Richard Kasica

Richard Kasica

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Lighting, Technical and interdepartmental support.

House of dancing water theatre

Install, maintain, and repair theatre power and UPS systems. Network lighting and dimming system, computer consoles, as well as conventional, automated and projection systems equipment in a safe and consistent manner for The House of Dancing Water.

Training other members of the lighting department to maintain, repair, and develop strategies to increase productivity, efficiency, and reliability of equipment.

Jan 2006 - Present

MOSCOW STATE CIRCUS.

Chief Electrician.

Feb 2008 - Aug 2009

Engineer

Jacquet Western Engineering.

Automation, Electrical Control systems design and Manufacturing.

Defense & Space industry.

Jun 2007 - Feb 2008

Engineer

Austen Lewes Ltd

INSPECTION AND TESTING

Pat testing and full electrical inspection /documentation of electrical and stage systems.

May 2007 - Jun 2007

Lighting technician

FLYING MUSIC

THILLER LIVE THEATRE TOUR

Move show electrical and sound system to various theatre venues and reassemble, equipment.

servicing intelligent lighting and repair.

Oct 2006 - Nov 2006

Consultant.

CIRCUS AMAR

Technical assessment of the production

Mar 2000 - Nov 2006

CHINESE STATE CIRCUS

Chief electrician .

Aug 2006 - Sep 2006

Lighting and sound event coordination.

NSPCC CHARITY EVENT

Joint production of the event with the Circus of Horrors and support bands,

Nov 1999 - Mar 2000

Chief engineer,

BIG TOPS

Mechanical engineering, lighting and sound.

Tent Master: overseeing crew assembling Big tops for festivals and events.

Running sound and lighting production for various events.

Education

Education

Cardigan College.

English O level

Open university M101 mathematics.

Skills

Skills

Skills.

  Head of department Lighting, sound and production. Design of theatre lighting systems and electro-mechanical equipment. Teaching/ training. Knowledge in PCB’s and other fine electronic elements and how to troubleshoot elements  

Lighting for the Media

The television programs I have worked on include lighting for two Blue Peter Specials

BBC1 1995, Technical advice for the Royal Variety Show ITV 1996, Live and Kicking,

The Big Breakfast channel 4 1996 & 1997. Fasten your seat belt BBC1 1998,

RTE 1 & TG 4 Ireland Jan 2001.

Local and regional TV programs and CNN News.

I have provided lighting for photo shoots for magazines such as Elle and Marie Claire

as well as national and local newspapers, including lighting and technical backup for

several touring shows in the U.K.

Documentary on circus for BBC 2 screened in March 2001 .

Local Life cable T.V May 2000 .

Technical support for touring Shows around the UK.2001

Daily Express fashion shoot Oct 2001

Lighting and sound for a TV advert for Channel Islands television June 2004

ADDITIONAL EVENTS/TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Planet love music festival Belfast May 1999. Sound Technician.

Sound technician for CAFOD event Archbishops park London June 1999 Tent Master : Sound technician.

The Newspaper Awards Norwich 2000 Tent Master.

Christmas show for the Opera House in Jersey 2000 Lighting and sound operator.

Worked on developing portable sound systems used on an award winning float in the Macau fringe festival November 2011

Summary

Coming from an electrical engineering background it has been a pleasure to work on some of the most innovative and technologically advanced systems industry has to offer.

Overseeing of various project designs.

Staff management of up to 40 personnel

Repair of electrical/electronic control equipment

Design and manufacture stage lighting and electrical systems specifically for touring circus's and theatre..

Show production/operation, lighting design and sound editing.

Certifications

Certifications
May 2009 - Present

City & Guilds C & G 2382-10

Institute of Electrical Engineers.
Oct 2009 - Present

OSHA

OSHA