Technical Director

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website Jackalope Theatre Company

We create work that expands the definition of American identity.

Jackalope Theatre Company seeks a Technical Director for our world premiere production of Omer Abbas Salem’s Pretty Shahid, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar.

ABOUT THE PLAY: The Kazem family has immigrated to Chicago from Iraq, and are attempting to assimilate when 9/11 happens. This romantic comedy uses classic film tropes to examine identity and which knots we choose to untie to become our ideal American.

Content warnings for mention and discussion of the 9/11 attacks, and depiction/mention of racially and religiously motivated hate-crime.

PRODUCTION DATES:

Feb. 17th, 19th, 21st, 2023: Script Workshop (attendance optional)
May 15th-June 9th, 2023: Rehearsal Period
Jun. 10th-Jun. 15th, 2023: Tech Period
Jun. 16th – Jun. 19th, 2023: Previews
Jun. 20th: Production OPENING
Jun. 23rd-Jul. 23rd, 2023: Performance Run
Jul. 23rd, 2023: Production CLOSING
Jul. 27th, 28th, 30th, and 31st: Possible Extension Dates

STIPEND: $850

ABOUT THE COMPANY: Jackalope Theatre Company is a Jeff Award-winning storefront company with an intimate theatre space at the Broadway Armory Park in Edgewater. Our work seeks to investigate and expand the definition of American identity.

Instructions to Apply:

Please email your resumé and portfolio/website to our Company Manager, Ben Stacy, at ben@jackalopetheatre.org. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. Submit your materials to us no later than Feb 3rd to be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to ben@jackalopetheatre.org

Pay Rate/Range*: $850
Organization Address: 5917 N Broadway Ave
Organization Contact Name: Ben Stacy
Organization Email Contact: ben@jackalopetheatre.org