Scottish Opera

Technical Stage Manager

Salary: £715 per week

Fixed term contract: 22 August – 1 November 2022

Closing date for applications: midnight, Sunday 10 July 2022

Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company. We take world-class opera to all corners of Scotland, ensuring that as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.

We are seeking to recruit a Technical Stage Manager for our Opera Highlights Autumn Tour.

We require an experienced theatre professional to work as an integral part of the production, rehearsal and performance process. Ideally, you will have at least three years’ experience in a touring opera or musical theatre environment, ability to follow a vocal score is desirable but not essential. An excellent understanding and knowledge of lighting with the ability to create a basic lighting design using touring equipment in traditional and non-traditional venues.

Good communication, team working and problem solving skills are essential as well as a working knowledge of Health & Safety within a theatrical context.

The tour includes extensive travel across Scotland to various sized venues. Driving is required so Category B driving licence is essential with experience driving a LWB vehicle.

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The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 10 July.

First round interviews will take place on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 July.

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