Wekiva River Pklayers need a technical director

Here’s a job posting from the Wekiva River Players:

WRP is in search of a Technical Director for the fall productions of Fiddler on the Roof Jr. and 101 Dalmatians Kids.

The mission of Wekiva River Players is to provide the community with theatrical entertainment, to provide the residents of the area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions, and to encourage the education, growth, development and interest in theater through support of the performing arts.

The Technical Director will work alongside a dedicated group of instructors and parents (both paid and volunteer) for a performance featuring students 2nd grade thru 12th grade.

The Candidate is responsible for:

  • Managing all technical elements, particularly lights and sound.  This includes the design, setup, execution (including training volunteer lighting and sound board ops), and strike of all lighting and sound equipment.
  • Fulfilling the artistic vision of the directors to the best of his/her abilities (and within the limitations of the performance venue).
  • Managing the inventory of lightning and sound equipment and creating proposals for the purchase of new equipment as needed.

Ideal candidates will have experience in lighting/sound design and setup.  This is a high pressure job that involves working with numerous people simultaneously.  Strong leadership and organizational skills are a must.  WRP is seeking a candidate that thrives in this high energy environment.

You MUST be available for the Times listed below:
Crew watch: Nov.13 (Afternoon)
Load In:       Nov 14 (All day)
Tech Week: Nov. 14-17 (Evenings and Nights)
Shows:        Nov. 18-20 (Evenings and Nights)
**There will also be at least 4 MANDATORY production/design meetings.  The time and dates for these meetings are flexible.

This position will be paid a stipend.

Please send a cover letter and resume to info@wekivariverplayers.org including “WRP Technical Director” in the subject line.

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