This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and artisans alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the position of:
Assistant Lighting Designer
This position reports to the Technical Director and is part of the Production team.
• Assist the Lighting Designer and Head Electrician in the creation of the lighting and special effects used to illuminate live stage performances
• Assist the Lighting Designer and Head Electrician during the creation of the lighting design
• Prepare floor plans, cue sheets, tracking sheets, plots and other forms for the documentation of the lighting design. Spot tracking for the musical
• Draft and up-date the lighting plot
• Aid in the supervision of the actual hanging and rigging of the lighting equipment
• Prepare and up-date the dimmer layouts, patch sheets, circuit lists
• Prepare an accurate sketch of all lamps as focused
• Maintain tracking information, cue sheets, and patch sheets during lighting sessions
• Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
• Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
• Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel, Word and Outlook
• Proficient in AutoCAD/Vectorworks and Lightwright
• Knowledge of FocusTrack an asset
This contract position is located in Stratford, Ontario and will begin February 2020. Contract lengths will range from 2-6 months.
Job Type: Contract
Recognizing that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment, we welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the recruitment and hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a résumé and cover letter in a single PDF by November 8, 2019, to:
Subject: Assistant Lighting Designer
Located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, we are North America’s largest classical repertory theatre company. Each season, we present a dozen or more productions in four distinctive venues. We produce classics, contemporary dramas and musicals, with special emphasis on the plays of Shakespeare.