Deck Lead - Blue Man Group Chicago
Blue Man Group is immediately seeking a full-time Deck Lead to join its Chicago production. Responsibilities include an extensive and detail-oriented props preset before the show, prop handling and cue execution throughout performances as well as work with a video camera on stage during the show, and post show duties as assigned including stage cleaning.
The Deck Lead Position works a minimum of 7 shows per week and daytime maintenance work calls as scheduled, totaling 35-40 hours a week. The Deck Lead is responsible for maintaining and/or repairing all technical elements of the show under their specific track jurisdiction. Strong communication and theatrical props skills (basic troubleshooting, prop repair, construction, etc.) required. All crew positions work cross-departmentally and are not solely restricted to projects within their department
Successful candidates will be self-motivated, innovative and enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative environment. Candidates with video knowledge and experience are highly preferred. Those with technical theatre/props and run crew experience are encouraged to apply. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
This is a full-time position with benefits. The pay is hourly, based on a 35-40 hour week. Payday is bi-weekly. Candidate must be available to work during the holidays (Thanksgiving through New Year’s) and weekday-day time during matinee season (March-June).
Interested candidates can apply online by September 20 by uploading a cover letter and resume.
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 has 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.
Blue Man Group is committed to building a creative and dynamic workplace that celebrates individual differences and diversity, and treats everyone with fairness and respect. BMG does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.