A theatre Electrician is responsible for all non-design aspects of the lighting in a theatre production. They may also be involved in any electrical elements of a production which can include special effects and sound systems.
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Training often takes place on the job however there are formal qualifications and workshops you can complete in the following areas
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Work can often include heights and physical work but not always.
Theatre Electricians don’t tend to have a routine as their day changes frequently. When working on a new production the focus is bringing the lighting designs to life, making sure they’re safe and making any changes that need to be made.
An Electrician in general can earn roughly £32K per year, however this may differ in a theatre environment.
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Published: 23 October 2019