AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts
Los Angeles, CA
EDUCATION | Production House

Expires: 05/31/17

Job Dates

Semester to Semester


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AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is one of the foremost performing arts colleges in the country. AMDA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as a two-year conservatory programs.

We are currently seeking Over-Hire Technical Production Staff at our Los Angeles campus.

Position Summary:

Over-Hire Technical Production Staff are responsible for the execution of all production elements for AMDA productions, showcases, artists labs, and assorted educational activities on campus. Duties will include, but not be limited to scenic construction, scenic art, properties, lighting, audio, video, and maintenance of theatrical + production resources. Over-Hire Technical Production Staff will also provide a technical presence in technical + dress rehearsals as well as performances to assist as needed and address technical issues as they arise.

Assist with Scenic construction, load-in of scenery, scenic art + painting, maintaining, building, altering, and organizing stage properties, hang, circuit, focus, and assist in the execution of the theatrical lighting.
Assist in setting up and maintaining audio + video systems and strike all production elements post show.
Monitor rehearsals + performances for technical difficulties and assist stage management in resolving any issues that may arise.
Run technical elements such as lighting or sound and on occasion program lighting and/or sound + video.
Assists with ensuring that student crew successfully sets up to open the house, is operating scenery or lighting as instructed, and follows shutdown procedures end of night.
Assist House Management as necessary to open house for performances.
Clean, repair, and maintain theatrical spaces, tools, lighting equipment, and audio/visual equipment.
Assist Technical Director and other Production Staff in maintaining inventories of production resources.
Assist in making improvements to resources and theatrical spaces.
Make repairs and alterations to any element of production while shows are in performance in order to maintain the integrity of the performance and ensure the safety of performers.
Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA or BFA in technical theater or equivalent in experience.
Highly motivated + detail oriented.
Expertise in standard tools, concepts, practices and procedures in Theatrical Production.
Knowledge of safe working practices.
Experience in working in multiple areas of production (Scenery, Scenic Art, Props, Lighting, Audio, Video, etc.)
Experience programming ETC Ion, ETC Element, ETC Express, and ETC Expression lighting consoles is a plus.
Experience programming audio + video with QLab a plus.
Strong verbal communication skills.
Work well and collaboratively in a team atmosphere.
Ability to operate well under pressure.

To apply for this position, please submit resume, cover letter, salary history and current salary requirements.

AMDA is proud to be an EOE employer M/F/D/V.


Debra Walsh

Director of Human Resources + Operations

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6305 Yucca Street

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Posted: 03/28/2017 20:10:20 EST

Last Updated: 12/04/2016 07:01 EST

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