Hålogaland Teater in Norway is looking for a technical stage manager

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Hålogaland Teater is Norway’s regional theatre for the Arctic region and is housed in a modern theatre building in Tromsø. The theatre has around 70 FTEs.

Hålogaland Teater is looking for a technical stage manager

The technical stage Manager is a part of the theatre’s Stage Department. This department has a staff of nine and reports to the Head of the Stage and Props Department.

The technical stage managers`s tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for the stage area during rehearsals and performances
  • Supervisory responsibility during installation work and performances
  • Preparing and following up on the production budget
  • Ensuring that the artistic expression during performances is in keeping with the director/scenographer’s wishes/plans
  • Stage work during rehearsals and performances
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Various health, safety and environment (HSE) as well as documentation-related tasks

The ideal candidate has:

  • Experience/education in stage technical work
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good computer skills
  • A high work capacity


The preferred candidate:

  • Is solution-oriented, organised and quality conscious
  • Has good collaboration and communication skills
  • Is flexible


Personal suitability will be assessed.
Salary according to a salary scale.


Application deadline: February 14th.

For more information on the details of this position, please contact:
Production Manager Jon H Paulsen at +47 975 21 jon@ht.tr.no,
or Departmental Manager Henrik Lamark at +47 917 98 720, henrik@ht.tr.no.

The application can be submitted to Head of HR, Sturla Bertheussen by email, sturla@ht.tr.no