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Touring - Rigger/Carp Position

  • The Works Entertainment
  • Los Angeles, CA, 90012
  • Contract
  • Any level
  • Experienced

Salary Range: $1500.00 per week

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Job Description:

The Works Entertainment is currently seeking qualified candidates for the role of Rigger/Carp for our ongoing North American Tour of The Illusionists.   THE ILLUSIONISTS has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing magic acts ever to be seen on stage.

The Rigger/Carp Technician is responsible for oversight of the deck as well as a few rigged elements in the production, including human flight on a Kinesys system (see below for Kinesys training).  Broad familiarity with touring theatrical work is required.  Touring experience as a carp or rigger a plus.  Qualified candidates will have either an ETCP, IRATA or NCCCP certification as a rigger, OR substantial documented rigging experience in the entertainment industry.  Preferred candidates will bring fast-paced touring experience, a positive attitude and excellent teamwork and leadership skills.

While the position does require operation of a Kinesys system, we can provide Kinesys training for a good rigging candidate, adding to your skillset if you do not have this very important experience.

Position begins September 21, 2018.  Current tour schedule runs through June 2019 with a couple of layoff periods.  Ongoing work a possibility for the right candidate.  Pay is $1,500/week plus per diems.


Company Description:
The Works Entertainment was established by Creative Producer Simon Painter and Executive Producer Tim Lawson. It is one of the most successful live entertainment companies in the world and has created, presented, and produced first class entertainment in over 300 cities and 30 countries. Their award-winning shows have smashed box office records multiple times across the globe.

Amongst the Works Entertainment catalog are shows including:
  • The Illusionists US
  • The Illusionists on Broadway
  • The Illusionists Europe
  • Circus 1903
  • Cirque Adrenaline
  • Le Noir - The Dark Side of Cirque
  • The Unbelievables
  • A Magical Cirque Christmas
  • Cirque Paris
  • Numerous worldwide musical presentations