Seacoast Repertory Theatre is looking to fill the following positions for our production of:


Assistant Master Electrician

Seacoast Repertory Theatre is looking for an experienced and motivated lighting technician to join our team for the Summer.  The summer productions include: The Who’s Tommy and Xanadu in rep with The Rocky Horror Show.

Seacoast Repertory Theatre is a non-profit, professional regional theatre serving the Seacoast. We pride ourselves on the quality of our productions and believe in treating one-another like human beings.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Master Electrician in the safe and accurate hanging of the light plot as indicated by the Resident Lighting Designer.
  • Focus the lighting fixtures as indicated by the Resident Lighting Designer.
  • Will work directly with the Resident Lighting Designer during tech week doing focus notes, programming and maintaining the lighting paperwork.
  • Will perform channel check and do any and all maintenance of lighting equipment during the run of the show.
  • Will either run the lighting console, follow spot or be a part of the deck crew for the run of the show
  • Each show week the Resident Lighting Designer will assign a lighting task to be completed by Sunday of each week.  Tasks may include maintenance of lighting inventory and/or making a lighting project for the next production.
  • Will communicate inventory needs to the Resident Lighting Designer to maintain the lighting for the show and for the theatre.


  • A minimum of 1+ years working as a theatrical electrician a must
  • Knowledge of basic rigging techniques.
  • A working knowledge of DMX.
  • Basic knowledge of electricity a plus for the purpose of wiring practicals or additional lighting elements needed for the production.
  • Experience programming an ETC Element a plus but will train the right candidate.
  • Experience with Lightwright 5 and Vectorworks 2015 or newer, a plus but not required.

Work Conditions

  • Must be comfortable on ladders and climbing through an intricate lighting grid.  
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs.
  • May be asked to use carpentry tools in order to complete a project.
  • Working in a fast paced environment.

Pay and Time commitment

  • Digital communication begins end of May
  • Grid training day to be determined by Master Electrician
  • Lighting Hang starts June 15th
  • Strike of last show August 26th
  • Full time hours during lighting hang and tech weeks.  Part-time during show weeks.
  • Flat fee between $2500 – $3000 based on availability and experience
  • At this time, housing is not available for this position.

Please send resume to Kelly Gibson at