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Job_Location: Lancaster, CA
Employer: City of Lancaster
Address1: 44933 North Fern Avenue
CityStateZip: Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone: (661) 723-6000
Fax: (661) 723-5945
Pay: $17.36 – 19.16/hour
Listing_Expires: Expires: When filled
Date: August 16, 2006
Time: 16:30:06 -0700
The Lancaster Performing Arts Center (LPAC) is located in the Antelope Valley, and is owned and operated by the City of Lancaster. LPAC consists of a 758 seat main stage proscenium theatre and the 110 seat J. P. Eliopulos Family Theatre. LPAC presents over 200 performances annually of musicals, comedy, Country, Bluegrass, Celtic, Rock, Ballet, Modern dance, Symphony, Choral productions and produces in-house productions in July and December, along with working outdoor venues in April, July, August and October. The Position: The Lancaster Performing Arts Center is looking for a detail-oriented person to assist with season scheduling and rental productions, including professional knowledge and experience in lights, sound, construction and stage management. The ideal candidate as the ATD/Production Stage Manager will work closely with the Technical Director in all aspects of production. Responsibilities will also include supervising, training and scheduling a thirty member crew for a performing arts season comprised of road productions and local presenters. Duties include, but are not limited to: supervising light hangs, load-ins and load-outs; lighting design as required for season and rental events; stage managing some season events; supervising and training stage managers; setting up and running sound for some shows; loading and unloading trucks; assisting in setting schedules and hiring new crew members; assisting with advancing various road shows; and rigging and flying scenery. The candidate must be willing to work extended hours on week days, week ends, evening hours and holidays. Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have three years of full time professional experience in the fields of lights, sound, construction and/or stage management and two years of general professional theatre work, or a combination of relevant experience and education; the ability to work and interact well with diverse groups of people; must have a "can-do" attitude with flexibility; must possess a valid California Driver’s License; must be proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and database programs as needed. A BA or BFA is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.