Brad Trenaman joins PHT as Technical Director

Photo by Len Grinke Photography
Presentation House Theatre is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Trenaman as Technical Director.

“We have worked with Brad for years as a designer and a technician and I am so excited to have him join the team as our technical director.” says Andrea Loewen, PHT Managing Director. “His creative thinking and problem solving will be a huge asset to our team.”

Since moving to North Vancouver in 2015, Brad has designed lighting for most of PHT’s in-house productions including Where The Wild Things Are (Canada & US tour), Baking TimeI WISH…Listen To Me and So, How Should I Be? (set and lighting design).

“I’m thrilled to be joining the staff at this wonderful company,” remarks Brad. “The past year has been especially hard on our industry but PHT has shown remarkable resiliency in the face of immeasurable hurdles. I look forward to tackling the technical challenges of making theatre under circumstances we never could have anticipated.”

More about Brad Trenaman

Some of Brad’s other Vancouver credits as Lighting Designer include Redpatch for Hardline Productions and Arts Club (Jessie nomination), Salmon Girl for Raven Spirit Dance (Jessie award), Kismet, Things Have Changed for The Chop Theatre and Mortified for Studio 58. Brad especially enjoys sharing his passion for lighting design with youth and has lit several productions with Arts Umbrella and Miscellaneous Productions.

Prior to relocating to the West Coast, Brad designed for many of Toronto’s top dance companies and choreographers. Highlights include Shawn Byfield, Ballet Creole, Debbie Wilson, Menaka Thakkar, Janak Khendry and The Stepcrew. Other notable projects include CATS (Panasonic Theatre, Toronto), singer Matt Dusk (Las Vegas Hilton), The National Chinese Acrobats with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony (Sony Centre), His Holiness The Dalai Lama (Rogers Centre), Menopause the Musical (Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas), and several tours with illusionists Ted and Marion Outerbridge. Brad regularly contributes to Professional Lighting and Production Magazine and is a member of Associated Designers of Canada.

Welcome, Brad!

Brad can be reached at 604-990-3473 and headtech@phtheatre.org.