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Stage Technician

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Stage Technician works behind the scenes in the theater assisting with load in and load out, running spots, operating lights and sound, or being a part of general backstage crew. Occasionally the Stage Technician will support FOH Staff with prep for touring shows, fundraiser events, and general organizational tasks around the building.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Presented Show:

  • Load in/load out production.
  • Assist Technical Director and Stage Manager with running cables, wiring mics, monitors, or amps.
  • Assist Technical Director and Stage Manager with aiming, gelling, and hanging ligthing instruments.
  • Assist with post show clean up.
  • Run spot lights.
  • Operate light or sound board.
  • Assist Technical Director with green room prep.

Produced Show

  • Assist Technical Director and Stage Manager with aiming, gelling, and hanging lighting instruments.
  • Assist Technical Director and Stage Manager with wiring mics, monitors, and sound checking sound equipment.
  • Assist production Stage Manager backstage during run of show
  • Run spot lights.
  • Operate light or sound board.
  • Assist set designer/carpenters with set creation.
  • Assist Technical Director with green room prep.
  • Assist with strike of set.

General Non-show Tasks

  • Fundraiser prep with FOH Staff.
  • Make cotton candy.
  • Attend and assist on Volunteer clean-up days.
  • Attend parades with FOH Staff.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to take direction.

PREFERRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of lighting and sound.
  • Ability to use power tools.
  • Comfortable with heights.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Stand for prolonged hours.

SCHEDULE:

Most early mornings on weekends and evenings with occasional early mornings on week days. This position is part-time; as needed.

 To apply please send your resume and cover letter to info@fairmontoperahouse.org

 

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PO Box 226
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