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Working as a lighting designer

Working as a lighting designer

The career of Olivier Award winner Bruno Poet

Get into stage management

Get into stage management

Get into the competitive field of stage management

Make-up artist for theatre

Make-up artist for theatre

Head of Wigs and Make-Up for The Lion King

What employers are looking for in technical staff

What employers are looking for in technical staff

There's never been a better time to come backstage

Running a costume business

Running a costume business

Balance creative work with managing a company.


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Creative People in Backstage

Ed Cooper, electrician

Ed Cooper, electrician

"The best thing about my job is making something work again."

Rose Durbin, front-of-house engineer

Rose Durbin, front-of-house engineer

"Keep up-to-date with your industry."

Chris Clarke, head of lighting

Chris Clarke, head of lighting

"I'm the one who knows how to make things work."

Inka Romani, programming intern

Inka Romani, programming intern

A paid internship at Sadler's Wells

JD Hawksley, audio visual technician

JD Hawksley, audio visual technician

"Your past experience is your toolbox of ideas."


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Job profiles in Backstage

Costume designer

Costume designer

Designing and putting together the wardrobe for the cast

Dialect coach

Dialect coach

Working with actors to develop accents and vocal skills

Stagehand

Stagehand

Behind scenes support staff for a production

Sound technician

Sound technician

Ensure that the best sound possible is available

Stage manager

Stage manager

Making sure all the elements of a production go to plan


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