Technicians Make Theatre Happen - part 3

Behind every performance on the stage a team of technicians, making the seemingly impossible possible.

Read on to discover some of the roles available behind the scenes, and how you could launch a career as a technician who makes it happen in theatre.

Ever felt transported to another place because of a sound effect? Perhaps you can hear every word an actor articulates on stage, or it sounds like the band is playing just beside you? An audio technician made that happen!



How can I become an Audio Technician? 


Think this could be the role for you? There are many pathways to becoming an Audio Technician.

If you’re coming up to 16 you could study an applied general qualification or do an apprenticeship in Media, Broadcast and Production. 

Click on the links below to learn more about possible next steps:

Looking for inspiration? Read the stories of the technicians below to learn how they went from rigging up the sound system for their school concert, to supporting production at major cultural events.  


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