Casual Stage, LX and Sound Freelancers

New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth is looking for Casual Stage, LX and Sound Freelancers to join our pool of casuals.

Main Purpose of the role: To assist the Technical Management team in all duties relating to the technical operations of the theatre and studio, including shows, fit-ups and get-outs as well as the maintenance of technical equipment and buildings facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist with fit-ups and get-outs with the emphasis on stage or electrics/sound related aspects of the production depending on your knowledge and experience.
  • To operate the flys or lighting/sound desk, follow spots or work as part of the stage or electrics crew during shows.
  • To maintain house and toured equipment at the discretion and direction of the technical management department.
  • To maintain the building and facilities at the discretion and direction of the technical management and maintenance manager.
  • To assist the permanent staff in any manner to ensure the smooth operation of fit-ups, get-outs and shows.
  • To attend training courses as required in order to further self-development.
  • To adhere to all Health and Safety procedures to minimise the risk of injury and accidents.

To join our pool of freelancers please email your CV to


We are now looking for vital members of the NTR team who share a love of theatre and are happy to give up their time in many ways.

We offer our volunteers a sense of being part of our organisation and share our vision for high standards of performance brilliance and exceptional customer service. Being part of the NTR team is also a great opportunity to meet and socialise with like-minded people and be part of something special.

If you would like to register your interest in becoming a New Theatre Royal volunteer, please email


New Theatre Royal is an equal opportunities employer.