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Job (Bragg Creek): Technical Director – Spring production

Job (Bragg Creek): Technical Director – Spring production


Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre Society is looking for Technical Designer/Lead for its upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz which runs from May 22 to 24, 2020.

Honorarium: $300

Show Dates: May 22 to 24, 2020


• Organize and cost technical needs of the show including sound equipment and lighting equipment
• Manage and direct the technical crew up to the final dress rehearsal
• Collaborate with the Director on establishing a lighting and sound design
• Create a lighting plot, ground, and elevation plan and cue sheets
• Create a sound plot and cue sheets
• Attend at rehearsal and present lighting and sound designs in collaboration with the Director
• Attend at production meetings, as required
• Recruit Lighting and Sound Operator(s) in coordination with the Volunteer Coordinator
• Attend at rehearsals, as required
• Ensure that requisite lighting and sound equipment are available and in working order
• Coordinate the rental of additional lighting and sound equipment within the production budget
• Oversee and assist Lighting and Sound Operators with load-in, set up, technical rehearsals, and dress rehearsal
• Supervise the Lighting and Sound Operator in coordination with the Stage Manager
• Assist lighting and sound operators to ensure lighting and sound equipment are operational prior to performances
• Oversee and assist Lighting and Sound Operators with operation of lighting and sound equipment for performances
• Return any rented or borrowed equipment following the run


• Strong background in technical aspects of production, especially lighting and sound
• Appreciation for the design process
• Strong knowledge of health and safety legislation, policies, and practices
• Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and supervisory skills
• Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people
• Interested in working with a number of people with a range of ages, experiences, and abilities


Rehearsals: February 9 to May 14, 2020
Sundays 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tech Week: May 17 to 21, 2020
Sunday May 17, 2020 – run through 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.
May 18 to 21, 2020 – tech rehearsals and dress rehearsals – available every evening


Submit your resume and references to our Artistic Director via email at The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 8th, 2020.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check at his/her cost.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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