Overview

First Folio Theatre, in Oak Brook, Illinois, is looking for a Technical Director for its upcoming production of SHERLOCK’S LAST CASE.

Position to begin in early September.
Construction will take place at First Folio at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.
If working off-hours schedule will need to be coordinated with Producer to ensure TD has access to the building.
Install must begin on Sept. 21 and initial installation be completed by end of day Sept. 24.
Finish work may continue as needed but will have to work with and around sound, set dressing, and lighting.
Tech begins Sept. 24. Previews begin Oct. 2. Show opens Oct. 5

Responsibilities include –
Construction of set.
The design is flexible set with elements which will rotate/roll. Set will include a number of existing stock pieces (fireplace mantle, flats) but will require some purpose built wall units as well.

TD must have strong scenic carpentry skills and the ability to supervise skilled and unskilled labor.
We have one general tech assistant with moderately strong skills, and will hire a crew for load-in, including a skilled carpenter with experience loading in our pre-fabbed stage deck units.

Set strike duties included, on Nov. 4 & 5.
We will need to strike the stage deck and the set, put away stock pieces of scenery, put refuse in the dumpster, and leave the stage and shop in good condition.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send letter of interest and resume to David Rice at drice@firstfolio.org with subject line "YOUR LAST NAME TD Application."

To apply for this job email your details to drice@firstfolio.org

Pay Range: $3000