Job Title: Part-time Season 19-20 Load-In Technical Director

Job Title: Part-time Season 19-20 Load-In Technical Director

Reports to: Cassie Chapados, Production Manager

Dates: September 2019-June 2020

Description: Central Square Theater (CST) is seeking a part-time load-in technical director for their 19-20 season. This person would primarily supervise sound and lighting load-in of all CST productions in the 19-20 season and be present at technical rehearsals to work in conjunction with production manager to solve any issues that arise during those rehearsals. This person should have significant experience with lighting and sound systems (particularly an ETC Ion and a Soundcraft GB4). This person should also be the Master Electrician for these productions. Additionally, a candidate with scenic and carpentry skills will be given greater consideration.


Central Square Theater is committed to diversity at all levels: on our stage, in our audience, on our staff, and within our leadership. CST is the oldest female led professional theater company in New England. We strongly encourage people of color and LGBTQA+ candidates to apply.


Primary qualifications for the Load-In Technical Director includes:

  • Experience with theatrical lighting systems (how to hang and focus a lighting instrument, board programming, instrument cabling, circuiting, etc.)
  • Experience with theatrical sound systems (hanging and cabling speakers, speaker to sound board hookup, basic Qlab skills, etc.)
  • Organizational leadership skills for leading a team of overhire employees to keep load-in on track and in the amount of time scheduled
  • Experience with projection and/or scenic painting a plus, but not a requirement

Duties and Responsibilities:

Load-in/tech dates for these shows are as follows:

The Crucible: 9/2/19-9/11/19 

A Christmas Carol: 11/4/20-11/8/20, tech 11/23/19-11/27/19

Vanity Fair: 1/13/20-1/22/20 

Pipeline: 2/24/20-3/4/20 

Ada and the Engine: 3/30/20-4/8/20

Ain’t Misbehavin’: 5/18/20-5/27/20 


A sample load in schedule for this person would be as follows:

Tuesday, September 3rd: Hang, 9am-7pm

Thursday, September 5th: Focus, 9am-7pm

Friday, September 6th: Notes, 9am-1pm

Saturday, September 7th: Tech, 11am-11pm

Sunday, September 8th: Tech, 11am-4pm

Monday, September 9th: Notes, 9am-3pm

Tuesday, September 10th: Notes, 12pm-4pm

Wednesday, September 11th: Notes,12pm-4pm


Please email resume, cover letter and desired salary range to No phone calls, please.