The New Group, one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theaters, is seeking a Technical Director for our upcoming production of THE SEAGULL/WOODSTOCK, NY.
The Technical Director reports to the Production Manager.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Work closely with designers and Production Manager to evaluate designs for feasibility and make recommendations to realize designs within the given budget.
-Review shop bids with designer and Production Manager
-Work closely with Shop to ensure all scenic elements are built according to technical drawings and specifications
-Monitor the progress of the Shop build and be in regular communication with the Shop to ensure all scenic elements are delivered as scheduled; and, schedule and make in-person Shop visits as needed
-Maintain communication with all designers to ensure that appropriate members of the production team are notified of any changes to the design
-Facilitate and maintain communication with designers and notify the Production team of any changes to the design
-Create and implement the production schedule in conjunction with the Production Manager and other department heads
-Hire, schedule and manage all overhire carpenters and scenic painters for load-in, work calls, and load-out.
-Manage and track set and labor budgets, and update Production Manager on a regular basis
-With the Production Manager schedule all deliveries of scenery from the shop
-Source and order any elements or materials not provided by the shop
-Attend all production meetings
-Lead the load-in of all scenic elements
-Lead all scenic note calls throughout tech and previews
The New Group is operating as a fully vaccinated workplace.
Out to Bid - Monday, November 14
Load-In - Monday, January 23
Tech - Tuesday, January 31
First Preview - Tuesday, February 7
Closing - Sunday, April 9
Strike - Monday, April 10, 2022
This position will be paid a one-time prep fee for all work performed prior to load-in. At the start of load-in this position will be paid $35/hr with 1.5x OT available after 40 hrs/wk.
If interested, please email a cover letter and resume with references to * Join to View *" class="linkified" style="color: rgb(185, 87, 164);">* Join to View *. Please put TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in the subject line.
The New Group embraces diversity in all forms and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, region, national origin, or sexual orientation. The New Group is an E.O.E and BIPOC, immigrants, veterans, differently abled, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals are encouraged to apply. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know.