Careers & Vacancies

Please see below, current positions we are recruiting for. 

ABOUT OUR TEAM

Launched in 2018, the Barn has quickly garnered a reputation for theatrical excellence and exciting content creation, now regarded as one of the top ten theatres in the country. Self-producing a whole spectrum of theatre from original new works to innovative revivals and adaptations, it consistently receives plaudits from critics and audiences.

Read on below to view our available job vacancies.

FRONT OF HOUSE

Front Of House & Box Office Manager

Front of House & Box Office Manager

Type: Permanent

Location : Cirencester

Salary : £25,000 to £28,000 dependant on experience

The successful candidate will be an ambitious and passionate individual with good organisational and people skills. A desire to deliver the best customer experience for our audience members from the time they buy a ticket to the time they leave.

Working with a flexible team, the successful candidate will be ensuring the Box Office and Front of House is correctly rota’d and constantly delivering for our customers. Other administrative tasks are shared amongst the team and are dependent on the day to day needs of the business.

As Front of House the successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth running of our customers visit to the theatre and the management of volunteers on duty.

This is a full time role which will involve some evenings and Saturday’s on a rota basis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Skill Requirements

Ideal:

• A passion for providing exemplary customer services and an interest in the Arts.

• Computer literate.

• Excellent organisations skills

• Good communication skills in person and in writing.

• Ability to think on your feet.

Nice to have:

• Experience working in a sales and customers service environment is preferred but is not an essential.

About The Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre opened its doors in 2018 as a producing house theatre.

Our mission: Quite simply, is to be one of the leading producing house theatres in the country. Being one of the premier brands in theatre doesn’t mean being the biggest, it merely reflects the high standards we set ourselves. Community is at the heart of everything we do. We want theatre to be the platform that inspires, educates, and enriches people’s lives and the Barn to become a cherished landmark that everyone can be proud of.

Notes:

· Immediate start available.

Applications: Please send a CV and Cover Letter to
careers@barntheatre.org.uk

STAGE AND PRODUCTION

Freelance Stage Managers - 2024 Season

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester is looking to employ dedicated individuals to work with and alongside our Resident Company Stage Manager and Production Team on our exciting in-house produced 2024 Season. The season has not yet been fully launched so genres are in place of the show’s title.

OUTLINED DATES:

Comedy

  • Reh 10th – 29 th June (London)
  • Tech 1st – 6th July (Cirencester)
  • Run 8th July – 17th Aug (Cirencester)

Tragedy/Comedy (Tour)

  • Reh 29th July – 17 th Aug (London)
  • Tech 19 th – 22 nd Aug (Cirencester)
  • Run 23rd Aug – 14 th Sept (Cirencester)
  • Tour 16th Sept – 3rd Nov

More details about the tour to be discussed in interview

Thriller

  • Reh 2nd – 21st Sept (London)
  • Tech 23rd – 27th Sept (Cirencester)
  • Run 28th Sept – 9th Nov (Cirencester)

 

‘The Three Musketeers’ Actor/Muso Christmas Show

  • Reh 28th Oct – 16th Nov (London)
  • Tech 18 th – 22 nd Nov (Cirencester)
  • Run 25th Nov – 4th Jan (Cirencester)

 

ABOUT THE ROLES

Deputy Stage Managers

Experienced and confident DSM operator to work closely with our cast, creatives and in-house team; reporting to the Resident CSM. A problem solver who communicates with the SM team on the show and thinks quickly on their feet. The role includes all the usual DSM responsibilities and some additional ones listed below.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Running the rehearsal room in London
  • Creating the Book
  • Producing relevant paperwork e.g rehearsal reports, show reports
  • Clear communication between rehearsals and the production team based in Cirencester
  • Operating the show on QLab
  • Post-Show washing and pre-show ironing (Show dependent)
  • Running Mic/Instrument check pre-show

Rates

  • £475.58 (£518.26 inc. holiday pay) per week for rehearsals, plus £214.5 of subs if you live 25mi outside of London.
  • £568.49 (£619.51 inc. holiday pay) per week for performance.
  • Accommodation in Cirencester provided
  • Standard Industry touring allowance, varying venue sizes and tour circuit.
  • Additional payments inc. Pension and Overtime.

 

Assistant Stage Managers
Creative, confident and proactive ASM to work with the creatives to produce props and furniture, alongside and reporting to the Resident CSM. Productively and closely working with the DSM and another ASM (show dependent). A fast thinker and problem solver who communicates well in fast paced environments. A good knowledge of Health and Safety. The role includes all the usual ASM responsibilities and some additional ones listed below.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing/Making Props
  • Clear communication with CSM about props and spending
  • Assisting the DSM in the rehearsal room in London
  • Creating a clear ASM plot, ready for anyone to step into in case of emergencies
  • Post-Show washing and pre-show ironing (show dependent)
  • Charging Mic batteries post-show

Rates

  • £470.46 (£512.68 inc. holiday pay) per week for rehearsals, plus £214.5 of subs if you live 25mi outside of London.
  • £503.29 (£548.46 inc. holiday pay) per week for performance
  • Accommodation in Cirencester provided
  • Additional payments inc. Pension and Overtime.
  • Technical Assistant Stage Manager (Tour)
  • The same qualities and as an ASM listed above, with good knowledge and practical understanding of lighting, sound
  • and
  • AV/Projection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing/Making Props
  • Clear communication with CSM about props and spending
  • Assisting the DSM in the rehearsal room in London
  • Creating a clear ASM plot, ready for anyone to step into in case of emergencies
  • Post-Show washing and pre-show ironing (show dependent)
  • Health & Safety focused
  • Changing Mic batteries pre and post-show
  • Re-lighting while on tour
  • Live Sound and Projection/AV Knowledge

Rates

  • £470.46 (£512.68 inc. holiday pay) per week for rehearsals, plus £214.5 of subs if you live 25mi outside of London.
  • £503.29 (£548.46 inc. holiday pay) per week for performance
  • Accommodation in Cirencester provided
  • Standard Industry touring allowance, varying venue sizes and tour circuit.
  • Additional payments inc. Pension and Overtime.

