ACTLab Technical Associate

House Staff


ACTLab Technical Associate 

Department: Production 
Reports to: Stage Operations Supervisor 
Classification: Full-Time, Hourly, Seasonal. Non-Exempt 

Summary: The ACTLab Technical Associate collaborates with the ACTLab Producing Coordinator, Production, and Operations Departments to plan and manage the technical needs of ACTLab Productions, External Event Rentals, and Internal ACT Events. This position operates under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with IATSE Local 15, 488, and 887 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • In conjunction with ACTLab Producing Coordinator and Stage Operations Supervisor, coordinate all logistics associated with the load-in, run and load-out of scenery, props, lighting, and sound for ACTLab Productions.  Make sure all staffing needs are filled, coordinating with Dispatch as necessary. 
  • Serve as supervising technician for most ACTLab Productions.
  • Maintain and organize production equipment in cooperation with stage operations department.  
  • Maintain accurate inventory records in cooperation with stage operations department.
  • Attend planning/scheduling meetings, production meetings and rehearsals as needed.  
  • Review lighting and sound plots for ACTlab productions and events.  Review inventory and staffing needs for ACTlab productions and events.  
  • In conjunction with ACTLab Producing Coordinator, advance communications with ACTLab partners about the venue and advise on technical utilization of the space. 
  • Meet new IATSE overhire at top of call and provide introduction to the space and equipment. 
  • Coordinate with Master Sound Engineer and Master Electrician when ACTlab productions and events need access to shared and dedicated Mainstage inventory. 


  • 3 years professional theatrical experience 


  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing. 
  • Supervisory experience in theatrical production setting. Strong leadership skills.  
  • Broad basic knowledge in all aspects of technical theatre 
  • QLab, ETC Express and EOS family programming experience 
  • Installing and operating live PA w/ analogue and digital consoles for theatrical use and live bands 
  • Ability to lift and maneuver 50 lbs. repeatedly, alone or with assistance 
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.  
  • Experience using VectorworksCAD a plus. 
  • Experience with general rigging principles and demonstrated ability to rig safely 

To Apply:  
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by July 13, 2018.   

To apply, please send a current résumé and cover letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position to: Nick Farwell –    
Please include in the subject line: Your Last Name, ACTLab Tech Applicant 
No phone calls, drop-ins, or physical mailings please. 
ACT is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in all aspects of its programming and organization. 

House Staff

Department: Audience Services                                                  

Reports to: House Manager

Classification: Hourly

Assist with Front of House operations

Ensure that audiences for Mainstage, ACT Lab, Co-Productions, Rentals, and Outside Produced shows have a seamless and positive experience from entering the building, to taking their seats, at intermission, finding restrooms and coat rooms, and as they exit the building.

Greeters are positioned in the main lobby and are required to greet and direct patrons as they come through the building.

They are required to be welcoming and positive.

The greeter is also an added level of security, tracking anyone who enters the building from the various point of entry.

To apply, please send a letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position to:

Subject Line: Your Last Name, "House Staff”