The Theatre Manager is responsible for all technical and related elements involved in the operation of Saint Andrew’s School Wight Hall Performing Arts Center while being used by the school, community, and other groups, in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy and facilities policies and risk management practices.
Provide audio support and sound design for all student performances including US Play, LS, MS, and US Musicals, Novemberfest: A Fall Festival of Dance, Spring Celebration of Dance, Holiday Concerts, Spring Concerts, Grandparents Day, Strings Night, and LS Grade-level 1, 2, and 3 musicals.
Provide audio and lighting support for concerts, student assemblies, speakers, professional development, and other events in Roberts Theater.
Provide audio support for school events such as Saint Andrew’s Day, Lessons and Carols, ceremonies, seminars, workshops, and others as requested.
In cooperation with the Operations Department, oversee the changeover between each event in Wight Hall is completed safely and promptly.
Anticipate additional needs for each set-up, strike, and changeover in order to maintain production calendar.
Provide audio and lighting support for all rentals utilizing Wight Hall.
Provide videography of events for archival and college preparatory purposes.
Mentor student Soundboard Operators in technical theatre and safety procedures.
Maintain a safe and orderly space for student and community use including Roberts Theater, FOA Lobby, Black Box Theater, Scene Shop, Control Booth, and Properties, Furniture, and Costume Storage areas.
Maintain all theatre equipment including audio equipment, technical systems and components in good working order. Apprise Director of Performing Arts of anticipated equipment repairs and expenses.
Mentor students as needed in all facets of Technical Theatre including Stage Management, Lightboard and Soundboard Operation, and Run Crew
Ensure all fire and safety regulations are compliant in Wight Hall.
Establish professional and collegial working relationships within Performing Arts Department, the Saint Andrew’s School community, and guests renting Wight Hall.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Performing Arts, Division Heads, or Head of School.
Experience in Sound Design in an educational setting.
Bachelor degree in Design or Technical Theatre. Master’s Degree or 5 years equivalent experience. Experience in an educational setting preferred.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexibility and efficiency.
Demonstrated creativity and proactive approach to technical theatre challenges.
Saint Andrew’s School is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including: selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, gender, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability or handicap, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirement of all federal, state, and local laws.
About Saint Andrew's School
An independent, co-educational school for grades JK - 12, Saint Andrew's School seeks to educate students in mind, body and spirit. We welcome students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds to join our community.