Website Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Job Title: A2/Band Tech Cover
Reports to: Stage Crew Head
Start Date: October 19 thru November 21, 2021
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Chicago Shakespeare is looking for an A2/Band Tech Cover for the run of As You Like It. This cover position will learn two tracks (the A2 and Band Tech) and will have guaranteed hours per week for each track. Successful candidates will be available to step in on short notice for matinee and evening performances.
Assist actors with their mics.
Assist the onstage band with backline issues during performance.
Effectively troubleshoot frequency issues for wireless mics.
Handle preshow and post-show responsibilities including but not limited to:
Prepping wireless mics and mic packs for performers.
Maintaining and repairing equipment as necessary.
Test and set theatrical equipment.
Be available in the event one of the regular crew members is unable to work a performance.
Assist with scene changes as necessary (Band Tech track only).
Perform a variety of physical tasks including but not limited to climbing, stooping, pushing, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting, and pulling.
Push, pull, lift, and move up to 50 lbs.
Use of manual dexterity in the operation of tools and equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT
Work hours are variable depending on the performance schedule. Hours are mostly in the evening, with some weekday and weekend matinees.
Position will function entirely at the CST facilities on Navy Pier in Chicago, IL.
Work environment may be dirty, noisy, in low-light, or in a tight and cramped space.
Employees must show proof of vaccination.
All employees are required to wear masks while working in CST facilities.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Previous A2 experience.
Previous experience with musical instruments.
Previous run-of-show experience.
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