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Daily Team Stage Technician (Props Bias), Royal Opera House


(Grade 1) £30,050 per annum

The Royal Opera House produces some of the best opera and ballet in the world. Our Technical Department plays a leading part in ensuring our performances are of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance and rehearsal.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Stage Technician with a Props bias.

Working on a day on/day off shift basis in a large team, the technician will handle stage props, assemble and set scenery, rigging, special effects and lighting. The ideal candidate will:

  • A strong technical track record in running live theatre rehearsals and performances primarily for the staging of opera and ballet productions.
  • Demonstrable experience in all key technical areas, particularly with a Props bias: prop handling, prop repairs and servicing, prop buying, prop food handling.
  • Have strong communication skills and be a team player.

In addition, any professional mechanical, carpentry, electrical, health and safety or computer skills would be advantageous.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

A full job description is available from our website. To apply, please click on the following link, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Apply Now:

For queries please contact the Human Resources Department at or 0207 212 9124 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00 am, Tuesday 3 April 2018.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

No agencies.

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