WANTED: Lighting and Sound Technician

Lighting and Sound Technician Role

Please note this is an UNPAID position

We are currently seeking a passionate, technically minded theatre lover to join White Cobra for our upcoming tours and local performances as our Lighting and Sound Technician. This is a great opportunity to become part of our exciting team.

We welcome interest from experienced Technicians as well as those just starting out - we can offer mentoring and training where necessary - but a true love of theatre is ESSENTIAL.

As we are not planning any live performances until next Summer, there is plenty of time to get to know the team and get up to speed. Once we are able to tour again, you will be able to gain experience in a number of fantastic indoor and outdoor venues across the UK.


Role Description:

  • Pre-production preparations:

    • Familiarity with the script, attendance at later rehearsals

    • Liaison with production Director and White Cobra Company Directors

    • Identification of cue points in scripts

    • Definition of each different cue style and technical requirements to achieve it.

    • Writing up cue sheets

  • Production Prep:

    • Rig sound, lighting and special effects (if applicable) with help from the team

    • Focus lights and define lighting areas

    • Define sound quality and locations, speaker placement and control.

    • Install any special effects

    • Programme and test sound and lighting plots with team help

    • Delegate sound and lighting tasks where appropriate.

    • Liaise with Venue staff for start of show and interval notification, and operation of house lights
To register your interest, please email our company directors at kate@whitecobra.co.uk and richard@whitecobra.co.uk