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Load In/Strike Labor

Chicago Opera Theater is looking to hire the following hands for Load In / Strike of our upcoming production of Becoming Santa Claus at the Studebaker Theater. Drivers must be comfortable driving 26’ box trucks with heights up to 12’6”. Details as follows:

Nov 28th
– Truck Load / Prep Day – Picking up and loading three trucks at 5000 S Central Ave for load in the following day.

8:00AM – Done, Estimated EOD 1PM
8AM call for drivers @ Chicagoland Truck Rental
9AM Call for Hands @ 5000 S Central Ave

  • 2 Drivers
  • 3 General Hands

Nov 29th – Lighting Load In / Venue Prep – Loading in Lighting Rig and Venue needs and doing some Prep for Scenic Load in.

410 S Michigan Ave
8:00AM – 5:00PM , 1hr Walkway
Driver and Hand called at 12:00PM

  • 5 Electricians
  • 4 Carpenters
  • 2 A/V Technicians
  • 1 Driver
  • 1 General Hand


Nov 30th
– Scenic load in - Finishing up lighting rig, receiving set delivery in the AM and installing.

410 S Michigan Ave
8:00AM – 5:00PM, 1hr Walkway

  • 8 Carpenters
  • 3 Electricians
  • 2 A/V Technicians

Dec 1st – Scenic load in - Finish up set install, work on finishing touches

410 S Michigan Ave
8:00AM – 5:00PM, 1hr Walkway

  • 6 Carpenters
  • 3 Electricians

Dec 19th – Strike

410 S Michigan Ave
5:00PM – Done (est. 5-6 hours)
Drivers called at 2:00PM at Chicagoland Truck Rental

  • 2 Drivers
  • 8 Carpenters
  • 6 Electricians
  • 2 A/V Technicians

Dec 20th – De-Prep

5000 S Central Ave
12:00PM – 6:00PM
Drivers will end at Chicagoland Truck Rental

  • 3 Drivers
  • 3 General Hands

The rate for these calls is $22/hr, paid as a W-2 employee. Proof of vaccination is required and masks must be work indoors. Please email with interest/resume and include the subject heading Load In/Strike Labor – Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago Opera Theater is an equal-opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. As such, COT encourages applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, and ages to submit for auditions and open positions.

Contact Info:
Joseph Staffa
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago, IL 60605