Call out for Freelance Technical Crew

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Ransack Dance Company are on the lookout for an experienced Technical Manager/Lighting Technician and Sound Engineer to join our small but mighty team!

 

Ransack Dance Company are embarking on their latest production project, producing a new double-bill of athletic yet human contemporary dance, performed with live music. As part of the project, the company will perform three premiere performances of the work, acting as pilot performances before applying for additional funding to tour the work next year.

 

We are looking to recruit two freelance technical crew members for the project, the first of which being a lighting technician working with our Director to create lighting plans and operate lighting during performances, who would also act as Technical Manager for the productions, including responsibilities such as working closely with our Director to organise/hire appropriate technical equipment and devise technical rehearsal schedules, liaise with in house technical teams at venues, rig and focus lighting, and organise transport of production set. 

 

In addition, we are looking for a sound engineer for the productions, to work closely with the above role and our two live musicians, to particularly support the inclusion of recorded and live music and use of voice in the production. 

 

Each performance would be supported by in-house theatre technicians at each venue.

 

Dates and Locations:

-Wednesday 8th June to Friday 10th June – rehearsals and performance at ‘Impelo’, Llandrindod Wells

-Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th June – rehearsals and performances at The Park and Dare Theatre, Treorchy.

Prior to above dates, time will also be allocated to visit company rehearsals to watch the work and for planning meetings with the Director beforehand in May, which can be arranged around availability. 

 

Fee:  

- Technical Manager based on £600 per week. Total contract - 2 weeks over project: £1200

- Sound Engineer based on £494 per week. Total contract - 1 week 2 days over project:£692

Travel expenses, accommodation and per diems also provided for both roles

 

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, genders and race and particularly welcome those that feel under-represented in the industry to apply including disabled people, Welsh speakers and ethnically diverse people. 

Please discuss any access support needed on application.

 

If you are interested in either of these roles, please get in touch with us for more information: info@ransackdance.co.uk

Application Deadline: Tuesday 10th May 10am

 

Call out for Freelance Producer 

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Ransack Dance Company are seeking a freelance producer to work with us on our upcoming production project to support the marketing of current performances in June and recruitment for attached audience development and workshop opportunities. In addition, the role will involve supporting our Director to book a production tour for 2023, including arranging venue visits and meetings with venue managers/producers across Wales for July and August.  

 

Fee: 10 days spread part time at £150 per day (total contract: £1500)

The role would start as soon as possible in May. 

 

If you are interested in the role please email us for more information on the role and how to apply: info@ransackdance.co.uk