Disney’s The Lion King is looking for an enthusiastic Deputy Head of Lighting to join the backstage team at the Lyceum Theatre.

Disney is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce, and strongly encourage applicants of every race, ethnicity, belief, gender, sexual identity, disability, age and culture to apply.
Job Description
  • Support Head of Lighting in the upkeep, maintenance and operational use of all lighting equipment
  • Deputise for Head of Lighting as required (including organising weekly rota and maintenance, undertaking line management of casual staff and deps)
  • Respond to needs of creative team and demands of show, and work in a professional, co-operative and collaborative manner with colleagues and venue staff to enable positive and supportive solutions
  • Keep detailed documentation of any faulty hired equipment and ensure stock of spare working parts and suitable lamps
  • Liaise with hire companies and external suppliers to ensure collection and delivery are managed effectively
  • Undertake maintenance and housekeeping of lighting equipment to ensure hired equipment is used and maintained to a high standard
  • Maintain and deliver PAT testing and asset management for all lighting equipment
  • Operate the lighting desk for the production in performance and rehearsals
  • Take on duty management or technical roles during performances as required
  • Assist Head of Lighting to ensure safety of all crew, cast, staff and audience members in relation to production lighting
  • Report any unsafe practices, incident or concern regarding Health and Safety
  • Attend Health and Safety meetings and report to Head of Lighting
  • Train and support follow spots and charge hands on their day to day duties
Essential Skills Required
  • Awareness and experience of Health and Safety legislation and practice including safe working at height
  • Basic programming skills on ETC consoles for events and operation of lighting for production where scheduled and necessary
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under own initiative to ensure smooth operational running of department and show
  • Organised, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work well under pressure
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience as a lighting technician at a similar professional level
  • Operation of elevated platform certificate
  • Good use of Vectorworks, MLA , Stamp and Lightwright softwares
  • DMX and networking on a lighting system
  • Climbing certificate

To apply please contact: Please include a covering letter with your CV and send to – dtg.recruitment@disney.com


Closing date for applications 29th April 2022

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