Hoover Auditorium Stage Crew

Lakeside Marblehead, OH Seasonal



Hoover Auditorium Stage Crew




Job Title:  Hoover Auditorium Stage Crew      

Department:  Programming

Reports To:  Hoover Auditorium Technical Director

Start Date:  mid-May 2023


Position Summary:  Hoover Auditorium in Lakeside Chautauqua is home to a busy summer arts series which presents 5-6 events per week between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Programs include a wide variety of shows including rock bands, symphony concerts, family variety acts (magicians, jugglers), lectures, worship events and more. The Hoover Crew is responsible for completing day-to-day work tasks which include load in/set up/load out for each show, as well as cleaning/maintenance backstage and front of house. Crew functions as running crew for every performance.  Must be available from May – August, and ideally through Labor Day weekend.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (To include other duties that may be assigned.)

·      Assists in pre and post season cleaning, maintenance and equipment set up

·      Performs daily load in/set up/load out of all equipment required for performance including staging, sound equipment, backline gear, etc.

·      Performs daily/weekly facility maintenance and stage set-up duties

·      Assists Hoover Lighting Technician with hang & focus of stage lighting

·      Assists with providing performer’s hospitality needs

·      Serves as running crew for evening show in one of the following roles:

Video Switcher                            Camera Operator

Spotlight Operator                    Backstage Crew/Asst. Stage Manager

·      Provides a safe atmosphere for all guests and employees of Hoover Auditorium

·      Ensures customer service and satisfaction are of highest priority with all staff

·      Communicates with all parties in an efficient and effective manner

·      Exhibits teamwork attitude, strong work ethic and professionalism in all aspects of position



Education and/or Experience:

Experience in technical theatre production at college or professional level preferred. Areas of expertise to include audio, lighting, and/or video for live theatre, music and/or dance.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift/roll/move up to 75 lbs. Employee may be exposed to wet, cold, humid, hot conditions and may be required to work outdoors for load in. These characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


To apply, please send letter and resume to Shirley Stary:  sstary@lakesideohio.com or 419-798-4461 ext. 216


Lakeside Chautauqua is an equal opportunity employer.

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