The Stage and Rigging Lead works closely with the Lighting Department Head and the Audio Video/IT Department Head to plan, coordinate and execute production needs for the Musco Center for the Arts. The Musco Center produces a variety of programming and has a diverse group of users. This is an on-deck working position, the Stage and Rigging Lead participates in all stage operations including maintenance, load-ins, rehearsals, performances and strike. The Stage and Rigging Lead provides hands-on supervision of casual over hire and student stage technicians.
Key Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Technical Theatre or other closely related field. Three to five years of related experience in the field required.In-depth knowledge of performing arts, scene design, lighting equipment and design, audio/video equipment, special effects, theatre equipment/facility maintenance. Knowledge of Fire Code as applicable to Assembly Occupancies and related Safety procedures in the interest of patron and user safety. Basic knowledge of contracts, budgets, and accounting. Journey-level skills in electrical, carpentry, audio, and rigging.
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