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Careers at ATC

Box Office Agent – Tucson (Part Time)

Part-time – non-exempt, 20 hrs/week, seasonal
Reports to Tucson Box Office Manager

Compensation: To be discussed

ATC Office Headquarters: Tucson

Position Summary

This position works as part of the box office team to effectively serve Arizona Theatre Company patrons.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate is friendly and personable, with outstanding customer service skills; is detail-oriented; has great telephone etiquette and experienced computer skills; is able to work in a fast-paced work environment and multi-task.  Box office experience is a plus.

Essential Job Functions

Responsible Include:

  • Assisting with the processing of season and single ticket orders.
  • Assisting patrons over the phone and in person with a friendly and professional manner.
  • Working performances for both nights and weekends, as scheduled.
  • Other duties as defined by the scope of the position.

Desired Start Date: August 2019
To Apply: Please submit a resume and letter of interest to info@arizonatheatre.org or in person at 330 S. Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701 Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender presentation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Charge Scenic Artist

Full-time, exempt
Reports to Production Manager
Salary: $825/week
Updated 07/01/2019

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Charge Scenic Artist will define, plan, create and execute the painting of all scenic elements. It is essential to maintain paint department communications, scheduling, budgeting, and collaborations within the Production department, ATC as whole, and outside the organization as needed. The Charge Scenic Artist will supervise paint department crew members and volunteers. Candidates from communities underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with Scenic Designers to research, define and implement all scenic paint needs.
  • Research and create treatment/color samples.
  • Coordinate build schedule with the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director to complete finishing of scenery.
  • Coordinate schedule with the Properties Master to complete painting and finishing of prop elements as needed.
  • Complete all scenic paint work on time and within available resources.
  • Coordinate and supervise paint staff, overhire artists, and volunteers.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and teach paint department interns.
  • Attend technical and dress rehearsals to take notes and finish paint activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintenance and Administrative Duties

  • Maintain ATC tools, paint shop areas, and paint inventories.
  • Coordinate purchasing of paint materials and tools.
  • Maintain daily administrative needs in the paint department.
  • Maintain the basic Temple stage house finishes and paint requirements.
  • Assist on other ATC special events or programs as assigned by the Production Manager.

Competencies

  • Working knowledge of standard scenic art techniques including, but not limited to paint mixing, sculpting, trompe l’oeil, drop painting, HVLP and airless sprayers, and the ability to easily understand and paint from provided samples and renderings.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective, efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of regional theatre management and artistry.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity
  • Knowledge of spray units, foam cutters, and other paint equipment
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license
  • Work days could be long surrounding tech week and there will be occasional night and weekend calls.
  • Short Phoenix residencies may be required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter, three professional references, and portfolio examples (website link, or 5-7 photos in a single PDF attachment) via e-mail only to: productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please list “Charge Scenic Artist” in the job description.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin.

Costume Shop Manager (Tucson)

Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Production Manager
Supervises: Resident Costume Designer, Staff Draper, Wardrobe
Supervisor, Lead Dresser, Costumes and Wigs Overhire and Interns
Compensation: $825/week
This position is based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 4/29/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Costume Shop Manager serves as a senior member of the Production Staff and is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the costume department. This position acts as a liaison between the costume designer, the artistic staff, the costume shop staff, and all other production departments. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Review scripts for all productions to identify costume needs.
  • Manage the design process from preliminary design concepts through final design package.
  • Collaborate with Costume Designers to determine the best means of executing the final costume designs within the resources and budget available.
  • Manage the procurement and construction of all costumes, costume accessories, wigs, and specialty makeup items.
  • Coordinate with the Production Manager on the hiring of additional costume personnel based on the needs of each production.
  • Work with the Wardrobe Supervisor and Lead Dresser to ensure the effective communication of information from the designer and the shop to the dressers. Also ensure that the Wardrobe department is properly staffed for each production.
  • Ensure each of ATC’s Productions transfer to Phoenix efficiently while maintaining the artistic integrity of the show. Ensure that costumes are obtained or altered to accommodate any new cast members in Phoenix.
  • Manage all costume personnel including wardrobe supervisor, drapers, stitchers, craftspeople, wig technicians, and interns.
  • Maintain detailed estimates, departmental budgets, show budgets, and expense reconciliations for all spending.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the costume shop and maintain an efficient and safe working environment.
  • Maintain stock, tools, supplies, and other equipment in the costume shop.
  • Attend production meetings, technical, and dress rehearsal notes sessions, and previews as needed.
  • Schedule all necessary fittings and provide rehearsal costumes as needed.
  • Collaborate with other department heads on interdepartmental projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Skilled with all standard theatrical costume construction and quick rigging techniques and materials.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical wig construction and maintenance techniques and requirements.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical make up techniques.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office or comparable computer skills.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of regional theatre management and costume construction preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to endure long periods of time either sitting or standing.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Short stays in Phoenix as required for productions. Housing provided.

