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Theatre Technicians & Scenic, Lighting and Costume Designers

The Lawrence Arts Center, a 501©3 arts organization providing the Lawrence, Kansas community with contemporary exhibitions, performances, and visual and performing arts education is seeking to hire Theatre Technicians & Scenic, Lighting and Costume Designers.

Send a resume and cover letter to:

Elizabeth Sullivan
Director of Performing Arts
The Lawrence Arts Center
elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Theatre Technician Job Description

Set up, run, and strike concerts, dance shows, theatre shows, lectures and other events as needed. Build sets, costumes, hang lighting instruments, curtains, run projections, sound and lighting boards.

The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of crew needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Theatre Technicians Jobs are part-time, hourly work.  Theatre Technicians report to the Production Coordinator & Technical Director of Performing Arts.

Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in technical theatre.
  • Familiarity with multiple technical theatre systems, i.e. fly rail, audio, video, lighting, rough carpentry.
  • Prior production or theatre experience (wardrobe, lighting, audio, video, and/or fly systems) obtained through coursework, volunteer, or paid work experience.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks associated with this occupational group.
  • Experience as a light board or sound board operator a plus.

 

Scenic, Lighting and Costume Designer Job Description

Design, conceive, and realize original set, lighting or costume designs. Work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision designs and plans for theatre productions.

The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of designers needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Scenic, lighting and costume designers are hired as a contract artist by production. Designers report to the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts.

Qualifications:

  • Prior set, lighting or costume design experience obtained through coursework, volunteer, or paid work experience.
  • A good working knowledge of production processes.
  • The ability to be resourceful and adaptable and be able to solve practical and conceptual problems.
  • Supervisory experience in technical theatre and production teams.
  • The capacity to manage a design project from start to finish, and to meet tight deadlines

School of Dance

Dance Instructors
The School of Dance welcomes experienced dance instructors in the areas contemporary/modern, jazz, tap, ballet, social or world dance. Send resume and cover letter to:

Hanan Misko
Dance School Director
Lawrence Arts Center
hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org