Touring Technicians - Sound & Video Supervisor

Washington DC
Jul 11, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
Full Time

Kennedy Center Education Department seeks versatile, energetic, non-union theater technicians, including lighting, technical, and sound directors, and props/wardrobe supervisors, for its Equity TYA touring production set for January 2019 - May 2019. Technicians receive weekly salary, housing, and per diem. Positions open until filled with interviews beginning June, 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities:

60% Setting up and running a digital mixing console, including wireless mics for each performance, setting up the backstage RF racks, and overseeing all maintenance and repair of the audio equipment while on the road. Setting up and running the projector equipment, including the lens and RP screen, and overseeing all maintenance and repair of the video equipment while on the road. Mixing the microphones and operating the QLab playback system for each performance.

25% Participate in the shared task of traveling the set and company to and from venues, along with other company technicians.

15% Communicating with the productions creative team in order to successfully achieve the desired production goals consistently in performance.


Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of technical theater experience in lighting, sound, general stagecraft, and safe working procedures. Prior touring experience preferred.

Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required

Valid driver's license, excellent driving record and ability to drive a 26' truck essential. Applicant must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation's cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion.

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