Theatre Practitioners in Sound, Staging, and Lighting

Organization:

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Deadline:

Apr. 12, 2019

Organization Description:

Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

Website:

http://www.banffcentre.ca

Job Description:

Performing Arts at Banff Centre is looking for experienced Sound, Staging, and Lighting Technicians to join their high-functioning team as additional support during the Banff Summer Arts Festival.

These are termed positions from early May to late August 2019 with varying start and end dates available.

Responsibilities:

Performing associated Theatre Technician work tasks including participating in the planning process; interpreting designs; set-up and tear-down of equipment; supplying special-effects and customized components; technical operation during the event; trouble-shooting, maintaining, and repairing equipment.

Overseeing the work of lower-leveled Technicians and Practicum Participants.

Assisting with the administration of the department including overseeing the safety of assigned crews within the supplied frameworks of budget, staffing, equipment, space, and time.

Staying current on related industry trends including the application of up-to-date techniques and use of special materials.

Applying professional theatre techniques and methods to provide the quality, efficiency, safety, and support required by Performing Arts,

Qualifications:

We are considering applicants with varying levels of experience gained while working in a professional music, theatre, opera, or dance venue:

Level 1 Technicians possess at least 2000 hours' experience as a working technician.

Level 2 Technicians possess at least 3 years' experience as a working technician.

Level 3 Technicians possess at least 5 years' experience as a working technician.

How to Apply:

We are accepting applications until suitable candidates have been identified. Please include a cover letter demonstrating how your experience translates to this position and your dates of availability to work.

Submit your resume and cover letter online via Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity careers website at www.banffcentre.ca/careers.

Remuneration:

$16.98 to $24.50 per hour depending on level of experience

Contact Name: Meaghan Connell
Contact Email: meaghan_connell@banffcentre.ca
Contact Phone: 403-762-6176

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