Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series.
In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming. Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.
Lincoln Center’s Programming Department is the producer of Great Performers, the White Light Festival, American Songbook, and the Mostly Mozart Festival. Presenting in various performance spaces on Lincoln Center’s campus and throughout NYC, the Programming Department oversees all aspects of these performance series and festivals – from the artistic vision to the production of the concerts, including related educational activities.
Reporting to the Director, Contemporary Programming, this position is responsible for providing the day to day technical management of producing concerts, operas, musicals, theater, dance and visual arts installations in the Mostly Mozart Festival, the White Light Festival, American Songbook and Great Performers. The Technical Manager will also work closely with the Producers of Contemporary Programming.
Managing all the technical needs of the productions in the Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival and American Songbook including scenery, lights, video, audio and costumes. This would involve planning and implementation of these elements.
Coordinating with visiting companies’ production staff at all stages of their presentations.
Working with producer in scheduling meetings, rehearsals and productions.
Collaborating and working with producer in creating and managing budgets.
Working with venues in scheduling time and labor.
Supervising load-ins, technical rehearsals and load-outs, overseeing and assisting technical crew as needed at both on-campus and off-site venues.
Ensuring safety of artists, running crew and additional staff involved with the individual productions.
Assisting in recruiting and training additional temporary technical staff for individual shows.
Providing support to the Programming team at large on special projects as needed.
5 years of experience working in technical management for either opera, theatre or dance
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously
Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge and past work experience in international technical theater
Must have a thorough understanding of technical theater, including lighting, sound, video, scenery and rigging
Experience with supervising production crews
Proficiency in theatrical technical software, such as Vectorworks and AutoCAD
Experience and facility with financial spreadsheets and managing and/or adhering to a budget
Knowledge of a foreign language is a plus
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be able to work on flexible schedule, such as weekends, evenings, holidays and overnight hours
Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the firstname.lastname@example.org inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Please list: Technical Manager in the subject line.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
About Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center, the world's foremost performing arts centers, is a private non-profit organization. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents over 350 performances annually through our different performance series, and administers educational and community outreach programs. We also maintain and provide services for the entire Lincoln Center complex of buildings and grounds that we share with the 10 other resident arts companies.We're looking for professional, enthusiastic, creative individuals who are interested in being part of the Lincoln Center team.Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive salaries Medical insurance Dental insurance Life insurance Short term/long term disability 3-4 weeks vacation Holiday, sick and personal day pay Retirement plans: 403 B & Pension Tuition reimbursement TransitCheck