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ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Theatre SilCo is an Equity theatre in Silverthorne, Colorado currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Assistant Technical Director (ATD) for the 2024 Summer Season. Productions include: Ken Ludwig’s Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery, The Amish Project, and The Legend of Georgia McBride.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Build and oversee all scenic elements for production. The ATD will ensure sets are built, painted, and finished as per direction from the Technical Director or other Artistic Team representative. Each set is to be ready and loaded in accordance with the production calendar and should reflect high artistic quality and professional attention to detail. All sets must be maintained throughout the production run. Any repairs needed during the course of a production are to be administered before the next scheduled performance.

TECHNICAL PROCESS: The ATD must coordinate with the Technical Director to supervise/attend any technical rehearsals which they may be required to attend. During technical rehearsals and performances, the ATD will be in attendance for load-in and strike and must supervise/execute all necessary duties to ensure a safe and timely setup of all technical elements.

MAINTENANCE: Supervise maintenance of all theatre equipment, including tools, sound and light boards, spotlights, turntable, and any other show-related equipment. Coordinate repairs or replacement as needed. Maintain the shop, backstage areas, scenic storage, etc. in a neat and orderly fashion. Facilitate the storage and maintenance of properties, set pieces, furnishings, and all technical equipment concerning load-in/strike, special events, workshops and other coordinated events.

QUALIFICATIONS: Strong carpentry skills and experience in construction for theatre, scenic painting skills a plus. Must maintain a safe working environment at all times. Display a positive attitude with a focus on people and community. Must demonstrate professional conduct at all times. Comfortable working with both hired crew and volunteers of varying experience and abilities. Proficient oral and written communication skills. Ability to decipher drafting plates, elevations, ground plans, and other design elements. Must be able to work independently. Must have strong leadership skills and ability to lead carpentry crew during build, load-in, strike, and assist in training backstage crew in safe stage operations.

PHYSICAL DEMAND: This job requires climbing stairs, using ladders, scissor lifts, and power tools. Must be able to correctly and safely operate shop tools, saws, drills, and other machinery. Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. Ability to stand for long hours and work at height (up to 20’). 

DATES AND INFO:
Contract Start Date: May 19, 2024
Contract End Date: September 16, 2024
$700-$800/wk DOE
Housing and Travel provided
Ability to bring vehicle a plus

TO APPLY: Letter of interest, resume, website/portfolio links – Please send all application materials to: Whitney Carter, Production/Company Manager, whitney@thesilco.org Kaden Reynard, Technical Director, kaden@thesilco.org (Please include ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in the subject line)