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Production LX Technician, Royal Opera House


Production Lx Technician

Fixed Contract to July 2022

Starting salary: £35,600 pa

The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people`s lives through opera and ballet. It seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre. Our Technical and Production Department plays a leading part in ensuring our performances are of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance, rehearsal and event. We are seeking to appoint a Technician to join our Production Lx team for the remainder of the 21/22 Season, working closely with colleagues to ensure operational and production requirements of rehearsals and performances are carried out to the highest possible standard of safety, efficiency and quality.

You will ideally have:

  • Good level of technical experience in Lighting for a major producing theatre and/or repertory venue, preferably in opera and ballet productions. Current Experience is essential.
  • Qualifications and training in Lighting to BS7909 standard (Desirable)
  • A broad range of technical skills and understanding of the requirements of other technical teams and departments.
  • Commitment to safe working practices including CDM2015.

A full job description is available on our website 

Closing date for applications: 8am Thursday 9th December 2021

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