Virginia Opera, located in Norfolk, VA, invites applications for an experienced Technical Director. Virginia Opera produces four mainstage productions in three distinct markets throughout the commonwealth of Virginia.The Technical Director supervises all aspects of scenery construction, refurbishment, stage operations, and the state-wide touring of four large-scale productions. The Technical Director also maintains the safety standards for the organization, oversees all technical aspects of scenery rentals and provides support to various state-wide events.
The successful candidate will have a BA or BFA and 2-3 years professional theater or opera experience, which include the knowledge of theatre safety, all areas of stage operations and production, and both union and non-union personnel management. Strong skills in rigging, AutoCAD and shop maintenance, along with a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive trucks up to 26’ is required. Strong communication and the ability to multi-task is a plus.
Position will remain open until filled.
Please send your cover letter and resume with three references to Lee Marc Molnar, Director of Production, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Technical Director” in the subject line.