The Granada Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA
UNION | Professional Job

Expires: 10/11/24


Per CBA $39.04/hr. ($40.21/hr. as of 7/1/2023) per hour


The Stage Coordinator position is an IATSE local 442 represented position and is covered by a CBA between local 442 and the employer SBCPA/The Granada.

The Stage Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the technical aspects of performances run smoothly, error free, and on schedule. They are the first called crewmember for production calls and directs/coordinates the efforts of House Crew. The Stage Coordinator is supervised by the Granada+rsquo;s Director of Stage Production and Operations.

This role will organize practical and technical aspects of stage events and delegate responsibilities to appropriate channels. This role will also serve as a lead; overseeing, coordinating and supporting department heads in audio, carpentry, lighting, wardrobe, and other dept. heads as activated. They will ensure safety during the execution of those efforts. This role works with their supervisor to ensure show success, and is the primary point of contact for incoming technical teams on production calls.

Subject to the direction of the Employer, the Stage Coordinator+rsquo;s duties shall include, but are not limited to:
1. Authority over all show related issues.
2. Being the point of contact for the stage users with regard to technical inquiries.
3. Unless otherwise directed by the Employer, responsible for:

The safety of cast and crew members while in the Granada Theatre.
The safe and proper operation of Granada theatrical equipment.
Providing access to the Granada Theatre as required by the stage user.
Securing the building at the end of the work call.


Stage Operations

Manage daily opening and closing of stage and support areas.
Supervise events, rehearsals, work calls, preshow and end of show activities such as technical and safety checks.
Ability to create a professional, respectful environment for our patrons, donors, clients, artists, visiting technicians and local crew.
Provides a high level of customer service and collegial / professional atmosphere for our incoming presenters and clients.
Update and distribute daily production schedules and updates to internal stakeholders
Strong understanding of the various areas of the theater+rsquo;s lighting, sound, projection, etc. departments, including their interaction with each department.
Coordinate the timely start of each performance by communicating with the House Manager, production crew + company representative as appropriate.
Ability to read and interpret scaled and unscaled blueprints, drawings and plots to be able to supplement design work and implement on the stage, as needed.
Assist with production advance calls as needed and facilitate information transfer to/from Dept. Heads.
Ensure that assigned facilities and equipment are maintained in proper working condition, and coordinate stage and maintenance work calls.
Oversee management of all load-in materials and the return of all leased and borrowed items.
Ensure that artists and touring production crews have required items needed to preform specific to production.
Perform and/or delegate the preventive maintenance of stage equipment and coordinate larger projects with Facility manager.
Facilitate an annual technical inventory of all equipment with recommendations for replacement or refurbishment.


Expert at OSHA compliance. OSHA 10 certification or ability to be certified within first six months of employment.
Enforce OSHA and fire regulations and promote safe work practices.
Conduct or delegate daily safety meetings.
Safely and effectively manages the load-in, load-out, and work/performance calls of production elements to stage.


Responsible for documenting/reporting disciplinary and safety issues of House and stage crews; reporting actions back to Supervisor.
The Stage Coordinator shall submit time cards to the employer at the conclusion of each work call. Time cards shall include the following information: the stage employee+rsquo;s name, position classification(s), start and finish time of the work call, start and finish times for actual periods worked, applicable rates of pay, pay premiums, and penalty as applicable. They shall also report usage of billable theatre items to the employer prior to the end of engagements.
Maintain current knowledge of all equipment and supervise training on all equipment.
Oversee backstage credential and security plan is being implemented and overseen by security department in order to maintain a safe and secure backstage area for artists.
Monitor the workflow of the event and, using sound judgment, problem-solving when necessary.
Disseminate event details and technical riders with co- workers.
Ability to understand, interpret and inform on details of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Maintain inventory and order specialized supplies and facilitate same amongst House Crew.
Consult with the VP and Director of Stage Production and Operations on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment for the individual events.
Facilitate recommendations to the Director of Stage Production and Operations regarding capital purchases of technical equipment.
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Stage Production and Operations.


Ability to work untraditional hours, and long days. +ndash; nights, weekends and occasional holidays.
Strong leadership skills, and an ability to have crews work together harmoniously.
Ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure.
Must possess superior interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to make clear, concise decisions; sometimes with limited information.
Demonstrate strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to train as necessary to operate iSolved, for timecards, Momentus for Production information, and VectorWorks for simple drafting.

Pay: Per CBA $39.04/hr. ($40.21/hr. as of 7/1/24)


Katie Coulston



Business Address

1214 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Posted: 04/11/2024 13:43:00 EST

Last Updated: 04/11/2024 21:00 EST

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