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Follow Spot Operator NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : Corby , United Kingdom

  • Salary : £393.00 to £481.00 per week

  • Posted : 11/10/2021

  • Position: Part time

Job Description

The Core at Corby Cube are looking for an experienced Follow Spot Operator to work on our exciting Christmas production of Sleeping Beauty on a fixed-term basis.

The role involves the practical operation of follow spot and assisting the technical staff with production maintenance and other duties during the Christmas production.

The ideal candidate will have worked backstage on pantomime or musical theatre before and be a great team player. This is a fast paced behind the scenes role on a professional production and will require some physical lifting and moving.  

Fixed Term Contract runs from 14th December 2021 to 1st January 2022 with break days.
Potential to earn between £900 - £1,100 for 16 working days (with holiday pay).

Additional Information

To apply, please upload your covering letter and CV as one document in the "Upload your CV *" slot below.  Please include in your application at least one reference that can be contacted immediately. You will be sent a link to complete an equal opportunities monitoring form once this has been received.

We would welcome applications with the following skills; Technician, Technical, Theatre, Communication, Follow Spot Operator, Production, Maintenance, FTC, Stage Crew, Technician, Rigging, Lighting, Staging.

Essential Skills

Experience

  • Stage crew / stage technician member for profession theatrical, musical or panto type productions

Knowledge/Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge of stage crew duties
  • Knowledge of staging and flying systems & rigging
  • Basic knowledge of at least one of either theatre lighting or sound
  • Understanding of theatrical terminology and standard theatre show practices
  • Understanding and commitment to live performance

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Operation of stage control equipment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Ability to trouble shoot in high pressure situations
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of lifting & moving heavy loads

About Company

The Core at Corby Cube is a registered charity and we have recently celebrated our 10th Birthday. In this time, we have welcomed more than 300,000 audience members and participants to our town centre venue, and made a local economic impact of £16.8 million.

The Core at Corby Cube consists of three spaces. The Theatre seats 445 people on three levels- the main live programme takes place here with professional visiting companies, local amateur groups, schools and community organisations all regularly performing on the stage. We present music, comedy, dance, theatre and family shows and have recently seen visits from Sarah Millican, Northern Ballet, Jason Manford and The Searchers, to name a few. The Lab is a studio space suitable for smaller-scale shows and family activities. The Base is an underground workshop space which doubles as a training room, conference space and recording studio.

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