29/09/2017 17:09 HRS

Mercury Theatre

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester are looking for new  for a casual technician to join their pool of technical staff, and for an Assistant Stage Manager to help them during the panto season. Please see below for more details:

Assistant Stage Manager (Casual)

We’re looking for an Assistant Stage Manager to support our Technical Services department, which is responsible for delivering the technical and stage management aspects of the Mercury’s artistic programme, including but not limited to Made in Colchester productions, visiting performing arts companies/artists and Learning & Participation activity.

The contract would run from Monday 30th October until Sunday 14th January, which includes 3 weeks of rehearsals and eight weeks of performances of our Pantomime, Snow White.

Download the full Job Description and Person Specification here.

To apply, please fill in our Application Form and send it to by 6pm on Thursday 12th October.

Interviews will take place on W/C 16th October.

Technician (Casual)

Our in-house technical team are supported by a team of casual technicians who:

  • Deliver high quality technical support for Made in Colchester (in-house) productions at the Mercury, on tour and in the community
  • Provide technical support for visiting companies and one-nighters
  • Provide technical support for Creative Learning and Talent activities
  • Assist in the maintenance of stage electrical installation/equipment
  • Provide Duty Technical support for the general running of the Mercury

We are currently recruiting new casual technicians to join our team and would be interested to hear from any candidates who can demonstrate stage technical skills.  For further information, contact Ben Wills, Technical Manager, on