Call For Lighting and Sound Designers


Celebrating its 32nd anniversary, Brave New Play Rites is an annual festival of new plays written by UBC Creative Writing students and produced at Studio 1398 on Granville Island.

For our Full Productions, we are seeking 2 Lighting and 2 Sound Designers, who will each be responsible for 5 plays.

The plays are 10 to 15 minutes each.

The Lighting and Sound Designers will receive an honorarium of $75 per show.

Essential Dates:

  • Wed Nov 15: Lighting and Sound Designer Application Deadline – 12:00
  • Sun Nov 26: Lighting and Sound Designer Interviews – 13:00 to 18:00
  • Mon Nov 27: Lighting and Sound Designer Interviews – 18:00 to 19:30
  • Wed Jan 03: Lighting and Sound Designers Job Offers Go Out – 17:00
  • Sun Jan 14: Festival Orientation – 10:00 to 12:00
  • Wed Jan 24 to Sun Mar 11: Full Productions – Production Team communications and rehearsal visits
  • Sun Feb 25: Production Meeting – 12:00 to 14:00
  • Sun Mar 04: Paper Tech Meeting – 12:00 to 14:00
  • Mon Mar 12 to Sat Mar 18: Full Productions Technical and Performance Schedule
  • Thu Mar 14: Invoice and Receipts Due

How to Apply:


Please include your name, phone number, a 50 word biography and your curriculum vitae.

Please put ‘LIGHTING OR SOUND DESIGNER SUBMISSION’ in the email subject line.

Please also indicate two or three potential interview times you are available on Sun Nov 26 (13:00 to 16:00) or Mon Nov 27 (18:00 to 20:00).

Deadline for Applications:
Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 12:00 Noon
Late submissions will not be considered.
Due to the volume of submissions, only those invited to be interview will be contacted.

All are welcome to apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

2018 Production Team