This is a full-time, year-round position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Costume Shop Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Human Resources Manager

Full time exempt
Reports to Managing Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
Updated 5/9/2018

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix. This position is based in Tucson, but overnight travel to Phoenix is required.

Overview

The Human Resource Manager will be responsible for all of the significant human resources issues for a major regional theatre company with over 50 full time employees and at times over 200 full time, seasonal, part time and union employees. Duties include, without limitation, conflict management, coaching, employee performance and discipline issues, training, salary assessments and salary equity analysis, as well as assisting in the creation and maintenance of job descriptions and the recruitment and hiring processes. The successful candidate will have knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to employment in the State of Arizona.

The candidate will have shown a demonstrated ability to handle highly sensitive issues with intelligence and confidentiality, while projecting a professional and neutral demeanor. The candidate also shall have experience in investigating and resolving employee complaints according to the law. The candidate will be required to conduct investigations into employee complaints and other concerns as they arise, and to resolve these issues in a timely and appropriate manner.

The candidate will also need to be able to act independently, multi-task, exercise a creative and innovative approach to problems and duties, and maintain records of various processes, such as recruitment efforts, job duties, performance evaluations, and other data.

The successful candidate will report to the Managing Director with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Chairman of the Board on complaints pertaining to the Senior Management, i.e. Managing Director and Artistic Director. The candidate will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment interacting with a diverse group of employees

Qualifications

  • At least five years in Human Resource Employee relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business/Management) OR a comparable amount of experience in Business Management/HR
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience in not-for-profit organization preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a wide spectrum of highly specialized employees
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a working culture of communication and accountability
  • Experience in compliance with multiple collectively bargained agreements.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org and reference “Human Resources Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Master Electrician

Full Time, Non-exempt (hourly)
Reports to Lighting and Projections Supervisor

Compensation: $14.75/Hour
Position is based in Tucson
Updated: 0628/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview
The Master Electrician works with the Lighting and Projections Supervisor to coordinate, plan, and maintain all of the lighting and video production needs for our unique two-city operation. This is a year round position working on every production on the mainstage. Candidates from populations that are underrepresented in theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Primarily responsible for assisting Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the preparation, instillation, and remount of productions.
  • Programming the lighting console during technical rehearsals.
  • Operate lighting console for season musical.
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the scheduling and organization of all department crew calls.
  • Supervise lighting crew during Hang and Focus.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining paperwork for each production.
  • Assist in the support of all guest Lighting Designers.
  • Responsible for keeping the extensive lighting and projections inventory, well organized, maintained, and catalogued.
  • Assist with other special ATC events and outside rental events.
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor in the planning, organizing and running of Lighting and Projections Department.
  • Assist with the supervision of the Staff Electrician.
  • Attend production meetings and note sessions as required by Lighting and Projections Supervisor.
  • Work with all staff in maintaining backstage safety and organization.
  • Participate in ATC’s Summer on Stage program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Must be a self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented.
  • Knowledge of both Lightwright and Vectorworks.
  • ETC Ion programming skills required.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Knowledge of projection and video technologies is a plus.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in theatre lighting
  • Knowledge of network-based lighting and projections systems.
  • Ability to operate and service all theatrical lighting equipment, counterweight flying systems and personnel lifts.
  • Knowledge of safe practices regarding theatrical electricity and theatrical video technologies.
  • Skilled with all lighting related equipment, cursory skill with small hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to obtain valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work from heights (ie grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts).
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds.
  • Available to work nights and weekends. Work days could be long and include long periods of time either sitting or standing.
  • Frequent overtime during technical rehearsals.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work
is expected. Relocation services are not offered.

To Apply
Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Master Electrician” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination
in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or
national origin.

Production Overhire – Load In, Strike, Run Crew

Part time temporary (non-exempt)
(Updated 08/06/18)

Overview

Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona’s first professional theatre company, seeks qualified crew members to add to our overhire list. ATC maintains an overhire list in Carpentry, Props, Costumes, Wardrobe, Electrics, and Deck Crew in both Tucson and Phoenix. Daytime, Night, and Weekend opportunities are available throughout our season, which runs from September to May.

