Master Electrician W/ Possible Design Opportunities

Date Posted: 2020-02-18 11:21:00

Pay: $450 plus housing Design fee extra per week

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\x95 Totem Pole Playhouse, \x93America\x92s Summer Theatre,\x94 located in the spectacular 1,200-acre Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, is seeking a full slate of technical staff positions for this legendary summer theatre\x92s 70th summer series of shows.,
\x95 Totem Pole Playhouse produces Equity productions and also presents non-union guest productions as part of a summer subscription series. Totem Pole has an excellent reputation within the industry; the New York Times called Totem Pole, \x93the Cadillac of summer theaters.\x94,
\x95 Totem Pole\x92s 2020 summer series of shows runs May 1st through September 10th. Contract dates vary with some flexibility in regards to start dates and end dates, but applicants should ideally be available for the entire summer.,
\x95 Staff salaries are competitive and dependent on prior experience.,
\x95 Most staff positions provide housing in private bedrooms within shared staff houses.,
\x95 Internships include housing (with roommates) and a weekly stipend. Equity Membership Candidate (EMC) points are available for certain internships on union productions.,
\x95 Please be honest about your abilities. The inability to follow through with prescribed duties will result in termination.,
*E-mail resume, cover letter, and three (3) references with phone numbers and emails to:,
Josh Zietak,
Production Manager/Technical Director,,
The Master Electrician is responsible for the planning, load-in, and strike of lighting equipment for a fast-paced 5-show season. The candidate will work closely with designers to execute lighting plots. A firm understanding of instrumentation, rigging, electricity, and circuiting, and programing (ETC) is required to accomplish the difficult task of changing over plots quickly and efficiently. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. The candidate will also need to be capable of working on tall ladders, lifting at least 50 lbs., and working long hard hours. The running of the light board for the majority of the season\x92s performances is expected. Start date of May 11th.,
*Totem Pole Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.,


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