theatre technician


Theatre technicians execute all technical tasks to support live performances. They build and break down stages and decors, install and operate sound, light, recording and video equipment and organise the transport of decors and technical equipment for performances on displacement.

Alternative label

  • performance technician

  • audio technician

  • stagehand

  • lighting technician

  • stage technician

  • theatrical technician

  • theatre tech

Regulatory aspect

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