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The Traverse Theatre is currently seeking Front of House Ushers (Temporary) for the Festival Fringe 2016.

Hours of work will be around 35 hours on a weekly basis including weekend, daytime and evening work from late July/early August to 28 August 2016.

Please complete an application form and send by e-mail to

Please note all applicants must be aged 18+ eligible to work in the UK, and if applicable, must hold any necessary work permit and/or visa.

If you have been successful in obtaining an interview we will notify you before Wednesday 7 July.

Salary: £7.20 per hour paid weekly

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 17 June 2016

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 July to Saturday 9 July. No SKYPE interviews.


The Traverse Theatre is currently looking to appoint aFestival Stage Crew Chieffor the Fringe Festival period in August.

The crew will be made up of a team of 9 people who will report to the Crew Chief and ultimately the Head of Stage.

The Crew chief is responsible for allocation of crew during fit ups and turnarounds, making sure crew get appropriate breaks, keeping records of turnaround duties and deputising the Head of Stage in their absence

Along with the crew they are responsible for the get-ins, fit-ups, turnarounds and get-outs of all of productions and events at the Traverse Theatre.

As a team, the Crew will be responsible for the smooth turnarounds of all scenic aspects of the productions in both theatres (Traverse 1 and Traverse 2) and events in the rest of the building including but not limited to anything from dance floors, flats, flown scenery and revolves to stage decks, furniture and props.

This is a very physical role with a fair amount of lifting and carrying. A working knowledge of theatre, especially the stage department is essential as is the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.Please note: these are non-technical roles and are within the Stage department of the Theatre.

The working week will be 48 hours with one day off per week. Any additional hours will be paid at single time. The role will run from 18th July to 28th August. This role is not suitable for anyone with other festival commitments.

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