California Shakespeare Theater
Berkeley, CA

Expires: 09/12/19

Job Dates

05/15/19 - 10/14/19


starting at $15 per hour

The Opportunity
Cal Shakes is hiring two Follow Spot Operators/Electricians, who will serve as members of the creative and dynamic Electrics Department for our four Mainstage shows. The Spot Operators report to the Lead Electrician for their primary function, which is to operate follow spots and perform pre-show checks during technical rehearsals and all performances; this may include assisting the run crew with sweeping the deck and performing other pre-show duties. The Spot Operators report to the Master Electrician in their capacity as Electrician, which involves participating in the install, upkeep, and repair of all electrics during technical rehearsals and all performances.

Candidates should enjoy working in a diverse, creative, collaborative, and fast-paced environment. Have a minimum of one year professional experience working as an electrician with basic electrics troubleshooting skills. Have experience and/or professional-level training with a variety of lighting equipment, including Colortran instruments, ETC instruments. Candidates should have good time management and be able to work unsupervised. Be comfortable working at heights (ladders, genie lifts, catwalks, and truss), and be able to lift 30 pounds over your head.


Jamila Cobham

Production Manager



Business Address

701 Heinz Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94710

Posted: 03/12/2019 14:31:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/15/2019 17:10 EST

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