Orlando Repertory Theatre (“Orlando REP”), one of Central Florida’s oldest arts groups, is the State of Florida’s only professional Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA), and the seventh iteration of a company founded in 1926. Each year, we reach over 100,000 individuals in our three-theatre facility and in the community through our season of professional productions, a Youth Academy of camps and classes, and innovative educational and community engagement programming. We work closely with the University of Central Florida in many different capacities – most notably, hosting the Master of Fine Arts program in Theatre for Young Audiences.

We believe the work of theatre is fostering empathy and sharing stories representing many voices, including those voices that have been marginalized in contemporary America. To that end, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion on our staff (full time, part time, and seasonal) and our Board of Directors. We continuously strive to build and maintain a team that reflects and represents the diverse community we serve.

 

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Staff Positions

 

Director of Production Technology

Job Summary:

The Director of Production Technology (full-time, year-round) is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of technology within the Production Department including, but not limited to: managing the execution of lighting, audio, and video elements for all events; departmental budgeting; managing contracted labor, and maintaining the lighting, audio, video, and camera inventories and equipment rentals (inbound and outbound). The Director of Production Technology reports directly to the Sr. Director of Production.

Individual Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of technology within the production department (Lighting, Audio, Video, and Special Effects).
  • Act as Head Electrician and Head Audio Engineer for the facility.
  • Lead all necessary lighting, audio, and video contractors and seasonal workers, as well as the full time Production Technology Coordinator.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair lighting, audio, and video equipment for all three venues onsite.
  • Work with designers to execute their vision within each production’s allowable resources and budget.
  • Actively manage, collaborate and participate in lighting, audio, and video installations for each production including the setup, prep, and troubleshooting of conventional, moving, DMX lighting fixtures, and atmospheric equipment; prepping gel, templates, lighting positions, and cable; speaker plots and wireless microphones; projectors and video equipment.
  • Order all materials needed for Lighting, Audio, and Video for each production.
  • Work closely with the Sr. Director of Production to ensure all deadlines are met and accurate budget reporting.
  • Act as programmer for the lighting board, sound console, and Qlab as needed.
  • Work with the Audio Mix Engineer during tech as needed.
  • Assist in preparation and set up of facility rentals in all spaces.
  • Schedule crews and submit time sheets on a weekly basis.
  • Work occasional nights and weekends.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the Sr. Director of Production.
Production Team Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Attend Production Meetings, Designer Runs, Tech Rehearsals, and Dress Rehearsals.
  • Retain confidentiality on all aspects related to the organization, performers, and staff.
  • Have a strong knowledge of all Orlando REP productions.
  • Maintain a safe, productive, efficient, organized, and clean working environment.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated proficiency of ETC EOS/Ion consoles setup and programming, networking (sACN, ETCNet, Pathways, ETC Unison), dimming systems (ETC Sensory, Strand CD80), lighting fixtures (both conventional and automated), DMX and wireless DMX standards, and special effects equipment (foggers, hazers, strobes, LED tape, pixel-mappable products, etc.).
  • Demonstrated proficiency of theatrical audio systems, digital audio consoles such as Yamaha QL5, Yamaha M7CL, passive and active speakers, amplifiers, digital sound processors, wireless microphones, QLab, Telex intercom systems, Dante networks, show control (MSC, MTV, OSC), and live mixing and recording.
  • Knowledgeable of projections, video, and camera systems.
  • Ability to manage system control IT networks and protocols.
  • Knowledgeable in repairing both lighting and sound equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and follow schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and execute theatrical paperwork including light plots and speaker plots.
  • Knowledgeable of Vectorworks and Lightwright.
  • Knowledgeable of technical theater procedures and technologies (fly system, rigging, stage mechanics, power tools).
  • Ability to remain calm and collected under pressure.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs, comfortable working at heights 20ft+, comfortable with ladders, stairs and personnel lifts.
  • Valid drivers license and comfortable driving a cargo van.
Compensation:

At Orlando REP, we work hard to provide competitive compensation and benefits to our employees. Our salaries are enhanced with valuable benefits, including health insurance, retirement plan with matching, and paid time off.

  • Starting Salary: (Tier 3 – Director) $45,000 annually or $21.63 per hour
  • Health Insurance Package
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • 401k Retirement plan – Orlando REP matches up to 3.5%
  • Optional Short-term disability, Vision, Dental plans

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume by email to [email protected] with the subject line: Director of Production Technology Application 2022 by September 23, 2022.

Education Positions

Bilingual Teaching Artist (English/Spanish)

Job Summary:

The Bilingual Teaching Artist is responsible for inspiring and educating young people and educators in the classroom. Under the direction of the Education department, Teaching Artists maintain Orlando REPs values and serve as a positive representative in the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop, write, and facilitate age & contextually appropriate lesson plans based on National and Florida State standards (in collaboration with co-teachers where required).
  • Maintain a safe learning environment through supporting student well-being, confidence, and personal growth.
  • Manage classroom behavior, procedures, and assessments.
  • Simultaneously work and coach adult learners as peers along with young students in a classroom.
  • Engage classroom teachers and peers in conversations about arts integration strategies and techniques
  • Support program evaluation.
  • Attend all required meetings and training sessions.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Fluency in Spanish, both speaking and writing required.
  • Ability to travel to schools around the Orlando area required.
  • A valid driver’s license, fingerprint clearance, and ability to pass a background check for both Orlando REP and Orange County Public Schools required.
  • Classroom experience with early learners preferred. Prior work in leading professional development is desirable. Demonstrated experience in theater or other performing arts is also desirable.
  • Commitment to Orlando REP’s philosophy of helping students find purpose through performance by creating a collaborative safe space that encourages growth, passion, courage, and perseverance through the theatre arts. We invest in imagination and creativity through programming that allows students to be seen, heard, and understood as they are and who they want to be.
Compensation:

This position is classified as a Seasonal Employee or Independent Contractor that offers $35 per hour.

Interested applicants should send a resume to [email protected] with the subject line: Teaching Artist Application.

Production Positions

 

Orlando Repertory Theatre is always accepting resumes for part-time, over hire, and contract work in production and design.

  • Design: Please email a resume and design samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Stage Management and Run Crew: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Lighting and Sound: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Props: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Carpentry and Scenic Art: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Costume Construction and Wigs: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected]  for future consideration.

Orlando Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we consider individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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