Lighting Design Placement – Why Am I So Single?


Kenny Wax Productions and Ameena Hamid Productions are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate lighting student to join us for a placement opportunity. The successful candidate will join the lighting team of Jai Morjaria (Lighting Designer) and Luca Panetta (Associate Lighting Designer) during the tech and preview period for this brand-new West End musical Why Am I So Single? at the Garrick Theatre. This placement is a rare opportunity to learn the process of how to light a new West End musical under the direct guidance of the Lighting Designer and their Associate. The successful candidate will also focus on: learning and assisting with follow spots; assisting the lighting department with admin work throughout the tech and preview period; working with the lighting cue script and keeping track of practicals used through the show. We prioritise diversity and inclusion across all our shows and as such we actively encourage those from working class, Black, Asian, and mixed-heritage backgrounds, and/or those who have been racialised as ‘ethnic minorities’ in the UK to apply. Contract Type: Fixed-term placement role Dates of Employment: 5th August – 6th September 2024. Hours of Work: The role is required to work during the technical rehearsals and preview period for the show which will require long days onsite at the theatre and evening work. Expenses paid of up to £1500 total.

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Person Specification


  • Age of 18+
  • Desire to learn and ask lots of questions.
  • Genuine and demonstrable desire to build a career in theatre lighting design, associate lighting design or assistant lighting design.
  • An understanding of your creative process and artistic voice.


  • Experience of creating your work for small-scale fringe productions and/or events.
  • Experience of working with professional creative teams.
  • Experience of working with professional technical and stage management teams.
  • Studying or recently have graduated from a course relating to lighting.


Kenny Wax Productions

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type

Fixed fee

Fixed Fee Amount

Expenses paid of up to £1500 total.

Closing Date


Contract Type

Fixed Term

Job Type

Backstage & Technical

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