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Light Designer



Job Type

Part-Time, Contract

Shift & Schedule

Show program due on July 15th

Setup due by July 17th

Tech and Dress Rehearsals July 18th & 19th (10am-3pm)

Show weekend July 19th-21st

Work Location


Remote Meetings and In-Person Setup | 71 Faulkner Street, North Billerica, MA 01862


Are you ready to light up the stage with your creativity and expertise? We're seeking a talented Light Designer to join our production team for the whimsical journey of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"!


  • Collaborate with the director to develop an enchanting artistic concept for the production.

  • Attend pre-technical rehearsals and production meetings to ensure a seamless integration of lighting design.

  • Create detailed light plots, instrument schedules, channel hookups, and other necessary paperwork.

  • Preparing the equipment and supplies needed for the production.

  • Communicate light cues to the stage manager within the agreed-upon timeline.

  • Oversee the focus of lighting fixtures to achieve the desired effects.

  • Load preliminary cues into the lighting console with the assistance of a company-provided electrician before the first technical rehearsal.

  • Attend all technical and dress rehearsals (July 18th & 19th), making adjustments to cues as needed.

  • Provide the company with a complete and updated package of plot and paperwork after the final dress rehearsal for future maintenance or remounting of the show.

If you're passionate about bringing magic to the stage through light and ready to immerse yourself in the world of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," we want to hear from you! Join us in creating an unforgettable theatrical experience for our audience.


To apply, please send your resume, portfolio, and any relevant experience to the email below. We can't wait to see your brilliance shine!

Experience & Education

  • BM or other relevant degree in theater lighting not required

  • Lighting Designer for at least one staged production (with degree) or three (without degree) 

COVID-19 considerations:

We have transitioned to a mask-optional policy in common areas of the studio, but teachers set the policy for maks in their lessons. We installed air purifiers in each classroom. Students that are symptomatic should test and reschedule when needed.

The Music Room is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We firmly believe that diversity enriches our organization, bringing together unique perspectives, ideas, and experiences that drive innovation and creativity. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.The Music Room makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access to employment opportunities. If you require accommodation during any stage of the application or interview process, please let us know, and we will make the necessary arrangements.

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