Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: December 31, 2012
Posted: December 14, 2012
Job Description / Duties
The Technical Director is responsible for:
All set, props and touring gear including their care, maintenance, and transportation.
Organizing and assisting with the load in and load outs at all venues.
Prepping the school touring shows, the liaison person for these shows and touring these shows.
Will assist with tour paperwork including venue information, technical rider information, and lighting information.
Will hire the casual labour and book the truck rentals.
Will be responsible for the creation and updating of paperwork for each ballet including truck packs and diagrams, order of the pack, set up & strike notes and detailed venue notes for both new venues and show specific information for all venues.
Will assist with the set up for in studio presentations.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Technical theatrical experience and a solid knowledge of carpentry, electrical, lighting, sound and fly systems.
Must be be organized and efficient, work well under pressure.
Work well with both professional and volunteers.
A valid drivers license is a must.
Experience driving production vehicles including 26' straight trucks.
Touring and dance experience an asset.
Full time position, touring to western Canada, eastern Canada and throughout Ontario early January to mid May.
Cindy Smith Production Manager Ballet Jorgen Canada
Ballet Jorgen Canada is a contemporary ballet company based in Toronto. BJC tours extensively throughout Canada and into the States. This season, BJC will be touring "Swan Lake", and our children's show "A World to Shake".