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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 Pippin
Pippin – Random Society 25
19:45, Mon 21st December 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
19:30, Thu 24th December 2020 at Chichester Festival Theatre
19:30, Fri 25th December 2020 at Haymarket Theatre
Christmas Vacation

We are looking for: Composer , Lighting Designer , Publicity Designer , Musical Director , Production Manager , Deputy Stage Manager , Choreographer 

Contact Random Contact 46 before 18th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard – Random Society 75
21:00, Sun 11th April 2021 - Fri 16th April 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
21:00, Sun 18th April 2021 - Fri 23rd April 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
20:15, Sun 25th April 2021 - Fri 30th April 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
Easter Vacation to Week 0

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

Contact Random Contact 94 before 23rd Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of ErrorsCorpus Christi
15:45, Tue 17th August 2021 - Sat 21st August 2021 at Savoy Theatre
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Production Electrician , Producer , Carpenter, Lighting Designer , Sound Designer 

Contact Random Contact 84 before 22nd Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Annie
AnnieDowning
19:45, Sun 5th December 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
20:00, Mon 6th December 2021 at Crucible Theatre
19:30, Thu 9th December 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
20:00, Sat 11th December 2021 at Random Venue 3
19:30, Mon 13th December 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
19:15, Thu 16th December 2021 at Crucible Theatre
19:30, Fri 17th December 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
20:00, Sun 19th December 2021 at Globe Theatre, London
19:30, Mon 20th December 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
19:30, Wed 22nd December 2021 at Chichester Festival Theatre
Christmas Vacation

We are looking for: Assistant Stage Manager , Stage Manager , Production Electrician , Lighting Designer , Choreographer , Musical Director 

Contact Random Contact 89 before 9th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Medea
MedeaPembroke
20:15, Sun 3rd May 2020 at Random Venue 85
21:00, Wed 6th May 2020 at Random Venue 4
21:00, Thu 7th May 2020 at The Old Vic
15:45, Sat 9th May 2020 at London Palladium
20:15, Sun 10th May 2020 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
Easter Week 2 to Week 3

We are looking for: Carpenter, Production Manager , Lighting Designer , Publicist , Assistant Stage Manager , Publicity Designer , Director , Musical Director , Technical Director 

Contact Random Contact 81 before 27th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Pippin
PippinTrinity
19:30, Mon 4th January 2021 - Fri 8th January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
11:15, Mon 11th January 2021 - Fri 15th January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
19:15, Mon 18th January 2021 - Fri 22nd January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
Christmas Vacation to Lent Week 0

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

Contact Random Contact 78 before 26th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Le Cid
Le CidEmmanuel
21:00, Tue 23rd June 2020 - Fri 26th June 2020 at Crucible Theatre
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Lighting Designer , Photographer , Sound Designer , Costume Designer , Technical Director , Writer 

Contact Random Contact 54 before 29th Mar 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Anything Goes
Anything GoesJesus
19:45, Tue 17th December 2019 - Sat 21st December 2019 at Noël Coward Theatre
Christmas Vacation

We are looking for: Musical Director , Stage Manager , Production Manager , Composer , Costume Designer , Lighting Designer , Editor , Assistant Stage Manager , Choreographer , Technical Director , Sound Designer , Publicist 

Contact Random Contact 48 before 4th May 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Kiss Me, Kate
Kiss Me, KateAnglia Ruskin
10:45, Mon 6th January 2020 - Sat 11th January 2020 at Random Venue 49
Christmas Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 59 before 22nd Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Government Inspector
The Government InspectorHomerton
20:00, Tue 10th August 2021 - Fri 13th August 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Composer , Production Electrician , Musical Director , Producer , Writer , Assistant Stage Manager , Lighting Designer , Video Director , Editor , Costume Designer 

Contact Random Contact 3 before 27th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for A Chorus Line
A Chorus LineHughes Hall
19:15, Thu 25th February 2021 at Royal Court Theatre
19:45, Sun 28th February 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
20:00, Mon 1st March 2021 at Savoy Theatre
20:00, Wed 3rd March 2021 at Crucible Theatre
19:15, Sat 6th March 2021 at Almeida Theatre
19:45, Mon 8th March 2021 at Random Venue 19
19:45, Wed 10th March 2021 at Random Venue 64
19:30, Thu 11th March 2021 at Barbican Centre
Lent Week 5 to Week 7

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

Contact Random Contact 35 before 16th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Rocky Horror Show
The Rocky Horror ShowGirton
20:30, Mon 28th March 2022 - Thu 31st March 2022 at Royal Court Theatre
Easter Vacation

We are looking for: Producer , Writer , Carpenter, Editor , Camera Operator , Stage Manager , Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 1 before 8th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for American Idiot
American IdiotChurchill
20:00, Mon 22nd November 2021 - Sat 27th November 2021 at Almeida Theatre
Michaelmas Week 7

We are looking for: Deputy Stage Manager , Carpenter, Video Director , Producer , Technical Director , Writer , Sound Designer , Production Electrician , Musical Director , Lighting Designer , Publicist 

Contact Random Contact 8 before 3rd Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Julius Caesar
Julius CaesarSt Edmund's
20:00, Mon 16th May 2022 - Sat 21st May 2022 at Random Venue 64
20:30, Mon 23rd May 2022 - Sat 28th May 2022 at Random Venue 64
21:45, Mon 30th May 2022 - Sat 4th June 2022 at Random Venue 64
Easter Week 3 to Week 5

We are looking for: Stage Manager , Publicity Designer , Chief Electrician , Publicist , Director , Writer , Camera Operator , Lighting Designer , Sound Designer , Producer 

