Manage event production for programming at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts including multi-disciplinary Skirball presentations, University programs, and events from partner organizations and university affiliates utilizing the center. Meet with clients to assess needs and advise clients on space usage. Consult with clients throughout the planning process. Supervise large, prestigious, and technically complex events to ensure resolution of difficulties and that events run smoothly. Coordinate with Operations Director and full-time technicians to ensure proper advance communication, scheduling, and technical staffing for all events. Supervise technical staff including hiring, training, and evaluating performance. Oversee technical crew heads, freelance techical staff, and student staff. Act in absence of Operations Director when required.
Bachelor's degree in theater or related discipline
5 years' relevant experience with theatrical productions,stage management, and staff supervision or an equivalentcombination. Must include experience working with wide range of event producing abilities and administering budgets.
Experiences as production manager or technical director for university performing arts center or other large, multi-purpose facility.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent planning, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Knowledge of technical theater production elements including electrical, audio, carpentry, rigging, and projection. Ability to problem solve under pressure, manage large crews on schedule and within budget, and oversee the execution of a variety of performing arts events.
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