Follow Spot Technician at The Royal Opera House

Application closing date: 8 Jul 2022 8:00am

Based: Covent Garden, London

Salary: £36,312 pa

Position: Lighting Technician/Follow Sport Operator

Contract: Fixed Term Contract


Job description:
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 Follow Spots team for the 22/23 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:
A track record in follow spot operation and artistic interpretation, gained from working live performances or events. Current experience is essential.
Technical skills in lighting systems and equipment to enable the focus and plotting sessions of productions in conjunction with colleagues in other lighting teams.
An appreciation of both technical and aesthetic aspects of performance, with an understanding of the broader technical needs of other departments.
Strong awareness of and adherence to Health and Safety policy and best practice
The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We welcome applications from those who are currently under represented in our workforce; in particular those who are ethnically diverse and/or disabled. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

How to apply:
For more information and to make an application please use the link in this advert. For queries please contact the Recruitment Team at You can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

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