Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, in Danville, Kentucky, seeks a Technical Director to manage all backstage and technical needs of its multi-use venue, beginning in July-August. A Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation-designed building, the primary venues include the 1,470-seat proscenium Newlin Hall and 370-seat three-quarter thrust Weisiger Theatre. Primary role is to oversee all backstage production and technical needs; plan, advance and implement approximately 20 annual presentations of world-class performing artists (recent performances include national tours of Rent and Cinderella, Alvin Ailey Dance, Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton, Foreigner, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, 2012 Vice Presidential Debate); work with academic and staff units to produce student productions, convocations, and other activities; and work with/support rentals. Oversee an Assistant Technical Director, student workers and outside contractors. Fast-paced environment, 40-miles south of Lexington, great benefits, and part of a great department, college campus and community.
Individual will serve as chief production manager for all backstage and technical needs related to Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts. Lead, manage and maintain technical/production aspects of Norton Center facility and its venues. When time permits, assist with the production and programs of Centre’s dramatic arts and music programs.
Deadline to submit resume: January 20, 2018
Essential Job Functions:
SECONDARY (as time permits)
OTHER (as needed or assigned)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS