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Theater Manager/Technical Director and Middle School Theater Teacher (starting August 2023)

C Lewis
St. John’s is seeking a talented and knowledgeable Technical Theater Director and Middle School Theater Teacher. In addition to relevant experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates must demonstrate a passion for working with students, an engaging teaching style, and a commitment to developing the whole child and furthering the School’s mission, including its strategic initiatives on community and inclusion. St. John’s seeks educators who are innovative and reflective, open to feedback, and eager for professional collaboration. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee technical direction for theatrical productions
  • Lead a team of designers and technicians on assigned productions 
  • Construct sets for Lower, Middle and Upper School productions
  • Collaborate in the design and implementation of sets, lighting, and sound for all theater, music, and dance productions
  • Manage technical schedules for Lower, Middle and Upper School productions
  • Allocate technical support for all activities in performance spaces
  • Regularly attend weekend crew calls and supervise Johnnycake student members 
  • Attend designer runs, technical rehearsals, and additional rehearsals as needed by the director of the production
  • Monitor performance areas and scene shop for safety and organizational considerations
  • Afterschool, evening and weekend hours are expected
  • Teach (1) Middle School general theater class
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in technical theater production and theater instruction
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission) to MSEmployment@sjs.org

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