Dan Blaker | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Dan Blaker


2014 - 2017 Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Ba (Hons) Theatre Practice: Theatre Sound
2012 - 2013 De Montfort University, Leicester, FdSc Creative Sound Technology

Productions at Central

2015 Sound Designer - Ivanov (Dominic Rouse)

2015 Sound Designer - Macbeth (Kelly Hunter)

2015 Sound HOD - Blood Wedding (Anthony Eden)

2015 Production Sound Engineer - Natural Selection (Dugald Bruce-Lockhart)

2016 Production Sound Engineer - Shivered (Angie Langfield)

2016 Sound Designer - Through The Wire (Mike Bradwell)


Software Sound Design

2015 Sound Designer - Stagecraft 3D Storyboarding Software for Virtual Reality - Breaking Fourth (David Kaskel)


2015 Sound Designer - Joan, Babs & Shelagh Too - Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Gemskii Orr)

2015 Sound Operator/ ASM - Shakespeare by Shaggers - CSP - Queens Hotel, Brighton (Richard Franklin)

Other Experience

2013 Sound No. 1 - Code Control (Max MSP Convention) - Cycling 74 - Phoenix Arts Centre, Leicester

Software Sound Design

2015 SFX Editor - Checkmate - Breaking Fourth (David Kaskel)

Live Events Production

2015 Build Engineer - Canon Expo Paris 2015 - Orbital Sound (Dave Sorrell)

2016 Additional Sound Design/ Sound Operator - Tricycle Takeover Festival - Switch - Tricycle Theatre Youth Theatre 19-25 - Tricycle Theatre (Tom Bowtell)

Workshops Participated In

2016 RCSSD Student Representative - - Norwegian Theatre Academy - Vardø, Norway (Serge Von Arx)


Association of British Theatre Technicians
Association of Sound Designers


Experience in Yamaha Digital Mixing Consoles Experienced in multiple Audio software including: Ableton Live (8 and 9), Logic Pro 9, Mainstage, QLab 2/3, Pro Tools, Max MSP, Autocad, Adobe Illustrator/ photoshop Experience in Applescript Experience in Object-Based Programming (Max MSP) Experienced in D&B Systems Experience in Digital Audio Networks (Dante/ MADI) Experienced in Yamaha DM1000, LS9, 01V, CL/QL Series Basic knowledge of Digico Systems/ T Software Experienced in Large Format Analogue Consoles Experience in Radio Mic Management (Shure, Sennheiser) Full Clean Drivers Licence with Pass Plus Certificate Cello Grade 3 Piano at Grade 4/5 Standard Fluent in reading Music Notation


English, Portuguese

Current production