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Non-Union Technical Director
SUBMITTED DATE: 2/20/2020

Merola Opera Program hiring a Non-Union Technical Director

Employee Seasonal Status: Paid Weekly, Housing & Travel not provided

Pay & Contract Dates: $1100 per week, June 15-August 13

Locations: Office at War Memorial Opera House, Rehearsals at SF Conservatory of Music,

1 Staged Concert and 2 Opera Performances at The Presidio Theatre

 

About San Francisco Opera Center: As a division of the San Francisco Opera, the SF Opera Center is dedicated to nurturing opera's most promising young artists. Since 1982, the Center has welcomed the finest young artists from around the world into its celebrated Merola Summer Opera Festival.

Job Responsibilities:

Direct Interface with Designer and Scene Shop

Carpentry skills a must; work with Prop Shop as needed

Hands-on Rigging experience a must

Work as a team with Master Electrician and Prop Supervisor to assess and strategize fulfilling needs

With Production Management, coordinate and execute transportation of all orchestra, scenery, props, costumes to and from storage, rehearsals and performances

Determine and source any Scenic or Orchestra rental needs

Plan, implement and document Scenic Installation and removal

Drive and supervise loading and unloading trucks - able to lift heavy loads (50 lbs)

Assist with other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

Proficiency in Vectorworks and Excel

Strong ability to supervise Crews

Must have 3-4 years professional Technical Director Experience

Must be able to work varied hours, including nights and weekends

Driver’s License required, Must be able to drive 16’ - 24’ box truck
Excellent organization skills

Pleasant attitude and demeanor

Team Player

Send Resume to Production Manager Kathy Rose krose@sfopera.com

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE!

 

 


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