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Ballet Instructor - (posted 4/21/14 by Madison Ballet)

School of Madison Ballet (SMB) is seeking experienced ballet instructors for immediate openings in our 2014 summer schedule and our 2014-2015 academic year schedule. Must have strong dance technique and/or teaching experience. Available classes range from creative movement for parent/child through intermediate/advanced ballet technique. Instructors should be independent, positive and comfortable teaching dancers ages 2 to adult at a variety of skill levels. A written curriculum is provided. All classes take place at the Westgate Studios (located in Westgate Mall) between the hours of 9am and 9pm, Monday through Thursday and Saturdays 9am to 1pm.

Please send cover letter and resume and include hours of availability to agunsolus@madisonballet.org.

The School of Madison Ballet provides professional ballet instruction for dancers age 2 to adult and is the official training institute of Overture Center resident Madison Ballet. For more information about Madison Ballet, please visit our website: http://www.madisonballet.org.

Actors, directors, tech - (posted 4/21/14 by Rogues and Vagabonds)

RAVE Entertainment is looking for actors for its schedule of summer/fall productions. We pay a minimum of $50 per performance, plus a small stipend of earnest money. We strive to provide our actors with a fun working environment that depends on mutual respect and a real dedication to ensemble playing; if you think of yourself as a “leading man/leading lady” you may not be for us. A singing voice is also beneficial, since we often have music in our performances.

We are also seeking directors and technical crew (sound/lights, stage mgr.) Please get in touch for further details of our requirements and payment for those positions.

Auditions will be held in Baraboo on Saturday, April 26 from 2-4pm, and in Madison on Monday, April 28 from 7-9pm. Please contact us for exact audition location and to set an appointment. Rehearsals for the first production will begin in Madison on May 12th. Performances will be at the dinner theatre in the Farm Kitchen in Baraboo, so some rehearsals will also take place there.

Actors of all ages and descriptions are required to play roles in any or all of the following:

“Wedding Belle Blues” – comedy about the disasters of the bride’s Big Day. Three male, two female, one of either gender (will ideally have some DJ knowledge) Weekends of June 14, 21, 28
“Wally’s Café” – classic comedy about life in an isolated desert diner. One male, two female. Weekends of July 12, 19, 26
“Dying on the Vine” – comedy murder-mystery set at a wine-tasting. Three male, three female. Weekends of August 9, 16, 23

We are also looking for understudies for all of these productions. You may understudy one show while preparing for a full role in another. Understudies get paid $25 for each week of their availability during the run of the production.

In addition to these productions we will soon be casting for the female version of “The Odd Couple.” Six female, two male. Weekends of Sept. 26; Oct. 5, 12; Nov.1, 8, 22, 29

We look forward to hearing from you.

Actors - (posted 4/18/14 by Graduate Student Film, UW-Madison)

2-3 female actors and 2-3 male actors ages 30-65
Actors of color encouraged to apply!

To play FIVE Roles As "Sanctuary Administrators" for a short science film.
• All five actors are part of a group of “Sanctuary Administrators” who are seated at at table.
• Each role has 7-8 individual speaking lines.
• There will be a few choreographed group actions, since the administrators are acting as “one
entity”. (i.e. All administrators turn their heads in one direction simultaneously. All administrators put hands on the table simultaneously, etc.)

Compensation: $75 for each sanctuary administrator role + snacks and a copy or link to the film upon completion

Short auditions on Wed, April 23rd, 7pm-11pm or other time,if not you are not available then.
Location of audition supplied if selected for audition.

To Apply for a Role
EMAIL:
resume and a headshot
plus 2 references (names and phone numbers) (optional)
email information to Jojin Van Winkle: jvanwinkle@wisc.edu

Overhire carpenters & scenic artists - (posted 4/17/14 by Children's Theater of Madison)

CTM is currently seeking to expand its list of overhire carpenters and scenic artists. CTM is a resident organization of the Overture Center for the Arts and offers hourly work year-round for qualified workers. Please send resume to CTM production manager at lawler@ctmtheater.org

Summer Stage Costume Designer - (posted 4/17/14 by Children's Theater of Madison)

Seeking enthusiastic, reliable costumer to design and provide costumes for Summer Stage production of Stuart Little in the Overture Center for the arts. Please send cover letter in body of email and resume to CTM production manager at lawler@ctmtheater.org

Summer Stage Manager - (posted 4/17/14 by Children's Theater of Madison)

