Technical Director Job Posting

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Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is seeking applicants for the position of TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in our production department for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2017 season.

 

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces seven productions – three mainstage shows, three second stage shows, and a concert reading.  The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and is designated as a “G” House.

 

This is an exciting time at the Gros Morne Theatre Festival.  Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is currently working with LAT49 Architecture on the Gros Morne Theatre Festival New Theatre Facilities Initiative – a $6 million project that will see a new theatre, new production facilities, and new company housing be built for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival in Cow Head by 2019.

 

Contract Dates (tentative): 

-part time (40 hours) (not in residence), March 6-April 2, 2017

-full time (in residence), April 3 to July 30, 2017 (17 weeks) (start date is negotiable)

 

Salary: to commensurate with experience

 

Skills/Experience Required: at least 2-3 years of relevant theatre experience

-experience in repertory theatre is an asset

-experience in production staff scheduling/planning

-experience in estimating/costing theatre designs

-experience creating working drawings for theatre designs

-experience in planning/execution of theatre builds, meeting deadlines

-a background in all technical theatre disciplines including basic theatre rigging

-a valid driver’s license is required

-must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment

 

The Festival provides return travel (by the most economical method) for contracted company members.

 

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members.  A housing rental fee and damage deposit applies.

 

For further information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

 

Getting to Cow Head

This show is part of the Gros Morne Theatre Festival. See Getting to Cow Head for directions to the Warehouse Theatre and Shallow Bay Motel.