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Head Flyperson

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Walnut Street Theatre

Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia is seeking an experienced Head Flyperson for the upcoming 2021-2022 season.  WST produces a five-show main stage season consisting of three musicals and two straight plays. 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 maintaining the fly system.  Ideal candidate will have extensive rigging experience, knowledge of knots and ropes, and be accustomed to running fly systems for live theatrical performances. Candidate will work closely with designers, management, and other onstage departments.  This is a full-time, seasonal, IATSE position with excellent salary that begins on August 31st.  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.