Theatre Technician Resume Samples

A Theatre Technician is responsible for the proper functioning and operation of lighting, sound, and other technical aspects of theatre performances. The job description entails repairing and maintaining the equipment to keep it in running and safe conditions. A well-drafted Theatre Technician Resume mentions the following core duties – organizing the rigging and setting lighting, setting up sound equipment, setting up props, and masking on stage; operating sound, lighting, and other effects during performances, helping in furnishing rehearsals with appropriate lighting, sound, and scenery as needed; carrying out all duties following the OSHA and to promote a culture of safety; carrying out and ensuring proper testing of equipment, and working with other technical staff in event of emergencies.

The nature of the work demands the following skills and abilities – a thorough understanding of the production process and theatre production techniques; knowledge of using modern lighting, sound, and other technical equipment; an interest in theatre; attention to detail; and the ability to improvise during unexpected situations. Formal qualifications are not necessary for this job, however, to the least a general education is preferred.

Theatre Technician Resume example

Theatre Technician Resume

Headline : Seeks to obtain a position in Administration / Customer Services that will utilize skills and work ethics for the benefit of the company.

Skills : Elation Design spot 575e, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Set up and operated the lighting equipment.
    2. Focused lighting on specific needs.
    3. Set up sound equipment and operate the soundboard.
    4. Worked with the music teachers to get what they want for the performance.
    5. Crowd control, make sure there is no food or drinks in the auditorium.
    6. Gave directions to people new to the building.
    7. Operated the rigging system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Visual Basic Programming


Theatre Technician Resume

Headline : Seeks to secure a job. Eager to apply leadership, communication, and teamwork skills, academic preparation, and solid work ethic to bring value to your team.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Inventory, Powerpoint, Research, Training, Typing.

Description :

    1. Conferred with producers, performers, and others to determine and achieve the desired sound and lighting design for a production, such as a musical or dance performance.
    2. Prepared for live performances (such as choir or theater) by performing activities such as selecting and setting up microphones and lighting instruments.
    3. Set up, tested, and adjust audio and lighting equipment for live performances.
    4. Act as stage manager by communicating with other technicians via headset.
    5. Operate soundboard or light board.
    6. Report equipment problems and ensure that required repairs are made.
    7. Tear down equipment after event completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Arts/Elementary Education


Theatre Technician Resume

Objective : Seeks to secure a job, eager to apply leadership, communication, and teamwork skills, academic preparation, and solid work ethic to bring value to your team. As a double major, have a variety of skills that one can bring to your company.

Skills :

Description :

    1. Strike sets and designs after performances.
    2. Assisted in all aspects of technical theatre.
    3. Performed custodial duties to ensure all theatre areas are maintained in a clean and orderly condition, including removing all trash and boxes from theatre areas and sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming the theatre facility as necessary.
    4. Evaluated incoming artist's technical riders and consults with library production technicians.
    5. Built sets and paints as needed; assists with load in and out of theatrical events, unloading equipment, sets and properties from vans and trucks.
    6. Provided technical assistance to artists, including setting up equipment, sets and properties.
    7. Worked with artists to meet their specific needs.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          0-2 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Entry Level
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In Philosophy

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Objective : High-energy people person, with more than 8 years of customer service and entertainment. The project is driven by creative leadership and artistic innovation. Always looking for opportunities to work with diverse groups of people.

                                          Skills : HTML 5, JavaScript, JQuery, WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Premier, Audio Engineering, Digital Fabrication, 3D Printing, CNC Routing, Laser Cutting, Japanese Speaking Ability.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Ensured smooth running of all technical aspects of theatre's day-to-day operation.
                                            2. Organized the rigging and setting of lighting.
                                            3. Set up sound equipment.
                                            4. Acquired and setting up props, masking, etc.
                                            5. Designed sound and lighting cues for performances.
                                            6. Called cues to other technicians as stage managers.
                                            7. Assured that all performers are comfortable and ready for a perfect performance.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          0-2 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Entry Level
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In Philosophy

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Headline : A recent college graduate specializing in Windows and Linux-based server administration, technical support, and creative solutions to the problem of limited resources.

