Lighting Designer Position at Joy of Motion

Job Posting
Want to work in a dance studio? Joy of Motion Dance Company is looking for a part-time Lighting Designer

Part-Time Weekend Hours, required primarily Saturday and Sunday evenings. Hours are typically Sat 4:30-10:30pm and Sunday 5-10pm. Hours are also based on the production schedule. Some months there will be shows every weekend, other months there might only be 1-2 shows. You must be available for both Saturday and Sunday of a weekend to accept the show

The Jack Guidone Theater
5207 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015

Job Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Lighting Designer oversees and contributes to the successful completion of the lighting elements for Joy of Motion programming.

Working closely with the Production Manager and Theater Manager, the Lighting Designer is responsible for executing all lighting for productions. This includes facilitating requests from Production Manager and choreographers, setting up the space (cabling, gelling, maintaining and setting up/striking lights, lighting board and any other equipment needed for the execution of a production) and management duties etc. as necessary. In collaboration with the Theater Manager, the LD executes calling of the show. The LD is responsible for operating the light board during the production(s). The LD upholds and implements Joy of Motion’s mentoring philosophy, mission value, and goals statements.


-Individual must be punctual and manage time well.

– College student/graduate or equivalent

– Must be at least 19 yrs of age

– Knowledge of theater operation and lighting equipment

– Some dance knowledge

– Strong organizational and people skills

– Individual must have the ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs

Please submit a resume and cover letter to with the subject line of “Lighting Designer Resume”

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