Venue Technician – The Lost Love Speakeasy, Manchester transfer, The Lost Estate

Venue Technician – The Lost Love Speakeasy, Manchester transfer, The Lost Estate

  • 24th February 2020
  • Full time
  • Paid (£25k-30k)
  • Eddy Hackett

The show

The Lost Estate is looking for a Venue Technician for the Manchester transfer of The Lost Love Speakeasy, which premiered last year in London and ran for three sold-out months. The Speakeasy is a secret New York Jazz Age experience, a heightened and theatricalised jazz club. The show features the greatest music of the 1920s, performed by a singer and live jazz quartet in addition to moments of theatre, immersive set/LX design and a dining experience curated by David Lagonell, former Head Chef of Ottolenghi’s noted Soho restaurant, Nopi. An intimate experience for 130 guests, it will take place in a central Manchester warehouse space, located 5 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly Station from May – August 2020.

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  • Tech week: w/o 11th May 2020 in central Manchester
  • Opening night: Friday 15th May 2020 in central Manchester
  • Closing night: 9th August 2020 (further extensions TBC)
  • Performances: 7-show week. Tuesdays-Sundays, with a matinee on Saturdays. Monday is a free day
  • Pay: £525/week

The role


The Lost Love Speakeasy is a small and intimate show with high creative and production values. With live performance at the heart of the show, the Venue Technician will be responsible for mixing FOH sound and operating sound/LX cues. As such, the Venue Technician will be a well-versed live sound mixer and familiar with QLab and ETC Nomad software. Prior to shows, the Tech Operator will check all aspects of production tech including speakers, mics, and LX, troubleshooting any problems that may arise. In addition, the venue technician will be on call during the run to resolve any building/tech issues as they arise.

A full job description can be viewed here:

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to by 12pm on 24th February 2020.