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18 May 2018

Part-Time Part Time Technical Director

Dobama Theatre  Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States

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Job Description

Dobama Theatre seeks a Part Time Technical Director (20-25 weeks annually). The Technical Director will be responsible for set construction and strike for Dobama’s six mainstage productions each year and executing smaller technical projects for education programs, events, and general use. This position involves maintaining the performance space and shop area, ordering construction materials, managing set budgets, meeting with set designers, pre-building scenic elements, transporting rented or purchased set pieces to the theatre facility, overseeing load-in and strike, supervising carpenters and work crews, and upholding safety standards throughout the construction process.
We are seeking an individual with excellent organizational skills and a love of the arts, with preferably at least three years’ experience in professional theatre. Ability to work under pressure with limited financial and human resources is essential. Must possess both a self-generating work ethic and superlative team playing skills. Work schedule includes some evening and weekend work.

Bachelor’s degree or equal experience required, Master’s degree or equal experience preferred. Strong carpentry and general technical theatre skills required. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and organizational skills. We prefer candidates with at least 3 years’ experience in professional theatre work.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Dobama Theatre is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply


To apply for the position, please send the following via email to Artistic Director Nathan Motta at

  • resume
  • portfolio or photos representative of work
  • three (3) professional references, who will not be contacted without the approval of the candidate

No phone calls please.


Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: director, stage, technical, and theatre. States: Ohio.

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