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 on: February 01, 2017, 11:58:43 AM 
Started by Tammi Doyle - Last post by Tammi Doyle
invites applications for the position of:
Tech Director - Designer, Theatre Arts Department #016179

SALARY:   $2,906.42 - $3,487.67 Monthly
$34,877.00 - $41,852.00 Annually

 OPENING DATE: 01/27/17
CLOSING DATE: 02/26/17 11:59 PM
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

Arts & Humanities, the largest division at Bellevue College, welcomes students with a variety of educational goals. Most are enrolled in academic transfer courses such as Art, Communication Studies, English, Music, Philosophy, Theatre Arts, and World Languages. Other programs focus on international students (English Language Institute) or adults taking pre-college courses to learn English, earn their GED or transition to college-level courses (Developmental Education).
The division also includes a Professional Technical program (Interior Design), which serves students seeking an Associate's degree or a Bachelor of Applied Arts. Each program in Arts & Humanities seeks to empower students by cultivating inclusive learning environments that engage diverse traditions; stimulating intellectual and imaginative curiosity; and developing the habits of mind necessary for critical and creative thinking.

This is a 80% position for 10 months per year, will start Spring Quarter, 2017 or Fall Quarter, 2017.

This position is exempt from overtime.
Bellevue College is seeking a Technical Director for the Theatre Arts Department of Drama and Dance. The Drama program produces three plays/musicals a year with three-four student produced events (advised and monitored by the Technical Director.) Dance produces two events a year. This individual will operate and maintain the technical assets of the theatre, including scenic construction, sound, lighting, projection and the overall maintenance and operations of stage facilities in Stop Gap Studio Theatre.
This successful candidate will design sets and lights for at least two productions a year and facilitate the scenic design, and construction for all Theatre Arts productions and put in of all elements in Stop Gap Studio Theatre. In additions the Technical Director provides technical support and supervision for all events wherever they are produced including the supervision and teaching of all students in the shop and theatres. This individual may also be considered for adjunct teaching assignments in design and scenic technology provided s/he meets the required qualifications.
•   Oversee, supervise and be responsible for the implementation of scenic, lighting, sound, design and construction for all Theatre Arts productions.
•   Train and supervise students in the safe use of all theatrical and shop equipment.
•   Train and supervise students working on all Theatre Arts production crews including stage managers, backstage crews, all booth operators (Drama, Dance, Stage Fright Student Drama).
•   Collaborate with faculty on group projects and mentor students in the scene shop and theatres.
•   Design scenery and lighting for selected Theatre Arts productions.
•   Estimate, engineer, construct, load-in and strike scenery, rigging and electrics for all Theatre Arts productions.
•   Supervise set-up, take down and operation of lighting, sound and other support activities for various Theatre Arts events.
•   Create, maintain and manage production budget for all productions with the Theatre Arts Chair.
•   Maintain and manage Theatre Arts equipment in Stop Gap Studio Theatre, Dance Studio, Rehearsal Spaces, Shop and Storage Areas.
•   Plan and supervise lighting, audio and video engineering and implementation for all Theatre Arts productions.
•   Purchase (and track purchasing of) production supplies and equipment.
•   Direct and assess student learning activities in the shop and theatre.
•   Assure compliance with College, State and Federal regulations and codes governing safety of occupants in a public building.
•   Inform Campus Operations of safety issues in the theatre and assist with resolution.
•   Work with Public Safety and Campus Operations to insure the safety of students and general public.
•   Insure appropriate consideration of technical support needs in construction, renovation and physical plan operations of the theatre.
•   Prepare evaluation reports regarding the effectiveness of the facilities and recommend facility maintenance to be performed in the theatre.
•   Work irregular and flexible hours as is standard in theatre.
•   Perform related duties as required.
•   Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts or Drama with an emphasis on Design/Tech, Technical Direction, Lighting or Scenery OR Bachelor of Arts with professional experience in the following: scenic design, lighting design, construction, computer-aided design, rigging, painting, master carpentry and/or technical direction
•   Experience in mentoring or teaching student or volunteer theatre workers
•   Ability to work independently without close supervision
•   Experience working with persons of diverse backgrounds in a collaborative environment
•   Effective oral & written communication skills, organizational and planning skills, and interpersonal skills
•   Creative and critical thinking skills
•   Experience using theatrical computer software to support the production process
•   Experience in preparing and managing production budgets
•   Ability to climb into fly space over stage and auditorium, construct and move staging up to 75 lbs, place lighting and sound equipment, and climb stairs and ladders
•   Master of Fine Arts in Technical Direction, Lighting or Scenic Design
•   High School or College teaching experience
•   Experience using Vectorworks to support the production process
•   Exercise working independently to solve technical problems
•   Project management skills

Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section.

Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
•   Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
•   Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
•   Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet or exceed the qualifications (2 pgs max)
•   Attach a Resume
•   Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of  how your educational and/or professional experiences demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity (1 pg max).
•   Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)

 on: February 01, 2017, 07:05:26 AM 
Started by Chris Mayse - Last post by Chris Mayse
Seattle Musical Theatre, Seattle's longest-running, all musical theatre company, is in need of tech support for the following positions:

- Lighting Technician
- Spot Operator
- Stage Crew
- Dresser

SMT begins technical rehearsals on February 11th, with the show opening on February 17th, running through March 12th (Fridays and Saturdays @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 2pm, with a Thursday evening performance the 4th week of the run on March 9th. Honorariums are provided for each position! To find out more about SMT and our entire 39th season, please visit our website,, friend us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter!

