LREI, Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School, seeks a Technical Theater Designer (part-time position with benefits). Responsibilities include working with students, directors, and designers to implement lighting, sets, props and sound for four full theatrical productions in our middle school and high school. The Technical Theater Designer builds all sets, hangs/focuses lights, implements audio for all productions based either on their own designs or the designs of others, and supervises student stage managers and crew in running all technical rehearsals, performances, and strikes.
Candidates should have a background in all areas of theatrical production including carpentry, scenic painting, electrics/lighting, and audio; candidates should also have experience managing a budget. Design experience in one or more area is preferred. Candidates must work well both with the adult production team and with student crews ranging in age from 5th through 12th grades. Hours are variable throughout the school year, with the heaviest hours occurring around major productions. Work occurs at the end of the regular school day and after school into the late afternoon and early evening. Periodic weekends are required.
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