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Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on April 9, 2018 at 12:02

Hi! (me again) 

I'm on the search for a Lighting Designer to work on Lovecraft (not the sex shop in Cardiff). The show is part of festival of the voice in June, rehearsal starts in May with tech w/c the 4th of June. Performances from the 5th of June - 16th. The performance space is ffresh restaurant at WMC, the tech is really minimal, so looking for someone to do some exciting stuff with not much kit. We are also going to Edinburgh and part of the contract would be to relight the show there (summerhall). Please do get in touch for further information glesni.price-jones@wmc.org.uk 

Any suggestion of people to get in contact with as well would be much appreciated! 

Thanks 

Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on March 8, 2018 at 10:37

Job Opportunity - Stage Manager Festival of Voice and Edinburgh 

LOVECRAFT (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) is a one-woman science comedy music show created by Carys Eleri in co-production with Wales Millennium Centre.

Carys Eleri is seeking a Stage Manager with technical knowhow to join her on her on a journey this summer.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not restricted to:

  • Being present and on the book during all rehearsals
  • Operating and programming qlab during rehearsals (Sound and animation)
  • Operating Sound, LX and Animation during performances
  • Assisting with rigging LX and Sound
  • Props sourcing
  • Maintaining any costume and props including doing laundry when necessary.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Understanding of the process of creating a one person show
  • Experience with programming qlab for sound and video
  • Experience of operating Sound, LX and Video
  • Strong scheduling and time keeping skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Desire to have fun

Desirable

  • Welsh speaking
  • Full clean driving license

Contract Type: Freelance

Dates of Engagement Are (TBC):

Rehearsals in Cardiff – 16th of May – 2nd of June

Tech @ Wales Millennium Centre – 4th - 5th of June

Previews @ Wales Millennium Centre – 5th + 6th of June

Performances @ Wales Millennium Centre – 7th - 16th of June

Edinburgh Fringe – Week commencing 23rd of July until the 27th of August. Exact dates TBC.

Fees

Fee is £470 a week. This is an Equity Subsidized Theatre MRSL 2 Contract.

Apply

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter (no more than 1 side of A4) to Glesni Price-Jones (Emerging Producer) emergingproducer@wmc.org.uk.

In your covering letter please let us know how you meet all the essential criteria and any experience you have with the duties and responsibilities outlined.

Closing date is the 22nd of March 2018. 

Interviews will be held on the 29th of March 2018.

We will contact all applicants but may not be able to give detailed feedback.

This project is supported by The Arts Council Of Wales. 

Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on March 6, 2018 at 9:32

Dirty Protest are seeking a Re-lighter/stage manager for the remount of Sugar Baby by Alan Harris. 

The re-lighter will need to be able to: 

- re-light a one-person show in the round 

- operate sound and lighting during performances 

- have good time keeping and problem-solving skills

- ability to give direction to the actor while on tour 

- work well independently

Dates 

Re-rehearsal + re tech : 3 days w/c 16th of April 

Performances Chapter: 23rd - 26th of April 

Travel to Dresden Germany: 27th of April 

Performance Dresden festival: 28th of April 

Travel back to UK: 29th of April 

Tech Soho Theatre London: 21st of May 

Performances Soho Theatre London: 22nd of May - 2nd of June. 

Pay 

Pay will be in line with ITC/Equity rates. We will also cover all travel and accommodation in Germany. Further discussion to be had on any other payment for relocation etc depending on where the candidate is based. 

We forsee Sugar Baby touring further later in the year so we are looking for someone with an interest in forming a longer term relationship with the company. 

Please send a short email explaining your experience and a cv to Glesni Price-Jones Assistant Producer glesnipj@gmail.com as soon as possible. We hope to appoint someone by the 16th of March. 

Comment by Jacqui George on January 8, 2018 at 21:36

We're looking for a Stage Manager on the Book and a Technical ASM, take a look here http://wemadethis.org.uk/technical-asm-job-description-heolwr-llwyf... 

http://wemadethis.org.uk/technical-asm-job-description-rheolwr-llwy... 

Any questions get in touch.

Comment by Jane Lalljee on October 24, 2017 at 11:54
Taking Flight Theatre are recruiting for a Stage Manager for their Spring tour of You've Got Dragons.

Dates are 19th Feb – 13th May 2018 inclusive but it is likely that there will be an extension.

This is a technical show and tours a self contained lighting rig and uses captions which are run via Qlab.

SM must be a driver and aged 25+, have touring experience. There is a cast for 4 actors and an ASM also as part of the touring team.

Equity ITC contract. Payment will be just over equity minimum with relocation costs of required, as well as per diems and accommodation on tour

This is for a UK tour.

Please email elise@takingflighttheatre.co.ukwith CV
Comment by George Soave on September 20, 2017 at 12:57

JOB OPPORTUNITY @ The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff

Job title: Lighting Technician

Reporting to: Technical and Digital Coordinator

Work Duration: 18th November – 16th December

Pay: £7.50  an hour

Hours: Full time, most days finished by 3pm. Average 42.5 hours per week.

