Monique Orton is live entertainment tech working in Australian theatre, cabaret, music, burlesque, circus and comedy. She shares her experiences on YouTube, aiming to provide fans with a behind-the-scenes look and inspire aspiring technicians. Currently, she works as a Radio Mic Technician for “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” in Sydney.
In this episode we discuss the importance of sound and stage management working closely together, navigating technical challenges of working on the outdoor production of Phantom Of The Opera, how working with great people make a huge impact to your experience, and the importance of finding that work/life balance to look after your mental and physical health.
This episode touches on topics of mental health and the importance of finding work/life balance, if you or any one you know is in need of support please reach out to Support Act who offer a free phone counselling service for anyone working in Australian music or the arts by calling 1800 959 500. If you are overseas or not in the industry please reach out to your relevant service providers.
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