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Theatre Designer & Builder

The Playhouse Theatre and Peacebuilding Academy is seeking a dynamic and ambitious set designer / builder to create and realise the set for ‘First Response’, a participatory arts piece created with people who worked on the front line during The Troubles.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in conceiving and creating exciting, interactive, conceptual spaces; will be adept at constructing tour-able sets (to fit in 1x long wheel based medium height transit van); will have an enthusiasm for cross-form collaboration; and will ideally have experience working in a devising theatre process. Maximum available fee: £2,640 to cover design, build, and any subsistence or personal expenses.

There is a materials budget of approx. £2,500.

Schedule at Playhouse Derry-Londonderry

Rehearsals: Dec / Feb 2020
Get-In-Build: Monday Feb 17 – Wednesday Feb 19,
Tech: from Sunday Feb 23,
Preview: Tuesday 25th,
Opening: Wednesday 26 Feb and runs until Saturday 29.

Schedule at Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

Get-in: Tuesday March 3, Show and
Get-out: Wednesday March 4.

To apply, send a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your fee, portfolio/images of your set design and your CV to Elaine Forde at elaine@derryplayhouse.co.uk

The deadline for applications is the 29th November 2019.

A project supported by the Ecreuropean Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).