Tour Technician Wanted

Tour Technician Wanted
(fixed term autumn season October – December 2018)

Ballet Cymru is an award-winning professional ballet company based in Newport, South Wales, touring unique and accessible productions in venues across the UK each year.

The Role
Ballet Cymru is looking for an enthusiastic, adaptable and reliable Technician to join a team of 1-2 technicians and Technical Manager for the Company’s autumn tour. The Role will include helping with get ins and outs, including loading and unloading the tour van, and occasionally be responsible for putting up backdrops and legs and giving instruction to local crew.

Applicants must demonstrate some knowledge in any of the following: lighting set up and focusing, Q- Lab (Sound), projection and Isadora software. The Technician will share the operating of the show either on lighting or Q-lab with the other technicians, and when not operating be on stage level, to give clearance to the dancers.

The Technician will also be required to share the driving of a hired van during touring, so applicants for this role must be 21 years old or older, and have held a clean driving license for at least 3 years. Travel costs and overnight accommodation as required for the touring schedule will be paid for by the company.

The tour vehicles, touring items & equipment will be kept at the company’s base in Newport between touring periods, so ideally the person for this role will be located in South Wales or Bristol.
Ballet Cymru will be touring two productions across the UK in the autumn, and to be considered for this role you will need to be available 1 October – 12 December 2018. The Company show dates are listed here:

Salary £450 p/w, fixed term contract.

To apply, please send your CV and details of relevant experience to Darius James, Artistic Director, Ballet Cymru

Interviews will take place in early September in Newport, South Wales.

Please note we will only respond to applicants who have been selected for interview.

Ballet Cymru is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Charity No. 1000855

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