Contact: Artistic Director Vanessa Brooks firstname.lastname@example.org
Prestigious Arts Council National Portfolio organisation and national touring theatre company Dark Horse seeks a DSM (Technical) for it’s national tour of Vanessa Brooks’ highly successful SING SOMETHING SIMPLE (The Greatest Hits Volume 2) in March/April 2014. Opening at Cast, the new Doncaster venue, the production tours to seven further national venues and the DSM will be part of a Dark Horse stage management team of three, under a Company Stage Manager and with an Assistant Stage Manager.
Key responsibilities include: LX rigging, projection rigging, managing props and costume on the road, assisting with focusing (Work at height a requirement) and operating lighting cues. A knowledge of Q-lab is desire-able. The DSM must be a driver (Long wheel base transit van), a capable and speedy worker and a terrific team player.
Dark Horse is an integrated theatre company and an understanding of, and agreement with, the company’s core principals of equality; excellence and grace under pressure are a must.
Dark Horse offers standard Equity/ITC rates and allowances and tour accommodation is in Travelodges, or similar, hotels. The contract runs from Monday 3rd March-Saturday 5thApril 2014. Interviews will be held at Dark Horses’ base, the Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield.