BenDeLaCreme Presents
New York, NY
TOUR | Professional Job

Expires: 10/31/23

Job Dates

11/04/23 - 12/31/23


$2,000 + per diem per week

*This is an international touring position requiring travel via overnight (sleeper) tour bus.*

BenDeLaCreme Presents has been producing the internationally-acclaimed "The Jinkx + DeLa Holiday Show" since 2018 and is gearing up for another holiday season with two of the world's most famous drag queens. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated technician to join our touring production team. This position would primarily be responsible for the load-in, operation, troubleshooting, and load-out of the show's video system but will also be a key assistant to the lighting and sound departments.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Work with the Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, and Tour Manager to participate in pre-production and advancing as needed

- Work closely with and assist the production team during all load-ins, technical rehearsals, show calls, and load-outs

- Assist in unloading and loading production equipment, production suitcases, and other items in and out of the truck/trailers

- Set-up, check-out, and strike the production+rsquo;s video systems for each performance

- In conjunction with the production team, determine rigging points and requirements for projector and screen for each venue and determine the proper projector lensing required for each setup

- Supervise and direct local crews to assist in video system load-in and load-out

- Ensure video system is in full working order for each technical rehearsal, sound check, and performance

- Troubleshoot video system issues as they arise and anticipate any problems whenever possible

- Maintain video system documentation

- Assist the Lighting Designer/Supervisor in the load-in and load-out of lighting systems

- Cross-train with the Lighting Designer/PSM to operate the lighting for the show in the event of an absence

- Assist the Sound Designer/Engineer in the load-in and load-out of sound systems

- Cross-train with the Sound Engineer to operate the sound/mix the show in the event of an absence

- Ensure and uphold all safety standards and proper theatrical workplace practices

- Maintain a positive and professional work environment

Required qualifications:

- Experience with professional/theatrical video projection systems including projectors and screens

- Experience with determining proper lens selection, projector and screen placements, lens focusing, projector setup, and troubleshooting

- Experience with rigging projectors and screens in a professional theatrical setting

- Proficient in QLab video programming/configuration/operation and macOS operating systems

- Working knowledge of standard theatrical lighting systems (ETC-family console knowledge a plus)

- Working knowledge of standard theatrical sound systems

- Ability to work efficiently and professionally in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude working with high-profile artists

- Ability to lift and carry at 50+ lbs

- A passport valid for international travel (valid through at least 6/30/2024)

- Higher consideration will be given to folks with prior tour experience (one-night stops, overnight tour bus)

- Higher consideration will be given to folks who have experience working with high-profile artists

"The Jinkx + DeLa Holiday Show" is a queer production created by queer folks for our queer audiences and allies. BenDeLaCreme Presents is committed to a diverse, respectful, and uplifting work environment.

Qualified and interested applicants, please submit a resume and references to: kevin@bendelacreme.com with the subject line "JDHS23 - Video Engineer Application". In lieu of a cover letter, please include a short personal statement in the body of your email that highlights some of your favorite past work experience and what skill and personality you hope to bring to this tour.


Kevin Heard



Business Address

315 W. 39th Street

Suite 1209

New York, NY 10018

Venue Address

International Tour

Posted: 09/12/2023 12:25:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/12/2023 19:00 EST

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