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Assistant Lighting Designers - Stratford Festival

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Design
Province: Stratford, Ontario
Position: Assistant Lighting Designers
Deadline: September 12, 2016
Posted: August 11, 2016

Job Description / Duties

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. 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. These will be a 3-6 month contracts.

Additional Information

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 hiring process. We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a resumé and cover letter by September 12, 2016, to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
E-mail:  
Subject: ALD

Contact Information

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
E-mail: 
Subject: ALD

Employer Profile

The Stratford Festival is the leading classical theatre in North America. Founded in 1953, the Festival presents a seven-month season of 12 to 16 plays in four theatres, featuring the works of Shakespeare and other great classical writers, as well as the best in musical theatre and contemporary drama. It welcomes more than 500,000 visitors each year between the months of April and November.


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