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Nashville Repertory Theatre seeks highly motivated Technical Director with excellent collaborative skills for full-time staff position to start Aug 1-15. We are an Equity-affiliated regional theatre producing a five-show season in 240-seat blackbox theater at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN. We seek a technically well-rounded TD with creative problem solving skills who will work in partnership with the Resident Scenic Designer/Head of Design and be responsible for the construction of scenery and set props as necessary on time and on budget, with the assistance of the staff Props Master and Master Carp. Must be able to use, maintain and organize storage of stock scenery. Strong scenic carpentry skills a must, welding skills a plus, with the ability to work hands-on as well as supervise over-hire carpenters if needed for larger builds. Drafting skills not necessary, but must be able to read and understand draftings. Other duties include crew scheduling, overseeing general shop maintenance and organization, and providing tech support as needed for Rep events. Responsible for general oversight for all technical issues related to performing at TPAC including load-ins, loud-outs, supervising TPAC personnel, and maintaining tech elements throughout runs. Strong communication skills a must in interfacing with TPAC personnel and guest sound and lighting designers. Must be able to accurately cost out materials and labor, and must be able to drive a 24’ truck. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in technical theatre, with at least a year of supervisory experience in a professional theatre environment, either as TD or ATD and at least a BA/BFA in Technical Theatre or equivalent experience. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Benefits available,including a generous annual leave policy.
Applicants should email a letter of interest, a resume, and three references to Producing Artistic Director email@example.com with subject line: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR APPLICATION.
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