Big Apple Circus
New York, NY

Expires: 02/28/19

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52000 annually

The Big Apple Circus seeks a Head of Lighting for its big top tour. This position requires full-time travel with the show.
The Head of Lighting at the Big Apple Circus must be willing and able to do the following:
Run the lighting department during show runs as well as load-in and -out
Interview and hire lighting technicians
Maintain the lighting rig in good working order and within the designers specifications
Install and maintain emergency lighting throughout big top and reception tent
Install and maintain backstage and dressing room lighting, as well as big top work lights
Install and maintain lighting in reception tent and other tents
Assist with setting up generators and running lot power at each location
Budgeting and ordering necessary supplies

General Requirements:
Understanding of theatrical terms and directions
Ability to read, comprehend and write instructions
Professional appearance and demeanor
Ability to read and implement a lighting plot
Basic lighting console programming abilities
Must be able to lead and manage a crew
Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift 60lbs

Ideal Skills:
Knowledge of ETC Ion Console
Knowledge of lighting networks (ArtNet, etc)
Forklift certification
Ability to troubleshoot and repair Martin and Elation fixtures
Knowledge of power distribution
Basic rigging

Interested candidates should email their resume to baclighting@gmail.com


Jon Batz-Owings

Production Supervisor


Business Address

3 Columbus Circle, 15th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Posted: 01/06/2019 14:25:08 EST

Last Updated: 01/06/2019 18:00 EST

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