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Head Flyperson

Walnut Street Theatre

Walnut Street Theatre, America's oldest and the most subscribed-to theatre company in the world, is seeking an experienced Head Flyperson for the remainder of its 2019-2020 season.  WST produces a five-show main stage season consisting of three musicals and two straight plays, as well as a five-show children’s series. WST is a historic building with a hemp fly system. Primary responsibilities include: safely loading in all flown scenery and electrics; running technical rehearsals and performances; and other duties as assigned.  Candidate must be able to work closely with designers, management, and other onstage departments.  This is a full-time, seasonal, IATSE position with excellent salary that begins asap (with an 8-week probationary period).  If not already a member of IATSE Local 8, candidate will join the union. Walnut Street Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Siobhan Ruane, Director of Production, at and include “Head Flyperson” in the subject line.