The Baltimore School for the Arts, a public arts high school, seeks a part-time Technical Director. The successful candidate will have excellent skills in theatrical set construction, carpentry, stage rigging, working with young people, and collaborating with a variety of performing artists. The position also requires knowledge of basic stage lighting, audio reinforcement, and video projection practice. The Technical Director is responsible for teaching set construction and basic rigging, teaching an introduction to theater organization and practice, teaching a theater history class, assisting with the maintenance of the performance spaces, and supervising set construction and installation for two plays and various other productions of the Theater and Dance Departments. This person assists the Production Manager in implementing the instructional and performance programs in the school and will also supervise some performances outside of the hours of the regular school day.
This is a part-time contractual position (25 hours per week) with a competitive pay rate. The Technical Director teaches 16 hours per week and has 9 hours per week of flex time to be used on rehearsals and performances. The position is ideal for a theater artist who values some flexibility in work schedule and who enjoys interacting with young artists. Interviews for this position will commence immediately.