Production Assistant

Production Assistant

CATEGORY: Technical

Third Rail Projects
San Diego, CA 92101


Brittany Crowell

Job Details


Third Rail Projects is seeking local San Diego technicians for Production Assistant position on site-specific work with La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls festival.   The PA position would begin on Monday, October 14 and the run will close on Sunday, October 20.  Schedule is as follows:


MON (10/14):  3 PM – 12 AM

TUE (10/15): 2 PM – 12 AM

WED (10/16): 2 PM – 11 PM

THU (10/17): 3 PM – 11 PM

FRI (10/18): 5 PM – 11 PM

SAT (10/19): 5 PM – 11 PM

SUN (10/20): 5 PM – 11 PM



Production Assistants must have a general knowledge of lighting and sound.  Stage Management experience is a plus.  This position requires working outdoors and PA must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


The Production Assistants will work with the production Stage Manager, director, and associate directors to set up and strike lighting and sound equipment on site daily.  Production Assistants will work with the stage management team throughout the performance to help guide the audience through the experience and troubleshoot any technical difficulties.


PA position pays $150/day.


If you are interested, please send a resume and letter of interest to Brittany Crowell at



Third Rail Projects has been hailed as one of the foremost companies creating site-specific, immersive, and experiential performance. The company is led by Artistic Directors Zach MorrisTom Pearson, and Jennine Willett, and is dedicated to re-envisioning ways in which audiences engage with contemporary performance. They have made work in New York, nationally, and abroad since 2000. The company’s currently running, award-winning immersive hit Then She Fell, was named as one of the “Top Ten Shows of 2012” by Ben Brantley of The New York Times and acclaimed as one of the best theater experiences of 2013 by Vogue.


In recent years, the company has launched several major works, all of which were met with massive critical and audience recognition: As Time Goes By in St. Petersburg, Russia; Sweet & Lucky with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts; Learning Curve with Albany Park Theater Project in Chicago; Ghost Light with Lincoln Center Theater’s LTC3 at the Clare Tow Theater; Behind The City with The Macallan; and The Grand Paradise, which ran for 11 months and garnered rave reviews and Critic’s Picks from The New York Times and Time Out New York, among others.


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October 14, 2019 - October 20, 2019







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