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Employment

Employment opportunities at Birmingham Children’s Theatre are available to all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, veteran's status, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. In addition, we will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions listed below:

 


 

ADMINISTRATION:

There are no administrative positions available at this time. Please check back later.

 


 

PRODUCTION:

 

Technical Director

Working closely with, and reporting to the Director of Production and Education, the technical director is in charge of all scenic, lighting and sound aspects of all MainStage, Wee Folks and touring shows (9-11 productions annually). Responsibilities include scheduling IATSE calls, supervising scene shop staff and overhire, directing load-in, set-up, and sound during the run of the show. Attends design meetings and works closley with designers. Candidate should be skilled in all phases of scenic construction and lighting- adhering to approved designs. Experienced in working within established budgets.

Qualifications: Candidates should have at least 3 years of professional experience. A degree in theatre is highly desired, however, comparable experience will be conisdered. Must be a team player and have a positive and professional attitude.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: As soon as possible.

Interested individuals shoud send, by email, a cover letter, resume and applicable portfolio to:

          Jen Lane

          Director of Production and Education

          jen@bct123.org

Birmingham Children's Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Scenic Charge Artist

Working closely with, and reporting to the technical director and resident designer, the scenic charge artist has the following skills and responsibilities:

  • Paint 9 productions consisting of 5 small venue and 4 MainStage productions
  • Establish paint schedules and order all paints and specialty coating
  • Maintain paint area, painting equipment, drops and set storage areas
  • Working with designers and the technical director, interpret renderings and work with blue lines and semi paint elevations
  • Assist props master to construct specialty set, hand and furniture props
  • Assist with set constructions, load-ins and strikes
  • Supervise and mentor interns as assigned

Please list all stagecraft and backstage skills you possess when applying. Outline any teaching experience for young students.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: It is anticipated that this 9 month position will be filled by August 1, 2014.

Interested individuals should send, by e-mail, a cover letter, their resume and portfolio to:

                     Jen Lane

                     Director of Production and Education

                     Birmingham Children's Theatre

                     jen@bct123.org

Birmingham Children's Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Stitchers (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to use industrial sewing machines.
  • Must have previous costume construction experience.
  • Position(s) report to Costume Technician.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jen Lane via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.

 

Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Artists, Shop Associates (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have previous scene shop experience.
  • Position(s) report to Technical Director.

To Apply: Applicants should have some experience in theatrical carpentry, basic electrics, basic sound, reading technical drawings, and working with power tools. Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jack Lemmon via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.