If interested, please contact Chris Mayse at

 on: January 30, 2017, 04:57:54 PM 
Started by TPS Admin - Last post by TPS Admin
The In[heir]itance Project, a national theater series, is premiering it's newest devised work "The Leah/Rachel Play" in Seattle on April 6. The performance will combine video with live performance. We are looking to hire several people:  a multicam projectionist, a lighting designer, and a sound designer/board op. We will be projecting on several screens at once, so projectionist must be familiar with multicam projection, and available as needed to consult on post-production, vendors, tech specs, etc. There is a budget for each of these positions. We load in on Monday April 3 and have four full days of work before we open the evening of April 6. We look forward to hearing from interested parties.

Projectionists: please contact Ilana Trachtman,
All other positions: please contact, Ariel Warmflash,

 on: January 25, 2017, 06:51:53 PM 
Started by Hjalmer Anderson - Last post by Hjalmer Anderson
The Woodinville Repertory Theatre is seeking a Prop Master for our upcoming production of Larry Shue's The Nerd.

Here is the information:
Show Dates:
April 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30.
Shows are 7:30 Curtain
Sunday’s are 2 PM Matinees
Rehearsals begin Feb 27 and run until April 13.  Monday – Thursday 7 PM working around any conflicts.
We have access to schools and other theatres in the area to borrow props from.  
There is a stipend for gathering props and running the props This work requires both responsibilities.
Having exhausted all of my contacts from previous shows I am reaching out help us get  this production on its feet.
Our web site: :  If interested please email me at:
Best Regards,
Hjalmer Anderson
Artistic Director
Woodinville Repertory Theatre

 on: January 23, 2017, 03:18:53 PM 
Started by Victor Pappas - Last post by Victor Pappas
ACT Casting Director Margaret Layne and local theatre artist Victor Pappas will offer their class, "The Art Of the Audition" from Thursday February 9th through Thursday March 23rd (no class March 9). Complete information is attached.

 on: January 20, 2017, 04:56:15 PM 
Started by Kim Smith - Last post by Kim Smith
Edmonds Driftwood Players is looking for a costume designer for The Drowsy Chaperone which open April 28 and runs through May 14. The first production meeting has been held and our designer had to bow out for health reasons. Please send a resume to: if interested.

Auditions for the cast will be held in February.

The costume budget is $1200 with a cleaning budget of $600.

Designer stipend is $50.00 to cover travel and expenses.

For more information about Edmonds Driftwood Players, please peruse our website at:

 on: January 17, 2017, 01:26:12 PM 
Started by TPS Admin - Last post by TPS Admin
Tour Guides wanted for Seattle's #1 Land & Water Tour!
Are you looking for a great job?
Do you think that Seattle is the best city on earth and are proud to show it off?
Ride the Ducks of Seattle is hiring energetic, engaging, and outgoing personalities to lead tourists and locals alike on an educational, entertaining, fact-filled, and fun tour of our amazing city.
We're seeking candidates with big personalities - wallflowers need not apply!
Theatre experience or comfort speaking to large groups is a bonus, as our tour is interactive, and the ability to connect with a diverse audience is key!
Knowledge of Seattle and its history is also a plus, but not required, as all training is provided.
This position is safety-sensitive and requires a pre-employment drug test and continued enrollment in a random drug / alcohol testing program.
Full and part-time positions available. Ride the Ducks of Seattle is an EOE.

If this sounds like you, please email us a cover letter explaining why you're an excellent candidate for  Ride the Ducks and your resume to Subject: TOUR GUIDE

 on: January 17, 2017, 11:52:35 AM 
Started by Michelle Rodriguez - Last post by Michelle Rodriguez
GreenStage is currently looking to fill several technical jobs for our 2017 Shakespeare in the Park season.

This summer’s productions are
•   Comedy of Errors
•   Richard II
•   Backyard Bard – Midsummer Night's Dream and Hamlet

Positions currently open include:
 - Stage Manager – 1 per production
 - House Managers - 1 per production

 - Assist. Stage Managers – responsible for transporting equipment and other items as needed – 1 per production

 - Wardrobe Manager – assisting costume designers and managing laundering and repair of costumes for all productions

 - Tech Director/Designer – managing design and build of scenic elements (usually very minimal) and props.

Further descriptions of jobs posted at

To apply, please contact Production Manager Michelle Rodriguez at

All positions are paid a stipend at the end of summer.

 on: January 16, 2017, 06:56:11 PM 
Started by Chris Mayse - Last post by Chris Mayse
Seattle Musical Theatre, now in its 39th season of producing high-quality musical theatre, is in need of an Assistant Stage Manager for our upcoming production of LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL!

The production opens on February 17th and runs until March 12th. Rehearsals are currently on Monday-Thursday evening, as well as on Sunday afternoons. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings @ 7:30pm, Sundays @ 2pm, as well as a special Thursday evening performance on 4/9 @ 7:30pm. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned artist, as well as someone who wants to learn more about production and be very hands-on in the process. SMT does offer an honorarium for this opportunity!

Please send your inquiries and resume to Also, visit us on social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter), as well as check out our website (, for additional information and to find out more about all things SMT!

 on: January 12, 2017, 09:55:07 AM 
Started by Chris Mayse - Last post by Chris Mayse
Seattle Musical Theatre, now in its 39th season of producing high-quality musical theatre, is in need of a Master Electrician to assist us with our lighting design for our upcoming production of LITTLE WOMEN: THE MUSICAL.

This team member will work with our Lighting Designer to realize the concepts and practical aspects needed to light the show. The production opens on February 17th; with lighting calls beginning some time within the next few weeks. Scheduling allows for flexibility, as well as offering an honorarium for their support.

Please send your inquiries and resume to SMT's Production Manager, Michelle Ouhl, at Also, visit us on social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter), as well as check out our website (, for additional information and to find out more about all things SMT!

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