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Production Management

Pre Squid experience includes seven years as Assistant Street Events Manager for the largest arts festival in the world. 


Producing the Fringe’s large scale, outdoor, street theatre events over two city central spaces: The Royal Mile and Mound Precinct. Playing host to many of the world's finest performers, this event sees an estimated one million visitors a year.

In this dynamic environment the role involved designing and implementing scheduling systems to programme over 500 performance artists into 4000 time slots, over 25 days. 


Experience with the Edinburgh Fringe includes project managing the design and build of a new city central box office - the Virgin Money Half Price Hut; the Hut was installed on The Mound each year. Management of communications between the suppliers, architects, the Box office team, The National Galleries, structural engineers and Edinburgh Trams was key to the success and delivery of this project. The site brought many design and installation challenges as The Mound is part of the gallery's roof. Tracy managed the budget, design and build. Access and technical challenges were overcome to great effect.


Deputy Stage Manager

A number of years working as part of the Stage Management team for Mavericks,
a 250-capacity cabaret tent in the Theatre and Circus fields. Running a high octane late night three hour variety cabaret show. 


Operational Management

Pre Squid experience of managing the operational delivery of the 14th Encounters Short Film Festival in Bristol, including recruiting, training and managing a volunteer staff team of 50.


Festival & Programme Management

Pre Squid experience includes eight years on board with the Science festival whose key aim was to popularise science and take it to new audiences.


Managing the planning and production and delivery of a two-week annual Festival popularising science. Attracting around 76,000 visitors, the programme consisted of over 120 events citywide, produced in collaboration with cinemas, galleries and publishers. Key responsibilities including strategic planning, budgeting, managing partner relationships, programming, print management and recruitment.

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