Company of Fools Technical Director
Company of Fools’ Technical Director (TD) is a true hybrid position. The TD is responsible for achieving COF’s artistic goals in collaboration with the Production Manager (PM) and other staff, providing technical leadership for COF, serving as master stage carpenter and scenic artist, master electrician, frequent scenic designer, and facilities manager for The Liberty Theatre. The TD approves preliminary set designs in accordance with COF’s technical capabilities and budget, and works closely with the PM to supervise, maintain, monitor and report detailed schedules of design, set construction and execution. The TD also serves as scenic designer for at least half of COF’s productions each season. The TD oversees the technical needs of theatre rentals, manages the maintenance of The Liberty Theatre, and serves as technical support for some Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ events.
Must have a passion for theatre’s relationship to community; minimum three years of experience in technical theatre; proficiency in Vectorworks/CAD, carpentry, welding, rigging and electrics (hang and focus), with an emphasis on quality of execution and safety; and the ability to manage individuals and teams in a dynamic work environment. COF and The Center are equal opportunity employers; applicants of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email resume, cover letter and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Company of Fools Technical Director” in the subject line.