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JOB POSTING: Scenic Designer/Technical Director at Weathervane Playhouse

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JOB POSTING: Scenic Designer/Technical Director at Weathervane Playhouse


Weathervane Playhouse is currently seeking candidates for the position of Scenic Designer/Technical Director.

This is an exempt, full-time position with benefits.

Duties include:
• Creating and maintaining scenery build, paint and installation schedule
• Assisting volunteers with properties construction/acquisition
• Overseeing safety for shop/productions
• Overseeing volunteer designs or designing, if necessary, scenery.
• Attending production meetings and technical rehearsals
• Support with supervising and training volunteer crews, along with the Coordinator of Production Volunteers

Minimum Qualifications:

• A B.A. and/or B.F.A. in Technical Theatre or related field and at least three years of  experience.
• Scenery construction and engineering experience
• Shop-management experience
• Rigging expertise
• Effective organization, collaboration, and the ability to work with volunteers of varying skill levels is critical.

Current technical staff includes:

• One full-time Resident Costume Designer/Costume Shop Manager
• One part-time Carpenter/Scenery Painter
• One part-time Coordinator of Production Volunteers
• One part-time Master Electrician
• All other technical and design positions are filled by volunteers.

To apply, please submit cover letter, a resume, and contact information for three professional references. A portfolio is requested. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please e-mail applications to mycp@weathervaneplayhouse.com with “Technical Director” in the subject line.


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