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Designer for new interactive outdoor show by Christopher Green, Time Won't Wait

Description

Producing company Time Won’t Wait is looking for a Designer for FeelPlay, Christopher’s new interactive and immersive outdoor show to be presented at Brighton International Festival and Greenwich and Docklands International Festival in summer 2020 (touring in 2021). The show will be a lot of fun, engaging adults in ‘play’ using games, song, movement, live and digital interactivity. 

We are looking for someone to design an interactive, strong, freestanding environment loosely based on the idea of a “playground”. We are open to developing concepts with you and have lots of research under our belts as to what will work or not following R&D. The final pieces will be robust and inventive, and able to be used by all kinds of people. We also need you to design 3 x cast costumes. YOU might be an outdoor arts / theatre / environment / spatial designer / builder, but crucially you will have a good understanding of the above requirements and be interested in working collaboratively while lending your unique skills and expertise to the project. 

Essential 

● Experience of working in outdoor performing arts context 

● Experience of designing sets suitable for audience participation 

● A slick, contemporary design aesthetic 

Desirable 

● Resourceful in terms of access to assistance, workshops, builders and fabrication 

Essential Dates: This is a flexible freelance role spread over a few months to fit around design and production needs which will be mapped out together. However essential availability is needed wk Feb 3rd, wk 16th March, Production wk 13th April & wk 18 th May, tbc. 

Fee: between £2500 - £4000 dependant on experience and support. There is a possibility to get support for some parts of the job depending on how you fit the brief. 

To apply: Please send your CV, samples of your work and a brief letter explaining why you’re the best person for this job to production (at )timewontwait (dot) com 

Deadline: The deadline is 12 noon on Monday 27 th January. Interviews will be Monday 3 rd February.