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Box Office Agent –

  • Part-Time
  • Evenings and Weekends
  • 8 to 24 Hours per week,
  • Some Holidays
  • No Sundays
  • 18 years and older
  • Starting wage $9.00
  • Position begins the end of March
  • Call 801-298-1302 (Diana)

 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

OVERVIEW:

The Technical Director (TD) of CenterPoint Legacy Theatre (CPT) coordinates all technical services, including stage, lighting and sound for the Davis Center for the Performing Arts. Under the direction of the Executive Producer and Executive Director, the CPT Technical Director assesses the technical needs of the facility and CPT productions, creates estimates based on those needs, and then prepares documentation to facilitate the overall estimating, billing and implementing of needed technical services/equipment. The TD is responsible for hiring and training of all technical staff and oversight of all performance/rehearsal spaces relating to show operations and the maintenance and repair of the theatrical and rehearsal systems. This is a full-time position requiring flexible hours with some on-call characteristics dictated by production requirements.

ROLES:

  • Know responsibilities and support the successful execution other Executive Production Team members and Production Team member responsibilities.
  • Attend Executive Operations Staff meeting as directed.  Provide relative agenda items to be discussed.
  • Meet with the Production team of each show as needed to review roles and responsibilities, costs, etc.
  • Train and schedule all technicians as to proper use, care and operation of stage equipment, rigging, fly systems, etc. at least two weeks before openings.  All technicians must be approved by the Executive Producer.
  • Coordinate with sound and light designers, and provide layout information as needed.
  • Begin training Light, Sound and Stage Techs as needed – coming to rehearsals at least two weeks before opening to start learning the show, unless determined otherwise.
  • Gather time cards as payroll schedule requires and reconcile the calendar with days worked and pay amounts.
  • Keep clean, organized and maintained all tech areas (tech booths, catwalks, backstage areas, etc.) and equipment, (microphones, transmitters, cords, etc.).
  • Secure approval from Executive Producer before purchasing or ordering major equipment, excess supplies and materials.
  • Coordinate, maintain and train in the use and safety of all technical aspects of the productions  including, Stage Lift, Pin Rail, Fly Rail, Cat Walks, Spot Lights, Access ladders, etc. and in the use of special effects; fog machines, bubble machines, hazers, etc.
  • All batteries, microphone tape, special effects materials and equipment and secondary supplies need to be in stock for the complete run of a show.
  • Maintain microphones, Mic belts and other microphone equipment regularly. Replace equipment as required.
  • Instruct cast as to proper wear and care of the microphones.
  • Attend all technical rehearsals and dress rehearsals as CPT’s resource for the technical aspects of the production, supporting and assisting as needed.
  • Look for, and develop potential technical assistants and crew.
  • Assist in developing a stage-use calendar to be coordinated with Building Scheduler, and Executive Operations Staff.
  • Act as CPT’s primary contact for all rentals/non CPT use of the facility.
  • Actively pursue information and understanding of new technologies and potential improvements for the theatre.
  • Assist in the various technical needs of the day-to-day operation of the theatre, including computer systems, electronic signage, phone systems, etc.
  • Coordinating with the marketing department, manage the information on the outside marquee.
  • Maintain/manage the facility’s security camera system.

Desired experience

  • Bachelor degree in theatre production, technical production; or equivalent with combined formal education and train with professional, full-time experience in a similar position.
  • 2 years of working experience in a professional, educational performing arts center or theatrical performing center in a supervisory role.

Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in all aspects of stage operations including lighting, sound, rigging, fly rail, audio/visual equipment and stage/production equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Working experience as a Stage Manager, Stage Supervisor, or Lead Supervisor.
  • Knowledge of and experience with stage safety and the related inspections/training programs required.
  • Experience with assessing, budgeting and estimating production cost for stage productions/events.
  • Experience in scheduling stage crews.
  • An ability to work collaboratively and creatively with a variety of staff, production teams and performers.
  • Experience with Mac & Microsoft based operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of the following software; Q-Lab, Audio Editing like Logic Pro, video/image manipulation like Premiere, After Effects, and PhotoShop, Design software like AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with ETC lighting systems, digital mixing consoles like the Yamaha CL series and wireless microphone systems.
  • Experience in soldering/cable repair and low voltage electrical work.
  • Working knowledge of video distribution and projection systems.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals.
  • A leadership style that demonstrates flexibility, ingenuity and the ability to think on one’s feet, especially during high stress periods.
  • Understanding of and dedication to a working/learning environment.
  • Experience with special F/X equipment and the ability to create them is a plus.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Physical ability to maneuver in all spaces associated with the technical aspect of the theatre. (climbing, crawling, lifting, kneeling, standing, etc.)

 

Contact – Jansen Davis, Executive Director – jdavis@centerpointtheatre.org