Location: The Gate Arts Centre, Keppoch Street, Cardiff

We are looking for a lighting technician to operate the lighting for our Christmas pantomime at the Gate.

Key responsibilities & duties

The lighting for the show will be basic but will need to be engineered to a professional standard consistently from show to show. You will also be responsible for other general technical tasks but your focus will be primarily on LX. Duties on show days will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that the lighting rig is fully functioning and correctly focussed every morning before the first show.

  • Maintenance and repair of the lighting design if any issues arise during the run.

  • Assistance with constructing the stage flats when necessary.

  • Operating the lighting in coordination with the sound engineer for all of the showings of Hansel and Gretel.

  • Resetting any staging, tech or props between and after shows.

  • Liaising with other members of events staff to coordinate requirements for evening events.

Essential requirements

  • Knowledge in operating and programming lighting desks (experience using an ETC Congo Jr or other ETC consoles is preferred) and lighting technology.

  • Experience of programming and operating professionally is not essential to allow people looking for experience of the role a chance to apply, however you must be capable of programming and operating to a functional and professional standard.

 

Desirable requirements

  • Experience working in theatre in a back stage role.

  • Experience operating lighting professionally

  • Studying or qualified from a technical theatre course.

  • A desire to contribute to and continue as part of The Gate Arts and Community Centre.

If you would like to apply for this job please email a CV and reference information to tech@thegate.org.uk. The closing date will be October 10th 2017.

Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on August 8, 2017 at 9:02

August 012 are looking for a Stage Manager for their next production Of Mice And Men. 

Dates 

Rehearsals: 18th Sept - 17th October 

Performances: 18th October - 28th of October 

Returns: 30th of October  

Fees  

Equity minimum weekly fee for 6 weeks  

Duties  

- Being on book and helping the creation of a new text that will takes parts from the play and the book. (These are already in a digital form)

- Taking blocking notes 

- Creating comprehensive rehearsal notes 

- Coordinating design, production and rehearsal schedules with the Production Manager 

- Operating LX and Sound during the shows run 

- Assisting with the get in and get out 

- Some props sourcing (possibly) 

- Any other duties that come with a post such as this. 

Please get in touch with Glesni Price-Jones (associate producer) if you have any questions or would like to register your interest in the role. glesnipj@gmail.com 

Comment by Fio on May 29, 2017 at 14:47
Hello,

Fio have two roles for Stage Managers these will both be paid @ £450 a week.


Touring Company Stage Manager:

18th September - 29th October. Must be over 25 and a driver. Experience of touring desired.



Company Stage Manager

Fio's second project @ The Other Room requires a talented Stage Manager.

9th October - 15th November.


To find out more and meet for a chat contact Shane@wearefio.co.uk
Comment by Fio on May 29, 2017 at 14:47
Hello,

Fio have two roles for Stage Managers these will both be paid @ £450 a week.


Touring Company Stage Manager:

18th September - 29th October. Must be over 25 and a driver. Experience of touring desired.



Company Stage Manager

Fio's second project @ The Other Room requires a talented Stage Manager.

9th October - 15th November.


To find out more and meet for a chat contact Shane@wearefio.co.uk
Comment by Glesni Price-Jones on May 17, 2017 at 6:34

Mercury Theatre Wales Seeking a Stage Manager 

We looking for a stage manager for your next production 35 TIMES which will be going on a small Wales tour very soon! 

Dates 
Rehearsal - 5-26th of June at The Park and Dare in Treorchy. 
Tech - 27th @ The P&D
Tech/Dress 28th - @ The P&D 
Performances 28th June - 30th - @ The P&D 
Tour 
1st July - Penarth Pavillion 
3rd July - St Dogmaels Memorial Hall 
4th July - Get in Volcano Swansea 
5th - 7th - Performances Volcano Swansea 
10th July - Get in Chapter Arts Centre 
11th - 15th - Performances Chapter Arts Centre 
Fee
£450 a week for 6 weeks (total £2700)
Rehearsals are in Treorchy and we will be arranging lift shares from Cardiff. 
Responsibilities 
- Being in the room and making the book 
- Maybe some sourcing of props 
- Operating sound and lx during the show (there wont be much of this) 
- Generally helping out during tech (we will also have in house help from the technicians at the park and dare) 
- Driving a small van on tour 
- Get in and get outs with the help of the 6 actors 
- Maintaining props and costume on tour 
- Participation in some social media around the show (maybe 1 small blog contribution and few tweets) 
We'd love to meet with anyone interested in the position. Please get in touch with me glesnipj@gmail.com and if you have a CV send it on over. 
Thanks! 
Glesni Price-Jones
Producer 35 TIMES 
 
 
 

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