Supervisor: Susan Barrett
Telephone: 918-631-3107 or 918-631-2566
Number of Students Requested to fill Position: 3
Duties of the Position: Work closely with resident and guest designers in organizing and acquiring materials and implementing lighting, scenery and properties designs. Tracking budget expenditures on each production. Coordinating communication between the production office and both scene and costume shops and directors. Traditional research for scenic, properties and lighting design as well as research on multiple materials for construction and implementation of design elements. Crew chief for various student crews assigned to produce each production. Ability to fill in for any of the following areas when needed-scene painting, hang and focus crew, properties, set construction, production office management. Aid in assigning all major and scholarship students to crew assignments throughout the year for each production. Serve as Master Electrician on productions and maintain all lighting equipment. Edit and maintain web pages for the department. Participate in production archival organization and some photography.
Skills Required to Perform the Position: DEPENDABLE; advanced knowledge of the art and craft of theatre. Knowledge and experience in theatrical design research, skill and expertise in digital still photography, and filming is possible. Understanding and willingness to research new equipment, and acquire new materials for production needs. Must be computer knowledgeable. Experience in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator preferable. Have mastery of lighting instruments and lighting design implementation. Good management skills and ability to head crews for all areas of theatre production if necessary. Ability to conceptualize and construct properties (knowledge of broad range of material and applications as well as good shopping skills) for productions. Good organizational skills as well as polite and friendly demeanor when representing the university and the department with outside vendors.
Recommended Student Classification Level: III
Beginning and Ending Dates of the Position: August 2012 - May 2013
Hours Per Week: 10-20