Company Stage Manager
Tanya Stephenson adopted the role of Company Stage Manager for Gecko in 2015. She has since toured with Gecko to Mexico, China, South Korea, Kazakhstan and Madrid amongst other marvellous places.
Tanya is also a Theatre Maker, Designer, Art Director, Production Manager and Lighting Designer with an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from RCSSD (2013) and a BA in Performance Design from the University of Leeds (2010). She won the Francis Reid Lighting Design award in 2010 and has since worked on national and international tours with companies such as Fuel, Paines Plough, Theatre Rites, Gecko, BBC, Punchdrunk, Little Bulb, Wardrobe Ensemble, The Invisible Dot, Spymonkey, Polka Theatre and STOMP.
Her solo work also extends outside of TV and theatre – from designing installations at the British Library and at festivals, to artistic workshops with ex-offenders and prisoners to working alongside fashion photographers and VM designers, such as Rhea Thierstein.