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SCENIC DESIGNER / TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Application deadline: May 1, 2015
Surfside Players of Cocoa Beach, Florida seeks a hands on scenic designer/technical director to begin as early as June 2015. We seek to hire an applicant to supervise the technical practices, material needs, and personnel activities of the community theatre's production programs which include main stage and youth theatre productions. This staff position reports to the Board and is responsible for the allocation, use, maintenance and improvement of Surfside's facility.
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Works with directors to create a scenic design for each production (see our 2015-2016 mainstage schedule)
- Supervises and assists with set and stage construction and management
- Assists in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteers in technical areas
- Orients facility renters to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitates the use of the facility for all users
- Monitors the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
- Assists with the preparation and control of production budgets; maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies.
- Makes recommendations to the Board of Directors or theatre leadership regarding capital purchases of technical equipment.
Monthly compensation to be $1200; benefits are not provided. Minimum of 80 hours per month.
To apply, please send the following:
- letter of application containing a description of experiences;
- list of references
Surfside Players is a community theatre dedicated to the performing arts through productions, presentations, education and outreach.
SURFSIDE PLAYERS, INC. IS A 501 (c)(3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION SPONSORED IN PART BY: The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce; Brevard Business News; The Margaret Heins Foundation; and the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners through the Brevard Cultural Alliance.
This summer, Surfside Players introduces a new class:
Dance Performance Workshop
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:00 – 7:00pm
June 8 - August 12, 2015
Spectacular Dance Show Saturday, August 15, 8:00pm