Technical Director


Virginia Opera, located in Norfolk, VA, invites applications for the position of Technical Director. Virginia Opera produces four main-stage 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 5-7 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 budgeting, 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 lee.marc@vaopera.org. Please include “Technical Director” in the subject line.