29 Mar 2017

Full-Time Job Technical Director

Grand Rapids CIvic Theatre (Job Poster) – Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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Job Description

Technical Director Needed
Opportunity to work with a superior artistic staff in a multi-million dollar historic facility with state of the art lighting and sound equipment.

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids MI

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to operate and manage all technical aspects of a large community theatre with state-of-the-art technology, in a 740 seat historic proscenium theatre. The candidate will have the ability to lead the technical aspects of the theatre’s production and education initiatives involving students and volunteers of all ages. Effective stagecraft and teaching skills are required, along with strong organizational and communication skills. A positive attitude, ability to multi-task and work harmoniously with staff and community organizations is essential.

Work Required:
1. Lead Set Construction, rigging and technical rehearsals for all productions and School for Theatre Arts.
2. Manage technical budgets.
3. Serve as technical house staff as required for hall rentals
4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive and Artistic Director

1. Teaching and Design relative to areas of expertise
2. Design and implement stage automation upgrade.
3. Complete upgrading of scene shop equipment and department.

Required Qualifications:
Proficiency in set design/construction/rigging and ability to run, manage and design all technical aspects of theatre’s productions and assist with use of the facility as needed.

Degree(s), in combination with practical experience, in technical theatre required. Scenic, lighting and/or sound design experience preferred.

The position is full-time, salary range 40s, benefits include health insurance, 401k match, and paid vacation.

To apply, submit cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references to betinker@grct.org

For information about the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, please go to www.grct.org



• Job Title: Technical Director
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Grand Rapids CIvic Theatre
• website: grct.org
• Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: management, technical director, and theatre. Location: Michigan.