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SoulpepperSoulpepper Theatre Company is seeking a full-time Technical Director who will embrace and contribute to new and challenging ways of getting new and existing productions from the page to the stage.

Soulpepper Theatre Company’s Technical Director works as an integral part of the creative process in collaboration with productions’ designers and Director of Production, with the responsibility for the technical implementation of Soulpepper’s production values. The Technical Director also provides technical support to the Young Centre for the Performing Arts under the terms of a management agreement between Soulpepper Theatre and the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.

• Work with designers of all Soulpepper productions to realize designs while keeping within budgetary constraints established by the Director of Production.
• Manage a team of six direct reports including all Department Heads, Associate and Assistant Technical Directors, Production Assistants or Interns.
• Establish both material and labour costing for all production elements; technical and scenic.
• Produce CAD drawings and other paperwork as necessary including invoice approval and payment requests.
• Manage the build process in the carpentry, paint and prop shops, including scheduling, timely supply of required materials, and safe operations consistent with health and safety policies.
• Ensure all production elements are delivered on schedule and on budget, liaising with designers as required.
• Manage the installation of all scenic elements in the theatres by IATSE local 58 stagehands.
• Manage the procurement or construction of any special FX required by the productions.
• Manage the installation of all lighting, sound, video, and projection elements in the theatres.
• Assist the Production Manager with Young Centre activities and related logistics as required.
• Recruit and train carpenters and casual labour as required for the production department.
• Recruit, train, coach and evaluate the Associate and Assistant Technical Directors

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