Boston , MA
Production House

Expires: 11/23/19


$63,000-68,000 per year range

The Lighting and Projections Supervisor will be responsible for managing the lighting and projections department and acting as a primary liaison between lighting and projections designers and all other production departments. They will be responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and maintaining lighting and projections needs for all Huntington Theatre Company productions and events in the Huntington Avenue Theatre and Calderwood Pavilion.

Key responsibilities:
Works with lighting and projections designers as the production staffs primary contact to realize each design, conveying inventory, system information, and production details.
Responsible for productions and maintenance budgets for lighting and projections.
Arranges equipment, rentals, and supply purchases for each show.
Plans, preps, and supervises the installation of each productions equipment and systems.
Arranges lighting assistants for all Huntington productions.
Hires projections technician, projections programmer, and projections assistant as necessary for Huntington shows that utilize projections.
Responsible for maintaining the artistic integrity of lighting and projections designs.
Collaborates with stage management to ensure productions adhere to Equity rules regarding atmospherics.
Coordinates with production management, designers, and other department heads for daily schedules and design elements.
Oversees scheduling of Lighting and Projections Department staff for Huntington productions, events, and rentals.
Helps to schedule, supervise and advise incoming rental companies/shows in coordination with the Huntington Avenue Theatre manager.
Schedules all necessary work calls; acquires casual labor.
Develops staff skills and efficiency. May include mentoring employees and developing training plans for staff.

Required knowledge + skills:

B.A./B.S. in Lighting Design/Technical Production or equivalent professional experience.
Must have knowledge and experience in the specific requirements and conventions of theatrical productions including standard rigging practices.
Familiar with equipment and operating systems currently in place at the Huntington Theatre Company. This includes programming and maintenance expertise on ETC control systems including EOS family consoles, ETC Net II, ETC Net III, Sensor and Unison Dimming, digital projection equipment, moving lights, ETC Lustres, Chroma-Q Color Forces and other LED equipment and requirements.
Experience with Watchout, Vectorworks, and Lightwright software.
Display a great deal of creativeness in problem solving and troubleshooting
Budgeting experience.
Experience leading diverse teams of people.
Able to climb ladders to a 60' grid and move objects 100 lbs. and heavier.

The Huntington strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.

Send letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to:
Nina Nicolosi
Director of Human Resources

The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Affirmative Action.


Michael Comey



(617) 273-1505

Business Address

264 Huntington Avenue

Boston , MA 02115

Posted: 10/07/2019 15:07:48 EST

Last Updated: 10/07/2019 19:00 EST

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