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Load-in & Strike crew (Set, sound & lighting) - IMPACT Festival (MT Space)

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Kitchener, Ontario
Position: Load-in & Strike crew (Set, sound & lighting)
Deadline: August 10, 2013
Posted: July 20, 2013

Job Description / Duties

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

Qualifications / Required Skills

 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

Equipment required:
 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)

Additional Information

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.

Salary: $18/hr

Contact Information

Janelle Rainville
Production Manager

Employer Profile

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.

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