Fayetteville, AR

Expires: 07/31/18

Job Dates



Mid 40k annually

Job Description

The Technical Director plans and manages the production of all scenery, oversees scene shop and provides technical coordination with properties, lights, sound, and projections; supports the Production Manager in producing work that is always professional in quality; takes a leadership role to help create and support a positive working and producing environment that is artistically satisfying, professional, efficient and safe.

The Technical Director is a full-time salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits. TheatreSquared is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

-Collaborate with designer, director and production manager to achieve a design that can be realized within budget and schedule
-Oversee budgeting, engineering, drafting, and construction of scenery
-Research and engineer all scenic elements
-Create build drawings
-Develop load-in and strike plans, including labor and special equipment or safety needs
-Maintain safe working environments in all performance spaces and scene shop; enforce safety guidelines and protocols
-Participate in season planning by reading scripts, budgeting shows, and anticipating facility needs
-Work with production manager, architect, and consultants in preparation for move into T2s new building

Job Requirements

-Demonstrated knowledge and experience in scenery construction and engineering as well as managing a scene shop
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Proficient in AutoCAD and/or VectorWorks, with the ability to generate clear and concise drawings
-Ability to work as a team member and present a positive attitude
-Must be able to multi-task multiple projects, maintain organization, and be detail oriented

Desirable Skills Sets
Rigging, Metalworking, Scenic Painting, Automation, Pneumatics, Lighting, Audio, Projections

How To Apply
To apply, submit a cover letter, employment resume, and references to jobs@theatre2.org.

About TheatreSquared
TheatreSquared (T2) is a fast-growing Equity company offering 170 annual performances in an intimate space, recognized by the American Theatre Wing in 2011 as one of the nations ten best emerging theatres. The company is expanding its production team in preparation for opening a purpose-built, 50,000-square-foot, two-venue facility in 2019, currently under construction. Fayetteville, Arkansas, was ranked third by U.S. News and World Report in its 2016 "Best Places to Live" list. Located in the scenic Ozarks and offering a low cost of living and high quality of life, the city anchors a vibrant metro area that recently surpassed the 500,000 population mark.


Kat Wepler

Production Manager



(479) 445-6333

Business Address

505 W Spring St.

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Posted: 07/02/2018 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 07/02/2018 12:07 EST

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