POSITION: Assistant Lighting Director
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time Salary, Exempt
SUPERVISOR: Lighting Director
Founded in 1947 by Nina Vance, the Alley Theatre is a pioneer of regional theatre, and one of the leading nonprofit theatre companies in the United States. The Alley has been awarded the prestigious Regional Theatre Tony Award and the Texas Medal of Arts Award. The Alley has transferred productions to Broadway, Off-Broadway, major European Festivals, and to 40 American cities. Unique among regional theatres, the Alley is committed to maintaining a Resident Acting Company and providing them work year-round. Nationally recognized directors, actors, playwrights, and designers from across the country have regularly joined the Resident Acting Company.
Rob Melrose, Artistic Director at the Alley, took over as artistic leader of the organization in 2019. His vision for the future of the Alley is both thrilling and ambitious. His strategic goals include upholding the Alleys artistic excellence, keeping longtime Alley Theatre devotees eager to return each season, and creating productions and cultivating new audiences that are as diverse and vibrant as the city of Houston.
Rob Melrose, Managing Director Dean Gladden and the Alleys leadership team are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in all aspects of the Theatres programming and operations. We are conscious about fostering an environment where everyone is encouraged to bring their authentic selves. We embrace differences and strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
Assisting in the leadership of the Lighting Team, the Assistant Lighting Director supports the Lighting Director in the management of the department through the execution of assigned tasks such as drafting, paperwork generation, inventory management, purchasing, payroll processing, pricing, and scheduling. The Assistant Lighting Director provides feedback and input on departmental policy as well as the hiring and evaluation of staff and represents the Lighting Director in the event of their absence.
Additionally, the Assistant Lighting Director serves as the Resident Assistant to Guest Lighting Designers. In this capacity, they provide tech table support as needed includingbut not limited totracking work and focus notes, executing any paperwork changes, instructing followspot operators, and ensuring that the design is well-documented. In this capacity, they are responsible for the final documentation package for each design.
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To apply for this position, please go to the following link on the Alleys website and apply.
Alley Theatre is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].
The Alley Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities, veterans, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Successful candidates will commit to an equitable and inclusive workplace, including but not limited to: racial equity, accessibility for individuals with disabilities, use of gender inclusive language, and cultural sensitivity. Read more at Alley Theatre Official Website - Equity Diversity Inclusion
Mar 16, 2023 -
$50,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year
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