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Lighting Supervisor
New Brunswick, NJ
George Street Playhouse
Part Time
Posted September 15, 2022
George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks a qualified Lighting Supervisor for their main stage, 5 show, season, annual Gala Benefit, and other company events.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:
● Managing the George Street Playhouse lighting inventory
● Prepping the lighting package for mainstage shows
● Attending production meetings as necessary
● Arranging any purchasing or rental of equipment
● Managing communication with the lighting design team and acting as an interface between the design team and Local Union staff
● Managing/supervising load in and strike of lighting components of shows, including arranging any rental returns
● Being on hand throughout the load in, tech rehearsal, and preview period to facilitate the hang, focus, note calls, and other elements pertaining to the lighting design process
● Maintenance of GSP lighting inventory
● Responsible for any on-stage electrics, practicals, lightboxes, LED tape, and other elements needing to be electrified for the main stage productions


● Reading and understanding light plots
● Running and supervision crews
● Understanding Lightwright software
● Basic light board programing on ETC consoles
● The ability to understand scale and read construction plans
● Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once
● Be a “can-do” team player who can make thoughtful decisions quickly and demonstrates grace under pressure
● Good organizational skills and strong sense of professionalism
● Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time
● Must be able to move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds ● Must be able to ascend/descend ladders
● Must be able to drive vans and small trucks
● A valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
● 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production as an electrician

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity:
Position pays an hourly rate of $25-$28 based on experience. Position is a Local I.A.T.S.E. position and includes health and dental benefits, OT, sick days, holidays, and annuity benefits as outlined in the I.A.T.S.E. CBA. Position begins September 6, 2022 and runs through June 4, 2023.

How To Apply

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, references, and portfolio photos for consideration to: Christopher Bailey, Production Manager, at
Deadline: Oct 06, 2022