Lake Dillon Theatre Company
Silverthorne, CO 80498


Benjamin Whitmore




Technical Supervisors – Multiple Positions – Summer Season 2017


The Lake Dillon Theatre Company, an Equity theatre in Silverthorne, CO is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Season. Productions include: SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL (opens June 23), GHOST THE MUSICAL (opens July 1), and NOISES OFF (opens September 1).








SUMMER SEASON 2017: These positions will be in charge of their department and oversee all department needs and other in-production duties and crew track for the productions. An apprentice will be a direct report to this position for the duration of the summer season.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee implementation, operation, and maintenance of all department needs for the summer season in a number of venues. Ensure designs/plots are executed as required per discussions with the artistic director, director, and designer. Each design is to be ready and loaded in before Sunday of each tech week and should reflect high artistic quality and professional attention to detail. All designs/plots must be maintained throughout the production run. Any department notes needed during the course of the production are to be administered before the next scheduled performance. In-performance operation of department crew positions and other duties as assigned by the Production Stage Manager.

DESIGN WORK: These positions may also serve as Designer for the LAB SOLO SERIES studio shows outlined below. Provide any design materials, information, and otherwise communicate design to the artistic director and director prior to the first rehearsal. Supervision/operation of special events and department needs for such events as required (cabarets, talkbacks, special events and receptions, etc.)


DEPARTMENT SUPERVISION: These positions will report to the Production Manager, Technical Director, and relevant Designer. Supervision of department Apprentices during the contract dates and any job responsibilities or design work on special events as assigned to the apprentice. Working with the rest of the production staff, ensure all department requirements for each production/event meets all technical specifications per discussions with the artistic director, director, and artistic team, as well as overseeing department maintenance throughout the course of the runs.


TECHNICAL PROCESS: Must be present and perform required duties at rehearsals and performances to the satisfaction of artistic director, director, and production stage manager. During tech week and through the run of the productions, operate equipment or otherwise execute necessary duties on the crew as assigned by the Production Stage Manager.


MAINTENANCE: Supervise maintenance of all departmental equipment, and other show-related equipment. Coordinate repairs or replacement as needed.


STRIKE / CHANGEOVER: Plan and oversee all department strikes, load-ins and changeovers of productions and special events.


LAB SOLO SERIES: The LDTC also hosts a series of one-man shows in its smaller ‘lab’ venue. These positions will be responsible for the design, and implementation of these three productions on the 10×10 stage in this studio-style venue. (Buyer & Cellar: June 30 – July 09) (Pretty Fire: August 11 – August 20) (Grounded: September 22 – October 1)


YOUTH THEATRE WORKSHOPS: The LDTC also produces theatre for young actors in a workshop environment throughout the summer, culminating in each session’s fully realized production. These positions will be responsible for the design, implementation, and supervision of needs for these productions using existing plots or equipment to effectively produce these shows. (ALADDIN JR (July 15, 22) ALICE IN WONDERLAND (August 5), ADDAMS FAMILY JR (August 12).

QUALIFICATIONS: BA or BFA in technical theatre, theatre design, or equivalent work experience. Degree can be in progress for consideration. Working knowledge of theatrical  production protocol and systems required. Some design experience preferred. Must display a positive attitude with a focus on people and our community. Demonstrate professional conduct at all times. Strong leadership skills. Comfortable working with both hired crew and volunteers of varying experience and abilities. Proficient oral and written communication skills. Ability to decipher design plots, elevations, ground plans, and other design elements whether hand written or via technology.

PHYSICAL DEMAND: This job requires climbing stairs, using ladders, scissor lifts, and power tools. There is also a certain amount of lifting and carrying of weights of up to approximately 50 lbs.



Contract Start Date: May 29 – June 5

Contract End Date: Sept. 30

$350-$400/week, DOE

Housing provided

Travel Stipend available

Ability to bring vehicle a plus


TO APPLY: Letter of interest, resume, website/portfolio links


Please send all application materials to: Benjamin Whitmore, Production Manager, (Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line. e.g.: SOUND SUPERVISOR, MASTER ELECTRICIAN, etc.)


May 29, 2017 – September 30, 2016


Actors Equity – SPT 6 category


$350-$400 weekly

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