Barrington Stage Company

122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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Date Posted:
March 16, 2021

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Seasonal

Theater Technician

Description:

Barrington Stage Company is seeking a Theater Technician to join our team in Pittsfield, MA for the summer season. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

Barrington Stage is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Duties:

  • Primarily work as a scenic carpenter constructing scenery for a six show season

  • Assist with scenery load-in and strike of each show

  • Assist with hanging softgoods

  • Assist with lighting and sound installation and focus as needed

  • Assist with moving props and furniture to rehearsal studios and performance spaces

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment. Assist with daily shop cleanup.

Qualifications:
  • Strong background in scenic construction.

  • Experience with pneumatic and power handtools.

  • Experience with stationary power tools including table saw, band saw, miter saw and radial arm saw

  • Welding and metalworking experience helpful

  • Knowledge of lighting instruments and experience with cabling and focusing required

  • Ability to program ETC lighting consoles helpful but not required

  • Knowledge of speakers and microphones and experience with running sound cabling required

  • Rigging experience hanging scenery, lights and speakers required

  • Experience with single purchase counterweight system helpful

How To Apply:
This position is full-time seasonal, from May 17, 2021 through September 5, 2021 (some flexibility with start and end dates). Pay is $13.50 per hour plus housing.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@barringtonstageco.org with Theater Technician in the subject line.
Apply by:
March 31, 2021
Salary:
13.50
About this Organization:
Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires (MA) with a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs