Astor Show Productions is looking for a part time Video Operator/Engineer.
Candidates should have a working knowledge of digital video equipment and be able to identify and repair problems related to the running of the show. Experience with live video switching and hand held camera work is required. Knowledge of video display surfaces and projectors is a plus. Experience with media servers, media playback software such as Qlab, and computer networks is preferred. Applicants should have a fairly flexible schedule and be willing to communicate with the Video Supervisor about weekly and monthly scheduling of shows.
Show responsibilities include preset, executing show cues, and post show or turnover duties in a safe, professional and timely manner. Video Operators must maintain clear communication with Stage Manager and Supervisor regarding the status of the video system.
Part timers are required to run a minimum of 1 show every other week but should expect 1 to 3 shows a week. Availability for occasional daytime work is a plus. Part Timers are also encouraged to attend crew meetings and full company meetings and must be willing to do more shows during the holiday season (Thanksgiving through New Years).
Interested applicants should apply with a resume and cover letter.
Blue Man Group is a global entertainment phenomenon, known for its award-winning theatrical productions, iconic characters, and multiple creative explorations. Blue Man Group is owned and operated by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy, and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show as expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Orlando, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments, and sensory stimulating graphics.
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