Archive for March, 2017

Invitation to Touring Forum for AIST members.

Touring Forum

Thursday 6 April 2017
Draíocht, Blanchardstown

You’re invited to a Touring Forum. 

We’re asking Venue Managers, Technical Managers, Producers, Directors, Performers, Makers, Designers, Production Managers, Technicians and organisation representatives to talk about touring in order to identify better ways to work and improve the touring model. We ask you to register for this event so we can cater for everyone. A light lunch will be served from 13.30, just let us know in advance if you’ve dietary requirements. This is an open forum so please pass this invitation on to interested colleagues and friends too.

13.30   Light lunch, coffee and tea.
14.15   Welcome and overview of touring in Ireland
14.30   Touring in an international context, the challenges and pressures with Maggie Page, Research Officer, Creative Scotland
15.00   Let’s talk about … touring experiences, expectations, successes and shortcomings
15.45   Coffee and tea break
16.00   Panel discussion – What’s works well for a producer, maker, performer, designer, production manager, technician, venue and network?
17.15   What’s essential to future success? Agree actions.
17.30   Close.

To air your views and broaden the Forum discussion, please complete this very short questionnaire in advance. 

This event is generously supported by Draíocht and organised with the Association of Irish Stage Technicians (AIST).

All the best,
Anna & Irma

Gaiety Theatre are looking for a Technical Manager

The Gaiety Theatre are looking for a Technical Manager.

The Gaiety Theatre, one of Dublin’s much loved institutions, is a year-round commercial receiving house in the heart of the city. Built in 1871, this beautifully ornate Matcham style Theatre is host to a variety of genres. There have been extensive refurbishments carried out, with the most recent being in 2007 with a double purchase counterweight flying system amongst many other improvements to the Back of House and Stage. The Gaiety Theatre seeks a Technical Manager to oversee and manage the Technical team and department.

For a full job description and details of how to apply visit our job page here

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