Technical Director / Set Designer | Bring Your Own Theater Productions

Submitted by fareine on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:46pm

Bring Your Own Theater is now taking applications to be part of the production crew for the world premier of “Aces and 8's,” a rowdy spoof of a film noir that follows Detective Francine Noir as she tries to solve the mystery of a missing painting.

Stipend: $100
Time Commitment: 1 production meeting per month, starting in late February, plus additional hours as needed during the rehearsal and tech period depending on your position.
Rehearsals: mid-July through late August
Tech: September 1-4
Performance Dates: September 5-8 and 13-15

About Bring Your Own Theater Productions:

At the end of every month five writers, five directors, and a group of actors gather to create and perform five brand new plays–all in 24 hours.

BYOT is a platform for anyone and everyone to come and create live theatre with a supportive and collaborative group of talent, regardless of experience level.  Our company found its roots in the living rooms of its members and has expanded to a variety of different performance spaces.  

BYOT is an ever expanding melting pot of creative minds with vision and drive.  From shooting several digital shorts to producing full-length productions, there is little to nothing that BYOT will not attempt in thanks to our dedicated community.

BYOT is your largest Chicago family – we invite you to come play with us!

Skills & Qualifications: 

Responsible for organizing the various tech departments in connection with the production and stage manager. The tech director shall run the technical aspects of tech week, making sure props are in place, lights are hung and focused, etc. The tech director shall also be responsible for designing and building the set and set pieces, the majority of this shall be done using provided flats and set pieces available to us from the space we are renting from, with a small amount needing to be sourced or built. 

To Apply: 

If you are interested in any of the positions, please e-mail a letter of interest as well as your resume to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Fareine Suarez