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in being added to our Production Overhire list, please send a resume and references, along with which department(s) you are interested in and your general availability to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Properties Master

Full time, Exempt
Reports to Production Manager
Supervises: Assistant Prop Master, Properties Artisan, PropsOverhire
Compensation: $850/week
Updated 6/10/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Properties Master serves as a senior member of the Production Staff and is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the Props Department. They are responsible for the creation and acquisition of all properties and furniture elements required for ATC productions as well as outside build contracts. This position acts as a liaison between the scenic designer, the Properties department, the artistic staff, and all other production departments. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, able to meet tight deadlines and have the ability to move easily from one project to the next in an efficient manner. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with artistic staff to determine property design for all productions.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the property shop and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Manage and administer the creation, fabrication, purchase, rental, or procurement of all properties and furniture.
  • Collaborate with all production department heads on the inter-departmental elements of each production.
  • Maintain fiscal balance and check systems to ensure budgetary compliance.
  • Supervise and coordinate all load in, technical rehearsals, strikes and re-mounts for all productions.
  • Supervise the property shop seasonal personnel maintaining ATC personnel rules and procedures.
  • Supervise and coordinate all over hire personnel alongside Production Management.
  • Manage and authorize all payroll, budget, fiscal reports, and personnel information in property department.
  • Manage and coordinate stock, tools, supplies, and equipment in the property shop.
  • Supervise rentals for the property department in conjunction with the Assistant Production Manager and Assistant Prop Master.
  • Creates rental policies and coordinates the same.
  • Meets with renters and pulls from stock items selected
  • Maintains and/or repairs items so that they can be rented
  • Restock returned rental items.
  • Track rentals, fees, renter’s information
  • Assess any damaged goods and coordinates repair or replacement of items.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Comfortable working around tools and in a scenic and paint shop environment.
  • Able to stay task focused and positive under stress.
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable about graphic design basics and Photoshop.
  • Sewing skills and knowledge of standard upholstery techniques.
  • Able to craft the unusual out of unconventional materials.
  • An understanding of period appropriateness for furniture, hand props, and printed materials.
  • Spatial Awareness and a sense of design.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate standard prop shop carpentry tools.
  • Painting, sculpting, sewing, upholstery, furniture crafting, and gadgetry skills preferred.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A Minimum of 3 years of experience in regional theatre management and theatrical prop acquisition and construction preferred.
  • Supervisory skills to supervise overhire, IATSE crews, and interns.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Frequent overtime, work days could be long and include long periods or sitting and standing.
  • Must be able to lift 50-70 pounds.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references via e-mail only to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. To learn more about Arizona Theatre Company, please visit www.arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin.

Scenic Artist

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Charge Scenic Artist
Compensation: $13.00/hr
Position based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 7/2/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Scenic Artist will be involved in executing the painting of all scenic elements and assist the paint department in day to day operations. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Complete all scenic paint work on time and within available resources.
  • Occasional supervision of overhire artists, interns, or volunteers.
  • Assist in the finishes and painting of properties, under direction of the Charge Scenic Artist and the Properties Master.
  • Work days could be long surrounding tech week and there will be occasional night and weekend calls.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintenance and Administrative Duties

  • Maintain ATC paint department tools, paint shop areas, and paint department inventories.
  • Assist on other ATC special events or programs as assigned by the Production Manager and/or Charge Scenic Artist.

Competencies

  • Working knowledge of standard scenic art techniques including, but not limited to, paint mixing, sculpting, trompe l’oeil, drop painting, HVLP sprayers, and the ability to easily understand and paint from provided samples and renderings.
  • Working knowledge of the brushes, carving tools, sprayers, scenic paint, sealers, and other typical materials and tools commonly used in scenic art.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to operate within deadline oriented schedules.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced work environment.

Qualifications

  • College degree and/or equivalent professional experience in scenic art.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Personnel Lifts, Ladders, Scaffolding).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references, and portfolio examples (website link, or 5-7 photos in a single PDF attachment) via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Scenic Artist” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Scenic Carpenter (Tucson)

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Technical Director
Compensation: $12.75/hr
Updated 04/26/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – and the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Carpenter will construct scenic elements for ATC productions and outside contracts. This position is based in Tucson, AZ. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Construct scenic elements, in accordance with plans provided by the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director, through carpentry, welding, rigging, and work with plastics and other commonly used scenic materials.
  • Work with Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director on load ins and strikes in both Tucson and Phoenix.
  • Work with other carpenters and scene shop staff to maintain a safe and organized work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Competencies

  • Expertise in standard scenic construction techniques, practices, and tools including welding.
  • Understanding of standard industry rigging techniques.
  • Able to read and understand drawings generated by CAD programs.
  • Able to exercise minimal supervisory skills when assigned to lead tasks with overhire, IATSE crew, and interns.
  • Understanding of the theatrical design process.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and an efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Preferred Competencies

  • Basic understanding of automation systems and Creative Connors automation control software.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC (ShopBot and VCarve Pro Software)
  • Basic knowledge of AutoDesk AutoCAD drafting software.
  • Able to or willingness to learn to drive a 26’ box truck.
  • Able or willingness to learn to drive a forklift.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional theatre scene shop environment.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 80 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Grids, catwalks, personnel lifts, loading bridge).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Scenic Carpenter” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis.

