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The Lighting Designer Is responsible for creating an appropriate lighting plan, both from the viewpoint of functionality (simply being able to see the actors), and from the artistic appearance of the lighting (e.g. are scenes set indoors or outdoors, in the early morning, mid-afternoon or late evening). There are two main aspects to this role:

  1. Designing a a lighting plan, which details exactly which lights need to be hung where around the stage area in order to achieve all of the effects required by the show. On more complex shows, this can require careful coordination with the Set Designer, Technical Director and/or Stage Manager to ensure that the lighting and other effects work smoothly together.
  2. Working through the script, designing the look of each individual scene from the available lights (known as plotting), and marking cues in the script at the points when the lighting needs to change, so that the Deputy Stage Manager (on complex shows) or Lighting Operator (on smaller shows, often those in studio spaces) knows when change the lighting states should be changed.

Some directors will have a very strong view about the overall design, whereas others will give their designers a greater input into creating the look of the show.

For best results, the Lighting Designer should work with the other designers to ensure the lighting design is consistent with the overall design ideas. A production will look a lot better if each designer is following a consistent thread and taking into account of the look and atmosphere being created by the other designers.

It is normally left up to the Lighting Designer to decide whether they also want to take on the responsibilities of the Chief Electrician, Lighting Desk Programmer and Lighting Operator. If you do want additional people to take on these roles, you should discuss it at an early production meeting, so as to ensure that everybody in the show knows what is happening, and that suitable time is allowed to find people to take on these roles.

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Lighting Designer Vacancies

Technical roles for The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors – Random Society 31
21:00, Sun 9th – Thu 13th July 2023 at Random Venue 25
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Director , Composer , Technical Director , Set Designer , Choreographer , Editor , Assistant Stage Manager , Sound Designer , Publicity Designer , Deputy Stage Manager , Carpenter, Photographer , Lighting Designer , Camera Operator , Writer 

Contact Random Contact 36 before 19th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Gypsy: A Musical Fable
Gypsy: A Musical FableClare Hall
22:45, Mon 13th – Fri 17th June 2022 at Barbican Centre
Easter Week 7

We are looking for: Stage Manager , Deputy Stage Manager , Lighting Designer , Camera Operator , Publicist , Choreographer 

Contact Random Contact 69 before 27th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Annie
Annie – Random Society 33
19:30, Sun 12th – Wed 15th February 2023 at The Old Vic
Lent Week 4

We are looking for: Camera Operator , Lighting Designer , Choreographer , Composer , Producer , Production Electrician , Carpenter, Set Designer , Photographer , Assistant Stage Manager , Writer , Stage Manager , Video Director , Musical Director , Deputy Stage Manager , Director , Publicist 

Contact Random Contact 16 before 21st Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew – Random Society 91
17:00, Fri 11th August 2023 at Adelphi Theatre
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Director , Publicist , Publicity Designer , Carpenter, Editor , Set Designer , Photographer , Choreographer , Deputy Stage Manager , Lighting Designer , Video Director , Musical Director 

Contact Random Contact 49 before 5th Sep 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Our Town
Our TownSt John's
20:45, Sun 24th – Wed 27th July 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
20:00, Sun 31st July – Wed 3rd August 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
19:30, Sun 7th – Wed 10th August 2022 at Noël Coward Theatre
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Video Director , Camera Operator , Chief Electrician , Editor , Assistant Stage Manager , Deputy Stage Manager , Production Electrician , Photographer , Set Designer , Sound Designer , Publicist , Carpenter, Writer , Composer , Technical Director , Producer , Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 14 before 26th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for My Fair Lady
My Fair LadyNewnham
20:15, Sun 10th – Fri 15th October 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
20:45, Sun 17th – Fri 22nd October 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
20:15, Sun 24th – Fri 29th October 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
Michaelmas Week 1 to Week 3

We are looking for: Production Electrician , Carpenter, Costume Designer , Director , Lighting Designer , Set Designer , Choreographer , Editor , Publicist , Publicity Designer , Stage Manager 

