Blue Man Group is immediately seeking a part-time Video Sub to join its Chicago production. Show responsibilities include: preshow check of all gear, rigging and system checks; extensive and detailed dimmer check and preset; running the components of a performer warm-up; running cues in appropriate systems; monitoring onstage camera work; troubleshooting any position-related issues; and assisting with changeover/ post show duties.
Candidate must be self-motivated, innovative and enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative environment. Extensive experience and knowledge of video systems and running shows is required, as well as technical run crew and some rigging. Theatrical video experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to climb ladders and lift 50 pounds.
This is a part-time position that is paid hourly. As a run crew sub there are no guaranteed minimum hours. A flexible schedule with regular availability on nights and weekends is required. Candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule including Holidays, weekends, evenings and matinees during the week.
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters, and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show has expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Orlando, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments, and sensory stimulating graphics.
Blue Man Group is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity, and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.
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