Technical Theatre Director (#1765801)
We seek a professional artist and educator who is passionate about the theatre arts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Having a working knowledge of construction and set design, lighting design, stage rigging, audio and sound reinforcement, stage management/or production management, and professional standards of stage safety. * Teaching multiple sections of Technical Theatre Grades 9-12. * Cultivating positive/collaborative relationships with colleagues in the Arts Department and across the academic divisions. * Coordinating the technical demands of overlapping productions, performances and events using the auditorium. * Assisting maintain safety and efficiency of all auditorium technical facilities: physical plant, stage rigging, construction area, lighting, and sound equipment. * Developing a working relationship with building and grounds crew and grounds coordinator to support safety requirements for students and auditorium space. * Coordinating and supervising student technical crews and develop a training program to build an ongoing student technical production team. Develop a cohort of students who are trained to meet the demands of technical theatre production and work effectively as a team. * Fostering a professional, collegial relationship with all production coordinators, and school personnel involved in productions, programs and events. * Working with students who have a range of academic levels and interpersonal capacities to develop individual skills as well as a group work ethic within the student technical production team. * Overseeing all crews on stage. * Coordinating post-production strike and cleanup of all facilities, materials and equipment within two days of the performance. * Serving as the Theatre Scenic Designer who coordinates the design, build, tech weeks, and the week of production. Contract time expectations during tech week would be, in addition to school hours. During these weeks, the Technical Theatre Director coordinates completion of the sets while working with the Theatre Designer's lighting, costumes, props, and sound, and makes changes based on feedback from directors and the producer. * Attending all theatre department production meetings. * Embracing technology in the performing arts and its implementation in the classroom. * Demonstrating an appreciation for and understanding of multicultural education. * Establishing a differentiated classroom based on the needs of all students.