Technical Stage Manager

Zest Theatre and Half Moon are looking for a Technical Stage Manager for their touring production of What Once Was Ours.

Dates:  Monday 24th September – Saturday 25th November.
Location: Rehearsals in Lincoln and London, touring nationally.

The Technical Stage Manager will be an incredible all rounder who will be responsible for liaising with each touring venue, and be the main point of contact for the company whilst on site. They will be responsible for fitting up the set and rigging sound and LX in each venue. For the performance the TSM will operate both Lighting and Sound.

You Need:

  • Experience of technically supporting touring theatre.
  • A good practical experience of ETC lighting desk and Qlab.
  • Incredible people skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Initiative and common sense.
  • To be a team player.
  • A full clean driving licence with experience of driving a long wheel based van. Unfortunately for vehicle insurance purposes you will need to be at least 21 years of age.

Fee: £550 per week with accommodation provided and per diems. Hours per week are approximately 48. This will vary slightly depending on touring schedule. This is an Equity contract.

To apply please send a covering letter and C.V. to
To discuss any aspect of the contract please contact

Closing date for applications:  5pm on 9th August
Interview date: 18th August

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