Job|Deputy Head of Props|Technical Staff & Logistics|Sydney|ArtsHub Australia

Michael Cassel Group produces and presents world-class musical and theatrical productions, live entertainment experiences, major events & ceremonies, and concert tours. Our reputation for marrying artistic excellence and commercial savvy has positioned Michael Cassel Group as one of the world’s leading theatrical producers. Through our continued successes, we are expanding the business’ interests to include investment, acquisition, and creation of new theatrical intellectual property in Australia, Broadway and on the West End. Michael Cassel Group also represents an exclusive boutique stable of distinguished clients who inform, influence, and entertain by leveraging its long-standing relationships across media and entertainment.

We are looking to engage a Sydney-based Deputy Head of Props on our Australian premiere theatrical production of “Hamilton”at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, Sydney.

 Key Responsibilities

Perform all work customarily undertaken by a Deputy Head of Props on a first-class theatrical production.

• Assist in the direction of Props crew.

• Participate in props maintenance and performance duties.

• Participate in the set up & load out of the Props department in the theatre and as required by the Technical Director and  Head of Props.

• Participate in the organisation and coordination of production transfers between venues.

• Create and update plots/rosters/checklists and reports.

• Assist in coordinating all Props duties so the production is called and run as rehearsed.

• Ensure all aspects of Props are maintained and presented at performances to the highest professional standards.

• Attend all meetings, performances, rehearsals, training, and other calls as required.

• Liaise with company management regarding any matters of concern about safety, staff or conduct at work.

• Always ensure compliance with WH&S laws, policies & guidelines.

• Other duties as required.


 • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders;

• Meet with internal stakeholders on a regular basis;

• Work collaboratively and willingly in a small team that is “all hands-on deck”.

• Work to Company’s policies.

• Reflect the Company’s culture and brand with external partners and stakeholders by functioning in a manner which is collaborative, contemporary, innovative, ambitious and, importantly with flair.


• A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Deputy Head of Props in commercial theatrical productions.

• Extensive and proven ability to manage the day- to-day activities Props Department and Props Crew.

• Demonstrable success in contributing to WH&S compliant theatrical work environments.

• Experience of working on large complex theatrical productions.

• Solid computer skills.

• Relevant Tertiary or Certificate qualifications.


Passionate about theatre.

Good written, verbal communication and presentation skills

• Good attention to detail.

• Solid organisational and negotiation skills

• Good decision-making skills.

• Can-do attitude and willingness to roll-up-sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done.

• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

• Highest integrity in professional and personal life.

Applications close: Sunday 23 May 2021

Apply via email by clicking on Apply Now below.

Applicants are required to submit the following information:

• Current Resume

• Cover Letter which includes claim for the role

• Contact details for 2 referees.

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