Technical Director

Theatre at the Ace Hotel

Los Angeles, CA

DESCRIPTION

The Technical Director is responsible for the management and technical operation of the theater, including maintenance of theatre, and hiring and supervision of technical crews. The Technical Director is responsible to the General Manager for carrying out the mission and the policies of The Theatre at Ace Hotel.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all technical aspects of The Theatre at Ace Hotel.
  • Attends walkthroughs and production meetings with clients.
  • Hires, trains and supervises part-time and contract technical crew and outside designers as needed and in conjunction with Operations Manager and within budget.
  • Coordinates rental and return of technical equipment.
  • Manages strike and restoration of facilities post-event.
  • Performs lighting/sound design, scene rigging, and control board operation for smaller performances and events. 

Theater Management

  • Assists with creating annual, repair and maintenance, and long range budgets for the theatre.
  • Oversees regular theater maintenance and safety including the repair and replacement schedule
  • Creates, updates, and oversees theatre technical and operation policies and procedures manual and sets standardization of processes.
  • Inventories, cleans, and maintains theatrical equipment.
  • In conjunction with General Manager, creates long range plan and budget for theater and technical aspects including consulting on theater improvements.

Other

  • During events and other scheduling issues, will work split shifts in order to assist the team with locking up the building.
  • Schedules regular office hours that are appropriate and in consideration of the needs of theatre booking team.
  • Attends workshops and staff meetings as appropriate to position or as requested by the General Manager.
  • Schedules programs in master calendar and coordinates theater needs with General Manager and Operations Manager.
  • Assists Operations Manager with facilities maintenance and improvement as it relates to theater operations.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Job Type

Full-time

 

Required experience

3 years of Technical Experience

 

HOW TO APPLY

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply via email at jobs.dtla@acehotel.com and susan.garbett@acehotel.com

 

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