General Theatre Technician

Reports to: Production Manager & Technical Director

Position Status: Hourly, Temporary, Non-Exempt

Salary: $17.50/hr

Application: Please submit resume, a brief introduction, and technical department of preference.

If dates below do not work, please still submit your materials for future projects.

Dates: Upcoming Dates (Times Vary): Oct 8-Oct 13, Nov 5-Nov 8, Nov 20-Nov 26

About Us: Laguna Playhouse, a nationally acclaimed, non-profit, professional theatre located in the charming arts colony of Laguna Beach, CA seeks a General Theatre Technician. Reporting directly to the Technical Director or production department heads, General Technicians shall function as support labor for production related tasks at The Laguna Playhouse.

About the Position and Responsibilities: General Theatre Technician is an overhire position that will provide technical support for production related tasks at The Laguna Playhouse, including, but not limited to, scenic changeover of set and soft goods, hang and focus lights, run audio cables, construction of scenery, unloading and loading trucks/containers, and opportunity to work on crew during tech or production runs as needed basis.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of standard theatrical production practices preferred, but not required
  • Working knowledge of standard theatrical equipment and terminology is a plus.
  • Willingness to adhere to the Playhouse’s safety protocols and policies
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team-player mindset.
  • Ability to lift 35lbs (pending department) and work on your feet.
  • Must be comfortable working in heights of up to 25 feet, but not required.

Employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. When providing such documentation, employees are instructed to omit any additional medical information other than proof of FDA-approved vaccination against COVID-19 infection. Please note any record of employee vaccination will be maintained as a confidential medical record.

The Laguna Playhouse aims to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, in which we strongly encourage non-conforming and historically excluded individuals to apply for any and all available positions