Under the direction of the Theater Manager, the Theater Technical Manager operates, maintains, and safeguards the technical assets of The World Stage Theater, a 472-seat state-of-the-art theater located within the Museum of the Bible. The Theater Technical Manager ensures successful daily theater operations by effectively managing the stage crew in all technical areas of theatrical and concert productions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Determines necessary technical supports for events and performances in advance of production dates.
Advises production managers, lighting, and sound designers on technical specifications, and supervises the implementations of approved technical designs.
Facilitates synergistic communication with front of house operations.
Effectively oversees and manages loading in, technical rehearsals, show operations, and load out to optimally serve productions while maximizing efficiencies.
Ensures deliverables are met on all contract and rider specifications.
Demonstrates familiarity with latest developments in all areas of theater technology.
Develops strong relationships with vendors and regularly networks with peers and industry influentials.
Orients visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics, and areas of facility operations.
Schedules and oversees theater crew, providing supervision, training, and evaluation.
Develops routine systems to guarantee constant monitoring of critical areas of the World Stage, and assists Theater Manager with arrangements for repair or replacement as necessary.
Provides assessments and suggestions for operational efficiency, maintenance, and facility improvements as needed.
Supports daily MOTB operations as needed.
Provides on-site support and oversight during live performances to ensure overall success.
B.A. or B.F.A. in Theater Studies or related field strongly preferred.
Minimum 5 years experience in theater technical environment.
Previous supervisory experience.
Working knowledge of electrical, lighting, rigging, live and streaming telecasts, audio and video technology and their related operational skills.
Experience with and working knowledge of the following A/V systems and equipment strongly preferred: Lighting (grandMA2 ultra-light, ETC, Acuity), Show control systems (Medialon), Audio mixing, DSP, recording, and amplification (Yamaha QL5, QSC Q-Sys, Meyer, JBL, Tannoy), Video playback, recording, switching, and distribution (Crestron, Alcorn McBride, Watchout, Seventh Sense), Video monitor and projection equipment (LG, Christie, Panasonic, Planar).
Working knowledge of IT networking principles and hardware (CAT6/6A, Fiber Optic).
Demonstrated knowledge of safety procedures and required certifications.
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The museum in Washington, D.C. will be... housed in a 430,000-square-foot building just two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the nation’s Capitol, and it will open in the fall of 2017. It will provide guests with an immersive and personalized experience as they explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible.
Museum of the Bible will be an unparalleled experience, using cutting-edge technology to bring the Bible to life. It will span time, space, and cultures, inviting everyone to engage with the Bible. With three permanent sections and space for temporary exhibits, there will always be something new to explore.