Cardinal Stage Company
Bloomington, IN
LAST MINUTE | Production House

Expires: 11/28/19

Job Dates

Late July through June 2020


$500-$600 per week biweekly

Cardinal Stage, a small professional theatre located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking part time Technical Director for their upcoming season. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, ability to work quickly and have a positive attitude. Flexible schedule, opportunity to work with established regional designers. Season includes 5 fully produced/in house built productions(3 Mainstage, 2 Kids), 1 Musical with rented set, and 1 co-production with scenery built by originating company.

Local applicants to the Bloomington/Indianapolis area preferred. Start date flexible, late July/ early August through June 2020.

The role of the Technical Director is to serve as a liaison between the scenic designer, the artistic staff, and the scene shop; and to make sure the technical equipment in the theater is functional, maintained, and safe. They are responsible for the supervision and coordination of the scene shop and all aspects of scenic engineering, budgeting, drafting, construction, load-in/out.

Duties included but not limited to:
Well rounded in all technical aspects in theater.
Budget and material estimations
Materials research and purchasing
Coordinating load-ins/load-outs with Production Manager
Familiarity with AutoCAD and Vectorworks
Knowledge and execution of proper scenic construction.
Ability to create additional draftings as needed for carpenters to properly build scenic elements
Ability to read Scenic Draftings, Light Plots, and Sound Plots to ensure the proper installation of all equipment and scenery.
Appropriate rigging knowledge, for the safe install of scenic elements and other equipment
In conjunction with the Production Manager hire and schedule additional carpentry staff and over hire crew.
Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and solve problems as they arise
Must be a self-motivated with strong organizational skills; a positive attitude is essential.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelors Degree in Technical Theater emphasis in Technical Direction, or higher.
2+ years of experience as a TD/ATD
Experience working in a rep/summer stock environment strongly desirable
Must be able to safely pull, push, lift, and carry heavy items. Must be able to safely climb, and work from, ladders.

Cardinal Stages mission is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high-quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

For questions or to apply send cover letter and resumes with references to production@cardinalstage.org


Joel Magill



Business Address

900 S Walnut Street

Bloomington, IN 47401

Posted: 06/11/2019 10:10:00 EST

Last Updated: 06/11/2019 09:07 EST

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