Chicago Shakespeare Theater seeks a self-directed and highly-motivated individual with strong communication and diverse technical skills to join our sound department. CST is a world-class theater company producing work of the highest caliber due, in large part, to a supportive team philosophy. The House Sound Technician position is an integral full time part of an ambitious program averaging 12 productions per season in a 500-seat mainstage, 200-seat black box, a new groundbreaking flexible performance space seating up to 850, as well as several touring productions. This position’s responsibilities will be primarily focused in the sound department, but in certain parts of our season will switch to carry responsibility in other departments as needed. They will work with professional designers and directors from Chicago and around the world managing both produced and presented work, and will need to work in a fast-paced and interdisciplinary manner to address challenges. The position is compensated at a competitive hourly rate, with a benefits package and annual hourly guarantee.
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This position is full time hourly involving up to six days of work per week including nights, weekends, and occasional holidays, and includes benefits. Hours will vary based on the needs of each production. Though current IATSE membership is NOT a prerequisite, the position will be covered under an IATSE Local 2 contract. Position will begin in early 2019.
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references via email to firstname.lastname@example.org formatted as .pdf, please. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. No phone calls, please.
Chicago Shakespeare is committed to building diversity and inclusion onstage and throughout the organization. We especially encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.
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