Columbia Preparatory School
New York, NY 10025
Columbia Preparatory School, located on the Upper West Side, is seeking a part-time Technical Director. Columbia Prep puts on 2 plays and 2 musicals each year, in addition to smaller events. The Technical Director will be expected to collaborate with the Scenic + Lighting Designer, Theatre and Music Department Faculty, and students in putting up these productions. +nbsp;Candidates are expected to commit from September 2017 through May 2018 and must be available on+nbsp;weekends, with some weekday hours necessary. An ideal candidate would be interested in committing to multiple years as part of the Theatre Department.
Specific Production Requirements:
-Turn design draftings into working construction drawings for carpenters.
-Budget scenic materials to be used in the production
-Participate in mid-process Production Meetings.
-Help unload lumber deliveries to the school
-Lead/Oversee weekend builds with over-hire carpentry team. The Technical Director will be responsible for constructing the sets for all four productions.
-Lead/Oversee striking all productions.
-Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater and professional experience required.
-Proficient with AutoCAD or Vectorworks drafting.
-Ability to lead a carpentry team in fulfilling the designs of a given production.
-Candidates must also possess the ability to work patiently with students, to work independently, and to engage collaboratively with colleagues.
-Must have a valid driver’s license
-Experience with Sound/Audio Equipment is preferred.
How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and online portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 30, 2017 - May 31, 2018