• TECH RIGGER - CIRQUE DU SOLEIL (ON CALL)

    Requisition ID
    2018-8132
    Category
    ENTERTAINMENT / CIRQUE SHOW
    Minimum Age (Yrs)
    21
    Union Status
    Non-Union
  • Overview

    Responsible to learn and diligently execute all rigging show tracks, perform daytime maintenance / inspections and operate the flying winch for aerial flying acts in the Mystère Showroom. He/she must also be willing to support the technical needs of all other stage departments at Mystère.

     

    Specific Job Functions:

    • Assemble, construct, maintain and operate all rigging equipment for artist's acrobatic activities as needed for training, special events, rehearsals and performances.
    • Learn and operate rigging cues during performances.
    • Assist with the rigging of overhead stage equipment including lighting, sound, automation, scenery and props during rehearsals and performances.
    • Work as a team member in the Rigging Department and in collaboration with Carpentry, Properties, Electrics, Sound, Automation, Wardrobe and Stage Management.
    • Develop a thorough knowledge of all rigging equipment specific to Mystère in order to operate and maintain mechanized and manual rigging equipment safely.
    • Assist with the establishment of a safe working environment at all times and conform to all safety standards.
    • Support the rotation of work schedules for work calls, training, maintenance and performances.
    • Participate in the regular inspection of all installations.
    • Support the artists at all times by assisting and guiding their interactions with all scenery and prop elements.
    • Support the creative team with patience and understanding.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned to you by the Head Rigger.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications

     

    • Must have a minimum of three years' professional experience as an acrobatic and conventional theatrical rigger for artists and show equipment in large-scale productions.
    • Master rigging courses an asset.
    • Must be 18+ years of age.
    • Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    • Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
    • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English in both oral and written form.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with business contacts.
    • Must have a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Treasure Island standards.
    • Must have the availability to work varied shifts including weekends and holidays.
    • Experience with flying aerial artists is a bonus.

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