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The stage technician performs a variety of tasks associated with presenting live and broadcast productions. The technician will be primarily responsible for supporting the stage needs of events in Kingsbury Hall and other venues supported by UtahPresents. Assignments can include general stage hand work (wardrobe, rail, deck, load-in/outs, etc.), electrician work, audio-video, camera operations, and other aspects of presenting live entertainment. A stage technician is not expected to be proficient in all departments, but should have at least one area of experience.
Hours for this position are variable, dependent upon the needs of specific shows and projects. Assignments can vary project to project, working as a specialist for one show and as a general stage hand for another. Technicians will be supervised and work alongside the full-time staff of Kingsbury Hall.
Events include the UtahPresents series, rentals and college events, spanning live music, convocations, lectures, film, dance, theatre, and mixed arts. Supported venues include proscenium theatres, black box spaces, concert halls, and found spaces ranging from atriums to fields to museum spaces to Vimeo. Most venues are on the University of Utah campus, but others may be located along the Wasatch Front.
UtahPresents is a mission driven, non-profit, campus-based arts presenter located at the University of Utah with a focus on bringing diverse artistic and cultural experiences to the campus and the region. As stewards of the iconic Kingsbury Hall, UtahPresents provides a valuable gathering space for community events and campus partners. UtahPresents values individuals who can actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural background, experiences, and expertise of our staff.
This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at our location if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.