Staging Technician – Multiple Roles


Name: Moira Hay



Location: Adelaide

About Adelaide Festival Centre

Established in 1973, Adelaide Festival Centre is South Australia’s principal performing arts venue and a leading Asia Pacific cultural centre. Adelaide Festival Centre produces a bold, exciting and extensive program of festivals, events and performances all year round, to inspire educate and entertain audiences from a variety of ages and cultures. AFC prides itself on providing constant support, development and maintaining a positive work environment for all employees whilst upholding exceptional customer service to external organisations and patrons, as the home of performing arts in South Australia.

About the vacancy


As we continue to deliver a strong program in 2022, Adelaide Festival Centre is looking for technical theatre professionals to join its Staging Department. 

Reporting to the Head of Department – Staging, these positions are responsible for provision and operation of equipment and support for performances in our venues. The services include set construction, rigging, props coordination and operating fly systems for stage effects and scene changes.


  • Technical support to Adelaide Festival Centre performances and events.
  • General maintenance and repair and installations to all associated equipment.
  • Working on bump ins and bump outs, rehearsals and performances in our venues and responding to technical scene changes and cues.
  • Adhering to all policies and procedures around employment conditions and WHS and Risk

Competencies and Skills

  • Experience in Staging in a live performance and/or theatrical environment
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain professional working relationships.
  • A commitment to the delivery of excellent customer service.

Benefits and Culture

Adelaide Festival Centre offers a range of benefits to its employees including salary packaging and staff price tickets to shows, festivals and productions.

Adelaide Festival Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. First Nations people and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

The public sector is diverse and desires to increase in diversity and to create opportunities for more South Australians.

The South Australian public sector supports flexible ways of working including part-time working arrangements wherever reasonably possible. 

If you believe this job is suited to you, don’t miss this opportunity to apply!


All applications will be treated in strict confidence and must include a current resume identifying relevant career, personal and educational achievements.

For more information about Adelaide Festival Centre and a copy of the position description, please visit the ‘employment page’ on our website: 

Enquires can be directed to Moira Hay, Director, Technical and Production, at

Please note from 29 December 2021, anyone attending an Adelaide Festival Centre venue, including staff, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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