OTHER DETAILS

General Working Pattern:

  • Six day rehearsal week and six days a week for eight shows with matinees on Thursday and Saturdays

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and a brief cover letter to careers@barntheatre.org.uk.

For any inquiries or to discuss the positions further, feel free to reach out to our Resident Company Stage Manager, Grace
Duckerin, at grace.duckerin@barntheatre.org.uk.

Technical & Scenic Freelancers

Date Added : 12th July 2022 

Location : Cirencester 

Salary  : hourly/day rate dependant on experience  

 The Company: 

Since launching in 2018, the  Barn Theatre  has gained national recognition as a producing house with its Built by Barn shows. The Barn Theatre was awarded The Stage Awards’ Best Fringe Theatre of the Year Award 2019.  

 

In its short history, The Barn Theatre has become a breeding ground for ambitious emerging talent to develop key professional skills enabling rapid career and individual growth, marrying an entrepreneurial spirit with creative exploration in a supportive environment.  

 

Job Specification:

The Barn Theatre are keen to hear from theatre professionals based locally who would be interested in working at the Barn.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Barn Theatre are looking to expand our list of freelance staff that we can call upon for a variety of jobs. These may include:

  • Sound Professionals. Both Sound Designers, and Programmers/Operators.
  • Lighting Freelancers – for fit-ups and occasional work on Entertainment @ Ingleside Events
  • Scenic Artists
  • Set Builders
  • Stage Managers based locally
  • Anyone else! – please do contact us even if you feel you might not have the relevant experience, we might well be able to find a way to get you involved.

 

Please send CV and cover letter detailing how you meet our needs with the subject Technical & Scenic Freelancers to careers@barntheatre.org.uk

VOLUNTEERS

Front of House Volunteer

Our theatre & cinema volunteers play a vital role in allowing performances to go ahead by ensuring the comfort and enjoyment of audience members.

As a volunteer you will meet, greet, and assist patrons of the theatre, showing them to their seats, selling programmes and being the face of the theatre, under the supervision of the box office manager on duty.

In return you will get to watch all the diverse performances, that are performed at the Barn and invitations to special events.

Our volunteers are an integral part of the Barn, providing an invaluable service to our audiences, helping ensure that every trip to the theatre is a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

We welcome volunteers of all ages, and you need no experience, just to be friendly and enjoy working with people. Full training will be given. The time commitment and frequency are completely flexible making volunteering with us really easy to fit into your life!

We would love to hear from you. Come and join our family at the award-winning Barn Theatre!

MARKETING

Videographer & Graphic Designer

Type:  Permanent 

Location : Cirencester  

Salary  :  £24,000 to £28,000 dependant on experience 

The successful candidate will be an ambitious and passionate individual with good knowledge of video production and ideally some graphic skills, playing a key role in the successful marketing team in a fast-paced environment, contributing to the content creation and overall output of the team in support of all relevant departments.   

This will be a start to mid-level position with ample opportunity to grow in the role.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

Skill Requirements 

Ideal:  

  • Basic experience in studio/location lighting. 
  • Experience in sound capture on loc/studio.  
  • Experience in editing. 
  • Experience in colour grading. 
  • Experience using Blackmagic Design and Panasonic cameras. 
  • Experience in audio mixing and basic sound design. 
  • DaVinci Resolve – understanding how to set up projects, knowledge of the Colour, Fairlight, and Delivery tabs. 
  • Data Wrangling – ingesting/transcoding/conforming 

Nice to have:  

  • Experience in Blender, DaVinci Fusion, AE, Lightroom and Photoshop. 
  • Experience in live streaming. 
  • Experience at Type animation, tracking and compositing. 

Graphic Design  

Ideal:  

  • Experienced in Photoshop 
  • Experienced in InDesign 
  • Experienced in Illustrator 
  • Experience using Lightroom 

Nice to have:  

  • Experience video editing.  
  • Experience in AE and/or DaVinci Resolve. 

About The Barn Theatre 

The Barn Theatre opened its doors in 2018 as a producing house theatre.  

Our mission:  Quite simply, is to be one of the leading producing house theatres in the country. Being one of the premier brands in theatre doesn’t mean being the biggest, it merely reflects the high standards we set ourselves. Community is at the heart of everything we do. We want theatre to be the platform that inspires, educates, and enriches people’s lives and the Barn to become a cherished landmark that everyone can be proud of.   

How to apply 

Notes:  

  • Immediate start available. 
  • For the right candidate, assistance can be provided with accommodation 

Applications: Please send a CV and Cover Letter to
careers@barntheatre.org.uk

No job offers at this time.

FUNDRAISING

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Upcoming Shows

Room 13

Room 13

28 SEPTEMBER – 09 NOVEMBER 2024

THE BARN THEATRE

5 Beeches Road 
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 1BN

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