Contact Random Contact 64 before 28th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for The Rocky Horror Show
The Rocky Horror ShowClare Hall
20:15, Sat 30th April – Fri 6th May 2022 at Random Venue 62
Easter Week 0 to Week 1

We are looking for: Writer , Set Designer , Composer , Production Electrician , Technical Director , Photographer , Carpenter, Lighting Designer , Costume Designer , Deputy Stage Manager , Choreographer , Director , Assistant Stage Manager , Publicist , Chief Electrician , Musical Director 

Contact Random Contact 91 before 22nd Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Scarlet Pimpernel – Random Society 65
14:45, Tue 5th – Sat 9th October 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
21:00, Tue 12th – Sat 16th October 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
20:45, Tue 19th – Sat 23rd October 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
Michaelmas Week 0 to Week 2

We are looking for: Chief Electrician , Camera Operator , Assistant Stage Manager , Editor , Technical Director , Stage Manager , Writer , Lighting Designer , Publicist , Production Manager , Production Electrician , Producer , Choreographer , Set Designer , Costume Designer , Photographer , Director , Deputy Stage Manager , Publicity Designer , Musical Director , Carpenter, Composer , Sound Designer 

Contact Random Contact 56 before 22nd Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Bye Bye Birdie
Bye Bye BirdieLucy Cavendish
19:30, Thu 28th November – Tue 3rd December 2019 at The Old Vic
Michaelmas Week 7 to Week 8

We are looking for: Costume Designer , Video Director , Carpenter, Writer , Set Designer , Lighting Designer , Production Manager , Assistant Stage Manager , Publicity Designer , Editor , Composer , Sound Designer , Camera Operator , Director 

Contact Random Contact 96 before 23rd Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Phèdre
PhèdreS-2
18:30, Mon 15th – Sat 20th October 2018 at Almeida Theatre
Michaelmas Week 2

We are looking for: Carpenter, Chief Electrician , Production Electrician , Publicist , Composer , Choreographer , Director , Lighting Designer , Publicity Designer , Set Designer , Sound Designer , Video Director , Deputy Stage Manager , Stage Manager 

Contact Random Contact 64 before 17th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for Titus Andronicus
Titus Andronicus – Random Society 69
21:00, Mon 30th April – Thu 3rd May 2018 at Royal Court Theatre
16:45, Mon 7th – Thu 10th May 2018 at Royal Court Theatre
11:15, Mon 14th – Thu 17th May 2018 at Royal Court Theatre
Easter Week 1 to Week 3

We are looking for: Carpenter, Publicity Designer , Producer , Costume Designer , Lighting Designer , Camera Operator , Deputy Stage Manager , Technical Director , Composer , Video Director , Musical Director , Production Manager , Choreographer , Assistant Stage Manager , Publicist 

Contact Random Contact 70 before 20th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for King Lear
King LearS-2
21:00, Tue 13th – Fri 16th October 2020 at Savoy Theatre
20:30, Tue 20th – Fri 23rd October 2020 at Savoy Theatre
12:00, Tue 27th – Fri 30th October 2020 at Savoy Theatre
Michaelmas Week 1 to Week 3

We are looking for: Writer , Photographer , Choreographer , Video Director , Deputy Stage Manager , Director , Assistant Stage Manager , Production Electrician , Lighting Designer , Editor , Composer , Stage Manager , Technical Director , Carpenter, Costume Designer , Publicist , Musical Director , Publicity Designer 

Contact Random Contact 11 before 14th Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.

Technical roles for 42nd Street
42nd StreetDowning
19:30, Wed 11th December 2019 at Random Venue 40
19:45, Fri 13th December 2019 at Haymarket Theatre
19:45, Sun 15th December 2019 at Random Venue 90
19:30, Tue 17th December 2019 at Gielgud Theatre
20:00, Thu 19th December 2019 at Noël Coward Theatre
19:30, Sun 22nd December 2019 at Globe Theatre, London
Christmas Vacation

We are looking for: Production Manager , Assistant Stage Manager , Camera Operator , Chief Electrician , Set Designer , Editor , Technical Director , Choreographer , Publicity Designer , Writer , Lighting Designer , Producer , Video Director 

Contact Random Contact 70 before 31st Aug 2022 19:47 for more details.