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Technical Director

Saskatoon Summer Players, Saskatoon
Deadline: February 09, 2016 - March 01, 2016


Name: Amber Huck

Phone: 306-380-5638




March 01, 2016

Saskatoon Summer Players is currently recruiting a Technical Director for our summer production of GREASE, with an anticipated start date of April 1, 2016. It is a short-term contract for approximately twelve weeks. Hours will be casual in April/May, increasing to part-time in June. Compensation will be based on experience and availability. The ideal candidate must be available full-time June 19 – 24 for our technical week at the Remai Arts Centre.

The Technical Director’s responsibilities include:
• Oversee all technical aspects of production
• Ensure technical designs are appropriate, cost-effective and safe
• Attend production and design meetings
• Provide training opportunities for volunteers in stage design and construction, lighting and sound
• Offer expertise in use of special effects, as needed
• Supervise set construction and rigging; lighting hang, focus and levels sessions; sound design and execution
• Anticipate complications and offer solutions before SSP moves into the performance venue
• Oversee transition from scenic shop to the stage
• Manage all technical requirements during tech week up to opening night
• Act as liaison between SSP and the venue’s technical staff, maintaining communication with SSP’s general manager and production manager
• Ensure all technical aspects required for the production support the realization of the artistic vision

Knowledge of Saskatoon Summer Players, as well as experience in technical theatre instruction and working with volunteers are considered assets. Interested individuals should forward their resume to the attention of Amber Huck, Interim General Manager, by Tuesday, March 1. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.