Theatre Manager, Sydney

Posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Ascham is an independent P-12 girls’ school established 125 years ago with an enrolment of over 1,000 girls. Ascham is located adjacent to Edgecliff Station.

A fantastic opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to take on the full-time role of Theatre Manager/Technician. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing, in an efficient and effective manner, the operations of a 700 seat theatre, drama studio and associated spaces.

Selection Criteria

* Skills and ability to oversee the operations of a 700 seat theatre and associated spaces
* Demonstrated knowledge, skills and technical experience in delivering lighting, sound, audio visual and staging services, including equipment operation and maintenance
* Knowledge and experience of technical production in live theatrical events, with the ability to effectively fulfil the role of Production Manager on school productions
* Demonstrated ability to perform basic lighting design for drama evenings, concerts and assemblies
* Well-developed communication, interpersonal and team skills to support the teaching of Drama and Music in the school
* Ability to work with minimal supervision
* Ability to undertake physical work for extended periods and to work at heights
* Proven delivery of high-quality standards to meet production requirements in high-pressure situations
* Well-developed computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Photoshop, Audition and Premiere or similar
* Understanding and commitment to risk management procedures
* Understanding of and commitment to OH&S principles and a working understanding of applicable legislation.

* Current First Aid Certificate
* Elevated Work Platform (WP) Certification
* Electrical – Test and Tag Certification
* Riggers (RA) Certification
* RSA – Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate

Applications addressing the selection criteria and including resumé and the names and contact details of three referees should be emailed to the Headmistress at no later than Friday 26 August 2011.