Spot Operator Cover

  • Part Time
  • Chicago
  • October 31, 2021

Website Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Job Title:              Spot Operator Cover

Reports to:          Stage Crew Head

Start Date:           October 19 thru November 21, 2021

Rate:                      $17-$18.68

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Chicago Shakespeare is looking for a Spot Operator Cover for the run of As You Like It. This cover position will learn two spot tracks 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accurately operate a spotlight during performances with minimal mistakes.
Learn two spot-op tracks for CST’s production of As You Like It.
Be available in the event one of the regular spot-ops is unable to work a performance.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist with preshow and post-show duties including but not limited to:
Assisting with dimmer check and the repair of moving lights and conventional fixtures as needed.
Testing and presetting of scenery or props.
Testing of theatrical equipment.
Sweeping and mopping.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Perform a variety of physical tasks including but not limited to climbing, stooping, pushing, bending, kneeling, reaching, lifting, and pulling.

Work at height in locations including but not limited to catwalks, grids, ladders, and genies.

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

PREFERRED:
Previous spot-op experience.
Previous run-of-show experience.

Instructions to Apply:

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Pay Rate/Range*: $17-$18.68