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Technical Designer Placements

Placements are offered under a short-term, full-time contract basis from Monday 16 September to Wednesday 2 October.

This is a unique professional development experience for Queensland technical designers seeking the opportunity to work on Invisible Cities - an international, large-scale, multi-disciplinary event with 59 Productions, the trail blazers of digital technology.

Paid, two-week placements are on offer for three Queensland vision, audio, lighting and production designers to be part of the installation and performance season of Invisible Cities. These placements provide a transformative experience which provides you the opportunity to see innovative digital and live performance storytelling like nothing people have seen before. You will be placed in an immersive learning and professional experience in which you will be simultaneously observing and contributing your skills to the build and the performance season.

This opportunity is designed to inspire new levels of skills and ambition, in realising bold new works, where you can connect with and learn from a team of world-class artists at the very frontier-edge of their professions.

Download the position description for details on how to apply.

Applications close 5pm, Fri 26 Jul 2019.

This opportunity is possible due to the Illuminate Grant, an initiative by the Queensland Government and Arts Queensland.

Front of House Managers and Ushers

Brisbane Festival is seeking Front of House Managers and Ushers for various venues throughout the Festival including Treasury Brisbane Arcadia (South Bank), Theatre Republic (Kelvin Grove), Fire Gardens (Brisbane City Botanic Gardens) and Invisible Cities (Yeerongpilly). The Front of House teams will liaise with Site Managers, Producers and artists to manage operations and set-up of the venue to a high professional standard. The Front of House team is also the first point of contact and responsible for providing high level of customer service for patrons attending performances. 

Download the position description for details on how to apply:

Front of House Manager
Front of House Ushers

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 7 August 2019.

Volunteering and internships


If you are interested in a volunteer or intern role with Brisbane Festival, please click here.

Brisbane Festival is an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is to have a team which reflects the breadth and diversity of Brisbane’s population. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


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