, it was a was a wide ranging, informative, thought provoking continuation of the discussion started in our Seminar at the ABTT Theatre Show in July. You can now watch the video

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The PMF is Recruiting

We are looking to add a number of new members to the committee that is responsible for the general running and development of the PMF. All Committee Members give their services for free and fit their involvement with the PMF around other commitments and calls on their time. Due to

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Three PMF Milestones

We are delighted to announce that our 1,200th member registered on the PMF website last week, and we have just posted our 700th Job Opportunity for Production and Technical Managers, and we have reached 1,000 followers on LinkedIn. These milestones epitomise what the PMF is about. Jill Robertshaw, Deputy Production

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PMF Mentoring Scheme Relaunch

The PMF is excited to be relaunching its Mentoring Scheme as from Monday 24th July. The free scheme aims to support aspiring, early and mid-career Production and Technical Managers by pairing them with more experienced professionals for advice and help. Mentoring pairs then set up their agreement about how frequently

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Announcing Tomorrow’s Panel

We are delighted that Mark Dakin, Managing Director TAIT Neasden & Haverhill, UK, will be chairing the discussion on Diversity in Technical Theatre. We can now confirm that the panel will be made up of Production Managers Ben Arkell and Misha Mah The  Forum will be at the ABTT Theatre Show

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TAIT are sponsoring our Diversity Forum

We are delighted that TAIT have agreed to sponsor our forum on Diversity in Technical Theatre and that Mark Dakin, Managing Director TAIT Neasden & Haverhill, UK, will be chairing the panel. The  Forum will be at the ABTT Theatre Show at 12.00 on Wednesday 7th June in the Londesborough

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The PMF at the ABTT Theatre Show

Are you going to the ABTT Theatre Show? We are! We will be running a Seminar on Diversity in the Londesborough Room on Wednesday 7th at 12.00. In an era of skills and labour shortages, we will be discussing how to make technical theatre available to all. Please join us

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The PMF Is Recruiting

The PMF is interested in working with a Development professional on a commission basis. The Fundraising and Income Coordinator would take responsibility for developing and running our income generating activities.

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May Town Hall

We are pleased to announce the May Town Hall. This will be on Thursday 25th May from 16.00 GMT. As well as getting updates from the PMF membership, we will be talking about mentoring and our plans for re-launching our programme. Please join us on Zoom if you can, although

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PMF AGM

Thanks to everyone who came to our AGM. We reviewed the work of the PMF over the last year and presented plans for the future to the membership. All registered PMF members can see the presentation here.

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First Town Hall of 2023

Thanks to everyone who came to our first Town Hall of 2023. Chaired by our very own Mandy Ivory-Castile, we asked PMF members from around the world what they are looking for from the PMF in 2023 and beyond. We talked about opportunities to join the PMF Committee and had

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Student and Young Members Associates

The PMF is looking to recruit more Student and Young Members Associates (SYMs) to our committee. SYM’s represent the interests of Students and Early Career Members of the PMF in all aspects of what we do. SYM’s are also vital in taking on Assistant Roles to help run different aspects

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New Year Social

A Happy New Year to all our members! The PMF is kicking off the new year in style with a New Year Social in London. It will be on Thursday 19th January from 17.00 to 23.00 at The Spice of Life, which is just by the Palace Theatre

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