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COMPANY MANAGEMENT & REHEARSAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT

Punchdrunk is seeking a driven and enthusiastic Company Management and RD Assistant to help support the company management activities of our next major project, The Burnt City.

The successful candidate will work to support the Company Manager and Rehearsal Directing team to provide effective administrative support to a performing company of around fifty performers, supporting the Company Manager and Rehearsal Directors with the promotion of ongoing welfare, scheduling and performance development. They should possess outstanding organisational skills, with the ability to maintain a calm and positive attitude in the busy working environment of a large-scale production.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Thursday 27th January, by email, with the subject “Company Management & Rehearsal Director Assistant” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT

Punchdrunk is seeking experienced and collaborative Box Office Assistants to help with the day-to-day running of the box office for The Burnt City. The successful candidates will work with the Box Office Manager to provide exceptional customer service to all visitors to The Burnt City, and to assist with the sales and inventory management for tickets. They should possess outstanding organisational skills, with the ability to maintain a calm and positive attitude in a busy environment.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Thursday 3rd February, by email, with the subject “Box Office Assistant” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

DEPUTY FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

Punchdrunk is seeking an experienced Deputy Front of House Manager to support the Front of House Manager in overseeing the Front of House operation on our next project. The successful candidate will work with the Front of House Manager, Production and Venue teams to ensure the smooth running of Front of House operations. They will supervise a team of Front of House Stewards and ensure the highest standards of customer service for audience members on our exciting new show.

Deadline for applications: Friday 4th February, by email, with the subject “Deputy Front of House Manager” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

DEPUTY BAR MANAGER

Punchdrunk is seeking two experienced Deputy Bar Managers for the build and running of the bar on our next project. The successful candidate will work with Production and Venue teams to support the management of a site specific bar to run in conjunction with an exciting new show. They should possess good communication and interpersonal skills, be observant and able to think critically and efficiently, with the ability to maintain a calm and positive attitude in a busy environment.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Monday 7th February, by email, with the subject “Deputy Bar Manager” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

BAR STAFF

Punchdrunk is seeking a pool of skilled and enthusiastic bar staff to operate the bar on our next project, The Burnt City. The successful candidates will work with Production and Venue teams to operate a site specific bar to run in conjunction with an exciting new show. You will be serving a range of beverages in a busy bar and immersive performance space and be responsible for keeping the bar areas clean and tidy. You will have excellent customer service, communication and team working skills.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Monday 7th February, by email, with the subject “Bar Staff” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

HEAD OF LIGHTING 

Punchdrunk is seeking a Head of Lighting to become an integral part of the running team for The Burnt City, working closely with the Production Management and to help maintain and operate lighting on a large scale immersive production. We are looking for a methodical, organised and conscientious individual, with the ability to schedule and delegate work and manage the day to day maintenance of all lighting elements of the production and its infrastructure as well as making sure that lighting operation of the show runs smoothly.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Wednesday 9th February, by email, with the subject “Head of Lighting” to [email protected]. Full details.

 

LAUNDRY TEAM

Punchdrunk is seeking committed individuals to join the laundry maintenance team within the Wardrobe Department on our new project The Burnt City. The laundry maintenance team will be responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of costumes and accessories. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring that the appropriate equipment and techniques are used to launder and dry costumes.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Tuesday 15th February, by email, with the subject “Laundry Team” to [email protected]Full details.

 

FRONT OF HOUSE STEWARD

Punchdrunk is seeking enthusiastic and committed Front of House Stewards to join the Front of House Team on an exciting new show. The successful candidate will play a key role in welcoming audience members, ensuring their safety and delivering excellent customer service before, during and after the show.

Deadline for applications: 12pm on Wednesday 23rd February, by email, with the subject “Front of House Steward” to [email protected]Full details.

Performers

Generally, auditions for performers are held by invitation only for each production as occasion arises. Dancers in particular are usually expected to have at least three years professional experience in order to qualify for audition.

Calls for dancers and actors are made here on the website as well as through industry channels such as Equity Job Information Service and Arts Council England’s Arts Jobs mailing service. While we cannot guarantee to attend performances of work, performers are welcome to keep us informed of appearances by email or post.

 

Designers

Punchdrunk works with both experienced and emerging design artists who are excited by the variety and specialisms of design installation and scenography. The work incorporates design skills across the spectrum of construction, props, scenic painting, set dressing and costume. Recruitment for designers is advertised here on the website as well as through the usual industry channels.

Stage Management, Lighting and Sound Technicians

Punchdrunk’s work offers challenging, creatively satisfying opportunities for crew members with expertise and enthusiasm for stage management, lighting, sound and special effects. Productions generally entail a demanding level of site logistics and rigging.

Prospective crew members are usually invited for interview as occasion arises. Recruitment for production and performance staff is advertised here on the website as well as through the usual industry channels.

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