Basic Job Description:
The lightboard operator is responsible for operating the lighting control system for a specific production.
The lightboard operator is responsible for knowing how to turn on and boot up the computer(s) used to control the lighting. He/she must know some basic programming commands. He/she participate in the light check held before each performance.
The lightboard operator attends all technical rehearsals and performances. Technical Rehearsals usually begin the weekend before opening. The entire weekend should be kept clear. On performance days, the lightboard operator’s call is usually 1 1/2 hour before curtain time. He/she are expected to participate in any strike following the closing performance.