About the Role
The Technical Director is responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of productions, including lighting, sound, set design, and special effects. They will work closely with the director, designers, and production team to bring the creative vision of the production to life.
You must be a high school graduate
Background in theater, film, or television production
Degree in theatrical field or equivalent experience
Experience as a technical director or similar role
Knowledge of lighting, sound, set design, and special effects
Strong leadership and communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
Strong problem-solving skills
Collaborate with the director and designers to determine technical requirements and specifications for the production
Supervise the setup and operation of lighting, sound, and special effects equipment
Ensure that all technical elements of the production are executed safely and to the highest standards
Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues as they arise
Communicate with other members of the production team to coordinate technical elements and ensure smooth performances
Maintain and manage the technical equipment and resources of the organization
About the Company
There are many valuable opportunities to create with MTC throughout our season. Whether you are a professional trying to give back to community theater roots or a young artist trying to make your way into a career in production, design, or education.
During a typical season we produce four youth musicals, one young adult musical, one all ages musical, one adults only musical/cabaret and a performing arts day camp with five overlapping sessions resulting in five youth musicals across nine weeks in the summer. All of these productions need Directors, Choreographers, Vocal Directors, Tech Directors, Costume Designers, Stage Managers, front of house positions and more.