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Falls Patio Players Seeks Technical Director

Falls Patio Players Seeks Technical Director

Falls Patio Players is seeking a Technical Director for the two remaining shows in our 2018-2019 season. This family-oriented company was founded over 50 years ago, and is located in the heart of Menomonee Falls, WI. Falls Patio Players is fortunate to have a robust, core group of dedicated volunteers who partner with the Technical Director to ensure quality productions. (Please visit our website for additional Company information: The Technical Director role is a paid staff position and includes a non-voting seat on the Board of Directors.

WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE TO DO? The Technical Director for Falls Patio Players is a staff position, and has the following responsibilities:

a) Act as a liaison between the hired designers and the volunteers for each production by coordinating the necessary technical elements including, but not limited to, sets, lighting, sound, and effects to ensure a cohesive product. This could also include scheduling and communications regarding technical and production needs.
b) Oversee/track maintenance of equipment and facilities used by the company including lighting and sound equipment, theater fixtures, tools, and technology.
c) Be a point-person for safety information by communicating safe practices as needed.
d) Advise the Board on technical issues and needs.
e) Assist in purchasing and budgeting for materials, supplies, and equipment for the theater and the company.
f) Assist with the selection, vetting, and relationship maintenance of vendors of supplies and equipment.
g) Be available on evenings and weekends as needed during production.

WHAT ARE THE PATIO PLAYERS LOOKING FOR? Ideal candidates would have strengths in the following areas:
 Communication (written and oral)
 Delegation
 Project Management
 Leadership
 Patience
 Professionalism
 Ability to meet deadlines

Knowledge or familiarity in the following areas is preferred but not required:
 Scenic Construction and Painting
 Theatrical Rigging
 Theatrical Electrics
 Theatrical Sound
 Stage Management

HOW DO YOU GET STARTED? Interested individuals should submit their resume to the Falls Patio Players at Patio Players will review the submitted resumes and contact interested candidates regarding further steps.
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