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Minda Cerva

Deck Crew Chief

Lookingglass Theatre Company, a nationally recognized ensemble theatre company located in Chicago Illinois, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Deck Crew Chief for our 2019-2020 Season. Lookingglass Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetics, or status as an individual with a disability. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Maintain a clean and orderly backstage and stage area  Originate and run deck track for each production  Complete daily rigging/scenic checks as instructed by applicable department  Oversee deck crew of 2-3 people and cross-train on tracks  Collaborate with Equity Assistant Stage Managers for safe, effective operation of backstage  Weekly backstage reports  Maintaining backstage First Aid stock  Completing minor scenic and prop repairs Minimum Required Experience:  2 years of deck crew experience at collegiate level or higher  Basic Carpentry Skills  Intermediate Machine sewing experience  This is a physical job requiring the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs repeatedly and work at height Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualifications:  Outstanding attention to detail  Ability to excel in fast-paced, quickly changing environment  Excellent communication skills Dates as follows: The Steadfast Tin Soldier Monday October 28, 2019- January 26, 2020 Her Honor: Jane Byrne Monday February 17, 2020- -April 12, 2020 Lookingglass Alice Monday May 04, 2020 - August 30, 2020 This position is paid $13.89/hour with a guaranteed weekly minimum of $555.60 during run of show, based on 8 shows/week. OT is paid at time and a half. Additional pay bump during designated tech week. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Sarah Burnham at Please include DECK CREW CHIEF in the subject line. Applications will be accepted through May 08, 2019. No phone calls please.
Contact Info:
Sarah Burnham
No phone calls, please.
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago