Jobs in the Theatre

An overview of job titles and roles within the theatre.
Over the coming months this list will be expanded and developed with more detailed information.

Creative Team

  • Director
  • Producer
  • Designer
  • Musical Director

Director’s Office

  • Casting Associate

Actor-Related

Literary Department

Sourcing material to produce, developing playwrights and their work

  • Literary Manager 

Lighting – Show

  • Lighting Designer
  • Associate Lighting Designer / Assistant Lighting Designer
  • Production Electrician
  • Board Operator (aka LX Operator)
  • Followspot Operator
  • Moving Light Programmer
  • Moving Light Maintenance Crew
  • Rigger

Lighting – Theatre / Venue

  • Chief Electrician
  • Deputy Chief Electrician

Sound

Stage Management

  • Production Manager
  • Stage Manager
  • Deputy Stage Manager (DSM)
  • Assistant Stage Manager (ASM)
  • Crew

Wardrobe

  • Costume Designer
  • Costume Maker
  • Wig Maker
  • Wig Team
  • Dresser
  • Wardrobe Maintenance Team

Scenery

  • Scenic Designer
  • Scene Painter
  • Scenic Artist
  • Set Builder
  • Carpenter
  • Welder
  • Draughtsperson
  • Digital Artist

Automation

  • No. 1 Automation
  • No. 2 Automation

Administration

  • Chief Executive
  • Artistic Director
  • Building Operation Manager
  • Front of House Manager
  • Box Office Manager
  • Bar Manager
  • Accountant

Education Department

  • Programme Manager

Video Interviews

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