Starter Opportunity: Assistant Lighting Designer (Woman/Female/Femme-Identifying or Non-Binary)

A residency place for an emerging Lighting Designer to assist on one of the following National Theatre of Scotland 2019 productions:

Them!: Rehearsing w/c 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun; tech & build w/c 17 Jun

Red Dust Road: Rehearsing w/c 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul; tech 5 Aug

The Panopticon: Rehearsing w/c 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct

Production dates are subject to slight change.

Applications Open: Wednesday 28 November 2018

Application Deadline: Monday 25 February 2019 at 5pm

Panel: Envelope Room, Euan McLaren (Head of Lighting National Theatre of Scotland), Gemma Swallow (Head of Production, National Theatre of Scotland), Caroline Newall, (Director of Artistic Development National Theatre of Scotland).

Applicants must specify which production/s they would be available and interested to work on.

Submission Process:

Applications for this opportunity are now closed.

The online application form is available to complete via Submittable which can accept written, audio and video applications. It is possible to draft, save and return to an application on Submittable. If Submittable is not accessible to you for any reason, please contact or call 0141 221 0970 and we can consider alternative methods of submission.

Please do NOT include images or web links.

All submissions must be in the English language, unless agreed by prior arrangement.

The Starter Programme is supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

This information is available on request in the following version: BSL Interpreted and Gaelic Language. Talking, Large Print and Plain English. Please email:

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