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9 Jan 2019

Temporary Technical Director

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School  Rockville, Maryland, United States

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Job Description

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is looking for a technical director for its middle school musical for hire immediately. The technical director is a part-time position.

The technical director will:

  • Design and construct the set for Rock of Ages: Middle School Edition, repurposing the set from the high school musical into the middle school set, striking necessary elements of the sets, and constructing/creating additional elements as needed, and/or repainting already existing pieces of the set
  • Handle all matters related to lighting for the production, including refocusing lights, setting light cues (with the student lighting technician), and gelling lights as needed
  • Attend all tech rehearsals and the invited dress rehearsal
  • Troubleshoot problems with the set and lights during tech week and the run of the show
  • Strike the set following the run of the show

Work hours are largely flexible and independent; they may take place during the school day or in the evening.

Dates of tech rehearsals are:

  • Thursday, March 7, 4-6 PM
  • Sunday, March 10, time TBD
  • Monday, March 11 4-6 PM
  • Tuesday, March 12, Invited Dress Rehearsal at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, March 13, 4-6 PM

Dates of performance are:

  • Thursday, March 14, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, March 17, 2 PM

The ideal candidate will have experience with sets and lighting and hold a BA. The school is also open to considering two candidates, one for sets and one for lighting.

Salary $1800

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Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: design, director, and school. States: Maryland.

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