Richmond, VA

Expires: 08/16/20

Job Dates

10 months


$150 plus housing and bills per week


Job Start Date Immediate
Job End Date August 16, 2020

SPARC (School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community) is currently accepting applications for 2019-2020 technical production fellowships for Technical Direction.

In addition to a full range of training and outreach classes, SPARC produces a full season of theatrical productions as well as our inclusive LIVE ART concert each year with students ages 9-18. Production Fellows will work as apprentices in various capacities on all productions, while developing a diverse set of production skills in carpentry, scenic painting, lighting, and sound throughout the season. Fellows will also have the ability to submit portfolios in order to apply for select design positions throughout the season in order to build resume credits within their area of interest.

All applicants must be positive team players with a willingness to mentor and work with middle and high school students of all abilities. Successful candidates will have earned a degree in technical theatre and possess basic skills in the following areas:

TECHNICAL DIRECTION work in concert with the Production Manager and Scene Shop Supervisor maintaining scene shop and rigging equipment, creating construction drawings and build schedules, ordering materials, and overseeing execution of all technical elements for each production in an Assistant Technical Director capacity. Applicants should possess a strong knowledge of power tools, working knowledge of lighting and sound equipment, general scenic carpentry experience, the physical ability to lift and move heavy objects, and be comfortable working at heights of 12 to 20 feet.


Jeff Camp

Production Manager



Business Address

2106 N Hamilton rd

Richmond, VA 23230

Posted: 11/18/2019 15:49:23 EST

Last Updated: 11/18/2019 18:00 EST

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