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Technical Director

Technical Director

  • Contract
  • Blyth, ON
  • Applications have closed.

Website blythfestival Blyth Festival

Live. Original. Canadian. Theatre.

The Blyth Festival is currently searching for a candidate to fill the seasonal position of Technical Director for the 2018 summer season. The contract will start in mid-April and conclude in late September.

In 2018, the Blyth Festival will produce five Canadian plays, (one stand-alone & 4 in repertory – three of them world premieres), and our annual Young Company project, as well as present two shows in our studio space.

The Blyth Festival takes place in Blyth Memorial Hall, a municipally owned, newly renovated 379-seat theatre. There are two rehearsal halls, one of which functions as a studio theatre, and ample backstage space for repertory changeovers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management of technical and production aspects of all productions
  • Conceptualizing the execution of design submissions
  • Costing of productions
  • Working with crew and production teams to meet the needs of shows
  • Working within production budgets
  • Coordinate, supervise and participate in, repertory changeovers
  • Enforcing Health & Safety policies and regulations

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Thorough background in all aspects of technical theatre production, particularly lighting, audio and video
  • Proven management experience and good communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety policies
  • Valid G Driver’s Licence
  • Working at Heights
  • Vectorworks or AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of QLAB, as well as ETC Element & Digico S21 consoles, Dante
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

For more information or to apply, please email Artistic Director Gil Garratt – ggarratt@blythfestival.com

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