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Santa Cruz Shakespeare
Santa Cruz, CA

Expires: 09/03/20

Pay

$10,000 - $15,000 / Season bimonthly

Santa Cruz Shakespeare

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / MASTER CARPENTER
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Company:
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Santa Cruz Shakespeare is an outdoor repertory theatre company with sweeping views of the Monterey Bay.
Inspired by Shakespeare, we create and strengthen community by bringing audiences and theater artists together to celebrate stories about our collective humanity. We envision a community where generations are increasingly passionate and knowledgeable about Shakespeare and Live theater, a community that engages in active discussion about language and art and reaches for passion,
connection, and empowerment

Term:
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Temporary



Contract Dates:
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(March 2020)
Begin Remote Advance Work (Hourly Part Time, 50 100 Hours Total)


(Mid-Late May 2020)
On-site prep work in Santa Cruz, CA (Salary)


(June 2020)
Open Venue, Load-In, Build (Salary)


(July - Mid-August 2020)
Tech + Open 3 Shows (Hourly or Salary, TBD)


(Early September 2020)
Strike Shows, Close Venue, Additional Work Possible (Hourly or Salary, TBD)


End Date is flexible. September may be optional, based on candidate needs / availability



Compensation:
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Combination of Hourly + Salary Work.
$10,000 - $15,000 for Season, depending on availability


Housing:
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Housing Subsidy and assistance with finding Accommodations may be available.



Preferred Qualifications:
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* General knowledge of numerous Technical Departments including Carpentry, Sound, Lighting, Power, Props and Wardrobe

* Advanced practical knowledge or expertise in Scenic Carpentry preferred

* Experience leading crews in completing production objectives, while working as a team member at the same time.

* CAD, Vectorworks or other digital drafting ability (preferred)

* 3 years of professional Theatrical or other Event Production preferred

* 2 - 3 Professional References



Duties (Including, but not limited to):
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* Participate in advance, review, discussion, coordination and on-site integration / installation of plans for Scenic Carpentry,
Sound, Lighting, Power, Props and Costume departments

* Participate in advance, review, discussion and coordination of final set designs and materials for scenic builds, and provide Labor as needed in all departments, as a general production team member

* As requested, participate in advance review, discussion and coordination of plans to re-open seasonal outdoor amphitheater
including house, front of house, stage, tech and other areas of facilities. Provide Labor as needed and contribute as a team member to the process of reopening facilities.

* As directed, serve as a point of contact for Designers, Directors, Technical Staff and other personnel.

* Review, understand and follow Production Schedules, and assure production information and details are relayed and
communicated to crews and other staff.

* Oversee crews and other staff and provide labor in the execution of Production objectives, including but not limited to Site
Opening, Load-Ins, Scenic Builds, Electrics Hang + Focus, Sound Installation, Power and Backstage Area preparations.

* Attend Technical Rehearsals and assure follow up and execution of all required technical work.

* Assure safe and orderly maintenance of all work areas.

* Serve as a Safety Officer, assuring that all crews are working in a safe fashion.

* As needed, assist with relocation of materials between company offices, rehearsal spaces, workspaces and other locations

* Attend production meetings and maintain communication as necessary to compile and disseminate production information

* Determine material, tool and equipment needs, and assure procurement with Production Manager.

* Provide progress updates and communicate challenges and problems to Production Manager regularly

* Determine material, tool and equipment needs, and assure procurement with Production Manager.

* Provide Labor and contribute as a team member to the process of re-opening and setting up various components throughout
facility, including but not limited to Stage, Backstage, Shop, FOH, Dressing, Box Office and Concession Areas.

* Provide progress updates and communicate challenges and problems to Production Manager regularly


Email resume to Al Saunders

al@santacruzshakespeare.org

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact

Production Manager

Production Manager

al(at)santacruzshakespeare(dot)org

https://www.santacruzshakespeare.org

Business Address

500 Chestnut St.

Ste. 250

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Posted: 03/03/2020 19:37:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/04/2020 00:00 EST

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