Profile

Background

William GallegosWill Gallegos discovered the technical side of theatre, specifically lighting at the age of ten when he was given the opportunity to operate the lights in his school's studio theatre. At sixteen his passion evolved into his own company, which provided lighting and sound for private hire. This experience propelled him towards his formal training in Lighting Design at Rose Bruford College.

Will Gallegos has worked as a freelance lighting designer and technician for the last ten years. This range of work enables him to keep up to date with the latest technology and skills within the lighting industry, and ensures that Willís designs stay fresh and unique. Will takes pride in his work. His professionalism guarantees that the final production is finished to a high standard.

As a lighting designer, Will Gallegos is able to visualise the clientís end product and is able to communicate these ideas to others. Willís in depth knowledge of the technology he works with allows him to easily troubleshoot. Anyone who has met Will knows that, standing at 6í5Ē, he is happy at heights.

Location
Canada Water, London, United Kingdom (SE16)

Education
2006 City & Guilds 1810: Entertainment and Theatre Electricians Part 1 & 2
2005 BA(hons) Lighting Design Rose Bruford College (2:1)

Additional Training
2014 Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) Event Production Industry Safety Passport
2012 Emergency First Aid at Work (one day course)
2012 IPAF Powered Access Licence - Scissor Lifts (3a) & Self Propelled Booms(3b) and Static Boom (1b)
2010 Lyon, Work at Height and Work at Height Rescue
2008 Vari*Lite Series 300, 500, 1000, and 3000 Technical Training
2003 Full Clean UK Driving Licence

Additional Information
£5 million Public and Products Liability Insurance with Arthur Doodsons (Brokers) Ltd
Will Gallegos has his own reliable car allowing him to travel the country
Will Gallegos is fluent in French and semi-fluent in Dutch