Cardinal Stage, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking Production Staff and Technicians in all production/technical theater fields for their upcoming season. Technicians will work closely with Cardinal’s Production Manager and Technical Director in carpentry, painting, lighting, and wardrobe for productions.
The ideal candidates will have strong communication skills, ability to work quickly and have a positive attitude. Local applicants from the Bloomington/Indianapolis area or South-Central Indiana preferred, as housing for guest artists is limited.
Seeking Production Staff/Assistants/Technicians in the following areas:
- Technical Director (Seasonal contract, Oct 1-June 30)
- Stage Management (project-based)
- Master Electricians (project-based)
- Covid Compliance Officer (project-based)
- Electricians (hourly)
- Carpenters (hourly)
- Scenic Charges/Painters (hourly)
- Stitchers / Dressers (hourly/project-based)
- Stage Hands (hourly/project-based)
- Production interns (hourly/credit)
Frog and Toad at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Load-In & hang begin: Monday, December 13, 2021
Focus: Thursday, December 16, 2021
Tech: December 16-19, 2021
First Preview: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Opening: Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Closing/Load-out: Jan. 2-3, 2022
The Mountaintop* at the Waldron Auditorium
Load-In & hang begin: Monday, February 7, 2022
Focus: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Tech: February 10-16, 2022
First Preview: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Opening: Saturday, February 19, 2022
Closing/Load-out: March, 6-7, 2022
Ada and the Engine* at the Waldron Auditorium
Load-In and hang begin: Monday, March 21, 2022
Focus: Thursday, March 24, 2022
Tech: March 24 – 30, 2022
First Preview: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Opening: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Closing/Load-out: April 17-18, 2022
Hedwig and the Angry Inch* at the Waldron Auditorium
Load-In and hang begin: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Focus: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Tech: June 2-8, 2022
First Preview: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Opening: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Closing/Load-out: June 26-27, 2022
*All 2022 dates are still to be confirmed and may change slightly.
Technical Director for the 21-22 Season will be hired on a seasonal contract (Oct 1-June 30). Design Staff, Stage Management, and Master Electrician positions will be hired by contract on a per-show basis. Production Staff will be hired as hourly positions or as Overhire as needed. Internships and part time paid positions are both available.
Cardinal Stage produces work in venues that range from 80-500 seats. Cardinal Stage’s mission is to produce high-quality professional theater that engages audiences and strengthens the cultural, educational and economic vibrancy of South Central Indiana. We believe that greater diversity of viewpoints and lived experiences will result in a better, more relevant organization, and we encourage people across lines of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religious tradition, and more to apply.
For more information or to apply for the above positions, please email Corey Hollinger, Production Manager ([email protected]). Applicants may consider submitting any one (or more) of the following: a cover letter/letter of interest, resume, website, portfolio, personal profile, and/or video. Please include up-to-date contact information and references.