Wagon Wheel Theatre
Warsaw, IN

Expires: 07/13/19

Job Dates

August 14th - September 11th


$600 per week

Applicants must have experience managing a scene shop, be able to create, read and understand technical drawings with moderate hand drafting skills- vectorworks or autocad experience is a plus. Have strong skills in wood working and theatrical rigging practices, able to take and give direction, capable of completing a project from start to finish on a deadline, and working in a fast-paced schedule. Have good time management skills, able to communicate clearly with directors, designers, PSM and crew. Experience operating ETC lighting consoles, and troubleshooting intelligent lighting fixtures is a plus.
Prefer someone who is solution oriented with a collaborative attitude. This is not just a desk job. In addition to paperwork duties, the TD is expected to build scenery/props.

Responsibilities include:

Directly responsible for management, maintenance, and safety of scene shop and prop shop
Works closely with ATD to create/explain construction drafting based off of designer drawings, and to determine build schedule.
Responsible for determining materials needed for each project - purchasing/ordering materials, tracking, and receiving orders.
Train crew on the preferred method of construction
Collaborate with scenic artist and props designer on construction schedules
Ensure the completion of all set elements
Responsible for rigging
Communicate with master electrician to ensure appropriate implementation of light plot
Manage strikes and load-ins for each set
Demonstrate knowledge of working on multiple productions within tight timelines
Maintain order in the scene shop, storage units, materials racks, and backstage areas.
Maintain a safe work environment throughout the process of each show
Facilitate technical rehearsals Assist in training run crew as needed
Be Present at any and all production type meetings.
Regularly checking in with director/designer/PSM regarding progress of show, and its needs.
Maintain budget reports for each area per show
Provide support for special events or company projects as needed
Prior experience safely loading/hauling/unloading scenery from box truck is a plus

A computer will NOT be provided by the theatre.

Work days will also include:
-bending -pushing
-carrying -pulling
-climbing ladders -painting
-crawling -twisting
-emptying trash -working in the sun
-kneeling -working at night
-lifting -working on holidays
-loud noises -sawdust
-math -sweeping

Applicants interested in applying for the Year Round Technical Director position are welcome.


Jacki Pollnow

Technical Director



Business Address

2515 E Center St

Warsaw, IN 46580

Posted: 05/13/2019 18:59:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/13/2019 21:00 EST

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