Lighting Supervisor | Playbill

Lighting Supervisor

CATEGORY: Technical

American Players Theatre
Spring Green, WI


Michael Broh

Job Details


This staff member will oversee the execution of the lighting designs, including the supervision of hang and focus, maintenance of instruments, light board operation, wiring and rigging of electrical special effects and practicals, and lighting changeovers. They will supervise a staff of 3, with additional labor from APT’s deck crew, and execute advance work with lighting designers. Qualified applicants will show a proficiency with programming ETC Ion Control Board and with electrical wiring. Experience with regional theater, repertory theater, and/or working outdoors is preferred.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Supervise Lighting Department for 9 shows in 2 theatres, including Lighting Assistant, Lighting Associate, and Touchstone Theatre Head Electrician.

· Communicate with lighting designers for show needs and in response to deliverables

· Attend production meetings and Department Head meetings

· Supervise lighting hang and focus in the Hill Theatre

· Supervise all electrified and battery-operated props, lighting and atmospheric effects

· Program ETC Ion light board during technical rehearsals

· Run light board during some performances

· Ensure the integrity of all lighting elements before each performance

· Supervise all lighting changeovers

· Maintain and update all cue lights, house lights, work lights, backstage blue lights, cables and conventional lights as needed

· Maintain inventory and make recommendations for improvements


Apr 27, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023


$21.50 – $21.50 per hour



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