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Freelance Assistant Stage Manager (book cover)

Date Added
14 December 2020
Northern Ballet
Remuneration: £475 per week
Job Specification
Northern Ballet is a powerhouse for inventive dance, creating and touring narrative dance at various scales nationally and internationally. Bold and confident in our approach, we engage, involve, and move our audiences. We reach a diverse range of people through passionate storytelling, a mastery of classical dance technique and an absolute commitment to our leading role as an international ambassador for world-class dance. 
Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation. 
Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 
We are now looking for a for a Freelance Assistant Stage Manager (book cover) to be part of the Stage Management team, working with us ideally from 22nd February 2021 through to 20th June 2021. You will be responsible for sourcing and setting props, furniture and equipment for rehearsals and performances. You will also be running rehearsals, operating music for rehearsals and running a wing during performances. 
The ideal candidate will have previous experience as an Assistant Stage Manager and a proven track record of working in a No.1 UK touring theatre or producing house/repertory company. The ability to read and sight read a ballet score is essential. You should be a calm person able to communicate well with a wide range of people. 
Remuneration: £475 per week 
Contract: Ideally from 22nd February 2021 through to 20th June 2021. There is the potential for this role to become permanent.
Application Details
Closing date for applications: 15th January 2021 
Interviews will take in the week commencing 25th January 2021. With the current situation, it is likely that interviews will be conducted remotely over Zoom. 
Please submit a covering letter and your CV for the attention of Dawn Wilson, HR Manager, to
Closing Date
15 January 2021
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