Technical Director

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  • Silverthorne, CO
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Website Theatre SilCo

Theatre SilCo (formerly The Lake Dillon Theatre Company), home to the new $10 million facility in
Silverthorne, Colorado is a professional theatre committed to enhancing the quality of life in Summit
County and the Colorado Front Range by providing unique and accessible cultural experiences through
the Performing Arts. We increase imagination, engagement, and empathy in our community through our
performance, educational, and outreach programming.

Theatre SilCo’s core values of integrity, impact, quality, intimacy, and diversity of programming influence
all aspects of development, programming, and operations. Staff are expected to fulfill their
responsibilities with consistent consideration of these core values. Additionally, Theatre SilCo maintains a
unique organizational culture that is intimate, fast-paced, and fully-integrated between all departments.
These unique aspects of Theatre SilCo require all staff members to multi-task projects in an often-times
complex work environment. The intimate nature of our staff and the broad depth and scope of
programming require all staff members to constantly be aware of and support other departments in order
to achieve organizational success each year.

The Technical Director is a skilled theatre professional who is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of
scenic construction. The TD should also be familiar with lighting, AV, sound and must navigate the
multifaceted work environment with an ambitious production calendar. The TD is responsible for
overseeing all technical and scenic operations of Theatre SilCo productions including scenic
construction, props, lighting, and sound. The TD will maintain all theatrical spaces and equipment
including enforcing safety, efficiency, and effective operations. The Technical Director will report to the
Production Manager. The TD is responsible for all the technical and staging requirements of any
production/educational program/tour/class/etc.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Artistic Engagement Responsibilities:
● Inspires a professional and ambitious approach to presenting high-quality theatre
Production Responsibilities:
● Oversee and execute building of scenic elements
● Manage and supervise the technical staff and volunteers (Seasonal)
● Develop and manage the season production budget in collaboration with the Producing Artistic
Director, and Production Manager
● In collaboration with Production Manager, hiring and supervising of production staff
● Supervising technical rehearsals in tandem with stage management, director, Production
● Scheduling and supervising strike
● Considering the safety of those in our employ and our constituents, account for and organization
of production-related inventory in collaboration with Production Manager
● Determine technical need for all Theatre SilCo productions including schedules, budget, hiring,
● Maintenance of productions and production related inventory for both facilities and shop
● Drafting and shop drawings

Administrative Responsibilities:
● Creating and managing a plan for capital investments with the Production Manager
● Ensure visiting companies and individuals follow facility guidelines and agreements
● Manage and supervise the facilities (office, storage space, performance spaces, lobby, green
room, dressing rooms, lab spaces, shops, etc)
Educational Programming Responsibilities:
● Works directly with Production Manager and teachers on meeting the needs of the Educational
production requirements in collaboration
● Provides any support needed for educational programming
Health and Safety Responsibilities:
● Working with the Production Manager to oversee production health and safety by receiving and
approving risk assessments and production plans and signing off the stage before technical
● Working with the operations and technical supervisors on health and safety to ensure policy and
procedures are up-to-date and adhered to
Summary of Additional Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Transfers of rehearsals to main stages (and all duties tied)
● Close outs (strike, storage space, reconciliation of payments/reimbursements/petty cash)
● Works with management team to support day-to-day operation of Theatre SilCo facilities
● Manage and oversee all production aspects of events at multi -purpose performing arts facility
● Manage personnel during load-in/load-out, rehearsals, and performances
● As it pertains to rentals, develop, implement, manage, and document all production labor for
event and facility budgets
● Management of extensive list of theatrical vendor relationships, including contract maintenance
and licensing and permitting authorities
● Development and implementation of maintenance and repair schedules for all theatrical technical
systems in the facility
● Assist in the development and implementation of venue guidelines, policies, and procedures for
delivery of services by the production department and other facility needs
● Participate in venue site visits and coordinate needs as required
● Attend all relevant meetings, functions, and discussions
● Communicate regularly and provide other departments with production information
Other Duties:
● Other duties assigned by Producing Artistic Director.
General/Organizational: These competencies are to be demonstrated by everyone in employ at Theatre
SilCo. They represent a standard of expectancy as it relates to the organization’s core values.
● Quality/Compliance: Achieving a standard of excellence with our work processes and outcomes
honoring Theatre SilCo policies

● Customer focus: Striving for the highest customer satisfaction, going out of our way to be helpful
and pleasant, making it as easy as possible on the customer rather than our organization
● Communication: Balancing listening and talking, speaking and writing clearly and accurately,
keeping others informed
● Collegiality: Being helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented, building strong working
relationships and a positive work environment
● Initiative: Taking ownership of our work, doing what is needed without being asked, following
● Efficiency: Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time, being cost conscious, thinking of
better ways to do things
● Coachability: Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement
● People management (for those with direct reports): Setting clear expectations, reviewing
progress, providing feedback and guidance, holding people accountable
Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or
comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and
duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description, and other duties, as
assigned, might be part of the job. The Production Manager supervises the overall production and
assists in making the financial decisions. Accurately accounting for expenditures is vital to staying within
the production budget.
Required Skills and Experience: The ideal candidate will have experience in a professional theatre
company setting as a Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, or Scenic Shop Lead. Candidates
must possess exceptional organizational, written, and office administration. Superior skills in verbal
communication, time management, and interpersonal skills are a must. Other attributes must include
confidentiality, collaboration, and being a team player. The successful candidate must minimally have a
Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre or Theatre Production. Familiarity with both Apple and Microsoft operating
● $65,000 – $75,000 annually commensurate with experience
● Full Health Benefits covered by Theatre SilCo including Vision and Dental
● FLEX PTO policy
● Option to invest in IRA with Company Match