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We are widening our pool of Stage Managers!

We typically produce four tours each year, most of which play rural and small-scale venues. Our tours require staffing to the highest level, by actors and skilled and experienced stage management with an interest in and a passion for taking high quality productions to the regions.

The role of a Stage Manager on a New Perspectives tour will require you to:

-  Perform the duties of the Stage Manager on tour and in rehearsals

-  Operate lighting and sound for each performance on tour

-  Ensure the health and safety of the Company and to alert the Technical & Production Manager of any issues as they arise

-  Lead, with the help of the company members on tour, the get-ins and get-outs at each touring venue

-   Act as an advocate and ambassador for New Perspectives on tour

-  Undertake any other reasonable duties as required

Candidates must posess a clean driving lisence with a C1 classification to be able to drive our van
 
We are looking for Stage Managers with the following attributes:
-  Some experience of small-scale/rural touring
-  The ability to be creative and resourceful in problem solving 
-  Experience in prop maintenance
-  A broad general knowledge of technical theatre
-  Attention to detail
-  An interest in customer service, the audience and stakeholder experience
-  A great team member and a friendly and relaxed manner.

To be considered send a cover letter, with an outline of your work history and an indication as to why you consider yourself right for this role, and an up-to-date CV to neale@newperspectives.co.uk


Welcome

New Perspectives is an East Midlands based national touring theatre company, with a specialty in creating dynamic performances for rural audiences. We make ambitious and original theatre, focusing on new writing, adaptations and revivals, which we present in community settings and venues nationally and internationally. We provide career defining training and mentoring opportunities for emerging regional talent and manage the rural touring scheme Northants Touring Arts . 


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TOURING

THE FISHERMEN
Sun 7 July
Africa Writes Festival, London
Mon 19 - Sat 24 August
Edinbrugh Fringe
Tue 3 September - Sat 12 October
Trafagar Studios, London
 
AUTUMN TOUR

 
Raw and poetic take on an economically divided world

CHRISTMAS AND TOURING

A new fearless adventure
Unicorn, London
FrI 15 November  - Sun 5 January
 
 
 
 
 

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