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Lighting Director - Canada’s Ballet Jörgen

This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Lighting Director
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Posted: May 23, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen is looking for a Lighting Director for its 2019 - 20 Touring Season to create lighting plots for all Canada’s Ballet Jörgen theatrical events throughout the season, touring in Ontario, western and eastern Canada and the States.

Responsible for: adaption of lighting plots and paperwork for each venue, calling of focus and cueing of show as well as assisting with the load in and load outs at each venue.
General lighting maintenance and lighting inventory.
Creating paperwork for each ballet toured including lighting notes on each venue.
Some physical work will be required, including but not limited to, heavy lifting and climbing ladders, aerial lifts and working at heights.
Work will include evenings and weekends.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Completion of an accredited post-secondary program in technical theatre or the equivalent combination (3 years or more) of experience and education.
Must have theatrical and dance lighting design experience, good organizational skills, be efficient, and work well with both professional crews and volunteers.
Experience with leading crews in lighting or technical department.
Experience with ETC Nomad console. Canada’s Ballet Jorgen uses the ETC Nomad lap top version to cue and occasionally run shows.
Must be self-motivated and possess good time management skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Work well under pressure.
Have ability to work independently while also being a part of a small team.
Working knowledge of current safety standards.
A valid driver’s license is essential. Duties will also include driving production vehicles including 16’ box cube.
Must have a valid passport.
Touring experience would be an asset.
Bilingual (French & English) both written and spoken would be an asset.

Additional Information

Position is full time from August 5, 2019 to June 5, 2020.
Please send resume and cover letter to
Canada’s Ballet Jörgen will be touring "Anne of Green Gables" to western Canada and eastern Canada with dates in Ontario and the States and “Nutcracker” in Ontario.

Salary: Salary: $1000 – $1100/week, commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Please send resume/CV and cover letter to:
Cindy Smith

Employer Profile

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen builds communities across Canada through the shared experience of professional ballet. Reaching many provinces with many events annually, we ensure communities large and small, urban and rural have access to a ballet experience that is recognized for its innovation, warmth and beauty. Inspiring and connecting with Canadians for over 30 years, Canada’s Ballet Jörgen makes ballet and Canadian choreography a meaningful part of Canadians’ lives through performance, education, and community engagement.