Technical Director

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website Oak Park Festival Theatre

Oak Park Festival Theatre is seeking a Technical Director for their upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and JulietĀ to be performed outdoors in Austin Gardens in Oak Park.

The Technical Director will be overseeing a team of college-aged apprentices to build the set and stage. Build will take place outdoors at Austin Gardens generally Monday-Friday during the day.

First Production Meeting TBD
Load In: May 28, 2024
Tech Rehearsals: June 25-July 2, 2024
Preview Performances: July 3-6, 2024 – NO preview July 4
Opening Night: July 7, 2024
Closing Date: August 17, 2024
Strike: August 18, 2024 – additional days as needed or in case of rainout TBD

This production will rehearse and perform in Oak Park, IL. All performances take place at Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Avenue, Oak Park, IL.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send a resume and brief introduction to Managing Director Tom Arvetis at with the subject: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: [Name]

To apply for this job please visit

Pay Rate/Range*: $5,000 stipend