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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 South Pacific
South Pacific – Random Society 63
20:45, Wed 22nd July 2020 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
20:45, Thu 23rd July 2020 at Random Venue 65
20:45, Sun 26th July 2020 at Royal Opera House, London
20:30, Mon 27th July 2020 at Barbican Centre
Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 55 before 23rd Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Glengarry Glen Ross
Glengarry Glen RossGonville & Caius
20:30, Fri 29th October 2021 - Wed 3rd November 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
14:00, Fri 5th November 2021 - Wed 10th November 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
11:30, Fri 12th November 2021 - Wed 17th November 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
Michaelmas Week 3 to Week 6

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

Contact Random Contact 95 before 1st Aug 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Anything Goes
Anything Goes – Random Society 68
12:45, Fri 15th January 2021 - Mon 18th January 2021 at Random Venue 93
Christmas Vacation to Lent Week 0

We are looking for: Editor , Director , Publicity Designer , Publicist , Choreographer , Sound Designer , Costume Designer , Video Director , Writer , Production Electrician , Carpenter, Set Designer , Camera Operator , Lighting Designer , Photographer 

Contact Random Contact 1 before 20th Jun 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Hair
HairS-7
19:30, Mon 20th December 2021 at Random Venue 81
19:15, Tue 21st December 2021 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
21:00, Fri 24th December 2021 at Barbican Centre
19:30, Sun 26th December 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
19:45, Wed 29th December 2021 at Gielgud Theatre
20:00, Sat 1st January 2022 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
Christmas Vacation

We are looking for: Publicist , Musical Director , Composer , Producer , Stage Manager , Chief Electrician , Set Designer , Writer , Lighting Designer , Technical Director , Assistant Stage Manager , Editor 

Contact Random Contact 86 before 15th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard – Random Society 40
20:15, Sun 2nd May 2021 - Wed 5th May 2021 at Crucible Theatre
Easter Week 1

We are looking for: Costume Designer , Deputy Stage Manager , Production Manager , Producer , Lighting Designer , Stage Manager , Camera Operator , Publicity Designer 

Contact Random Contact 63 before 7th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Dance of the Vampires
Dance of the Vampires – Random Society 34
19:45, Fri 2nd December 2022 - Thu 8th December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
19:30, Fri 9th December 2022 - Thu 15th December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
19:30, Fri 16th December 2022 - Thu 22nd December 2022 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
Michaelmas Week 8 to Christmas Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 22 before 30th Jun 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Show Boat
Show BoatWolfson
17:30, Wed 9th June 2021 - Mon 14th June 2021 at Random Venue 64
Easter Week 6 to Week 7

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

Contact Random Contact 60 before 26th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Misanthrope
The Misanthrope – Random Society 23
18:45, Tue 27th April 2021 - Fri 30th April 2021 at Random Venue 20
Easter Week 0

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

Contact Random Contact 81 before 18th Jun 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Government Inspector
The Government InspectorS-10
21:00, Fri 20th August 2021 - Wed 25th August 2021 at Random Venue 12
21:00, Fri 27th August 2021 - Wed 1st September 2021 at Random Venue 12
21:00, Fri 3rd September 2021 - Wed 8th September 2021 at Random Venue 12
Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 89 before 31st Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the OperaCorpus Christi
20:30, Wed 22nd August 2018 - Sat 25th August 2018 at London Palladium
Summer Vacation

We are looking for: Stage Manager , Musical Director , Writer , Sound Designer , Chief Electrician , Publicist , Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 5 before 12th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Visit
The VisitS-2
20:45, Tue 22nd October 2019 - Fri 25th October 2019 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Michaelmas Week 2

We are looking for: Deputy Stage Manager , Technical Director , Choreographer , Publicist , Director , Editor , Lighting Designer 

Contact Random Contact 60 before 19th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Sunday in the Park with George
Sunday in the Park with GeorgeClare
19:30, Mon 12th August 2019 - Fri 16th August 2019 at Barbican Centre
16:15, Mon 19th August 2019 - Fri 23rd August 2019 at Barbican Centre
22:45, Mon 26th August 2019 - Fri 30th August 2019 at Barbican Centre
Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 12 before 26th Jun 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and CleopatraSt John's
21:00, Fri 11th October 2019 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
13:45, Sun 13th October 2019 at The Old Vic
21:30, Tue 15th October 2019 at Royal Opera House, London
20:15, Thu 17th October 2019 at Royal Exchange, Manchester
20:45, Sun 20th October 2019 at Globe Theatre, London
20:15, Wed 23rd October 2019 at Royal Opera House, London
20:45, Thu 24th October 2019 at Haymarket Theatre
19:45, Sun 27th October 2019 at Random Venue 15
19:15, Mon 28th October 2019 at Noël Coward Theatre
20:00, Thu 31st October 2019 at Haymarket Theatre
Michaelmas Week 0 to Week 3

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

Contact Random Contact 3 before 8th Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for Noises Off
Noises OffClare
20:15, Thu 27th April 2017 - Sun 30th April 2017 at Savoy Theatre
Easter Week 0 to Week 1

We are looking for: Lighting Designer , Technical Director , Photographer , Editor , Writer , Production Electrician , Choreographer , Deputy Stage Manager , Musical Director 

Contact Random Contact 74 before 22nd Jul 2021 16:07 for more details.

Technical roles for The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice – Random Society 7
20:45, Tue 12th June 2018 at Globe Theatre, London
13:15, Fri 15th June 2018 at Liverpool Empire Theatre
20:30, Sun 17th June 2018 at Haymarket Theatre
20:30, Mon 18th June 2018 at London Palladium
13:30, Tue 19th June 2018 at Royal Opera House, London
19:00, Fri 22nd June 2018 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
20:45, Mon 25th June 2018 at London Palladium
20:45, Thu 28th June 2018 at Adelphi Theatre
Easter Week 7 to Summer Vacation

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

Contact Random Contact 46 before 4th Aug 2021 16:07 for more details.