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Performers playing with movement on a scaffolding railing. One young white man with short hair perches atop it, one athletic long-haired white woman looks set to do something exciting, one white woman with dark hair swings on the rail from her knees, and one asian man hangs ipside down off the railing!

FREELANCE PROPS, COSTUME AND SET MAKER

We’re looking for a talented Prop, Costume and Setting Maker to join the creative team for our new improvisatory, outdoor music theatre production for young audiences, FLEX, in Birmingham this summer.

  • May 22nd to June 30th: 1.5 weeks of paid specialist sustainable design training
  • July 6th to August 16th: 3 separate weeks of making/build time

Paid @ £550 per week (with £120 day rate for additional days) – above ITC rates.

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The successful applicant will collaborate with Production Designer Ebrahim Nazier to craft sustainable props, costumes and scenery for FLEX, taking inspiration from the natural environment, magic / illusion and children’s creativity. The project will be devised and performed in grassroots natural spaces in Birmingham communities, inspired by open-air creative play sessions with local children who speak English as an additional language (EAL). 

How To Apply

Please send your CV and/or a link to your online portfolio or website to hello@cloudcuckoolandtheatre.com as soon as possible, no later than Wednesday 4th May. 

We’ll then arrange an informal chat with selected applicants no later than Monday 9th May. 

If you have any questions or access requirements to apply or to work with us, or if you need this information in another format:

We’re an ND-led company and aim to run ND-friendly recruitment, including providing questions in advance if it’s helpful — even for an informal chat!

If you meet the essential criteria and identify as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent, LGBTQI+, or as a person of African, Caribbean, Latinx  heritage, South Asian, East Asian, South East Asian, Middle Eastern, Roma, Irish Traveller or Jewish heritage you will be guaranteed a chat about this role.

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If you have any questions or access requirements to apply or to work with us, or if you need this information in another format