Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Cherona Chapman

Cherona began work as a technician at the University of Birmingham’s Guild Theatre, and then undertook an internship with National Youth Ballet in 2014.  Since then, she has continued to work in both lighting and stage management alongside her studies in England and Canada.  Currently, Cherona is a PhD student in Geography and the Environment at Oxford University, where she is also co-manager of the university’s drama store.

Lighting Design

The Threepenny Opera (Oxford Playhouse), Nice Guy (Burton Taylor Studio), Hereafter (North Wall Arts Centre), Alcaholics Anonymous (Edinburgh Fringe 2017 – Venues 38 & 39), House of Bernada Alba (Michael Pilch Studio), Not About Heroes (Burton Taylor Studio), Into the Woods (The Old Mill Theatre)

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Sweet Charity (Oxford Playhouse), Bonnie & Clyde: The Musical (Pichette Auditorium), National Youth Ballet’s 2015, 2016 Seasons (The Stag Theatre; The Hawth Theatre; Sadler’s Wells)

Deputy Stage Manager

Heathers (Market Hall Theatre), American Idiot: The Musical (Market Hall Theatre)

Assistant Stage Manager

Sister Act (Oxford Playhouse), Façade/Eight Songs for a Mad King (Arcola Theatre), National Youth Ballet Time in Motion and Bright Young Things (The Crescent Theatre; Sadler’s Wells)

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Cherona Chapman
Assistant Stage Manager and Head of Props