Job Opportunity – Technical Stage Manager, Nuketown



Nuketown is a combined storytelling and protest-art piece about cities, public money and the possible end of life as we know it. It underwent a pilot in 2016 and now is going out on tour. The show involves 2 elements – a participatory build session with Lego where audiences add to an imaginary city equal in value to the proposed £205 billion Trident nuclear submarine replacement programme, and a live show where live camera feeds are used to explore this utopian city and tell the tales of its inhabitants.


We are seeking a Technical Stage Manager to support the touring and delivery of both elements of the project, manage the props, set and technical equipment, handle technical communications with venues, lead on getins & getouts, and operate sound and lighting.


Person Specification




  • Experience of working stage management on small-scale touring theatre shows.
  • Experience of using Qlab 3 for playback.
  • Ability to work with studio theatre lighting desks to plot and program lighting cues.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Based in or able to commute to Exeter.
  • Availability for all tour and rehearsal dates



  • Full, clean driving license.

Tour Schedule 

16th-20th and 23rd-27th April: Rehearsals in Exeter

28th April: Performance at Farnham Maltings, Farnam*

14th May: Performance at Exeter Phoenix

16th May: Performance at Norwich Literature Festival*

18th May: Performance at Bridport Arts Centre

19th May: Performance at Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

24th May: Performance at ARC, Stockton*

1st July: Re-rehearsal day in Exeter

7th July: Performance at Theatre Shop, Clevedon.


*Travelling from Exeter the day before.



£1995 representing 19 days work at £105 per day (1 day prep, 11 days rehearsal and 7 performances). Travel and accommodation for all non-Exeter tour dates will be covered, alongside commuting costs of up to £20 per day for rehearsals & performances in Exeter.


How To Apply

Send a cv to . Deadline for applications will be 5pm on 4th March. Interviews will be held in Exeter on the week commencing 12th March.






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