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CYTO's Summer Sizzle requires a:

Theatrical Technician

Job Description

Theatre technician will be asked to lead and manage; Lighting and Sound, as a part of the specialised team consisting of the stage manager, director, designers and playwrights.

Supporting a double bill of 45 minute plays devised by 8-19 year olds as part of directors and playwrights over a two week summer project from 5th-17th August.

The technician will undertake all aspects of technical requirements in their specialist area; support the facilitation of technical theatre to young people aged 12-19.


  • Tbc - Pre-project production meeting

  • Friday 9th August at 9am-6pm (watch rough runs and create lighting plan)

  • Monday 12th - Tuesday 13th August at 9-6pm (rigging, patching, testing and plotting)

  • Wednesday 14th - Thursday 15th August at 9-6pm (tech rehearsals)

  • Friday 16th August at 2-9pm (dress rehearsals)

  • Saturday 17th August at 2-9pm (show day - performances at 3pm and 7pm)

  • Sunday 18th August at 2-7.30pm (get-out)

Job Requirements

  • To be registered self employed.

  • To have experience with PAT testing, rigging, focusing, programming and operating stage lighting.

  • To have experience with rigging, programming and operating stage sound.

  • To have proficiency in QLab.

  • To have proficiency in sound editing.

  • To have or be willing to undergo a DBS check.

  • To have proof of ladder/scaffold tower use training.

  • To be an excellent communicator.

  • To be solutions driven.

  • To have experience of and a passion for working with young people. (8-19yrs)

  • To have experience facilitating technical theatre for Young people. (12-19 yrs)

The fee for this role including tax is £1200

Job Responsibilities

  • Set up, operate and maintain lighting, sound and equipment as required.

  • Ability to work along side staff and young people.

  • Inspect, analyse and troubleshoot systems and equipment.

  • To prepare lighting plan, design and operate the shows, while being shadowed by young people.

Please send a CV and a short cover letter to Please add "THEATRE TECHNICIAN APPLICATION" in the subject line.


We are looking for volunteers - you can find out more about volunteering at CYTO HERE

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