This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: Technical
Reports to: Venue Technical Director & Festival Production Manager
Goals: To assist the touring companies in the smooth installation and strike of their set, lighting, sound and video elements of their production for IMPACT 13 theatre festival September 22 - 30th, 2013. Minimum of 16 hours to max of 60 hours for the week.
Arrive as per identified on schedule and stay at the venue as long as set up and clean up duties are required
Unload & load set elements, lighting and sound gear from trucks
Aid in installation of set elements
Assist with the hang & focus of lights and cutting of gel
Install sound gear and video gear as required
Provide general assistance as needed to the IMPACT staff
Previous technical experience in a theatre environment is an essential requirement of this position
Enthusiastic, energetic, reliable, punctual.
Must be highly efficient and able to work as part of a team
Physically fit. Must be able to lift/carry heavy items
Previous experience working at the following local theatres an asset but not necessary: The Registry, The Conrad Centre and the Courtyard @ Bonnie Stuart.
Education / Certification:
University / College training or at least 2 years professional experience
Fall/Arrest training an asset
WHMIS Training an asset
Own personal certified PPE (hard hat, steel-toed boots, work gloves & harness if working at heights)
Own tools an asset (wrench / hammer / multi-bit screwdriver / cordless drill)
Working conditions/ environment: Technicians will be working in a variety of theatres and performance spaces. You are required to wear long pants and t-shirts and PPE for all calls. Accommodation is not provided to out-of-town candidates.
IMPACT (International Multicultural Platform for Alternative Contemporary Theatre), is a biennial international theatre festival organized by MT Space in Ontario’s Waterloo Region. IMPACT is designed to stimulate Indigenous and culturally diverse theatre landscapes in Canada. The festival focuses on interdisciplinary, intercultural, and physical productions.
Festival runs September 24 - 29th. Crew required September 22nd - 30th.