Tom Houghton

TomTom is a creator and fixer of technical things with a special interest in special effects and coming up with creative solutions to technical problems. Having worked in Queensland before moving to Sydney, Tom has had a number of years of experience in corporate AV and concerts. He has been able to draw on previous experience working in IT, hospitality and outdoor education to give himself a broad knowledge and skillset that extends into the more uncommon aspects of live performance. At NIDA Tom has been able to work on theatre specific skills and has developed and interest in stage management.

When not stuck at NIDA Tom has picked up work for many companies including Belvoir St, Hayes Theatre Co, Foundation Theatres, Gordon Frost Organisation, Carriageworks and The National Theatre. He has also continued working gigs as a freelance Audio Engineer, Lighting Designer and VJ for gigs and venues big and small.

Tom would like to continue to hunt out bigger challenges and continue to learn and grow.

NIDA Productions
Ghosts - Production Stage Manager
Lunacy - Technical Director/Lighting Designer/ Head Electrician/Stage Manager/Vision Systems Supervisor/Designer Sound Systems Supervisor/Designer Online Content/Designer IT Systems/Supervisor Human Counterweight/Assistant Online Content Writer
Starstruck the Stage Musical - Head Mechanist/Human Counterweight
Diploma of Musical Theatre Showcase 2019 - Production Stage Manager
Roberto Zucco - Deputy Head Flyman/Human Counterweight
Macbeth - Deputy Stage Manager
We are Gods - Lighting Designer
Delta Sierra Juliet - Lighting Designer
Stay Happy Keep Smiling - Head Electrician
Waiting for Godot - Assistant Stage Manager

Other Productions
Warhorse (National Theatre) - Carpenter
Shrek: The Musical (Gordon Frost Organisation) - Mechanist/Flyperson
Australia Day Live 2020, 2019 - Assistant Stage Manager
RB Corp: The Hive - Lighting Designer
National Folk Festival 2019 - Venue Manager
MARS: An Interplanetary Cabaret - Lighting Designer/Head Electrician/Sound Designer
Lady and the Tiger - Lighting Designer
Delta Sierra Juliet - Production Manager/Lighting Designer

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