Seeking Technical Theater Stagehands

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Shan Whitney

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Dec 13, 2021, 5:39:31 PM12/13/21
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Cal Performances, the Performing Arts Presenter at UC Berkeley, is currently hiring EXPERIENCED TECHNICAL THEATER stagehands for variable, part time, seasonal work.  


We are looking for individuals who specifically have working EXPERIENCE in TECHNICAL THEATER, and who are able to function independently and with demonstrated confidence in one or more of the following areas:  entertainment lighting, live sound, stage carpentry, and multi-media (A/V) systems.

 

Under the supervision of Cal Performances’ Stage Supervisors, Event Managers, designated Scene Technicians, or designated touring personnel:  assist in the installation of elements of the various theatrical stagecraft areas (lighting, sound, scenery, rigging, props, etc.) for the realization of events in Cal Performances’ venues.

 

Assists full crew in one or more of the following tasks:

·        Unload/load trucks

·        Set-up/strike staging and/or scenic elements

·        Arrange stage equipment

·        Perform maintenance functions

·        Practice safe working habits

·        Run production related errands

·        Tasks as directed

 

Under the general supervision of production management or designates, Assistant Scene Technicians assist in planned maintenance projects or other non-theatrical events. 


Required Qualifications:

·        Hands on experience in technical theater

·        Ability to work independently and with demonstrated confidence in one or more of the following areas:  entertainment lighting, live sound, stage carpentry, and multi-media (A/V) systems

·        Working knowledge of technical areas outside of specialization and ability to perform general duties in those areas.

·        Ability to identify and communicate safety issues; observes safe work practices

·        Understands the chain of authority on the stage

·        Displays a professional attitude in dress, demeanor and communication at all times

·        Represents Cal Performances well to clients, visitors and guests

·        Ability to work occasional overtime, evenings/nights, and weekends as needed

·        Ability to commit to work as scheduled

·        Must be at least 18 years old

 

To Apply: 

E-mail your resume, indicating “Stagehand” in the subject line, to:  ahe...@calperformances.org

 

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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Shan Whitney
Human Resources Generalist
Cal Performances and Student Musical Activities
University of California
101 Zellerbach Hall #4800

Berkeley, CA 94720

 
 
 
 
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