We are looking for an Assistant Producer

We are looking for a part-time producer to join Trigger during a busy period of production on a fixed-term basis. You will have the opportunity to work on a large scale outdoor project involving a world class project team of 45 puppeteers, artists and crew. The role will primarily be based at Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio, with some working days required in Plymouth during rehearsals. 

Current Programme 

Site-specific performance 

An incredible work of scale due to launch as part of Mayflower 400 in Plymouth 2020. Created by puppetry designer of War Horse (Mervyn Millar), set designer for Bjork/ Ellie Goulding/ Anthony and the Johnson’s (Carl Robertshaw) and producer (Angie Bual), led by producers Trigger. The project is under-wraps, but the final event will play to an audience of over 40,000 people over 5 days in August. 

Deadline for applications 10am, Monday 29th July. Start date w/c 5th August 2019.

For more details, the full job pack and to apply click here.

We're looking for a Plymouth based Lead Stage Manager for a Mayflower 400 site-specific project

In partnership with Arts Council England, Plymouth City Council and Theatre Royal Plymouth this project fuses myth, legend, science, puppetry & aerodynamics into one unforgettable event, which will use the city centre of Plymouth and The Hoe as a stage.

The event is a major site specific project programmed as part of Mayflower 400 in Plymouth 2020. The creative team include puppet director of War Horse, Mervyn Millar, a world champion kite flier and set designer for Bjork, Carl Robertshaw, award winning Artistic Director Angie Bual and producers from Trigger.

As Lead Stage Manager, you will be responsible for a two person Stage Management team and volunteers, as well as working alongside creative/ production teams, cast, crew and other external partners.

We are looking for someone with experience in working as part of a stage management team and large-scale size ensemble casts on site-specific projects. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential. Applicants must be based in Plymouth or have a base in Plymouth from which they can work. We encourage people from BAME backgrounds to apply.

If you think this sounds like the job for you, take a look at the application pack here. Please send your application to hello@triggerstuff.co.uk by 10am Monday 1st July 2019.

Are you a Plymouth based performer? We want to hear from you

We are on the lookout for more puppeteers and performers to be part of a large scale performance event that is being created for Plymouth. You would be working with one of the original puppetry directors of War Horse to develop a brand new site specific production.

If you are an actor, puppeteer, physical theatre, circus performer or dancer that wants to perform and are based in Plymouth, Trigger wants to hear from you!

Deadline for applications is 10am on Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

Download the call out and apply.

Call out! City Hall Debate Director

We are looking for a Director based in Plymouth to direct the City Hall Debate as part of a major new site specific work that is in development for Plymouth. The creative team include puppet director of War Horse, Mervyn Millar, a kite world champion flier and set designer for Bjork, Carl Robertshaw, Artistic Director Angie Bual and producers Trigger.

If you have experience and interest in developing scripts with real people (public), experience of devising and dramaturgy, a minimum of 3 years directing experience, and you are based in Plymouth we want to hear from you! Download the call out and apply.

Call Out! Performers

We are looking for puppeteers and performers to be part of a large scale performance event that is being created for Plymouth. You would be working with one of the original puppetry directors of War Horse to develop a brand new site specific production.

If you are an actor, puppeteer, physical theatre, circus performer or dancer that wants to perform and are based in Plymouth, Trigger wants to hear from you! Download the call out and apply.

Call out! Assistant Director

We are looking for an Assistant Director to work on on a major new site specific work that is being created for Plymouth. You would be working with world class director and puppetry specialist, Mervyn Millar of Significant Object.

If you have experience and interest in working with puppets, ensembles and on a large scale on outdoor events and are based in Plymouth we want to hear from you! Download the call out and apply.

Organisational Development

We are super psyched to have won an organisational development grant!

It shows real trust and support in Trigger from Arts Council South West, and it means that we can up our capacity to bring on board new Senior Producer Natalie Adams. We are developing our plans and recruiting a board. Please get in touch if you are interested in joining Trigger as a Trustee.