Technical (Theatre) Staff for 4* and 5* Cruise Lines

Karen Maybury Creative Connections
July 27, 2020
Karen Maybury Creative Connections
Entertainment Jobs
Stage Staff / Theatrical Rigger
not specified

We are seeking on behalf of one of world’s biggest 4* and 5* cruise lines who have an existing fleet of ships and new builds on the way for qualified Technical Theater Staff. This is a great position for anyone with a passion for working in theatre whilst travelling to some of world’s most exciting destinations and gaining valuable life and work experience. KMCC works as a referral source for major cruise lines such as Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Bahamas Paradise.

Primary duties include:

  • Working back stage and in the theater(s) and certain other entertainment venues during rehearsals and performances, as well as supporting the entertainment technical staff, group coordinator, Stage & Production Manager and certain other members of the cruise director's management team.
  • This position assembles and disassembles stage equipment and props for all shows and activities.
  • Reads stage layout specifications and blueprints and confers with Stage and Production Manager to determine type and location of sets, props, scenery, lighting – and sound equipment required for specific events.
  • Gathers and transports props and equipment to designated areas throughout the vessel and ports of call.
  • Positions lighting fixtures on and around stage area.

Minimum requirements:

  • Have a valid passport
  • Minimum age 21 years old
  • One or two years experience in the assembly and disassembly of stage equipment and props.
  • Must have experience with stage productions
  • Background in electrical, technical, light and sound preferred
  • Ability to perform minor theatrical repair work such as carpentry and painting
  • Ability to assist cast members with costume changes
  • Relevant education preferred


  • Food & Accommodation
  • Travel to and from the ship
  • Medical centre on board – free treatment if you are unwell or hurt
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Ability to travel and see some amazing destinations
  • Meet people and make friends from all over the world

How to apply:

When sending your up to date CV/resume please ensure you include the various equipment you have experience with (i.e. lighting consoles etc) and include a recent photo of yourself.

  • 1 Written work references is required (if you don't have this yet, you can send this later)
  • Please confirm you have a valid passport and as of what date you would be able to start work, if hired

If found qualified we will get back to you as soon as possible via e-mail, SKYPE and/or text message.

Looking forward to hearing from you!


Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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