Opportunity to work on a Shakespeare production

Cavan County Council are offering two candidates the opportunity to work on a Mid Summer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare in association with Gonzo Theatre Company and directed by Kevin O Connor.

Cavan County Council are offering two candidates the opportunity to work on a Mid Summer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare in association with Gonzo Theatre Company and directed by Kevin O Connor.

These two positions will shadow the Stage Manager/Director and Set Designer during rehearsals and for the run. The successful candidates will be paid a nominal remuneration for their time and contribution. Rehearsals are underway and will continue until performance in mid/late June.

The play will rehearse in Cavan and the successful candidates will need to be in a position to commit fully for the duration.

Duties will include; support Set Designer and Stage Manager as appropriate; Provide research materials, source costume, props and set dressing; Backstage organisation including props, set and actors; Get in – Get out – returns and inventory of costume and props; Set Design in conjunction with set designer and making; Weekly meetings with Producer and ongoing work with Set Designer and Stage Manager; and Support administration and gain overview of PR, Marketing and all elements of production

To apply please make a persuasive argument in writing why you should be considered for this opporutnity. Your commitment to developing drama in County Cavan or pursuing a professional career in theatre is essential.

Applications must be made in writing and to include CV with all relevant theatre, technical and arts experience, please post to: Cavan County Council Arts Office, Back Stage Pass, Farnham Centre

Farnham St, Cavan.

The decision of the Adjudication Panel which will represent Gonzo Theatre, Cavan County Council and possibly outside advisor will be final. Candidates may be required to attend interview.

The deadline for receipt of applications is: May 4 2011