Lighting Supervisor

Teatro Zinzanni


About the project and the company


Teatro ZinZanni presents a fully integrated evening of entertainment which includes cirque artists, European cabaret, contortionists, jugglers and illusionists with live music and a fabulous multi-course meal.


The smooth operation of Teatro ZinZanni is based on teamwork and the shared responsibility of sales, production and service staff. Our success is determined by the integration of excellent customer service from ticketing to night of show, quality of the show and seamless food and beverage operations.


Teatro Zinzanni’s newest show will be performed at our residency in Seattle at the Lotte Hotel. This one-of-a-kind run of performances brings together two iconic Seattle brands during Teatro ZinZanni’s 25th anniversary year, promising an opulent, world-class extravaganza in the breathtaking setting of the hotel’s largest venue, the Grand Ballroom in The Sanctuary. The Teatro ZinZanni dinner and show experience will open this Fall and run into 2024.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY This person operates the lighting system nightly and works with the Lighting Designer (LD) and Stage Manager (SM) to create the best show possible. They work in advance of the show on the lighting equipment installtion and all related paperwork. They work with the LD on the hang and focus and all of the cueing for the show. Need to have worked on and IOS board. Once the show is up they will create a equipement mainatanance schedule with the SM. This position works with the LD and SM on the development on any lighting practicals.

Required Qualifications

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsibilities and Duties: The Position’s primary function is to operate the light board for the nightly show. This function will include the following responsibilities: • Works with the Lighting Designer to generate and update lighting paperwork including: Inventory, dimmer schedule, channel hookup, magic sheet, pre and post show check lists. • Program and operate Intelligent and/or Conventional Lighting console(s) for show • Handles lighting rentals and ordering of equipment if needed • Collaborates with Lighting Designer, Director, and Stage Manager on logistics pertaining to lighting needs for practical props • Handles lighting or electrical prop repairs if needed • Performs all manipulation of lighting equipment inside venue including focus, cleaning, maintenance, and safety checks • Creates and maintains a weekly maintenance schedule. • Ensures that company safety guidelines are followed and implemented on site • Shut down and secure the lighting system upon nightly departure • Keep the lighting booth clean and organized • Helps to train the lighting sub • Promotes positive team atmosphere onsite • Attends rehearsal as requested by the SM or Lighting Designer including all technical and dress Rehearsals • Attend weekly production meeting and others as needed MEASURABLE STANDARDS • Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and providing positive “public relations.” • Accountable. Able to be present and on time for meetings, rehearsal and show calls. • Able to provide timely completion of duties: meet deadlines. Knows when to issue request for assistance when appropriate. • Ability to work and communicate well with all types of staff utilizing voice mail, email, computers, fax machines, copiers, and proper use of memos and other office communications. • Ability to work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. • Must be able to maintain confidences. • Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. • Respectful of the rights of others. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Essential minimum skills, education, and experience: • 3 years professional stage lighting experience • Ability to do basic lighting programming and operate and IOS console • Excellent organizational skills • Patient and calm presence • Works well collaborating with others • Ability to lead others • Excellent eye for detail • Knowledge of technical production • Ability to articulate and communicate problems • Able and willing to work additional hours • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel computer programs

Other details

Works in a theatrical environment. Must be able to lift & move 50lbs in the normal flow of the day-to-day workload unassisted. Can work on a ladder and lift daily.
Hours are general show hours 3pm- 10pm; pre-production rehearsal hours are TBD and include daytime and evening.

TZZ LLC (hereinafter “Teatro ZinZanni” or “Company.”) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Teatro ZinZanni makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, creed, religion, age, marital or nursing mother status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, the presence of any disability (sensory, mental, or physical), medical or genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects of recruiting and employment, including compensation, benefits, advancement, transfers, and reductions in force. PLEASE CONTACT THE COMPANY YOU NEED ASSISTANCE COMPLETING THIS APPLICATION OR TO OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

Additional information
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Pay Rate

$29.00 - $34.00 hourly D.O.E.

Audition location

Seattle Washington

Submission instructions

Please send a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to:

Employement type

full time