The Storm King School, located in the spectacular Hudson River Valley on the shoulder of Storm King Mountain, has an opening for a Theater Tech Instructor. Storm King School is a college preparatory, coed, boarding and day school for 175 students in grades 8-12.
The position involves oversight of all technical aspects of the theater including sound, lighting and set constructions. Our current instructor teaches classes in Theater Tech and other areas as well. Productions this year will occur in the winter and spring, and the individual hired would critical to helping these productions.
Detailed Job description:
Theater Technician/Technical Theater Instructor
POSITION OBJECTIVE: To coordinate/implement the technical requirements of all school Theater events and manage the technical resources of the facility.
Coordinate the technical demands of productions, performances and events in the Theater.
Assist in the maintenance, safety and efficiency of all Theater technical facilities: physical plant, construction area, lighting, and sound equipment. Oversee students’ participation in backstage work, upholding safety standards and instructing in the proper use of equipment.
Develop a working relationship with Building and Grounds crew and Grounds Coordinator to support safety requirements for students and theater space.
Foster a professional, collegial relationship with all production coordinators and school personnel involved in productions, programs and events.
Coordinate post-production strike and cleanup of all facilities, materials and equipment after the performance.
Serve as The Storm King School’s representative with outside groups renting the Theater, providing oversight of their use of the facilities.
Teach a Stagecraft class all year and also participate in an after school theater program during the winter and spring sports seasons, which prepares students for a winter play and a spring musical. The Storm King School is a boarding school and the position may include other duties and responsibilities associated with our residential life program. On campus housing may be available.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in Technical Theatre, or equivalent professional experience
Working knowledge of construction and set design • working knowledge of lighting design • working knowledge of sound design • working knowledge of stage management/or production management • working knowledge and clear understanding of professional standards of stage safety
Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three professional references to Denise Sollami by e-mail. No phone calls please. (email@example.com)
Additional Salary Information: In addition to a competitive salary, housing is available for this position, along with meals while school is in session.
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About The Storm King School
The Storm King School is a college prep boarding school dedicated to the success of each student. Blending the best of proven educational methods with new and emerging technologies, SKS tailors highly individualized programs to meet the varying needs of each student. At The Storm King School, students are helped to dream big, work hard and achieve success, each in his or her own way.