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25 Jul 2018

Full-Time Technical Director

Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts  Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Job Description

CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts

Technical Director

The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, an Arts Magnet High School program managed by the Capitol Region Education Council in Hartford CT, seeks a Technical Director / Instructor.  Primary responsibilities include: classroom and lab instruction for High School students in theater design and production and production support for Arts Academy Theater, Music, and Dance presentations. Technical Director develops technical designs, expense budgets, and construction schedules for Arts Academy theater productions, specifies and orders materials, tracks expenditures, builds and installs scenery and supervises construction, finish, and installation of sets by students, freelance carpenters and painters. TD also provides support for external events.  Other duties as assigned. The program is fully staffed and includes a Production Manager, Lighting Supervisor, Costumer, Set Designer, Audio Engineer and Prop Master.

B.A. / BFA is required with preference given to applicants with a focus on theater design and production. Experience in professional or educational theater required. A strong desire to work with High School Students is essential.  Applicants should have design and fabrication skills and experience working with wood, metal, plastics, and fabric.  A working knowledge of AutoCAD or equivalent CAD program is required.  Familiarity with safe operation and maintenance of electric and pneumatic bench and hand power tools as well as a clear understanding of safe operation and maintenance of theatrical machinery and counterweight rigging systems is required.  Current valid driver’s license.

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Posting closes August 8, 2018

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, design, director, school, technical, and theatre. States: Connecticut.

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