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Freelance Lighting + Sound Operator

at Short+Sweet - Sydney

Short+Sweet is a global festival brand, presenting highly successful Theatre, Dance, Cabaret, and Song Festivals around the world. We provide audiences with exciting and contemporary works that challenge and entertain. Short+Sweet’s mission is to build theatre-going audiences around the world.

Beginning as a small festival of 10-minute plays in Sydney, Australia, we have grown into a global organization. Short+Sweet has made a huge impact on the Australian theatre scene through developing new, original work with emerging artists and providing a platform for established artists to showcase their talents.

Our vision is simple – a more creative world 10 minutes at a time!

Short+Sweet are seeking Technical Operators for the upcoming seasons of Short+Sweet Theatre and Cabaret in Sydney, Australia.

These roles report to the Festival Management Team of Festival Director, Technical Manager and Stage Manager.

Standard tasks will include:
• Weekly Production Meetings with the festival management team and festival directors
• Programming sound and lights for ten short plays during allotted technical rehearsals
• Operating lighting and/or sound for performances

The successful applicants will have:
• Qualifications and/or experience in technical production for theatre & live events
• Competence with QLab for theatre productions
• The knowledge of, or ability to learn, lighting and sound equipment at multiple venues
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work within a team or autonomously as needed
• A passion for the arts and producing high quality productions

Please note:
• This is a paid position. Wages will vary depending on performances worked
• Operators may be used for Theatre or Cabaret performances as necessary.
• Shifts will be allocated on a weekly basis throughout Jan-Mar 2016
• Shifts will be located in Marrickville or Newtown

To apply:
Email a Cover Letter addressing the above criteria, and a recent CV, to

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Published 24-09-2015