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We are currently recruiting a
Stage Manager

We are widening our pool of Stage Managers. We typically produce four tours each year, most of which play rural and small-scale venues. These 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 will require you:

- To perform the duties of the Stage Manager on tour and in rehearsals.

- To operate lighting and sound for each performance on tour.

- To ensure the health and safety of the Company and to alert the senior management of any issues as they arise.

- To drive New Perspectives' van. (C1)

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

- At all times to act as an advocate and ambassador for New Perspectives on tour.

- To undertake any other reasonable duties as required.

The ideal candidate must be able to drive our van. (C1 requirement on driving licence)
They will also have:
Some experience of small-scale/rural touring. 
The ability to be creative and resourceful in problem solving is desirable.
Experience in prop maintenance.
A broad general knowledge of technical theatre.
Attention to detail.
A consideration for the audience experience.
A great team member and a friendly and relaxed manner.

Application deadline: Tuesday 15 January 2019. Interviews at New Perspectives tbc.

Please 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


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 . 

Whether you’re a theatre lover, rural champion, or believe in widespread access to the arts then please help us make our work. Like every actor on stage, or each word on the page, every donor plays a vital role, your support can make a real difference... Find out more

New Perspectives is a registered charity no. 1058309 


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