Freelance Technical Director


Freelance Technical Director

Manhattan Movement and Arts Center
New York, NY 10023


Jana Prager

Job Details




Freelance Technical Director



Manhattan Movement and Arts Center


Freelance Technical Director


Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, owned and operated by Broadway Producer Rose Caiola, seeks energetic, detail-oriented, dependable and creative individuals for freelance Technical Director Positions at MMAC Theater, a multi-purpose 191-seat performance space.

• Ability to program on an ETC ion. Must be proficient enough to act as a designer, a board operator, and a programmer.
• Basic lighting design experience and knowledge. Must be able to articulate to a client as well as understand and interpret their needs
• Experience working as a stage manager and/or calling lights/audio/video for a show
• Knowledge of basic theatrical audio including sound boards and microphones
• Knowledge of QLab, including but not limited to: sound normalizing, projection mapping, and general QLab proficiency
• Basic theatrical electric work
• Ability to hang and focus a lighting plot including both standard fixtures and LED
• Comfort on ladders and lifts. Must be very comfortable with heights
• Experience with projection and working with projectors
• Experience working as a technician in a theatrical setting a must
• Experience working in dance as a technician a plus
• Ability to carry up to 50 lbs. waist high

• Ability to climb steps repeatedly
• Ability to descend/ascend ramps and inclines/declines

• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Work in a fast-paced, busy environment, with environmental conditions such as noise, dust, heights, dark/dim/absence of lighting, and smoke. Incumbents must have the ability to bend, stretch, reach, and kneel without restriction.
• Deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, tact, friendliness, poise and firmness
• Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties
• Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to Manhattan Movement and Arts Center standards

• Work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Proof of eligibility to work in the United States

Manhattan Movement and Arts Center Technical Directors are expected to carry out job functions that management deems as appropriate and within the scope of maintaining the theater, pre-show prep, post-show breakdown, equipment preservation, client satisfaction, and guest and staff safety/emergency response.

Application Instructions
If interested in being considered please send an email with an attached current resume and cover letter, in PDF format, to with Technical Director in the subject line. No calls or visits will be accepted.







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