Touring Projections Supervisor

Posted by The John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts ; Posted on 
Touring Projections Supervisor


Kennedy Center Education Department seeks versatile, energetic, non-union Projections Supervisor for its Equity TYA touring production scheduled for January 2024 – May 2024.  Technicians receive weekly salary, housing, and per diem. Positions open until filled, with interviews beginning August 2023.

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the production’s Projections Designer and as the venue allows, serves as the primary Kennedy Center representative for adapting and executing the projection design for each venue on tour. This includes, as coordinated with the Stage Manager, supervising and executing the installation of projection equipment in each venue, running through a cue check before the first performance in each venue, conducting a equipment check at the top of each day of performances, watching the show for quality control and cueing, and operating the projection console as the needs of the venue dictate and the house rules allow. In coordination with the Technical Director and ATD, assisting with all technical aspects of the production for each venue, including loading and unloading of the truck, building and break-down of the set, and maintenance of the set. Participating in load-out/truck pack of all venues.
  • Participate in the shared task of traveling the set and company to and from venues, along with other company technicians, by serving as a 26’ truck driver and van driver, and maintaining all applicable paperwork (driver log, trip log, and vehicle condition report).
  • Serving as a liaison for arranging repairs and maintenance of the truck and van on tour, in coordination with the Lighting Supervisor/TD, Sound Supervisor/ATD, Props/Wardrobe Supervisor, and the Stage Manager. Maintaining all paperwork involved with both vehicles.
  • Communicating with the production’s creative team in order to successfully achieve the desired production goals consistently in performance.
  • Carrying a Kennedy Center credit card and/or petty cash funds for tour needs, and regularly submitting receipts to the Tour office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of technical theater experience in projections, general stagecraft, and safe working procedures.  Prior touring experience preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, excellent driving record and ability to drive a 26′ truck essential. Applicant must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to lift and carry heavy weights, and stand for upwards of 8 hours a day. Environment includes working outdoors and indoors and in flexible environments.

Read more and apply!

Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Technical (Stage)
Position Type: Temporary
Salary Range (annual): -
Experience: 2-5 Years
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree