Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Technical Theater, Fine Arts, or related field.
Online App: 8745
The Technical Director ensures that the technical equipment is functional, maintained, and safe to ensure the best possible theater experience. The Technical Director is responsible for the overall organization of the technical production process and for construction, mounting, rigging and maintenance of all scenic elements for productions.
Five years of related road show technical experience is required, preferably including Broadway, Headline concert, major orchestra. Required Knowledge:
Rigging experience, oversight of entire production, student labor management, contract labor management, budget management per performance, load in and load out of production, lighting, sound board, high definition and analog production equipment.
Position Title: Technical Director
Posting Number: S00158P
Internal Number: 8745
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .