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TOURING TECHNICIAN WANTED FOR SCHOOLS TOUR - DEADLINE 12PM TUE 21 NOV

Barbican Theatre, Plymouth seeks a professional touring technician for their spring 2018 re-tour of Why Would You? by Jon Nash. This is a show with accompanying workshops commissioned by Next Steps South West (Plymouth University, Plymouth Marjon University, Plymouth College of Art, South Devon College, City College Plymouth, Strode College, PETROC). This Theatre and Education programme aims to support and encourage more young people to think about the benefits of higher education, student fees and funding. The target audience will be Years 9-12 (14 to 17 year olds) and their teachers.

The project aims to challenge attitudes, stimulate debate and overcome misconceptions around student fees and funding, resulting in the breaking down of finance as a barrier to young people’s views on going to university.

PERFORMANCES

  • In a public venue for approx 200 audience members tbc
  • At a maximum of 15 schools over three weeks 22 January – 9 February

 

WHY WOULD YOU GENERAL INFORMATION 

PERSON PROFILE

  • Basic technical knowledge of sound, light & AV systems
  • Experience of using Qlab software
  • Excellent organisational skills, adaptable and capable of making quick decisions to facilitate get-in’s
  • Ability to communicate well in a school setting, friendly, presentable & calm
  • Capable of passing an enhanced DBS check
  • Total fee: £1832 (4 weeks @ £458 per week – 1 week rehearsal, 3 weeks performances)

 

TIMETABLE

Rehearsal Period: 1 week 15 January – 20 January 2018

Touring: 3 weeks 22 January – 9 February  touring schools in Devon and Cornwall

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please to download and complete an application form here Barbican Theatre – Application & Equal Opportunities Form (Mar 2017)

and return by email to info@barbicantheatre.co.uk or post to Emma Baskeyfield, Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ 

(NB. you may send a copy of your CV in addition to an application form but not instead of – applications sent without an appilication form will not be considered) 

If you have any questions regarding this role, then please contact us on 01752 267131 or email info@barbicantheatre.co.uk

CLOSING DATE: 12 noon Tuesday 21 November 2017

INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 29 November 2017 

If you have any questions regarding this role, then please contact us on 01752 267131 or email info@barbicantheatre.co.uk