This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: TD/Sound Tech
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Posted: May 7, 2019
Job Description / Duties
Driftwood Theatre’s 2019 Bard’s Bus Tour is looking for a technical director/sound technician for its 25th Anniversary musical production of William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Bard’s Bus Tour is an annual summer Ontario tradition, touring to outdoor venues in over 25 communities for 25 years.
The Technical Director is responsible for coordinating production resources in an efficient, safe and effective manner within budgetary and schedule parameters, and will travel with the tour to set up and run live sound while providing hands-on support and supervision for the technical aspects of the production. The Technical Director reports to the General Manager and supervises crew members.
Qualifications / Required Skills
The successful candidate will have: at least two years of training in technical theatre and production; a high degree of professionalism and time management skills; a full class G driver’s license with experience driving 16’ cube trucks (or equivalent); and an ability to communicate effectively and work productively with artists and theatrical staff. Experience in LED lighting mixing/control an asset, live wireless microphone mixing required.
Driftwood Theatre is dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity on and off stage in all of its work. Diverse artists of all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, ethno-cultural identity or gender are encouraged to apply. Funding may require candidates within certain parameters.
Contract dates: July 2 – August 23, 2018.
Salary: $700/week + per diems during overnight touring
Technical Directors are invited to make application by sending a brief cover letter and resume (as one pdf file) by email to General Manager, Lee Bolton ().
Salary: $700/wk for 8 weeks
Lee Bolton, General Manager,
Driftwood Theatre is Ontario’s leading outdoor summer touring theatre company, on the road with The Bard’s Bus Tour visiting Ontario communities since 1995.
Since 1995, the company has performed for over 100,000 people in venues across the province. City parks, campus fields, schools, heritage museums, castles, private estates and even a parking lot have, at one time or another, been home to a Driftwood performance.Driftwood Theatre believes in accessible, live theatre for everyone in Ontario. We envision communities connected through the immediacy and shared power of theatre experiences which are reflective of the world we live in.