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Vacancy: Theatre Consultant (Team Leader), Melbourne


We currently have a vacancy for a Theatre Consultant (Team Leader) to join our Melbourne Studio. Read on for more information and email to request an application pack. Charcoalblue is an equal opportunities employer.

Theatre Consultant (Team Leader)

We have a vacancy for a talented theatre practitioner interested in developing their experience as a Theatre Consultant (Team Leader).

You may be from a technical or creative background in theatre looking for a new challenge, having worked in Lighting or Sound, been a Head of Department, or a Technical or Production Manager. You will have a strong interest in shaping the way the next generation of performing arts spaces are built.

You will undertake a wide range of design tasks including managing a team of Charcoalblue designers in a range of disciplines, as well as working closely with outside consultants, such as Architects and Engineers, advising and coordinating on all aspects of Theatre and Venue Design. You will be required to use your own initiative and be self-motivated. Ideally you will have already worked on a building-based or site-specific project in some form, however talent, experience and a positive attitude can be supplemented by internal training in Theatre Consultancy.

An understanding of the construction process, or record in project management in your theatre background will be looked on positively. You should have an excellent general knowledge of all aspects of technical theatre. A proven experience in technical drawing and writing of reports will be necessary.

Experience in 2D and 3D CAD is also essential.

If you are eligible to work in Australia and are interested in applying, please email: to request an application pack.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 5pm on Monday 3rd December 2018

Meet Eric, our Melbourne Studio Principal

Eric, responsible for the day to day operations and business development of the Melbourne studio, has thirty years of experience as an architect specialising in the design and construction of theatres and buildings for the arts. With Charcoalblue he has been involved in the Courtyard Theatre for the RSC and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater development and since opening the Charcoalblue Melbourne Studio he has led our team on the proposals for the refurbishment of Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf theatres, won the design study for the new Waterfront Theatre at the Esplanade in Singapore and is leading the design team for the proposed Waikato Regional Theatre in Hamilton, New Zealand.

The Melbourne team, summer 2018.

John Owens

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