Assistant Technical Director

Date Posted: 2020-02-17 13:00:00

Pay: $Expected Pay 3 600 12 00 per hour

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Job Description

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is seeking an Asst. Technical Director for its 2020 summer season: Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) presented outdoors on the lawn of McAlister. Into The Woods and As You Like It, performed in repertory at Reynolds Performance Hall. ,
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:,
-Assist the TD in the organizational work required to prepare the shop for crews.,
-Assist TD and Master Carpenter in maintaining production quality, schedule and cost control.,
-Oversee student crews in building, load-ins, changeovers, and strike.,
-Verify levels of supplies and tool maintenance.,
-Review proposed solutions to problems of construction and organization; in conjunction with the TD.,
-Assist the TD in determining the order of construction of units.,
-Work with the TD to maintain a safe work environment and compliance with all applicable safety regulations.,
-Lead crews in load in, strike, and changeover alongside the TD.,
-Construct scenery and set pieces, in accordance with plans provided by the designer.,
-Make management decisions in the absence of the TD,
-Your immediate supervisor is the TD, followed by the Production Manager/Faculty TD,
-Completion or near completion of a degree in technical theatre is preferred.,
-Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must be able to plan projects and work independently,
-Experience in a supervisory position and leading crew calls,
-Knowledge of scenic construction methods including MIG welding and rigging.,
-Proficiency in AutoCAD or Vectorworks is needed.,
-Experience in the safe usage of a counterweight fly system and soft good handling.,
-Ability to work on ladders, heights, and confined spaces.,
-Able to work outdoors in various weather conditions.,
-Capable of lifting at least 70 lbs.,
"AST is the state\x92s only professional Shakespeare company and is housed on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeares works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill ASTs mission to entertain, engage and enrich the community. ",
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three current references. For more information about AST, visit our web site at ,


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