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Lighting Designer, Exeter Northcott Theatre


Lighting Designer wanted for

THE BEAT OF OUR HEARTS by Natalie McGrath / directed by Scottt Hurran

A new play exploring LGBTQIA+ experiences of loneliness & belonging

Developed with University of Exeter Wellcome Centre and The Intercom Trust

Produced by Exeter Northcott Theatre

Exeter Northcott Theatre is looking for a Lighting Designer, ideally South West-based, to collaborate with Director, Scott Hurran, designing lighting for this production of The Beat of Our Hearts at the Northcott Theatre, plus for digital capture/streaming.

Key dates:

4th - 28th Jan 2022 – rehearsals

w/c 31st Jan 2022 - production week

3th - 5th Feb 2022 - 4 performances + ‘festival’ events at the Northcott

We need someone who:

has lived experience within the LGBTQIA+ communities

has proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

has proven experience as a lighting designer on the small/mid-scale, achieving consistently high production standards with modest resources.             

Fee & Expenses:

We have a fee of £2,000, plus associated travel/accommodation costs will be reimbursed, but we are keen to work with a South West-based artist.

All activity will take place in or near Exeter.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS - 10am Wednesday 8th December

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