Position Title: Technical Director 

Type: Part-time employee

Pay: $17.00/hr


About the position: 

At BAAY, our Technical Director designs and runs the lighting for each of our productions. We put up 4-6 full-length and 4-6 short-length shows per year with students ranging from ages 5-17. The Technical Director also manages our tech and design materials to keep them organized and maintained. 


We will also be developing a theatre tech mentorship program, in which the Technical Director works with BAAY students to teach them how to create lighting and sound designs for our productions. 


About the Organization: 

BAAY (Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to enrich the lives of children through the exploration of the arts. We offer programming for ages 5-17 that includes theatre, dance, music, acting, improvisation, costuming, and visual arts.


Job Qualifications: 

  • At least 5 years of theatre experience. 
  • Design lead or support on at least 5 stage productions. 
  • Experience working with youth in a small or large group setting. 
  • A flexible schedule. 
  • Willing to work nights and weekends. 
  • A positive and collaborative attitude.
  • Strong time-management skills. 
  • A familiarity with light and sound equipment. 
  • An interest in this position in the long-term.


Application Process:

To be considered for this position, please provide the following:

  • Resume showcasing both theatrical and practical work experience. 
  • One letter of recommendation from someone who has seen you work with kids. 
  • A cover letter detailing: 
    • Why you are a great candidate for this position. 
    • The importance of creating theatre with young people. 


Please forward all application materials to: olivia@baay.org

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