Colorado Shakespeare Festival
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is accepting applications for a TECHNICAL DIRECTOR for the upcoming 2022 summer season.
Oversee scene shop operations for four-show repertory season in two theatres, including planning, build, load in, changeovers and maintenance of scenery throughout the season.
Creation of technical drawings.
Consult with production manager on technical and budgetary feasibility of designs, supervising build, instalation, rigging, and strike of sets, saftey training and oversight, maintenance of shop and equipment.
Supervise and direct two assistant technical directors.
Supervise and direct professional shop staff.
Train and supervise college level interns.
Perform skilled carpentry work through the use of a variety of materials realted to the construction of theatrical scenery.
Participate in pre-season production and design meetings, scenic bid process, construction drawings, and crew hiring.
WHAT WE REQUIRE:
Professional experience is required.
Professional expereince and / or advanced training in stage carpentry, welding, rigging and safety.
AutoCAD / Vectorworks proficiency to produce clear working shop drawings.
Valid drivers license and ability to drive 26' box truck.
Strong collaboration, communication and leadership skills.
Ability to maintain high quality standards and a safe and supportive work environment, while working on a tight timeline.
Committment to an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace environment.
January 2022 - May 2022
ONSTIE RESIDENCY IN BOULDER, CO:
May 12, 2022 - July 20, 2022
Jon Dunkle, production manager
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional summer theatre company associated with the University of Colorado Boulder. Since 1958, the festival has celebrated and explored Shakespeare and his continuing influence and vitality through productions of superior artistic quality, education and community engagement.
CSF strives to preserve the classiics of the past and pursue the classcis of the future. Fueled by artistry and scholarship, the festival seeks to expand the cultural richness of the region by inspiring, challenging and cultivating the imagination of audiences and artists.
Plays are performed beneath summer night skies in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre and in the indoor University Theatre.
The festival's education programs reach tens of thousands of school children each year through camps, classes and outreach performances that connect them with the continuing tradition and importance of Shakespeare.
$20.00 / hour