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Scottish Youth Theatre are recruiting for a Digital Stage Manager for the National Ensemble's radical online live performance, Once You See the Smoke. The successful candidate will be a theatre professional who is an adept user of digital platforms including Zoom. They will have experience in attending rehearsals and creating a meticulous technical cue script.

Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble is a national touring model for young people interested in making cross art form radical political theatre. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, our National Ensemble have cancelled their national tour, and are staying at home, creating an innovative new site-specific work for Zoom in response to issues around climate justice. This radical new piece of live digital theatre will be shared with audiences in July. 

More information on the Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble can be found here.

Fee for this engagement is £550, inclusive of 6 days (12 half days).

How to apply: 

  • Submit via email a CV and cover letter highlighting your experience of work on digital platforms (especially Zoom)
    These can be sent via email to Creative Producer, Mahri Reilly
    Include 'NATIONAL ENSEMBLE DIGITAL SM' in the subject of your email.

      These should be sent no later than 5pm, Monday 1st June.

Interviews and Dates:

  • Interviews will take place on Friday 5th June.
    The engagement will commence the next day on Saturday 6th June. 
    DSM will attend all Saturday afternoon rehearsals and Tuesday production meetings leading up to performance dates.
    Technical rehearsals will take place on 30th June, 1st July, and 2nd July.



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