Contact Random Contact 2 before 30th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and CleopatraGirton
19:45, Wed 17th February 2021 - Sat 20th February 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
19:45, Wed 24th February 2021 - Sat 27th February 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
19:15, Wed 3rd March 2021 - Sat 6th March 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
Lent Week 4 to Week 6

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

Contact Random Contact 47 before 28th Mar 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Le Cid
Le CidAnglia Ruskin
20:30, Fri 21st August 2020 - Wed 26th August 2020 at London Palladium
20:30, Fri 28th August 2020 - Wed 2nd September 2020 at London Palladium
20:45, Fri 4th September 2020 - Wed 9th September 2020 at London Palladium
Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 14 before 9th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and CleopatraClare
20:15, Mon 13th September 2021 - Fri 17th September 2021 at Random Venue 88
20:15, Mon 20th September 2021 - Fri 24th September 2021 at Random Venue 88
20:45, Mon 27th September 2021 - Fri 1st October 2021 at Random Venue 88
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Assistant Stage Manager , Chief Electrician , Photographer , Costume Designer , Stage Manager , Editor , Producer , Lighting Designer , Camera Operator , Musical Director , Carpenter, Video Director , Publicity Designer , Set Designer , Production Manager , Technical Director 

Contact Random Contact 55 before 9th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Faust
FaustS-8
20:15, Wed 27th January 2021 - Sun 31st January 2021 at Random Venue 76
Lent Week 1 to Week 2

We are looking for: Producer , Musical Director , Technical Director , Writer , Camera Operator , Lighting Designer , Choreographer , Publicity Designer , Carpenter, Chief Electrician , Assistant Stage Manager , Photographer , Publicist , Costume Designer , Video Director , Director 

Contact Random Contact 1 before 31st Mar 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Henry IV, Part 1
Henry IV, Part 1Murray Edwards
19:15, Tue 21st January 2020 - Fri 24th January 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
Lent Week 1

We are looking for: Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 36 before 24th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of HorrorsTrinity
12:45, Sat 30th December 2017 - Wed 3rd January 2018 at Random Venue 5
20:00, Sat 6th January 2018 - Wed 10th January 2018 at Random Venue 5
19:15, Sat 13th January 2018 - Wed 17th January 2018 at Random Venue 5
Christmas Vacation to Lent Week 0

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

Contact Random Contact 23 before 4th May 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Sweet Charity
Sweet CharityS-8
19:30, Tue 20th March 2018 - Sat 24th March 2018 at Savoy Theatre
Lent Week 9

We are looking for: Lighting Designer , Choreographer , Production Electrician , Photographer , Set Designer 

Contact Random Contact 64 before 21st Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Henry V
Henry VS-4
19:30, Sun 4th March 2018 - Fri 9th March 2018 at Random Venue 25
Lent Week 7

We are looking for: Lighting Designer , Musical Director , Technical Director , Stage Manager , Writer , Camera Operator , Choreographer 

Contact Random Contact 51 before 10th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Annie
AnnieS-9
21:00, Thu 30th August 2018 - Tue 4th September 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
20:15, Thu 6th September 2018 - Tue 11th September 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
20:30, Thu 13th September 2018 - Tue 18th September 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 70 before 10th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Three Sisters
Three SistersEmmanuel
14:15, Tue 31st October 2017 - Sat 4th November 2017 at Gielgud Theatre
Michaelmas Week 4

We are looking for: Set Designer , Stage Manager , Writer , Production Electrician , Publicity Designer , Deputy Stage Manager , Composer , Carpenter, Editor , Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 78 before 1st Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Misanthrope
The MisanthropeS-6
21:00, Tue 9th January 2018 - Sun 14th January 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre
20:00, Tue 16th January 2018 - Sun 21st January 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre
19:30, Tue 23rd January 2018 - Sun 28th January 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre
Christmas Vacation to Lent Week 2

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

Contact Random Contact 4 before 7th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Lady of the Camellias
The Lady of the CamelliasChrist's
20:45, Fri 16th June 2017 - Wed 21st June 2017 at Random Venue 54
Easter Week 7 to May Week

We are looking for: Director , Musical Director , Photographer , Choreographer , Stage Manager , Lighting Designer , Sound Designer , Costume Designer , Chief Electrician , Producer , Video Director , Editor 

Contact Random Contact 27 before 4th May 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Billy Elliot the Musical
Billy Elliot the MusicalClare
19:45, Sun 3rd March 2019 at London Palladium
Lent Week 7

We are looking for: Production Electrician , Production Manager , Video Director , Lighting Designer , Photographer 

Contact Random Contact 86 before 13th Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Hedda Gabler
Hedda Gabler – Random Society 68
21:00, Tue 24th May 2016 - Sat 28th May 2016 at Adelphi Theatre
21:00, Tue 31st May 2016 - Sat 4th June 2016 at Adelphi Theatre
20:15, Tue 7th June 2016 - Sat 11th June 2016 at Adelphi Theatre
Easter Week 4 to Week 6

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

Contact Random Contact 37 before 2nd May 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for Mary Stuart
Mary StuartPembroke
20:30, Fri 8th July 2016 - Mon 11th July 2016 at Crucible Theatre
20:30, Fri 15th July 2016 - Mon 18th July 2016 at Crucible Theatre
15:15, Fri 22nd July 2016 - Mon 25th July 2016 at Crucible Theatre
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Assistant Stage Manager , Deputy Stage Manager , Lighting Designer , Chief Electrician , Costume Designer , Technical Director , Composer , Camera Operator , Musical Director 

Contact Random Contact 87 before 2nd Apr 2021 13:39 for more details.

Technical roles for The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard – Random Society 47
19:30, Mon 12th March 2018 - Thu 15th March 2018 at Haymarket Theatre
Lent Week 8

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

Contact Random Contact 72 before 19th Mar 2021 12:39 for more details.