Cornish College of the Arts
Playhouse Head Electrician
Eligibility: Minimum 5 years experience in theatrical lighting Must be able to work well with students in an educational capacity Ability to work effectively with a diverse population and a variety of constituents Demonstrated ability to work with professional production teams, performers, and venue staff Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing Strong organizational skills; proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities Strong leadership
The Creative Spaces & Event Services team is looking to hire a Playhouse Head Master Electrician to work with lighting and projection designers to implement their designs for both Cornish productions and professional rentals. This position will retain the “right of first refusal” for all Playhouse work for which they are qualified, outside the guarantee dates and minimums. The position has a guarantee minimum of 30 weeks at 30 hours of work each season (subject to change based on CBA), with additional summer hours, as needed, to support summer classes and shows. This position also assists in other campus-wide events and venues when needed. This position is represented by the collective bargaining agreement between IATSE Local #15 and the Cornish College of the Arts.
The mission of Cornish is to provide students aspiring to become practicing artists with an educational program of the highest possible quality, in an environment that nurtures creativity and intellectual curiosity, while preparing them to contribute to society as artists, citizens, and innovators. Cornish realizes this mission by offering baccalaureate studies in the performing and visual arts and by serving as a focal point in the community for public presentation, artistic criticism, participation and discussion of the arts.
More Information: www.cornish.edu