Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC
Professional Job

Expires: 03/31/24

Job Dates

04/22/24 - 12/22/24


$14.00 - $15.00 + overtime after 40 hours per hour

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, enriches lives through the art of theatre by nurturing talent, inspiring creativity, and encouraging growth.

Founded in 1952 as the Vagabond School of the Drama by the Vagabond Players, this mission builds on the Vagabond legacy of excellence in production, education, life-long learning, and a unique family bond that extends to its community of patrons, supporters, and partners +ndash; the Vagabond family spirit.

Flat Rock Playhouse is a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization.


Job Title: Staff Electrician
Salary and Benefits: $14.00 - $15.00 an hour (plus overtime after 40 hours)
Eligible for Insurance Benefits after 90 days
Housing provided as availability permits

Department: Lighting
Reports to (Position): Head of Lighting + Projections, Head Electrician

Dates of Employment: Mid April - Dec 22, 2024.

SUMMARY: Work in conjunction with Head of Lighting + Projections and Head Electrician to plan, coordinate, execute, and maintain all production lighting, production video and special effects needs for Flat Rock Playhouse productions and events.

● Assist the Head Electrician in overseeing the installation, maintenance, removal (strike), storage and/or return of all lighting equipment, projection equipment, and special effects for each production as indicated by designers.
● Assist the Head Electrician in managing interns and other electricians.
● Assist the Head Electrician in overseeing all lighting and projections inventory, including documentation and maintenance.
● Crew shows as assigned. Positions may include: Lighting or Assistant Lighting Design, Programmer, Board Operator, Spotlight Operator, or Run Crew.
● Commitment to the training and professional development of entry level theatre artists.
● Complete required parking shifts during show runs along with other staff as assigned by production management
● Other duties as assigned

● Bachelor Degree in theatre/related field or commensurate experience.
● 1 year experience working in lighting for theatre preferred.
● Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

● Operational knowledge of theatrical lighting design implementation.
● Operational knowledge of electricity and relevant formulas.
● Basic knowledge of theatrical lighting consoles, primarily ETC ION and Nomad.
● Basic knowledge of intelligent and conventional theatrical lighting equipment, DMX and network-based systems.
● Basic knowledge of theatrical video and projection systems.
● Basic ability to use Lightwright and basic worksheet and spreadsheets.
● Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
● Must be able to lift 70 lbs.
● Must be able to work from heights on ladders, mechanical lifts, catwalks, beams, etc.
● Must be able to climb 250 lbs.rated ladder.

Flat Rock Playhouse is making every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, Flat Rock Playhouse will be operating under the Actors Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines.

Flat Rock Playhouse strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. All candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to production@flatrockplayhouse.org


Adam Goodrum

Production Manager



(828) 693-0403

Fax: (828) 693-6795

Business Address

2661 Greenville Hwy

Flat Rock, NC 28731

Posted: 02/21/2024 11:39:00 EST

Last Updated: 02/21/2024 18:39 EST

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