Technical Director

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website Theater Wit

Theater Wit, is seeking an experienced Technical Director for its Christmas Production of “Who’s Holiday”. Theater Wit is located off Belmont Ave in Chicago, IL.

 

Job Description:

– Execute and oversee the timely production, load in, function and strike of all scenic elements required for the production.

– Collaborate with Scenic Designer, Artistic Director and Production Stage Manager to ensure best practices in execution of scenic elements to the standards of the company.

– Oversee over-hire carpenters in all daily operations.

– Maintain scenic budget

– Attend production meetings as scheduled.

– Other duties as assigned by company leadership necessary for maintaining the integrity of the show.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

– Experience in scenery construction.

– Additional experience managing projects and budgeting.

– Driver’s License.

– Competence in stage operations, stage maintenance, rigging, and machinery.

– Competence with CAD packages and other pertinent applications.

– Troubleshooting skills.

The successful candidate will be a positive leader and be able to work calmly in a fast-paced environment.

 

This is a Stipend Position

Dates:
Load-In: 11/15/21 -11/21/21
Tech: 11/22/21 – 11/24/21, 11/26/21 – 11/27/21
Previews: 11/26/21 – 11/28/21
Opening: 11/29/21
Strike: 12/27/21 -12/29/21

To apply, send cover letter, resume and references. Please put ‘Technical Director’ or ‘TD’ in email heading matthew@theaterwit.org

Instructions to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter, resume and references. Please put ‘Technical Director’ or ‘TD’ in email heading matthew@theaterwit.org

To apply for this job email your details to matthew@theaterwit.org

Pay Rate/Range*: $2000 - $2500