This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Banff Centre is looking for 2 Technical Directors for the Summer Season. The successful candidates will
be responsible for coordinating the summer Opera and Dance Productions, as well as presentations that
may be scheduled in the 5 performance venues and on the outdoor stage in the Shaw Amphitheatre and Park Administration grounds.
This is a mentoring position and the Summer TD's will need to explain, demonstrate and supervise the Practicums in handling many of the TD tasks. TD's will also be required to assist in the preparation of Production Schedules and supervise the full and part time crews for all productions. They will need to liaise with the Stage Management and Creative teams.
Applicants should have a Degree or Diploma in Technical Theatre from a certified educational institution, minimum 5 years of experience as a TD, and experience in coordinating set-ups and strikes involving scenery, lighting, projections and audio. TD's also require experience in creating Scenic Construction drawings in Vectorworks 15 or higher, and the ability to mentor a Practicum in this process.
TD's will report to the Director of Production, Banff Centre.
Summer TD #1 April 10 to July 14, 2017
Summer TD #2 May 22 to August 11, 2017
A Private room in shared accommodations included,
transportation allowance to/from Banff.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience
Technical Director, Performing Arts
Please reply by e-mail with your resume and a covering letter.
Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential