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Technical Director - Shaw Festival

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: August 5, 2016
Posted: July 22, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Responsibilities include:
• Reports to the Production Director as one of three TD’s.
• Manages all technical aspects of production for the assigned theatre
• Co-ordinates information with the creative teams and department heads to ensure the highest production standards
• Supervises the production operations of the facility
• Provides effective leadership and support to both union (IATSE) and
non-union staff.
• Maintains and operates all theatre facilities and equipment in accordance with safety standards and legal regulations
• Plays an active role on the Health and Safety Committee
• Responsible for meeting technical deadlines and budget expectations
while maintaining high production standards

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Demonstrated operational knowledge of all theatre technical systems
• Ability to motivate and provide direction and support to supervisors and crew
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Proven time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
• The incumbent shall have demonstrated ability in the area of technical direction
with at least five years experience
• Proficiency with computer software programs; Auto CAD/Vectorworks and
Microsoft Office, Q-Lab
• A post secondary education in a technical theatre program

Salary: commensurate with experience

Contact Information

If you meet the above requirements and are excited about joining the Shaw Festival, please submit your cover letter and resume prior to August 5, 2016

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade, Box 774
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
L0S 1J0

Attn: Human Resources

While all responses are appreciated, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Employer Profile

The Shaw Festival has an employment opportunity for a full time Technical Director starting in September 2016. This is an exciting, fast-paced, dynamic team position.
It demands commitment, flexibility, ingenuity, creativity and a good sense of humour.

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