Production Management: Hamilton, A One on One with Frank Swann
By Anna Robb
Anna Robb has a one on one discussion with Frank Swann, Production Manager for Hamilton (worldwide).
From venue assessment and equipment tenders, to logisitcs and maintenance, discover what it takes to keep a production like Hamilton touring the world. Learn about the hard and soft skills that are an integral part of successful production management.
With a wealth of experience from a vast array of productions, this discussion with Frank is a must watch.
Frank Swann is a Production Manager, Project Manager and Technical Supervisor with Hudson Theatrical Associates. His work has spanned theatre, film & TV, live events and installations. Recent projects include
Hamilton (Worldwide), CAMP: Notes on Fashion (Metropolitan Museum of Art), The Inheritance Parts 1 & 2 (B’way), Derren Brown: Secret (B’way), The University of Puerto Rico’s theatre renovation, Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire (Disney World), and the New Year Eve Time Square Ball Drop. Frank also recently served as a production manager for the filmed versions of Hamilton (steaming on Disney+) and David Byrne’s American Utopia (Coming to HBO). Outside of his work at Hudson, Frank has worked for The Tony Awards, presidential campaigns, & lots of live events. In his free time, Frank likes to run, hike & travel. Frank is a graduate of NYU/Tisch School of The Arts where he studied Production & Design and Politics.