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Trollwood Performing Arts School

Technical Director: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella 2021

Location: ND-MN - Fargo-Moorhead
Type: Full Time
Category: Theatrical production and direction
Deadline:

City: Moorhead, MN
Salary: $800 – $1,000 per week + travel & housing stipend
Website: https://trollwood.org/jobs/
Is this a remote / work from home position?: No

Job description

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization producing a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer in outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Technical Director for 2021 Mainstage Musical directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for Trollwood. Technical Director will produce all working drawings for construction of scenic elements, designed by Jack Mehler, NYC based stage and lighting designer for Trollwood Performing Arts School. Degree in technical theatre and minimum 3 years experience as Technical Director. Expertise in carpentry, stagecraft, welding, rigging, drafting, and shop management. Supervises professional team of 5-8 professionals in addition to student crews and volunteers.

The 2021 production will be Cinderella which was postponed from 2020 due to COVID. Cinderella design drawings are complete as well as an initial budget and some technical drawings. Technical Director contract will begin this fall to complete planning, budgeting, and technical drawings. Onsite construction to begin in May, 2021 for opening in July, 2021. Contract to end August 6, 2021. Trollwood is not affiliated with any unions.

Qualifications or requirements

Degree in technical theatre and minimum 3 years experience as Technical Director. Expertise in carpentry, stagecraft, welding, rigging, drafting, and shop management. Supervises professional team of 5-8 professionals in addition to student crews and volunteers.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided for construction period, as needed.

How to apply

To apply send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to MM Hiring Manager at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in the subject line.