Technical Director

Job #4157

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Job Type Full Time
Location Hackettstown, New Jersey
Field Technical Production
Post Date Nov 17, 2022
Salary $65,000
Summary

Centenary University, located 50 miles west of NYC is seeking a Technical Director for the Lackland Center Facility. This is a faculty position as the individual will also teach in the Theatre program. Candidate must have an MFA in technical theatre or related work experience. The Lackland Center includes a 500 seat proscenium stage and a 99 seat black box space as well as a Dance Studio, shop and costume facility as well as a 174 seat proscenium space. The position also serves as TD of the Centenary Stage Company, a professional equity theatre located on the Centenary University campus.

Requirements

Candidate should have an MFA in technical theatre and/or related work experience. The Lackland Center includes a 500 seat proscenium stage and a 99 seat black box space as well as a Dance Studio, shop and costume facility as well as a 174 seat proscenium space. The candidate will have experience in operating and maintaining the technical aspects of a theatre facility. The position is also serves as TD of the Centenary Stage Company, a professional not-for-profit theatre located on the Centenary University campus.
• Operating and maintaining a fly system.
• Managing technical aspects including event load in, set-ups, strikes.
• Maintain and operate sound, lighting, stage and other technical equipment and systems.
• Supervise the rigging and strike of theatrical lighting, sound and overall stage set up for a variety of events and productions including the professional Centenary Stage equity theatre products, symphonies, dance events and other productions presented and sponsored by CSC or the University.
• Conduct periodic inspections and inventory of facilities, equipment and supplies.
• Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and plots. Develop sketches and schematics.
• Handle all aspects of traditional and contemporary scenic art in order to execute design requirements for stage settings.

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