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Theatre Technician - 'When They Go Low' & 'Chatroom'

CYTO are looking for a theatre technician to operate sound and to rig, focus, programme and operate lights for a youth theatre production consisting of two one-act plays - ‘When They Go Low’ by Natalie Mitchell and ‘Chatroom’ by Enda Walsh. We would like to build a long-standing relationship with this person and aim to hire them on a regular basis throughout the year.

Key Dates: 15th July to 23rd July

Fee: £500.00 flat fee (inc. VAT)

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV and a short cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk. Alternatively, please send a link to an unlisted or private YouTube video that explains your relevant experience and skill set. 

Deadline for applications is Monday 4th July.

Playwright - Group Ages 8-11 Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a playwright to work with a director and a group of up to twenty 8-11 year olds to develop a script out of a fast paced devising process. The play should be 45 minutes long, be responsive to the ideas and characters from the devising group and reflect contemporary themes. 

Key Dates: 7 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 20th August

Fee: £500.00 flat fee (inc. VAT)

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “PLAYWRIGHT (8-11yrs) APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.

Playwright - Group Ages 12-15 Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a playwright to work with a director and a group of up to twenty 12-15 year olds to develop a script out of a fast paced devising process. The play should be 45 minutes long, be responsive to the ideas and characters from the devising group and reflect contemporary themes. 

Key Dates: 7 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 20th August

Fee: £500.00 flat fee (inc. VAT)

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “PLAYWRIGHT (12-15yrs) APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.

Stage Manager & Mentor - Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a Stage Manager and Mentor o oversee the delivery of a double bill of two 45 minute plays for CYTO’s Summer Sizzle Project. The team includes 2 directors, 2 playwrights, 2 volunteer assistant directors, 1 designer, 1 carpenter and 1 technician. You will create and facilitate a practical learning scheme for up to twenty 16-19 year olds. This group of young people will be divided into groups who are interested in set construction, costume, technical theatre, marketing and front of house. 

Key Dates: 15 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 21st August

Fee: £1500.00 

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “STAGE MANAGER AND MENTOR APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.

Theatre Technician - Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a Theatre Technician to lead on lighting and sound for a double bill of 45 minute plays devised by 8-15 year olds with the support of directors and playwrights over a two week project. With support from the stage manager and project coordinator, support the facilitation of technical theatre to young people aged 16-19. 

Key Dates: 7.5 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 20th August

Fee: £700.00 

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “THEATRE TECHNICIAN APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.

Carpenter - Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a carpenter to work with a set-designer to manage the safe construction, maintenance and strike of a theatre set for CYTO’s Summer Sizzle Project. The Carpenter will have workshop space, a wealth of materials and tools in the scenic dock and a budget of £1,000. With support from the Stage manager, the designer and the project coordinator the Carpenter will support the facilitation of our 16-19 year old company who will get involved with scenic painting and set dressing. They will additionally report on progress at regularly production meetings.   

Key Dates: 12 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 20th August

Fee: £1000.00 

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “CARPENTER APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.

Theatre Designer - Summer Sizzle

We are looking for a theatre designer to work with the carpenter and stage manager to design and oversee the construction of an adaptable theatre set for CYTO’s Summer Sizzle project. The Designer will have access to a costume store, a wealth of materials and tools in the scenic dock, a set budget of £1000, a costume budget of £400 and a props budget of £100. With support from the Stage Manager, the Carpenter and the Project Coordinator, the designer will support the facilitation of a our 16-19 year old company who will get involved in the scenic painting, set dressing and costume design. They will additionally report on progress at regular production meetings.   

Key Dates: 16 days over 4 weeks from 25th July to 20th August

Fee: £1500.00 

To apply:

Please download the full job description and skills requirements HERE

Please send a CV, a short example of your work and a cover letter to andrewmcpherson@cyto.org.uk with “THEATRE DESIGNER APPLICATION” in the subject line.  This role is supported by Arts Council England funding. 

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th July.