Technical Director Job Posting

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Driftwood Theatre’s 2018 Bard’s Bus Tour is looking for a technical director for its production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It

The Bard’s Bus Tour is an annual summer Ontario tradition, touring to outdoor venues in over 25 communities for 23 years.

The Technical Director is responsible for coordinating all production resources in an efficient, safe and effective manner within budgetary and schedule parameters, and will travel with the tour to conduct daily set up and run live sound while providing hands-on support and supervision for the technical aspects of the production. The Technical Director reports to the General Manager and supervises all crew members.

The successful candidate will: have at least two years of professional experience in technical theatre and production; possess a high degree of professionalism and time management skills; a full class G driver’s license with experience driving 16’ cube trucks (or equivalent); and have an ability to communicate effectively and work productively with artists and theatrical staff. Experience in LED lighting mixing/control, live wireless microphone mixing required.

Driftwood Theatre is dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity on and off stage in all of its work. Diverse artists of all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, ethno-cultural identity or gender are encouraged to apply.

Contract dates: June 11 – August 19, 2018.

Salary: $700/week + per diems during overnight touring

Technical Directors are invited to make application by sending a brief cover letter and resume (as one pdf file) by email to General Manager, Lee Bolton (lbolton@driftwoodtheatre.com).

Application deadline: January 31, 2018

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