The Kala Chethena Kathakali Company has a job opportunity for a touring technician, with the right skills and experience, to join our company. 

Kathakali WOMAD Festival 2015 – photo Mark Bennett

The ideal candidate needs to be 25 years plus, (to drive our minibus) loves touring, driving, enjoys meeting people and working with Kathakali artists - the classical dance drama of Kerala, south India. 

The role will entail the challenge of working in a variety of venues including schools, village halls, main stream small - middle scale venues and festivals. The successful candidate will need to work as a team, communicate our technical requirements to in house theatre crew or work alone using our lights, sound equipment and set up and run a film. 
Good time keeping, can prepare technical specifications, check technical details with the theatres in advance and run the show. 

Accommodation will be in self catering, 4 star properties with own room. 
Pay is subject to experience. 

If you are interested, please visit our webpage and email me why you would like to work with Kathakali. Please contact me if you have and questions by email. (

Best wishes, Barbara
Kalamandalam Barbara Vijayakumar
Co founder of the Kala Chethena Kathakali Company.

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