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Seeking candidates: 2015-2016 Scenic Designer/Technical Director

Friday, June 19, 2015 1:16:00 PM
Weathervane Playhouse is currently seeking candidates for the position of 2015-2016 Scenic Designer/Technical Director.  This is a new, full time position offered for the 2015-2016 season.
Responsibilities of this position include:
  • Designing, or mentoring the volunteer design, of 12 productions between July 2015 and July 2016.
Joint responsibilities with our current Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director include:
  • Work with the Artistic Director to discuss designs, budgets and any special considerations that each show or the shop may need.
  • Work with directors to fulfill production concepts.
  • Attend Production Board meetings and assist the board with designer recruitment, training and support.
  • Attend production meetings and share ideas, progress and challenges.
  • Attend technical rehearsals and assist with volunteer training when necessary.
  • Responsible for recruiting volunteer designers for productions.
  • Responsible for rigging and maintaining scenery, supervising the artistry and proficiency of scene changes during technical rehearsals, maintaining shop equipment, ordering necessary supplies, and managing a shop budget.
  • Sharing sound and/or properties design and training responsibilities with the TD team volunteer designers for 12 theater productions in the 2015-2016 season.
  • Sharing stage management training responsibilities with the TD team.
  • Respectfully work with and train volunteers in all areas of technical theatre.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work as a team player.
Weathervane's 2015-2016 season can be found here:  http://www.weathervaneplayhouse.com/announcing-our-new-season-2015-07-30
To apply, email the Artistic Director at mycp@weathervaneplayhouse.com with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.
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