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Technical Director - Driftwood Theatre

This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: February 17, 2020
Posted: January 28, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Driftwood Theatre’s 2020 Bard’s Bus Tour is looking for a technical director/sound technician for its 2020 Bard’s Bus Tour.

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 Producer 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.

Additional Information

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: June 22 – August 30, 2020 (outside dates: 8 f/t weeks, 2 p/t weeks).
Salary: $720/ f/t week + per diems during overnight touring

Application deadline: February 15, 2020

Salary: $720/wk

Contact Information

Candidates are invited to make application by sending a brief cover letter and resume (as one pdf file) by email to Artistic Director, Jeremy Smith (

Employer Profile

Driftwood Theatre's Bard’s Bus Tour is an annual summer Ontario tradition, touring to outdoor venues in communities across the province for 25 years, sharing professional Pay-What-You-Can theatre for over 100,000 people since 1995.