Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Stagehand and Technical Volunteer (Team Gears)

 
summer '24 CRTate

Summary
Stagehand and Technical Volunteers aka Team Gears will be responsible for the set-up/breakdown of Duye’s portable stage, sound system, and the lifting or moving of materials. Prior experience as a stage handler or technical assistant is not required because we will provide training, but if you have any prior experience that is a plus! You are making the engine run!

 

Benefits/Perks
Governors Island Residential ID [Free Ferry Rides & Valid from May - October 2024] 
Become a Founding Volunteer
Free dance and art classes

 

Duties/Responsibilities 
Set up/break down portable stage
Ensure the equipment and props are stored safely and working properly
Set up and test sound system; speakers and mics for teaching artist(s)
Regularly clean the stage, equipment, and mics after use 
Assist with carrying and moving furniture, technology equipment, and supplies
Follow Duye Movement’s policies and procedures, including health and safety guidelines, at all times.

 

Training
Stagehand and Technical Volunteers will undergo training and safety protocols before our first official event on Governors Island. Training will include…
Set-up/breakdown of portable stage 
Speakers and Rode Mics
Safety protocols with equipment

Who would be suited for this role? 

Are you an adaptable team player passionate about live entertainment and a commitment to safety and professionalism? Ability to lift to 50 lbs. Applicants should be 18 or older and can attend our mandatory orientation. 

When?
Events/Classes will take place during the day and every 3rd Saturday. Artist Showcase will take place during the day and every 3rd Sunday of each month from May to October 2024. The minimum commitment is 4 - 5 hours a month (at least one Saturday or Sunday).

 

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