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Assistant Lighting Designer - Stratford Shakespeare Festival

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Design
Location: Stratford, Ontario
Position: Assistant Lighting Designer
Deadline: September 20, 2011
Posted: August 26, 2011

Job Description / Duties


Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists, and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of...

Assistant Lighting Designer

Reporting to the Technical Director, the ALD assists the Lighting Designer and Head Electrician in the creation of the lighting and special effects used to illuminate live stage performances. Start dates will vary in 2012.
Duties include but are not limited to:

1. Assist the Lighting Designer and Head Electrician during the creation of the lighting design.

2. Prepare floor plans, cue sheets, tracking sheets, plots and other forms for the documentation of the lighting design. Spot tracking for the musical.

3. Draft and up-date the lighting plot.

4. Aid in the supervision of the actual hanging and rigging of the lighting equipment.

5. Prepare and up-date the dimmer layouts, patch sheets, circuit lists.

6. Prepare an accurate sketch of all lamps as focused.

7. Maintain tracking information, cue sheets, and patch sheets during lighting sessions.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, independent workers who are able to multi task. ALD’s may be asked to work several productions concurrently during the Stratford repertory season. Knowledge of Word, Excel and Autocad/Vectorworks and Lightwright are required. ALD contracts will range from 2 to 7 months, depending upon which theatre the ALD supports.

Additional Information

We recognize that diversity in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages, fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workforce and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by September 20, 2011.

Salary:

Contact Information

Human Resources, 55 Queen Street, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 6V2
Fax: 519 271-0626

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While all responses are appreciated and will be kept in strictest confidence, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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