Job (Calgary): Assistant Technical Director – Vertigo Theatre

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Job (Calgary): Assistant Technical Director – Vertigo Theatre

Assistant Technical Director, Vertigo Theatre (Calgary, AB)

Vertigo Theatre seeks an individual for the position of Assistant Technical Director. Reporting to the Technical Director, the Assistant Technical Director is responsible for providing excellent technical assistance for productions produced and/or presented by Vertigo Theatre for its two series, Vertigo Mystery Theatre and Y Stage, as well as Venue Rentals.

The successful candidate shall possess excellent technical skills in all areas of production as well as excellent inter-personal and time management skills. The successful candidate would be interested in pursuing a career in technical direction having a strong background in stage carpentry, rigging, and special effects. The individual shall possess a valid driver’s license and current first aid. Current PAL, Fall Arrest, and/or Canadian Pyrotechnic license would be considered an asset. 

 Vertigo Theatre is a successful theatre company with an operating budget of $2.5M. Its Production Department is made up of six positions: Production & Facility Manager, Technical Director, Assistant Production Manager, Assistant Technical Director, House Technician – The Playhouse and House Technician – The Studio. Set construction, props, and wardrobe are all contracted to outside contractors.

This is a permanent seasonal position with a preferred start date of August 7. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume before June 22 to Jeremy Parker, Production & Facility Manager at [email protected]. More information on Vertigo Theatre and the position can be found on http://www.vertigotheatre.com/.

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