Employment

ATF Seeks Technical Director, Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Designer, Co. Manager, & Intern Positions

 

Technical Director

Description: Adirondack Theatre Festival, a professional, Equity, theater company committed to new and contemporary works, is seeking a Technical Director for the 2015 summer season. Each summer ATF produces a six week season of theatre for an audience of more than 6,000 using professional artists from New York City and across the country. Our six week summer season includes four mainstage productions, a new play workshop, two cabarets, and a children’s dinner theatre. ATF is the only professional summer theatre in the Capital District, Saratoga and Adirondack regions of upstate New York solely committed to producing new and contemporary works.

Responsibilities include creation of construction drawings and overseeing build for all  productions, materials purchasing, tool maintenance, budgeting, and scheduling. Other responsibilities include coordination of season load-in, organize and supervise changeovers, participate in production meetings, communicating with guest designers, and general shop maintenance.

The Technical Director is part of a seven-person production staff joined by seven production interns.  Work is done at the 294-seat Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY located in the Southern Adirondack/Lake George region of upstate New York.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in theatrical design, production and/or technology required.  Previous professional experience in technical production is desirable but not required.  Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Vectorworks, or other computer aided drafting software.  Must have good communication skills.  The ability to work collaboratively with diverse interns, staff, guest designers, and community members is also required.

Position is full-time from June 1 – August 11, 2015. With a salary of $550/wk. Housing provided with a private room. Valid driver’s license required. Submit cover letter, resume and phone numbers/email addresses of three professional references to Chad Rabinovitz at chad@atfestival.org.  Please be sure to include “TD Search” in the subject line.  Application deadline is March 20, 2015.

 

Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Designer

Description: Adirondack Theatre Festival, a professional, Equity, theater company committed to new and contemporary works, is seeking a Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Designer for the 2015 summer season. Each summer ATF produces a six week season of theatre for an audience of more than 6,000 using professional artists from New York City and across the country. Our six week summer season includes four mainstage productions, a new play workshop, two cabarets, and a children’s dinner theatre. ATF is the only professional summer theatre in the Capital District, Saratoga and Adirondack regions of upstate New York solely committed to producing new and contemporary works.

Wardrobe responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing and assisting the costume designers in procurement and construction, running wardrobe for all of the Festival’s productions, overseeing the Wardrobe Intern and other Festival interns, and all other duties as assigned by the Producing Artistic Director.

Design responsibilities include serving as the Costume Designer for the Mainstage production of SPUN: A BROTHER/SISTER ROCK MUSICAL and the Children’s Dinner Theatre production of THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have experience running wardrobe for a professional theatre and possess superior skills in costume stitching, construction, and maintenance.  The preferred candidate will have professional costume design experience along with excellent organizational, communication, time management and interpersonal skills.  The ability to work collaboratively with diverse interns, staff, guest designers, and community members is also required.

Position is full-time from June 1 – August 11, 2015. With a salary of $425/wk along with a $750 design fee. Housing provided with a private room. Valid driver’s license required. Submit cover letter, resume and phone numbers/email addresses of three professional references to Chad Rabinovitz at chad@atfestival.org.  Please be sure to include “Wardrobe Search” in the subject line.  Application deadline is March 20, 2015.

 

Seasonal Production Staff Openings

ATF hires a seasonal staff of administrators and technicians to produce the summer season. Positions include:

  • Company Manager (hired for 2015)
  • Technical Director
  • Master Electrician (hired for 2015)
  • Sound Designer/Supervisor (hired for 2015)
  • Wardrobe Supervisor/Costume Designer
  • Master Carpenter (hired for 2015)
  • Properties Artisan/Scenic Painter (hired for 2015)

All seasonal staff members receive weekly salary and housing (single room). Work is done at the 294-seat Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY (3 hours north of NYC). Positions are full-time June 1 – August 6, 2015. ATF’s summer season includes 3 mainstage productions along with special events. Valid driver’s license required. ATF’s staff is assisted by a company of production and administrative interns. Experience working in a summer stock environment is preferred. Submit cover letter, resume and phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references to Chad Rabinovitz, Producing Artistic Director at chad@ATFestival.org.

Adirondack Theatre Festival is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Summer Interns

Please visit the Internship Page