Call out for theatre technicians

Ockham’s Razor are seeking to employ two Company Stage Managers, two Technical Managers and a Production Manager for their 3 touring productions next year.

If you know anyone that may be interested please do forward this email, many thanks.

We need the following roles:

  • A Company Stage Manager for the tour of ‘Belly of the Whale’, a new outdoor show.
  • A Technical Manager and Company Stage Manager, for the creation and tour of the new indoor work ‘This Time’.
  • A Technical Manager to tour with 'Tipping Point' working with and assisting the Company Stage Manager.
  • A Production Manager to oversee all three productions.

Ockham’s Razor are an award winning aerial circus theatre company run by Artistic Directors Alex Harvey, Charlotte Mooney and Tina Koch, produced by Alison King of Turtle Key Arts.

OCKHAMS RAZOR COMBINE CIRCUS AND VISUAL THEATRE TO MAKE WORK THAT IS ARRESTING AND ENTERTAINING, SPECIALISING IN CREATING PHYSICAL THEATRE ON ORIGINAL PIECES OF EQUIPMENT AND CREATING STORIES FROM THE VULNERABILITY, TRUST AND RELIANCE THAT EXIST BETWEEN PEOPLE IN THE AIR.

“Ockham's Razor is a hugely promising young aerial company who don't just have superb circus skills, but also highly creative brains.” The Guardian

The Production Manager will work part time, possibly two days per week, from Jan-May 2019 mainly office or rehearsal based, overseeing all three productions.

They will be responsible for liaising with the Producer, the Directors, the creative team and the Stage Management team, organising schedules, managing production budgets, liaising with venues, organising equipment purchasing, props, set build and equipment maintenance and show logistics.

The Technical Managers will go on tour and will liaise with the Production Manager and venues and plan the scheduling of the tour. They will be responsible for re-lighting, sound, and operating the show on tour. Knowledge of QLab and ETC Nomad is essential. The TM must have experience of mid-scale touring and a good working knowledge of venue lighting and sound control systems. Knowledge of CAD is also preferable. The TM will also need to help with rigging (no previous experience needed) as well as unloading and loading vans.

The Company Stage Managers will go on tour and will liaise with the Producer, Directors and Company members, taking responsibility for artist and team scheduling, set, costumes, props, meeting the venue and festival staff, selling merchandise and all company and other stage management duties. The CSM will also need to help with rigging and assembling equipment (no previous experience needed) as well as unloading and loading vans. For ‘This Time’ the CSM may need to do some counter weighting (again no previous experience needed).

The people in these roles will need to work well as part of a team, be very personable and communicative, be comfortable driving long wheel based vans, able to manage themselves, the tours, teams and the workload with initiative and good humour and in the case of Belly of the Whale not mind working outdoors.

Dates:

  • Production Manager - Jan-May 2019.
  • Company Stage Manager and Technical Manager for ‘This Time’ Rehearsals & Production from January 2019 onwards, touring from May 2019 onwards UK wide.
  • Company Stage Manager for ‘Belly of the Whale’ Touring from late April-September 2019, nationally and internationally
  • Technical Manager for ‘Tipping Point’ Touring from Feb 2019 onwards nationally and internationally.

Rate of pay:

  • Above ITC/Equity minimum recommended rate, exact details to be discussed.
  • Per diems, accommodation and travel are all arranged by The Company.

If you are interested, please email your CV and a brief email outlining why you think you would be suitable for the job and for which role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - closing date 15th November 2018.

 

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CALL OUT FOR THEATRE TECHNICIANS

Ockham’s Razor are seeking to employ two Company Stage Managers, two Technical Managers and a Production Manager for their 3 touring productions next year.

If you know anyone that may be interested please send this link.

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