Staff Electrician and Light Board Operator

Full time seasonal, non-exempt (hourly)
Reports to Lighting and Projections Supervisor and Master
Electrician
Compensation: $13.00/hour

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Staff Electrician will assist the lighting department in mounting each production and function as the lighting console operator to maintain the integrity of each production in Tucson. The Staff Electrician will also assist in the transfer of each production to Phoenix. Candidates from populations that are underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Primarily responsible for running the light board for ATC productions in Tucson.
  • Responsible for maintaining the lighting/projections design after show opening, including program troubleshooting, lamp or color changes and fixture repairs.
  • Running a followspot for the season musical.
  • Work with Lighting Supervisor and Master Electrician on all assigned crew calls.
  • Assist in the preparation, set up and/or installation of electrical related production elements as necessary for ATC productions.
  • Assist with other special ATC events or outside rental events.
  • Assist in the support of all guest Lighting Designers.
  • Conduct regular maintenance to lighting equipment as directed by the Lighting Supervisor.
  • Assist in keeping the electrics shop well maintained and organized.
  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Familiar with operating an ETC ion console
  • Knowledge of projection and video technologies is a plus.

Qualifications/Physical Demands

  • College degree preferred
  • 1 year experience in theatre lighting
  • Ability to work as a team with other members of the production run crew
  • Skilled with all lighting related equipment, cursory skill with small hand and power tools
  • Must be able to work from heights (ie grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts)
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Work days could be long and could include long periods of time either sitting or standing
  • Frequent overtime of during technical rehearsals may be required.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references via e-mail to: productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Staff Electrician” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin.

Stage Supervisor

Full time, non-exempt
Reports to Production Manager & Asst. Production Manager
Compensation: $14.75/hour

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that operates in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview
The Stage Supervisor will coordinate the maintenance, running, and organization of the scenic and prop elements for ATC productions in Tucson. They are the primary deck crew member and fly person for ATC’s productions in Tucson. The Stage Supervisor will also maintain the backstage work areas in collaboration with other departments and functions as the coordinator of the Stage Operations Department in both cities. Applicants from communities that are underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties

  • Serve as the primary deck crew member for ATC’s productions in Tucson.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all scenic and prop elements in productions.
  • In collaboration with Stage Management, oversee stage maintenance, technical rehearsals and performance preset onstage.
  • Coordinate transfer of the physical production elements (function and operation) from the Technical Director and shop crew to the members of the run crew.
  • Maintain the theater space including stage floor, fly system, soft goods and backstage area during load in, performances and strike.
  • Keep other Production Department team members informed of issues, attempted fixes, and effective solutions to address problems during the run.
  • Work in conjunction with Stage Management to:
    • Assign run crew tasks
    • Schedule crew calls and maintenance calls
    • Maintain Current Run Paperwork for each show
  • Work with Production Management to hire deck crew in both cities.
  • Productions may call for this position to be a costumed run crew member.
  • Act as head fly person for ATC load ins, electrics hang, performances, and strikes. Assist in the determination of line set schedules and maintain changes and updates through out the production.
  • Assist with load-in and strike as needed.
  • Collaborate with Phoenix Stage Carpenter on remounting shows from Tucson to Phoenix to ensure a smooth and effective transition. This includes supervising and/or executing scenery notes calls and training of new run crew members as necessary.
  • Assist the Assistant Production Manager with the coordination of production elements for outside companies renting the Temple of Music and Art facilities. Act as the on-site production supervisor for the duration of the event.
  • Work on special events, user groups, and other outside ATC activities as needed.
  • Maintain safe and organized backstage work and storage areas.
  • Attend production meetings and all technical and dress rehearsal notes sessions as directed.

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred.
  • A Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in theatre carpentry, stage management or running productions.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills.
  • Skilled with all hand and power tools, basic carpentry, welding, automation, theatrical lighting, and theatrical rigging.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to lift 50-70 pounds.
  • Work days could be long and could include long periods of time either sitting or standing.
  • During technical rehearsal days required work calls could be 10-14 hours per day.
  • Must be able to work from heights (ie grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts).
  • Ability to travel for Phoenix residencies based on production schedules.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid drivers’ license.

This is a full-time, year-round position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, regular evening and weekend work is expected. Relocation services are not offered.

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references via e-mail only to Tajh Oates, Assistant Production Manager, at: productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin.