Stage and Props Technician (Grade 2), Royal Shakespeare Company

  •  West Midlands
  •  Paid (£30k-40k)
  •  Full time
  •  Closes June 30, 2019


Are you an experienced Stage and Props Technician? Do you want to work for a leading theatre company?

We are looking for a Stage and Props Technician (Grade 2) to work in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. You will be doing show running, changeovers, fit ups and much more.

This position is offered as a full time, fixed-term contract, based in Stratford-upon-Avon until March 2020. 

The Stage and Props team have a varied and diverse set of skills, covering everything from rope access and stage rigging to sewing and ice sculpting!

Do you have knowledge of:

  • Basic theatrical working practices
  • Scenic shifting, rigging, slinging and flying
  • Props show running
  • Tools and equipment used by the various roles within the Stage Department?

Evening and weekend working is required.  

The Stage and Props department have a great balance of hands-on technicians in the team, each with varying degrees of experience. We fit up the shows coming into our venues, tech them in, undertake show running, for every show there are 3 stage staff, 2 props staff and a duty senior, we are prepared to get dressed in any costume required for onstage cues. If we have a rep season we change the shows over when required sometimes in a very short period of time. Once the run of a show has finished we do a get out and prepare the venue for the next show coming in.  

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