                                          Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Provided exemplary volunteer service prior to employment and was personally asked to join the full-time team.
                                            2. Collaborated with fellow technicians as well as directors, producers, and performers to deliver memorable performances.
                                            3. Displayed an ability to work with people of all experience levels while adhering to tight deadlines.
                                            4. Worked upwards of 13 hours a day, 6 days a week with consistent quality output.
                                            5. Developed a broad set of skills on the fly, working on all types of programming including plays, musicals, choir concerts, and dance recitals.
                                            6. Constructed of scenery and props for theatre.
                                            7. Managed two or three over-hire carpenters and interns.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In English

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Objective : Interested in a long-term career, involving extensive people interaction and diverse corporate projects, would like a challenging position, which rewards ambition, initiative and offers opportunities for professional and financial growth.

                                          Skills : Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Setting up and maintaining sound, lighting, and on-stage equipment.
                                            2. Problem-solving, crowd control, and teamwork for traveling shows and other events.
                                            3. Management, handling, and installation of audio, video, and lighting equipment for theatrical use. 
                                            4. Repairing and building props for performances.
                                            5. Worked with other theatre techs to organize set props and costumes, prioritized and delegated tasks.
                                            6. Built sets and props, and ran the show as a crew. 
                                            7. Worked with cast and crew to provide the best show possible.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Junior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In Philosophy

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Objective : An experienced and detail-oriented professional that is driven by helping and supporting others and thrives when part of an organization that embodies the same views.

                                          Skills : Customer Service, Inventory Management.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Assist various teams of workers in setting up theatrical productions, lectures, and concerts.
                                            2. Run lighting console, sound console, and projections.
                                            3. Experienced in dealing with many different types of lectures, concerts, and theatrical productions, in several venues.
                                            4. Was part of the team that maintains and runs the theater including setting up the stage and the lights (for various events including plays, concerts.
                                            5. Had other responsibilities such as lighting, sound, and stagehand.
                                            6. Managed theatre crew responsible for theatre events that include the hiring and training of technical staff.
                                            7. Performed technical operations, which included operating and setting up lighting and sound equipment.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Junior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In English

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Headline : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

                                          Skills : Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Work with light board and various lighting instruments.
                                            2. Operate and Design Sound for productions.
                                            3. Assisted with the construction of the production.
                                            4. Prepare the theatre for plays and events with the setup of lighting, audio, and theatre props.
                                            5. Use creativity and problem solving to engineer and build stage sets and mechanisms.
                                            6. Work within a team to meet deadlines and support large theatrical.
                                            7. Led teams of 4-6 to take down and set up shows to meet tight deadlines.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In English

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Objective : Responsible for Assisting the production technicians with lighting and sound modification before, during and after performances, and also Assisting in implementing lighting plots, Assisting in the hanging and focusing of lighting instruments from a 20 foot ladder.

                                          Skills : Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player, Customer Service.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Completed complex tasks in high-pressure situations.
                                            2. Became one of the most trusted technicians of 50, due to work ethic and attention to detail.
                                            3. Building sets and stage props, moving them during performances.
                                            4. Assisted in stage renovation/repair.
                                            5. Maintained order as stage manager for traveling performance groups.
                                            6. Operated up-to-date light and soundboards.
                                            7. Worked with many techs and theatre-goers.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          2-5 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Junior
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In Philosophy

                                          Theatre Technician Resume

                                          Objective : Seeks to secure a position with a company that will allow utilizing strengths and abilities, which includes strong communication, leadership, motivational, and negotiating skills to further the progress and success of your company.

                                          Skills : Computer literacy, Windows proficient, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Assisted house and production managers.
                                            2. Responsible for building sets and changing them during scene changes.
                                            3. In charge of audio, lights, and microphones for plays.
                                            4. Responsible for running touring shows and events.
                                            5. Greet patrons attending entertainment events.
                                            6. Direct patrons to restrooms, concession stands, and telephones.
                                            7. Collaborated with clients to solve obstacles that arose, and managed their contracts to meet their needs.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          0-2 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Entry Level
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          BA In English