Educational Theatre Technical Coordinator
Date posted: 11/21/2019
Maintains, trains, and researches purchasing/upgrading of vehicles, remote wireless sound systems, touring sets, knowledge of fabrics and a variety of supplemental materials used in Southern California Regions community service educational theater program.
- Coordinates the technical logistics of educational theatre programs touring companies. Provides oversight/instruction about matters of wardrobes and costumes for all ET shows.
- Assists in maintaining quality of programs through attendance of performances as needed or assigned.
- May provide training for performers on all technical aspects of touring.
- Provides technical assistance to road coordinators and performers while on tour.
- Coordinates touring and performance logistics on any special, community and employee events approved by supervisor, including ensuring appropriate performance space, loading dock arrangements, adequate seating, adequate lighting and sound projection and other details as required.
- Works with production staff to ensure an ongoing safety for all staff.
- Coordinates design efforts as assigned by supervisor for touring equipment and material, set pieces and properties used by performers on and off stage, special event materials and equipment, and others that may be required by new program development.
- Assists with technical expertise for any special projects as assigned.
- Minimum three (3) years of experience as a well-rounded theatre technician.
- Bachelor's degree in theater production or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field OR Certificate from an accredited University or Professional Theater Program.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Previous theatrical touring or road experience required.
- Expertise in one or more specific area of technical theatre required: audio systems, sound rack building/maintenance, troubleshooting, wireless lavalieres, sound equipment, set construction or design, wardrobe/costume maintenance, properties, tour truck maintenance, carpentry, soft goods, puppetry and touring support.
- Able to work without supervision.
- Excellent organizational abilities, Windows Office Suite, and strong communication skills are key.
- Proficiency in a variety of software applications including graphics software.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- An interest in educational theatre and community outreach.
Primary Location: North Hollywood, CA
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Workdays: Mon – Fri
Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM
Working Hours End: 6:00 PM
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Category: Communications
Department: Educational Theatre
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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