Overview

CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER (CST) in Chicago, IL invites qualified candidates to submit applications to become its next Technical Director. CST’s Technical Director will lead the management of all scenic efforts for all CST productions. As a key member of a high-performing production team, the Technical Director will operate from a place of strategy and know-how, always embracing the newest challenges with a “can-do” attitude while having a deft ability to manage staff and expectations.  Unlike many other regional theatres, CST builds the majority of its scenery with scenic shops throughout the United States and Canada.  The Technical Director will be excited about coordinating those efforts and utilizing cutting-edge technology and automation to deliver thrilling productions in partnership with all the visionary artists shaping CST’s work. The Technical Director will be a peer leader within the full production team and reports directly to CST’s Director of Production. Chicago Shakespeare Theater has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead the search for the Technical Director, and interested candidates may apply for this position by visiting this link:  https://mcaonline.com/searches/chicago-shakespeare-technical-director

Organization Information:
Chicago Shakespeare Theater is one of the stalwart theatrical forces in Chicago, IL situated in a multi-venue performance, office, rehearsal, and production space on Navy Pier.  Since its humble start in 1986 as an iterant theatre company performing in bars and restaurants throughout the Chicagoland area, CST has grown into one of the most respected and innovative theatre companies in the United States. The company offers audiences extraordinary productions of Shakespeare and other classical fare, new works, musicals, international presented work, and family programming. For more information about Chicago Shakespeare Theater, visit https://www.chicagoshakes.com/.

 

Instructions to Apply:

Jonathan West is the consultant from Management Consultants for the Arts who will be leading this search. Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following items for consideration:
• A current résumé
• Cover letter (no more than 1 ½ pages)
• Three professional references
• Salary expectation
Submissions should be made through Management Consultants for the Arts’ website at:

https://www.mcaonline.com/searches/chicago-shakespeare-technical-director

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience