Job Opening: Theatre/Lighting Technician
Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park, Huntington, NY 11743
Huntington Arts Council is seeking an experienced Theatre Technician with a strong background and interest in stage lighting for live music concerts, dance and theatrical performances, and any other show/production involving lighting.
As Lighting Technician, will have primary responsibility for maintaining, rigging and operating all lighting equipment for annual eight-plus week Summer Arts Festival, and for other scheduled events and performances at this venue, including Tulip Festival (May), Fall Festival (October) and facility rentals, as needed.
The ideal candidate will:
- Will have experience in lighting design and the programming of electronic and digital lighting control consoles and equipment.
- An understanding of how each type of stage lighting instrument works, including all adjustments and limitations, is also favored.
- Be familiar with and comply with best practices and electrical safety guidelines.
- Be comfortable working safely from heights.
A bachelor’s degree in theater arts is preferred but not required. What’s most important to us is on-the-job experience including, but not limited to, theater lighting and previous production experience.
Successful candidate will be hired as a seasonal employee by Town of Huntington within Dept. of Parks & Recreation.
To schedule an interview, please contact: John Chicherio, Director of Performing Arts: Phone: 631-271-8423 x11
Please e-mail resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts Administration Internship Opportunities for
College & High School Students
Internships are available year-round to college and high school students. Non-paid internships fulfill community service requirements and written verification may be provided to students at the end of their session. Hours are flexible. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Please send cover letter, resume, a writing sample and two references to:
Huntington Arts Council
213 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743
Attention: Arts-in-Education Coordinator
About The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.
The Huntington Arts Council, Inc. is a professionally staffed arts agency founded in 1963 to provide coordination and programming services for the arts. The Huntington Arts Council enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council remains true to its motto, "serving the arts. . .serving the community," through the scope and type of projects and programs offered. Included among them are Information Services & Publications, Training, Education and Advocacy, Outreach Efforts, Huntington Summer Arts Festival, Grants for the Arts; Arts-in-Education and Youth Services; and membership benefits to the over 100 non-profit arts organization members.