Saturday, April 10, 2010

Want To Be A TD?

We are momentarily taking a short-break in our regularly scheduled Prodigals programming to tell you about an exciting new position (for us) within our organization.

This year Twenty-Something Theatre will be adding the position of Technical Director to our team. This person will work under the mentorship of Heather Lamb who has been the Production Manager for Twenty-Something Theatre for the past 4 years and is also the Manager of Production and Technical Services at the new SFU Woodward’s. The person hired will learn by doing and gain more experience as well as make invaluable connections within Vancouver’s theatre community.

Responsibilities:

Working with the Production Manager, the TD will help to oversee and assist with the production processes for all technical departments. The TD will assist with costing and budget breakdowns, construction drawings, build schedules, set construction, transportation coordination, venue logistics, and the supervision and management of the Install and Technical Rehearsals, as well as the Strike.

Qualifications:

Interest combined with some experience or knowledge in all areas of technical theatre (Set, Costumes, Lighting, Sound, and Stage Management), with some experience in leadership roles and a proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Must have a flexible schedule to be able to attend Production Meetings, some rehearsals, and be present for the Install dates of August 22nd to 24th and Strike on September 6th. Must possess a valid BC drivers license.

This year Twenty-Soemthing Theatre is celebrating our 5th year of production and are excited to be mounting the Vancouver premiere of Blue Surge by award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman from August 24th – September 5, 2010 at Studio 16.

For more details you can check out our posting at Alliance for Arts & Culture. To apply send your resume and cover letter to:

Heather Lamb,
Production Manager
heather@twentysomethingtheatre.com

Deadline for application April 23rd, 2010.

Plus you can check out Heather's most recent work in our upcoming production of Prodigals where she is also the lighting designer.


~Sabrina Evertt
Artistic Producer

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