Giles Tanner3

Giles is a graduate of Hagley Theatre Company (Diploma in Performing Arts) where he concentrated on technical production. He is experienced in lighting, sound and audio visual design.

Giles is the Head Technician at The Court Theatre and has worked on more than 50 Court productions including Amadeus; Cat vs. Dog; Hui; End of the Rainbow; When the Rain Stops Falling; The Hound of the Baskervilles; Blood Brothers; Plum; Le Sud; Constellations; Romeo and Juliet; The Ladykillers; Exit the King; Mary Poppins; Winston's Birthday; Macbeth; Educating Rita; The Little Mermaid; Waiora; Puss in Boots; The Events; Ropable; Uncle VanyaSteel Magnolias; Venus in Fur; Titus Andronicus; Easy Money; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Ideation; Vernon God Little and Misery. 

Giles also graduated from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy.

Court Shows

  • 2018 - Mum's Choir - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - Stephen King's Misery - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - Vernon God Little - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - The Biggest - Operator
  • 2018 - Ideation - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - In the Next Room, or the vibrator play - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - Roger Hall's Easy Money - Lighting Designer
  • 2018 - Titus Andronicus - Lighting Designer/Operator
  • 2017 - Venus in Fur - Lighting Designer/Operator
  • 2017 - Steel Magnolias - Lighting Designer
  • 2017 - Songs for Nobodies - Sound Designer
  • 2017 - Uncle Vanya - Lighting Designer
  • 2017 - Ropable - Lighting Designer
  • 2016 - Winston's Birthday - Sound Designer | Operator
  • 2016 - Macbeth - Lighting Designer
  • 2016 - Matthew, Mark, Luke and Joanne - Lighting Designer
  • 2016 - Cops and Robbers - Lighting Designer
  • 2016 - Educating Rita - Sound Designer | Operator
  • 2016 - The Little Mermaid - Lighting Designer | Operator
  • 2016 - Waiora: Te ū kai pō – The Homeland - Lighting Designer
  • 2016 - The Streaker - Sound Designer
  • 2016 - Puss in Boots - Lighting Operator
  • 2016 - The Events - Lighting Designer | Operator
  • 2015 - One Man, Two Guvnors - Lighting Designer
  • 2015 - Le Sud - Lighting Designer
  • 2015 - Alice in Wonderland in the Attic - Operator
  • 2015 - Constellations - Lighting Designer
  • 2015 - Romeo and Juliet - Lighting Designer
  • 2015 - The Ladykillers - Lighting Designer
  • 2015 - Hamlet: The Video Game (the stage show) - Operator
  • 2015 - Exit The King - Operator
  • 2015 - Mary Poppins - Operator
  • 2015 - Badjelly the Witch - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - End of the Rainbow - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - When The Rain Stops Falling - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - The Hound of the Baskervilles - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Lighting Operator
  • 2014 - Blood Brothers - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - Ache - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - Plum - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - You Can Always Hand Them Back - Lighting Designer
  • 2014 - A Very Merry Scriptless - Lighting Designer | Stage Manager | Operator
  • 2013 - Amadeus - Lighting Designer | Operator
  • 2013 - The Women - Lighting Designer
  • 2013 - Hui - Lighting Designer / Sound Designer / AV Designer
  • 2013 - SNAP! - Lighting Designer
  • 2013 - A Very Merry Scriptless - Lighting Designer