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Stage West has the following job listings:

Technical Director/ Facilities Manager

Salary: Competitive  

Start Date: Immediate

Stage West Theatre seeks a full-time, year-round Technical Director/Facilities Manager.  The TD will lead the scenery build for each production (approximately 6 Main Stage, 3 Studio per year) and oversee the progress and cooperation of all technical departments.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated a positive collaborative spirit, effective communication skills, management of a small to medium-sized crew, working within budgetary constraints and delivering on schedule.  A variety of scenic, lighting and sound experience is required.  Computer aided drafting skills are a plus.  Personnel overseen will shift from production to production depending on show-specific needs.  Design opportunities available.  The position requires a licensed driver who is able to safely lift 50 pounds and manually operate a variety of tools and equipment.  The TD will assist with rentals (small number per year), and work as facilities manager, overseeing the routine maintenance and upkeep of the physical building.  Salary is competitive with dental insurance provided plus two weeks of paid vacation per year.  To apply, please send a cover letter & resume to: Mr. Jim Covault, Co-Producing Director, jimcovault [at] stagewest [dot] org.  In the subject line put: TD Search.  For additional information visit stagewest.org.  Stage West Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply.  No phone calls please.  

Technical Director duties include but are not limited to:

Production:

•Works directly with Scenic Designers to interpret scenic designs.
Oversees construction of scenic elements for each design.
Coordinates the load in and strike of each production.
Maintains a comprehensive production schedule.  
Maintains a minimum tool inventory sufficient to construct scenery. 
Manages the inventory of stock scenery, raw material, and supplies.
Hires all production personnel and coordinates volunteers necessary to produce the scene elements for any given production to include carpenters, scenic artists, welders, or any other         pertinent craftsperson necessary for a given production.
Manages the technical budget for each production.
Develops and maintains policies and procedures for all technical aspects of production to include carpentry, scenic art, electrics, props, sound and projections.
Oversees all production departments including carpentry, props, electrics, scenic art, sound, and projections.
Hires all booth personnel.
Oversees the maintenance of all technical equipment.
Is available during the production running period in an “on call” basis or provide trained substitute.
Provides technical advice and assistance to the Development Department during fundraising events.

House:

•Interfaces with theatre management on the contractual aspects of house rentals.
Interface directly with rental clients to ensure all technical needs are met.
Hire all pertinent technical staff for each rental
Provides a post rental report to management.

Facilities Manager, duties include but are not limited to:

•Oversees the routine maintenance and upkeep of the physical building.
Is available to address individual staff requests pertaining to the workspace.
Has the authority to hire subcontractors when the scope of work is beyond normal maintenance. 
 

Waitstaff (part-time)

This position offers an excellent, flexible way to make some good cash while working for a fun, local theatre company.
A good candidate will:

  • Have prior restaurant experience and/or be a quick learner. 
  • Be good at multi-tasking. 
  • Have a well-kept and groomed appearance. 
  • Enjoy good food and theatre. 
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and be able to work well with others under stress. 
  • Be punctual. 
  • Understand the importance of good service.

Ol’ Vic Café Gallery waiters work, as scheduled, before each Stage West Theatre performance.  Standard work hours are Thursdays 5:30pm-9:30pm; Fridays/Saturdays 6:00pm-10:00pm; Sundays 1:00pm-5:00pm.   Additional hours are also possible for special events.
Pay:  Restaurant tips.
Interested?  Contact Pam at phuie55 [at] gmail [dot] com.