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Technical Director/Scenic Designer

 

The Theatre of Western Springs, Chicagoland’s leading community theatre, seeks a full-time technical director to help us build our new future. The description below is pre-Covid and the future may look different, but it gives a good idea of the scope of what we do. We plan to open gradually with outdoor activities this summer and indoor activities this fall.

The TWS Technical Director leads and supervises all technical and design activities during our busy production and educational year. We operate our own 410-seat main stage as well as a 125-seat studio theatre, along with a busy children's theatre school, the Children’s Theatre of Western Springs. Duties include supervision and working with our 300+ volunteer members, students and families in all aspects of technical theatre. Strong set design, CAD and painting skills required. Experience required. Strong organization and people skills a must.

Salary is low to mid $40K’s. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. To begin July 1, 2021.

To apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, design portfolio and two references to: ead@theatrewesternsprings.com

TWS is located at 4384 Hampton Ave. in Western Springs, IL 60558

TWS STORY SLAM

A series of true, life-changing stories performed by the authors. These artists went through a vigorous selection process and are participating in a series of writing and performing workshops to bring their stories to you.

The first program of five stories is titled “Facing Your Fears.” It will be released Friday, March 19th. The second program, “Making the Difficult Decision,” will be released Friday March 26th.

The authors/storytellers are:

· Jack Calvert: The Revelation

· Julie Tomek Campo: Famous Book Friends

· Kat Creedon: Tribute to Maya

· Linda Cunningham: 1%

· Haruka Hitchcock: Scarred

· Patricia Huth: Montana

· Danny Parrott: An Uncommon Sibling

· Gonzo Schexnayder: Going to Solstice

· Thom M. Serafin: Now What?

· Janet Venzon: Saying Goodbye

 

Tickets are pay-what-you-can, with $10 per viewer recommended. One ticket gets you both shows. The show will be streamed on Vimeo, so a internet connection is all that is required.

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TWS Connections - Trivia Night!

It's trivia time!

TWS Connections will be hosting a fun and challenging night of entertainment themed trivia and you are invited! Suitable for all ages and team sizes, we will test your knowledge of movies, music, theatre and more! So channel your inner Alex Trebek and Zoom on over on Friday, January 15 at 7:30 pm for a night to remember! Prizes from local businesses will be awarded to the winners.

Register HERE!!!

Zoom info will be provided after you register.

Join us for TWS Connections' first event of the year!

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