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Lighting Supervisor / Production Coordinator

Position Title:                                           Lighting Supervisor/Production Coordinator

Reports to:                                                  Director of Production

Employment Status:                                  Full-Time

Supervisory Requirements:            Yes

SUMMARY

The Lighting Supervisor/Production Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Production and provides oversight of all lighting activities in support of the mission of The Atlanta Opera. The Lighting Supervisor/Production Coordinator actively manages the lighting operations and provides administrative support for the Production Department.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES – LIGHTING SUPERVISOR

 

  • Liaison with Lighting Designers and Projections Designers for light plot and specifications, providing necessary information (ground plans, inventory lists, preliminary schedules, etc…)
  • Draft plots as necessary
  • Advise on feasibility of design, in consultation with Technical Director, with respect to venue limitations, inventory, budget, schedule, and other special concern.
  • Plan lighting, sound, and projections hang, focus, and cueing in consultation with Technical Director.
  • Make orders of lighting, sound, and projections equipment (rental gear, expendables, special equipment, etc…)
  • Manage electrics/ projections budget
  • Supervise hanging of all lights and lighting equipment
  • Supervise focus
  • Attend all services with Lighting Designer
  • Call follow spot cues as necessary
  • Attend all performances
  • Maintain all TAO lighting, sound, and projections equipment (owned, rented, or borrowed)
  • Maintain all communication equipment (clear-com headsets, two-way radios, etc…)
  • Supervise audio/visual technician in venue
  • Advise/provide technical support as needed with respect to lighting at special events or functions
  • Other duties, as assigned.

     

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES – PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

     

  • Reconcile and track all expenses incurred by the Production Department and report to the Finance Office as needed
  • Maintain all files for the Production Department, including, but not limited to receipts, expenses, and contracts
  • Assist the Director of Production in the maintenance and creation of all scenery, props and costume rental files for use on the website and other methods of distribution and presentation
  • Assist the Director of Production with the execution and payment processing for Production Department contracts, including but not limited to designers and scenery rentals
  • Assist the Director of Production in adhering to USA guidelines for all Union designers as needed
  • Assist the Director of Production in the coordination and execution of new hire paperwork for Production personnel
  • Assist the Director of Production in Production Department hourly payroll processing
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
  • Excellent computer skills and aptitude, especially using the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to quickly learn new software programs.
  • Proficient digital drafting
  • Knowledge or strong interest in opera preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively within production team and with multiple departments

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or related field
  • At least 4 years work experience in theatrical production with a demonstrated track record of increased responsibility
  • Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day
  • Ability to communicate using a phone and headset
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Have valid driver’s license
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season

 

Director of Production will be at U.S.I.T.T. in St. Louis and available for questions or interviews. Please Email Resume and drafting sample with "Lighting Supervisor" in the subject line.

 

dsmith@atlantaopera.org

 


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