Production Manager, "Robinson Crusoe and the Pirate Queen"

Last edited by The Theatre Chi... on 9 May 2016
Salary / Fee: 
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 24 May, 2016

Chipping Norton Theatre seeks an experienced Production Manager to work alongside our inhouse Stage Management team and Technical Production Manager on our unique traditional panto.

The production has very high values, squeezing an ambitious, inventive and aesthetically striking show into a small stage space. See the following link for pictures of previous productions: (copy and paste URL to view).

Duties to include: Managing set build and paint process, including sourcing quotes and liaising between designer and set builders; advising on any major set pieces, large props or technical equipment; liaising with inhouse Producers, Director and Stage Management team, Lighting Designer, Prop-Maker, Costume Designer and rest of creative team to ensure smooth running of the creative process within budget and timeline; supporting the team through technical rehearsals; providing full professional risk assessment for the show and set; overseeing get-out and returns.

This is a part-time position, requiring the Production Manager to have some availability for production and design meetings in July/August (London), and full time for set fit-up approx. 19-22 Oct (Chipping Norton) and Technical Rehearsals approx. 8-11 Nov. (Chipping Norton). Also some presence during get-out – approx. 10-12 Jan. The Production Manager is expected to be reachable within a reasonable time frame on phone or email from July until the show closes mid-Jan.

Fee: £1750 with travel and accommodation in Chipping Norton provided.
To apply, please send a CV and brief covering note confirming availability and references by 24th May 2016.

Contact Details: 

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