Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks Audio and Video Manager

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Dance Place Seeks Audio and Video Manager

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Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks an Audio and Video Manager for our Cafritz Foundation Theater. This is a 35 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. The Audio and Video Manager will report to Dance Place’s Director of Production. The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of professional theater experience and interest in working with dance and experimental performance. Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview:

The Audio and Video Manager serves as a key member of the Cafritz Foundation Theater tech staff to assist all artists in the Dance Place season to realize their artistic visions and to maintain Dance Place audio-visual equipment in working order.


Personally setting up and / or leading crew to assist with set-up of all audio-visual needs for Dance Place performances
Serving as Qlab programmer for most Dance Place performances
Serving as sound board / Qlab operator for most Dance Place performances
Maintaining networking of Cafritz Foundation Theater equipment
Assisting with light hang and focus, scenic build, deck moves, and general theater operations and maintenance on a regular basis
Assisting to keep Cafritz Foundation Theater, technical booth, backstage and storage areas neat and organized
Assisting Director of Production to maintain Audio-Visual wishlist
Training interns, work/study, and staff on Dance Place’s audio-visual equipment
Leading technical interns and work/study as needed
Setting up lobby live feed camera and maintaining performance archive
Assisting with event and performance rentals in the Cafritz Foundation Theater

Required Skills / Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in a related field
Attention to detail with excellent time management skills
Ability to work autonomously and in teams in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized and creative with deep enthusiasm for the arts

Benefits and compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with experience
Dance Place offers benefits including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to Director of Production Ben Levine at

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