First Folio Theatre
Oak Brook, IL
Production House

Expires: 12/20/18

Job Dates

12/01/18 - 01/27/19



First Folio Theatre, in Oak Brook, Illinois, is looking for a Technical Director for its upcoming production of

Position to begin in November or December, depending on TD's preferences.
Construction will take place at First Folio at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.
If working off-hours schedule will need to be coordinated with Producer to ensure TD has access to the building.
Install must begin on Jan. 13 and initial installation be completed by end of day Jan. 14.
Finish work may continue as needed but will have to work with and around sound, set dressing, and lighting.
Tech begins Jan. 18. Previews begin Jan. 23. Show opens Jan. 26.

Responsibilities include -
Construction of set.
The design is a single unit set and will utilize a number of existing stock pieces - flats, doors, a staircase, etc. but there will be construction involved.
Some very simple base painting as necessary.
Load in of the stage deck as well as the set.
Be available for note calls during tech rehearsal as needed. This should be minimal.

TD must have strong scenic carpentry skills and the ability to supervise skilled and unskilled labor.
We have one general tech assistant with moderately strong skills, and will hire a crew for load-in, including a skilled carpenter with experience loading in our pre-fabbed stage deck units.
Set strike duties included, on Feb. 25 + 26.
The stage deck will remain in place but the TD will strike the set, put away stock pieces of scenery, put refuse in the dumpster, and leave the stage and shop in good condition.


David Rice

Executive Director



(630) 986-8067

Business Address

1717 31st ST

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Posted: 10/30/2018 22:44:42 EST

Last Updated: 10/31/2018 01:00 EST

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