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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

JOIN THE UTAH FESTIVAL TEAM

 
FULL-TIME, YEAR-ROUND STAFF OPENINGS |

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and references to .


TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Position will begin June 27, 2016

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (Logan, Utah) is seeking applicants for a full-time Technical Director position. The Technical Director will oversee the technical needs (scenic, lighting, A/V, and props) of our growing summer festival currently consisting of 5-6 productions in 2 venues and as well as 4-5 concerts. They will also coordinate the needs for inaugural season as a year-round company in the newly renovated Utah Theatre. The ideal candidate will have a diverse range of experience and training in theatre technology as well as knowledge in lighting and A/V. Available benefits include health, dental, vision and 403B.

Experience:

  • Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) preferred, or Bachelors of Arts (BA, BFA) in Technical Theatre plus 3-5 years professional experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have working knowledge of standard scenic construction and practices
  • Must have CAD drafting abilities (AutoCAD, Vectorworks)
  • Shop management experience
  • Basic knowledge of Lighting and A/V equipment
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs
  • Willing to work flexible hours as needed
  • Excellent time management, financial budgeting, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scenic and/or lighting design experience
  • Experience working with undergraduate students
  • Knowledge of automated lighting and digital sound equipment
  • Scenic rental or touring experience a plus
  • Reparatory experience a plus
  • Opera experience a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage budgets for all applicable departments
  • Manage build schedule
  • Oversees all purchasing for applicable departments
  • Hire and oversee all shop staff year round and seasonal (scenic, lighting, props, A/V)
  • Mange scenery and props rentals along with Managing Director
  • Generates all CAD drafting
  • Assist in shop organization and maintenance
  • Assist in season planning and scheduling
  • Basic upkeep and maintenance in scene shop and Utah Theatre
  • Insure all safety practices and protocols are followed
  • Document all productions kept for rentals
  • Assist in hiring for applicable designers
  • Work with designers to make all productions work in Rep.
  • Provide instruction on safe and efficient use of tools, equipment, and facilities
  • Attend all specified rehearsals, tech/dress rehearsals, production and staff meetings, and all other applicable events

 


 
SEASONAL STAFF OPENINGS |

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre is looking for talented and skilled workers for our 2016 summer season. Positions are open in the following areas at this time.

All positions have now been filled. Thank you.
 


SEASON DATES |

Summer Season:
July 6 through August 6, 2016

Start & End Dates:
May 16 through August 11, 2016

Shows in repertory:
Ragtime  |  Show Boat  |  Porgy & Bess  |  Puccini's Trilogy  |  Peter Pan  |  Special performances & concerts


CONTRACT INFORMATION |

All positions are paid stipends DOE and include full housing (private room with shared bathroom), full travel (round trip airfare or driving reimbursement of $0.36 per mile up to $600.00).


TO APPLY |

Applicants must submit the 2016 Employment Application Form (click to download), a cover letter, and resume with 3 references.

Address applications to:
Cassandra Coulam
Artistic & Company Administrator
(email preferred)

OR mail to:
Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre
59 South 100 West
Logan, UT 84321

 
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