Head Carpenter - Lion King National Tour | Playbill

Head Carpenter - Lion King National Tour

CATEGORY: Technical

Disney Theatrical Group
New York

Job Details


Disney Theatrical Productions is currently seeking a Head Carpenter for our National Touring production of THE LION KING. The Head Carpenter supervises the load-in, load-out and operation of all technical aspects of the production.


• Schedule all road crew labor for load-ins, load-outs, maintenance, rehearsals and show calls

• Schedule local union labor for each venue for load-ins, load-outs, maintenance, rehearsals and show calls

• Schedule trucking with the designated transport company, update and maintain truck packs and supervise truck loading and unloading

• Supervise the installation, operation and disassembly of all technical aspects of the production in coordination with other department heads

• Supervise all required maintenance including scheduling work calls and ordering parts or hardware needed for repairs or regular upkeep of the production

• Coordinate rehearsals and maintenance calls with company management and stage management departments.

• Other duties as assigned by general management or the technical supervisor.


• Minimum 5 Years of touring experience with a Broadway musical or play as a Carpenter or Department Head

• Minimum 3 Years as a Department Head

• Experience with AutoCad, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat

• Team player with strong communication skills.

• Work in a fast-paced environment.

• Commitment to actively being part of and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace.

• Demonstrating inclusive behavior and maintaining a safe and professional working environment that fulfills Disney Theatrical Group’s diversity and inclusion efforts (e.g., recognizing and interrupting microaggressions & biases, participates in equity, diversity & inclusion, anti-harassment, and any other anti-bias training and workshops as required etc.)

Employment Benefits:

• Full IATSE/Disney-League Production Pink Contract.


IATSE Minimum plus over scale



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