Texas Shakespeare Festival
Kilgore, TX

Expires: 03/30/24

Job Dates

May 13-July 31


$800 Lighting Supervisor/ $700 Asst. Lighting Supe biweekly

2024 Season Includes: Much Ado About Nothing, Peter + the Starcatcher, Julius Caesar, Sweeney Todd, and Tinkerbell (YA Production). For more information visit www.texasshakespeare.com

Up to $300 travel / private dorm housing / 11 meals a week

The Texas Shakespeare Festival is seeking a lighting supervisor to join our team in Kilgore, Texas for the 2021 summer season. TSF is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment ensuring that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. The successful candidate will possess solid leadership, communication, organizational skills; electrics team leadership and lighting design experience whether academically or professionally; experience with ETC Element console and ability to program efficiently and accurately; experience with programming and maintaining moving lights and LED fixtures, knowledge of theatrical rigging, electricity and wiring; ability to read and understand light plots and related lighting paperwork, and ability to lift at least 50 pounds and able to work from ladders and other heights.

Responsible for:

Implementing the lighting design (installing, repairing, and maintaining all lighting equipment) for a four-show rotating repertory season, the children+rsquo;s show, and auxiliary shows as needed

Construct and wire any scenic or practical items such as light boxes, LED Tape, or other production-specific lighting.

Maintain accurate and up to date paperwork for each production and changeover.

Keep electrics lab and booth areas clean and free of debris.

Follow all health and safety guidelines established by the theatre. Report any unsafe conditions or practices to your supervisor immediately.

Supervising and assigning electrics duties to running and change-over crews.

Serving as the light board operator for at least one show.

Serve as the deck electrician for at least one show.

Serving as the Lighting Designer for the children's show.

Assisting with company strike.

Participating in opening night discussions

Up to $300 travel / double occupancy dorm housing / 11 meals a week

Minimum Requirements: Assist Master Electrician in supervising a 4 member team of electricians through the installation, repair, and maintenance of all elements of the lighting design and changeovers. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year of professional theatrical lighting experience or the educational equivalent with an emphasis in programming ETC Consoles. Also required is knowledge of industry standard operating procedures, and electrical theory and electrical safety.

Responsible for:

Assisting with the implementation of the lighting design for the four-show rotating repertory season, the children+rsquo;s show, and other auxiliary shows, as needed

Serving as the Master Electrician for the children+rsquo;s show

Helping to install, repair, and maintain all lighting equipment

Assisting with running and change-over crews

Serving as the light board operator for at least one show

Serving as deck electrician for at least one show

Assisting with company strike

Participating in opening night discussions

Serve as Lighting Designer for the Talent Show


Meaghan Simpson

Artistic Director



(903) 983-8610

Business Address

1100 Broadway Blvd

Kilgore, TX 75662

Posted: 11/17/2023 08:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/16/2023 18:36 EST

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