Rigging Assistant Scheme (RAS)

Following the success of Project X, we are very excited to be launching a new rigging scheme in 2024 to help new riggers enter the industry. Please follow the link to register your interest: Register Your Interest.

There is now a dedicated webpage with all the latest and news and updates relating to the RAS which can be found in the careers section of the website here.

Q: Where is the RAS based?

The Rigging Assistant Scheme (RAS) will be based in Manchester & the North West.

Q: How is this scheme different to Project X?

The RAS will be more localised to Manchester and the North West, working with specific venues.

Q: If I have applied for Project X, do I need to re-apply for the RAS?

Yes, please re-apply.

Q: What equipment do I need?

A reliable, insured car, and a full driving licence is required. All other equipment and PPE will be provided.

Q: What experience do I need?

No previous experience is necessary, your attitude and manual dexterity are more important. Some previous live events experience may be helpful such as experience in crewing, rigging, theatre, etc.

Q: Can I fit the RAS around existing commitments?

Yes, it is a flexible scheme, allowing you to accept or decline shifts around other commitments.

Q: When will the scheme begin?

The RAS will begin in March 2024.

Q: When are interviews?

Interviews will be taking place at the beginning of February 2024.

Q: How do I apply?

Please follow the link to register your interest: Register Your Interest