On Stage Lighting looks at the workhorse of gaining employment as a lighting professional, the Curriculum Vitae, and considers how you can create a killer CV. But first, how does your CV actually fit into the recruitment process? (more…) Related: Getting Work Stage Lighting Technician – The Inside Story Boom and Bust in the Lighting […]
Information on getting a job in stage lighting, working as a freelance lighting technician or Lighting Designer.
Many On Stage Lighting readers are young aspiring lighting designers, keen to get into the industry and begin their journey to the top of their chosen profession. In this guest article, Lighting Designer, Author and all round stage lighting guru Richard Cadena tells it like it is. (more…) Related: Boom and Bust in the Lighting […]
On Stage Lighting considers the process of securing work as a freelance Lighting Designer. We unravel the mysteries of “getting the gig” and find out that it isn’t all about portfolios, CV’s and qualifications. (more…) Related: Stage Lighting Technician – The Inside Story Boom and Bust in the Lighting Business Writing a Good CV – […]
On Stage Lighting looks into a current hot industry topic – the immediate and and long term future of jobs in live events . Related: Stage Lighting Technician – The Inside Story Getting Work Chasing the Lion – Getting To The Top In Lighting Equipment – The Curse of Lighting Design?
The modern stage lighting industry is extremely changeable. The call for lighting techs goes up and down like a truss rigged on elastic, it’s what they call a flexible labour market. So, production companies rely on freelance technicians ( freelancers, freeloaders [insert term of abuse here]). Becoming a freelance lighting tech seems like a good […]