Job Opportunities

We are looking for an extraordinary Company Stage Manager for our forthcoming tour of The Border by Afsaneh Gray. The production will tour to schools and venues nationally in autumn 2019. Theatre Centre Company Stage Managers are efficient, organised, have bags of enthusiasm for touring, and get their kicks out of meeting 1000s of young people on their turf.

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract for 15 weeks from 12 August 2019, plus an additional day, pre-tour, for planning.

Rate/Fees: £530 per week, plus accommodation and subsistence touring allowance (ITC/Equity) and pension contributions (5% Equity pension scheme, or 3% other pension schemes).

Key Dates 2019 Rehearsals begin – 12 August 2
Production week – 9 September
First performance – 12 September
Contract ends – 23 November

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Proven experience as a Company Stage Manager or Deputy Stage Manager
  • Knowledge of QLab
  • Technical knowledge of sound playback and system set up
  • Proven experience of theatre touring including get-ins and fit ups, relighting and tour coordination
  • Full clean driving licence and the ability to drive the touring vehicle (long wheel-base Mercedes Sprinter)
  • Good knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation and risk assessment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the Company, Theatre Centre team and School
  • Ability to work to and support a rehearsal and production schedule
  • Experience of coordinating with Production Managers and venue technical staff
  • Ability to respect children and young people, and safeguarding procedures at all times

Other Requirements
This position is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Theatre Centre will organise and cover the cost of this.

How to Apply
Download the CSM job pack for full details on the duties and responsibilities, and how to apply. The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 29th April.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an informal interview and a chat on Thursday 9th May 2019.

Theatre Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance and advantages of diverse workplaces and communities. We welcome applications from those who identify as BAME, LGBTQI and/or have a disability. Theatre Centre is a Disability Confident Employer – we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. Should you need this information in another format, require reasonable adjustment, or like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know .

If you would like a conversation about the role, please contact Lucy Goodman, Programming and Administration Coordinator: Lucy@theatre-centre.co.uk / 020 7729 3066.

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