COLLABORATORS:

Pilobolus is always interested in meeting creative people! People who are tenacious. Who push boundaries. Who work outside the lines, and make us say, "wow."

If you want to start a conversation with us about a potential project or collaboration, you may send questions, stories, materials, or proposals to us at info@pilobolus.org.

AUDITIONS:

Pilobolus does not currently have auditions scheduled. We encourage dancers to get to know us through our Workshops, Masterclasses, and Intensives.

If you'd like to be the first to hear about upcoming events, performances, workshops, or auditions, please join our mailing list – and of course follow us on your favorite social channels.


Technical Director

Full Time, Salaried, Exempt
Based in Litchfield County, CT

Position Summary: Pilobolus is seeking a Full Time Technical Director. This position will be based in Washington, CT. The Technical Director’s main duties will include oversight of Pilobolus’s technical equipment, storage facilities, and the technical execution of summer festival. They will report to the Production Manager, but they should be able to work independently. While not a touring position, there is potential for some periodic travel.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage organization of storage locations

  • Oversee upcoming cleaning and re-organization of storage locations

  • Coordinate and/or execute maintenance and repair of all technical equipment, storage facilities, and company vehicle

  • Maintain inventories and maintenance records of all technical equipment

  • Supply ordering and communication with vendors

  • Oversee truck packs and container loads for domestic and international engagements

  • Assist with manifest and carnet generation for international engagements

  • Arrange and lead overhire for load/unload and rehearsal set up calls

  • Track and report all expenses to Production Manager

  • Assist with company productions locally or on the road as needed

  • Serve as technical crew chief during summer festival participating in set ups, strikes, and running of shows and events

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of technical theater and three years technical theatre experience

  • Excellent verbal communication skills required

  • Demonstrated personnel management experience

  • Strong organizational skills a must

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while prioritizing work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must work well in team settings but also be highly proactive and motivated working independently

  • Must be a collaborator and be able to approach potential problems with creative solutions and a good sense of humor

  • Experience with truck and container loading

  • Ability to work constructively with a wide-range of personalities and work styles

  • Working knowledge of CAD software is a plus

  • Evening and weekend hours will be required at times and especially during summer festival

Pilobolus is an internationally acclaimed dance collective, renowned for its unique, diverse collaborations that ignore preconceived barriers between creative disciplines. The company is committed to constantly creating, always collaboratively, and exploring ways of using the human body as a graphic and expressive medium. The company puts its creative energy into action in the communities where it performs, teaching groups of people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities new ways of thinking independently, forming genuine human connection, working collaboratively, and finding beauty in unexpected places.

This is an exempt position and available January 2019. Pilobolus is an equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to techjobs@pilobolus.org. No phone calls, please.

Touring Props Technician

January 12 - May 12, 2019
Pay: $150 per day
Touring position

Position Summary: Pilobolus is seeking a props technician for domestic tour. Duties include load in, load out, truck loading and unloading, setting up props and backstage area, laying marley and assisting other departments as needed, running a backstage track during show, props repair and creation. Pilobolus uses many 2 dimensional shadow props cut out of foam core and some design of stencils will be needed - background in visual arts is a plus. Previous tour experience a plus. Travel, double occupancy hotel room, and per diem provided.

Dates of Tour:
some travel days will be additional

  • January 12-24

  • February 7-13 

  • March 22-27

  • April 4-14 

  • April 19-21 

  • April 24-28 

  • May 8-12

Pilobolus is an internationally acclaimed dance collective, renowned for its unique, diverse collaborations that ignore preconceived barriers between creative disciplines. The company is committed to constantly creating, always collaboratively, and exploring ways of using the human body as a graphic and expressive medium. The company puts its creative energy into action in the communities where it performs, teaching groups of people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities new ways of thinking independently, forming genuine human connection, working collaboratively, and finding beauty in unexpected places.

Pilobolus is an equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to techjobs@pilobolus.org. No phone calls, please.

Administrative Assistant

Full Time, Salaried, Exempt
Based in Manhattan, NYC

The Opportunity: Pilobolus is seeking an energetic, good-humored and motivated individual with a passion to learn to assist in the planning, organization and day-to-day administrative operations of the New York City office. The person in this position would support many different kinds of projects over the course of the year, live performances, films, fundraisers, education programs and collaborations with outside artists from all disciplines. Environment is fast-paced, creative and highly collaborative.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • General Admin: Drafting letters and email correspondence, manage company calendars, maintain and update CRM, note taking and agenda preparation for meetings, keeping track of office supplies

  • Coordinating travel arrangements for Executive Producer

  • Maintaining and updating files and archives

  • Assist in cultivating the brand of Pilobolus at a local, regional and national level through communication strategies including print, broadcast and video projects.

  • Independently maintain and implement consistent brand voice on social media, engaging with digital communities, tracking relevant KPI’s and implementing growth strategies and brand visibility

  • Occasionally attending various company programs, such as previews and special events, at times in evenings or on weekends

  • Occasional day travel to the Connecticut office may be required

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts, liberal arts, or business administration

  • 1+ years experience in a performing arts, marketing, or advertising administrative office

  • Great attention to detail, proactive, self-motivated

  • Ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing, in person and over the phone

  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Apps. File compression, simple video editing and Adobe Suite a plus

  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and responsibility

  • Ability to assess and manage multiple competing priorities and work well under pressure; Excellent time management, problem solving and analytical skills; Ability to complete multiple projects successfully

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Flexible character and a great sense of humor

  • A passion for Pilobolus’s mission

The Company: Founded in 1971, Pilobolus has built an international following on its commitment to the human body as the ultimate medium of expression and the collective mind as its ultimate architect. With offices in Washington Depot, Connecticut and New York City, in recent years Pilobolus has expanded from avant-garde dance troupe into an entertainment company involved in the creation and distribution of dance, live performances, advertising, publishing, film, and music videos throughout the world (the company was nominated in 2012 for a Grammy® for the OK Go video “All is Not Lost”), without ever losing sight of its core mission: to make art that builds community.

Pilobolus is an equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@pilobolus.org. No phone calls, please.