Technical Director

Motors Operator


Indianapolis, IN
UNION | Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 05/20/2020 18:21 EST

Job Qualifications

Technical Director, Rigger, Company Manager, Motors Operator, Production Manager, Forklift Operator [certified], Theater Manager, Shop Foreman, Production Stage Manager, Properties Assistant, Stagehand, Properties Carpenter, Carpenter, Master Carpenter, Assistant Technical Director, Production Assistant, Follow Spot Operator, Floor Manager, Electrician, Wardrobe Crew, Stage Manager

Primary Skills:

Rigging, Drafting, Motors Rigging, Forklift

Additional Experience in:

Welding, Teaching: Undergrad, Teaching: Grad

In a Pinch, I can:

Faux Finishes, Props Shopping


Professional History:

Feld Entertainment July 2018 May 2019 Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic! May 2019 March 2020 Sesame Street Live! Lets Party! May 2019 August 2019 Disney on Ice! 100 Years of Magic! August 2019 - March 2020 Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration! International and Domestic Tours
Production Stage Manager Managing, coordinating, and advancing all technical aspects of the tour. These duties included but not limited to hiring and managing touring technicians, coordinating all local needs including labor and catering, managing budgets, ordering materials and rental equipment, and coordinating all trucking needs. Also responsible for implementing corporate safety and health programs and ensuring the unit remained in compliance. I also filled in the role of Tour Manager on Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration! These duties included handling all Human Resources related issues, transportation (both to and from tour as well as while on tour), and handling all hotel reservations.

Aerial Arts Inc. November 2016 June 2018 Domestic locations
Rigger/Platform Operator Working with varying sizes of crews in traditional theatre settings as well as construction settings. I worked on installations ranging from traditional rigging equipment to mobile platforms on construction sites with emphasis on safe procedures and complex lifting situations

Networks Finding Neverland September 2016 November 2016 First National Tour
Rigging and Automation Carp Supervising local crews and participating in the load in, maintenance, performances, and load outs. I was running PRGs Commander 2.75 with multiple variable speed motors, deck winches, kabuki drops, an automated main rag, actuating doors in the deck, and a wind vortex effect.

Santa Fe Opera May 2016 August 2016 Santa Fe, NM
Stage Carpenter Supervision of 2 Stage Supervisors, 2 Crew Chiefs, and 16 apprentices for the load in, load out, and running of 5 full size operas in true rep. This included paperwork generation and updating for archives, creating work schedules, coordinating with other departments, mentoring apprentices, as well as hands on duties.

Networks/Blue Man Productions Blue Man Group December 2014 May 2016 International Tour
Rigging and Automation Carp Supervising local crews and participating in the load in, maintenance, performances, and load outs. I was running PRGs Commander with multiple winches, chain drives, and tugs.

Troika Entertainments Bring It On the Musical January 2014 July 2014 International Tour
Flyman/ Interim Head Carp Supervising local crews and participating in the load in, maintenance, performances, and load outs. Also advancing the show, handling labor bills, managing material budgets, ordering expendables, coordinating shipping and transportation, supervising the road crew, other misc. paperwork and tasks as needed during the prolonged periods that we were without a Head Carp.

Advancing Technical needs of tours Microsoft office 360
Certified ETCP Theatrical Rigging Certified ETCP Arena Rigging
PRG Automation Systems AutoCAD 2019
Logistics Scenic Carpentry
Supervision of crews Fly Rail operations
Rope access Osha 10 certified
Forklift Operator Osha 30 certified
Telescopic Handler Operator Skid Steer Operator
Boom Lift Operator Basic Electronics
Valid US Passport First Aid/CPR/AED certified
Valid U.S. drivers license

Education: August 2006 August 2010 Indiana University (Bloomington Campus) BA in Theatre and Drama with a concentration in Technology


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