Skip To Main Content


LIPA is a world leading provider of university-level performing and creative arts training. You’ll be working as part of an international community of creatives, performers, technicians, film makers and business people who learn by working together on fully realised productions and projects. We enjoy a global reputation for the quality of our teaching, our world class facilities and an enviable track record of graduate employment.

Working under the direction of our Lead Theatre Technician, you will be responsible for the provision, maintenance and operation of equipment in our performance spaces and for assisting students and staff in the delivery of a busy programme of events, productions and learning activities.

As well as a relevant qualification, you must have at least four years’ experience and a good working knowledge of the technical aspects of a producing theatre including the use of a wide range of equipment and systems such as intelligent lighting control and programming, live sound, video and counterweight flying.

You will be required to work closely with students, demonstrating technical equipment and supervising their practical work. The ideal applicant will be well-motivated and enthusiastic, have excellent interpersonal skills and be committed to a career in performance technology. Applications from people who can offer particular expertise in Lighting or Electrics would be particularly welcome.
In return we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, pension, generous holiday entitlements, and complimentary tickets to our inhouse productions.

With a busy schedule of over 24 productions a year across our two venues flexible working will be necessary including evenings and weekends.
We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd February at 9am.

Please send your completed application form to 
CVs will not be accepted as we are a Higher Education Institute.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, LIPA is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join our Institute.

LIPA - a registered charity No. 1001565 is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.