Skylight Music Theatre

Expires: 02/19/19

Job Dates

February 11 - March 3


$12/hour per week

Act as the BTC - Cabot Theatres principal board operator for all productions and events as available/scheduled.
Attend and participate in all final run-throughs, system tunings, level settings, technical rehearsals, previews, and performances on which the individual is serving as the board operator.
Prepare and install equipment based on sound plots and video monitor needs; including but not limited to assisting in Tech table set-up, i.e. tables, headsets, and video monitors, god mic, etc.
Collaborate to produce show-related sound paperwork. Maintain neat + accurate records of design execution for a given production. Make archival copies of all paperwork and sound effect media after a production has closed.
Assist Lighting and Sound Supervisor in testing, maintaining, and general upkeep of all sound, communication, and video distribution equipment for BTC and SMT productions, events, and contracts.
Serve as a member of sound crews for work calls, load-Ins, strikes, and changeovers
Maintain the organization and cleanliness of all Control Booths and FOH Mix Positions.
Adhere to the proper shut-down of all lighting, sound, special effects, stage equipment and other electrical appliances, assuring that the theatre is left in a safe, secure, and appropriately lit manner and that equipment is locked in a secure place.
Attend all appropriate meetings as necessary, including but not limited to feasibility, production, notes, department, and staff meetings as requested.
Other duties as assigned.

A BA in theatre or comparable professional experience, with training in technical theatre including but not limited to basic stagecraft, electrics, theatrical rigging, video/projections, sound reinforcement and design.
Working knowledge of a variety of lighting and sound equipment, methods, materials and techniques
Computer proficiency as it relates to current lighting and sound technology, preferably both Macintosh and Windows environments.
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work on varied projects, whether physical or administrative.
Ability/willingness to collaborate and work as a team member, while maintaining a positive attitude with a diverse staff through strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
Comprehensive training of a variety of construction methods, and understanding of the safe and healthful use and disposal of chemicals and other potential hazardous materials.

Must be able to lift 60 lbs, and able to climb and work from ladders.
Must have the vision, hearing and dexterity to safely operate in a construction environment, operate hand and power tools, stage rigging and fine detailing work if necessary.
This position has irregular hours with regular night and weekend responsibilities.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Jodi Zemsky, Stage Supervisor at either; 158 North Broadway, Milwaukee WI 53202, or Jodiz@SkylightMusicTheatre.org.
Skylight Music Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. Phone inquiries welcome.


Jodi Zemksy

Stage Supervisor


(414) 291-7811

Business Address

158 N Broadway,

6th Floor


Posted: 01/10/2019 12:21:30 EST

Last Updated: 01/10/2019 16:00 EST

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