Linbury Casual Theatre Technicians

Casual rates @ £15.66/hr (with uplift if additional responsibilities undertaken)

Based in Covent Garden, London

The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people`s lives through opera and ballet. It seeks to be accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.

What do we do?

Our Technical, Production and Costume Department plays a leading part in ensuring our performances are of the highest quality by delivering technical excellence for every performance, rehearsal, and event.

With a busy season of productions ahead, our Linbury Theatre technical team requires the support of a dedicated pool of casual Theatre Technicians to provide holiday cover and additional assistance to meet operational peaks to deliver performances, rehearsals, and events.

Technical casuals are required to work effectively as part of a team, participating in all necessary technical work for a production from stores/workshops to rehearsal room, to stage rehearsal and performance, and return to stores, ensuring that all assigned activities associated are carried out to the highest possible standard of safety, efficiency and quality.

What are we looking for?

Ideally, we are looking for individuals with:

  • A proven track record in technical work for any theatre or repertory establishment
  • Excellent team work and communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Self-motivated to acquire new skills and knowledge in technical theatre
  • Positive and proactive attitude to health and safety

Before applying, please make sure you have read the Casual Theatre Technician Information Pack attached below. To apply, please send your CV directly to Thomas Thompson, the Linbury Technical Manager, on

The Royal Opera House is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from those who are from a global majority background and/or those who are disabled, as they are under-represented within our organisation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential minimum criteria for our vacancies.

If you have any access requirements for your application, please contact the ROH Recruitment Team on

Closing date for applications: 8am, Friday 9th August 2024.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as and when they are received.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.