2019 Seasonal Positions

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The Depot Theatre seeks a Technical Director (TD) to provide technical operations for the 2019 season. The TD will be responsible for the timely execution of scenic elements, including lighting, sound, set design and construction, and coordinating necessary maintenance for both the main stage productions and the Depot’s youth theatre program.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: 

  • Timely execution of scenic elements, including sets, lighting and properties
  • Schedule technical calls, including lighting and painting calls
  • Oversee 1-3 person tech crews during construction, load in/out
  • Assist the Executive Director and the Producing Artistic Director in managing and apportioning budgets and resources for the purchase of stage equipment, lighting, sound and scenic construction
  • Maintain the stage, house, shop and related areas in a safe and orderly condition

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Basic proficiency in stage lighting gear, including experience with ETC Express light board
  • Basic proficiency in sound/audio, including experience with multi-channel mixer
  • Hands-on experience with basic rigging
  • Proven leadership/ability to supervise small crew
  • Hands-on experience with summer stock, quick turnaround, low budget scenic construction
  • Driver’s license
  • Experience working within a budget

PREFERRED:

  • Design experience
  • Scenic painting
  • Props fabrication
  • Minimum 4 years stage carpentry
  • Master carpenter skill level

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: jobs@depottheatre.org

DIRECTORS/CHOREOGRAPHERS

Planning for the 2019 season and beyond is under way!

Directors and choreographers interested in working in our unique professional theatre in the Adirondacks are encouraged to send their CV to jobs@depottheatre.org.

ABOUT THE DEPOT THEATRE

The Depot Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre located in a historic, functioning 1876 train station in Westport, N.Y., and operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. In addition to its volunteer board of trustees, the theatre depends on the support and generosity of its loyal donors, volunteers and community members. Committed to promoting and providing exposure to the performing arts in the Adirondacks, the Depot Theatre invites all to “Take a journey without leaving the station.”