Technicians Make Theatre Happen - part 5

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.


There are times where entire cities appear on stage or elaborate constructions of entire houses. To ensure that such staging is not only impressive to look at but safe for those on and backstage, Metal Fabricator Technicians are needed. They study CAD drawings and follow instruction to bring scenic elements to life.

How can I become a Metal Fabricator Technician

Think this could be the role for you? There are many pathways to becoming a Metal Fabricator Technician.

If you’re coming up to 16 you could study an applied general qualification or do an apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding or Structural Steelwork

Click on the links below to learn more about possible next steps and for more career inspiration:




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