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Associate Technical Director -Department of Performing Arts
The Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts fosters artistic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, socially engaged performance, and the spirit of collaboration. Home to the College's undergraduate degree programs in American Musical Culture and Theater & Performance Studies as well as dozens of performing groups in music, theater, and dance, the Department features a renowned faculty and close partnerships with leading arts organizations from the D.C. region and beyond.
The Associate Technical Director serves a vital support function to the Theater & Performance Studies Program and the as well as to the wider Department of Performing Arts through serving as Scene Shop Supervisor. He or she also provides targeted technical support of the Music Program, interdisciplinary and special events. The ATD reports directly to the Technical Director/Production Manager. Duties include but are not limited to:
Manages the scene shop, providing mentorship and supervision for students within the areas of scenic construction and painting, lighting and sound.
Supports the co-curricular groups by serving as the point person in scheduling shop hours and conducting training in collaboration with PM/TD, the Technical Adviser to the co-curricular groups, and the costume shop manager.
Acts as a technical resource for Music Program (including the Friday Music Program) and other Departmental special events, rentals in the Gonda and Devine Theatres, and a production technician supporting Interdisciplinary and Presented events in the Davis Center.
Provides targeted technical support of the Music Program, interdisciplinary and special events, and, to a degree, to co-curricular theater groups on their construction in the scene shop.
Serves as a co-organizer and co-supervisor of Production Practicum, a one-credit required course that trains TPST majors and minors in areas of technical theater.
At least two years in technical theater background required.
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Professional, service-oriented demeanor.
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