La Jolla Playhouse
La Jolla, CA
Production House

Expires: 09/19/18


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Job Description:
Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Technical Director serves as a key member of La Jolla Playhouses Production Department. The position is expected to function independently in a fast-paced and detail-critical environment, working closely with and is responsible for managing projects from conception through completion with the design and creative teams for each production. Key to the success of those projects, the Technical Director, in conjunction with the Production Manager, will take an active role in facilitating communication with Scenery, Props, Electrics, and Sound Departments, Designers, IATSE Stage hands and La Jolla Playhouse Management to ensure all departments are informed about designs, changes, technical planning, and scheduling for each production.

The Technical Director will have the primary responsibility of overseeing the construction, installation, maintenance and transfer of scenery (built, purchased, rented, or otherwise) for all productions produced and presented by La Jolla Playhouse including festivals and special events while maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. Strong candidates will possess a demonstrated ability to forecast labor and material budgets, track budgets throughout the production process, and present efficient technical and artistic solutions to the design and production teams. The successful candidate is an engineer, technician, manager, and artist committed to the artistic vision and mission of La Jolla Playhouse

About La Jolla Playhouse:
La Jolla Playhouse advances theatre as an art form and as a vital social, moral and political platform by providing unfettered creative opportunities for the leading artists of today and tomorrow. With our youthful spirit and eclectic, artist-driven approach we will continue to cultivate a local and national following with an insatiable appetite for audacious and diverse work.
In the future, San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse will be considered singularly indispensable to the worldwide theatre landscape as we become a permanent safe harbor for the unsafe and surprising. The day will come when it will be essential to enter the La Jolla Playhouse village in order to get a glimpse of what is about to happen in American theatre.

For full job description please visit https://lajollaplayhouse.org/who-we-are/careers/


Ryan Heath

Production Office Manager


Business Address

2910 La Jolla Village Dr.

La Jolla, CA 92037

Posted: 03/19/2018 18:32:30 EST

Last Updated: 03/19/2018 21:00 EST

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