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Technical Supervisor

Jetzt bewerben Später bewerben Job ID 10091358 Standort London, Vereinigtes Königreich Veröffentlichungsdatum 17/06/2024 Unternehmen The Walt Disney Company (EMEA)

Job-Zusammenfassung:

About the Role & Team

Are you a skilled technical theatre supervisor looking to further your theatrical production career with an exciting company? An opportunity has become available for you to do so with Disney!

Around the world, Disney Theatrical Group brings live entertainment to an audience of over 20 million people in 50 countries each year. Here in the UK & Ireland, our shows include the West End productions of The Lion King and Frozen, as well as a touring production of Aladdin the Musical.

As a Technical Supervisor in our team, you would be is responsible for supporting our Production Manager in all areas of the physical production of Disney’s stage shows.

Please note that this role will involve evening and weekend work.

What You Will Do

  • Support the Production Manager to ensure the smooth running of all rehearsals and performances and production moves, collaborating closely with Production and General Management Teams, Company Management, Technical Departments, Resident Creative Team and local venue staff.
  • Attend performances of the Production as directed for the purpose of conducting a “normal check” and providing relevant reports to partner teams of the sets, props, electrics, lighting, sound, video, performer flying, special effects, costumes, masks and puppets, wigs, hair and make-up and any other aspects of the physical productions when requested by the Production Manager.
  • Produce, upon request, appropriate set and stage plans if required.
  • At the Production Manager’s direction support the budgeting, bidding, purchasing, and/or supervising shop construction for the replacement of sets, props, electrics, lighting, sound, projections, special effects, costumes, masks and puppets, including any parts or components of the foregoing, or other aspects of the physical production.
  • Working with agreed budgets and ensuring that technical overtime is carefully regulated.
  • Support the provision of detailed pre-production and running budgets with a schedule of orders (including contracted-out labour and technicians) and costings.
  • Assist in preparing production schedules, and champion safe, appropriate working conditions during the technical rehearsal and preview periods for both actors and technical staff.
  • Project manage and lead building related projects on West End shows such as dressing room refurbishments and facility upgrades.
  • Responsible for ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of physical productions in collaboration with HODs and Production Manager.
  • Supervise the Technical Assistant to ensure good storage management of Production assets and maintain up-to-date Asset Register.
  • Support the Production Manager to recruit, manage, train and oversee performance management of show staff, developing and maintaining a committed and proficient team.
  • Assisting in the instruction of cast and crew in the application, operation, and upkeep of all elements of the physical production.

Touring Responsibilities

  • Oversee all touring logistics, ensuring timely and efficient transfers are achieved and maintained.
  • Handling of the physical production and technical supervision of load-ins and load, supervising touring production moves as lead representative of Disney Theatrical Group, ensuring the highest level of technical support at all times.
  • Work in accordance with the Health And Safety Policy and maintain a good solid understanding of all relevant legislation and good working practices, and to ensure that relevant practices are adhered to on all current and future productions.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience of large scale West-End and touring musical productions from a logistical point of view.
  • Ability to demonstrate a transparent and open approach, with an ability to thrive under pressure, enjoy leading from the front, and by example.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of theatre construction for scenery, lights, sound, performer flying, special effects and related understanding of H&S legislation such as LOLER, PUWER and WAH.
  • Digital literacy enabling the effective use of software, including CAD.
  • Production or Technical Management experience in a role within a complex organisation.
  • High level of interpersonal skill with an effective and flexible interpersonal style to ensure influence and credibility with senior managers, cast, crew and orchestra members and trade unions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to work with, provide advice to, train, and promote technical excellence to cast, crew and orchestra members at all levels.

We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to support you with the application process.

The Perks

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
  • Excellent parental and guardian leave
  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. Disney is committed to forming a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.



Über The Walt Disney Company (EMEA):

Disney EMEA hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, mit einem Team von über 6.000 Mitarbeitern, die in 59 Märkten mit Niederlassungen in 29 Ländern tätig sind, das Wachstum, die Innovation und die Affinität zur Marke in einer Vielzahl von Ländern zu fördern.

Über The Walt Disney Company:

Die Walt Disney Company ist zusammen mit ihren Tochtergesellschaften und verbundenen Unternehmen ein führendes, diversifiziertes internationales Familienunterhaltungs- und Medienunternehmen mit folgenden Geschäftsbereichen: Disney Entertainment, ESPN sowie Disney Experiences. Von seinen bescheidenen Anfängen als Zeichentrickfilmstudio in den 1920er Jahren bis zu seiner aktuellen Vorreiterrolle in der Unterhaltungsindustrie trägt Disney stolz sein Erbe weiter und bietet Geschichten und Erlebnisse von Weltklasse, die alle Familienmitglieder bezaubern. Disneys Geschichten, Figuren und Abenteuer erreichen Verbraucher und Gäste aus allen Teilen der Welt. Gemeinsam schaffen unsere Mitarbeiter und Darsteller aus Niederlassungen in über 40 Ländern der Welt Unterhaltungserlebnisse, die sowohl auf globaler Ebene als auch im heimischen Umfeld begeistern.

Diese Position ist bei The Walt Disney Company Limited, das Teil eines Geschäftssegments ist, das wir The Walt Disney Company (EMEA) nennen.

The Walt Disney Company Limited bietet als Arbeitgeber Chancengleichheit. Alter, ethnische Zugehörigkeit, Hautfarbe, Religion oder Weltanschauung, Geschlecht, Nationalität oder Herkunft aus einem bestimmten Land, sexuelle Orientierung, Geschlechtsangleichung, Familienstand, Behinderung, Schwangerschaft oder Mutterschaft von Bewerbern fließen nicht in die Entscheidung über die Vergabe einer Stelle mit ein. Disney fördert eine Unternehmenskultur, in der die Ideen und Entscheidungen aller Mitarbeiter uns helfen, zu wachsen, zu innovieren, die besten Geschichten zu schreiben und in einer sich schnell verändernden Welt wichtig zu sein.

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