Seeking a qualified stage manager to manage one 3 week session of CTM's Summer Stage program. Experience working with kids is a plus. Contract runs August 4-22. Weekly salary for full time M-F job. Please send cover letter in body of email and resume to CTM Production Manager at lawler@ctmtheater.org

Student Matinee Coordinator - (posted 4/17/14 by Children's Theater of Madison)

The Student Matinee Coordinator is a part time (20 hours/week), junior staff position and reports to and works closely with the Director of Education & Community Engagement (DECE). The Student Matinee Coordinator is responsible for the marketing, logistical coordination, and administrative supervision of the student matinee series including, but not limited to marketing CTM’s student matinee programs to educators; interfacing with teachers, school administrators, parents, students, and community members regarding student matinees; assembling and updating records of past, present, and future patrons (educators, schools, and communities) of CTM’s Student Matinees; providing administrative support to the Education Department as needed.

In addition to the duties listed above, CTM expects the following of each employee: adheres to company’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in CTM’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including articulating the value and importance of theatre education in schools and communities
• BA or BFA in Theater, Acting, Arts Management, or Education preferred
• Previous work experience that includes multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, coordinating events and programs, and an ability to thrive while working under pressure
• MS Office proficiency
• A demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Experience as an arts educator & ability to lead post show discussions is strongly preferred
• Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
• Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check in order to have access to students in the public education system as well as in CTM programs
DETAILS: Training for the position will begin in early June with periodic hours through the summer. Regular hours will begin September 2nd.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted through May 31st, 2014. Please email your cover letter and resume to Erica Berman, Director of Education & Community Engagement, at education@ctmtheater.org.

The mission of CTM is to create vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate and inspire young people and their communities

Actors / Actresses - (posted 4/10/14 by Funny Faces Family Entertainment, LLC)

Award-winning, Madison-based entertainment company seeks enthusiastic actors and actresses to portray superheroes, pirates, and princesses at local birthday parties, special events, and conventions. Must love children. Extra talents (balloon art, face painting, etc.) are a plus, but not required.

Superhero role will be cast first, with final "dress rehearsal" scheduled for Saturday, May 31, from 3-7 p.m.

This position pays a very competitive hourly rate, plus travel expenses (i.e. mileage reimbursement).

To apply, please submit a resume with attached photo to Dena: denacarreyn at gmail dot com. Submission deadline for superhero roles is 5/15/14. Princess submissions will be accepted through 6/15/14.

Actor 45-60yo Male - (posted 4/9/14 by Corporate Video (Frazer Consultants))

Looking for a 45-60 year old male to play a non-speaking role as a small-business owner. The project is for a corporate video in Waunakee and will be a two-day shoot. Pay is $300 for two 12-hour days (though they will likely be shorter). Non-union only please. Please send headshot and resume, along with a reel or any available video examples if available to fc.video.wi@gmail.com. Please include daily availability from Tuesday April 29th - Friday May 2nd (must be available at least two full, consecutive days).

Summer Arts Camp Instructors - (posted 4/4/14 by Monroe Theatre Guild)

Monroe Theatre Guild is seeking instructors for our 2014 Summer Arts Camp, running August 11-15 at our building in Monroe, WI (about 45 minutes from Madison).

Teachers are needed for a variety of classes in visual and performing arts. Teachers will also have direct input in creating and structuring their class. Students range in age from 5 to 14.

These positions are paid hourly, largely dependent upon experience. We have opportunities for you to teach more than one class if you desire. Hours will be between 9:00am and 3:30pm Monday-Thursday of camp week, and through the "Showcase Night" on August 15, which goes into the evening.

Ideal candidates will have background and training in performing or visual arts and experience working with children.

If you have an idea for a class and are interested, please contact monroetheatre@tds.net for more information. Include a resume of your arts and teaching experience.

Learn more about us at www.monroetheatre.com

Piano, Cello, and Brass Teachers - (posted 3/27/14 by Monroe Street Arts Center)

COMPANY:
Monroe Street Arts Center is a non-profit community school of the arts providing private and group music and art instruction for all ages. MSAC was established in 1997 and is located on the near west side of Madison. Private lessons are taught Monday - Friday, primarily in the afternoons and evenings, and all day Saturday.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
MSAC is seeking experienced teachers in piano, cello, and trumpet. All selected candidates will be hired as hourly part-time employees of the arts center, and would be assigned one day of teaching with the possibility for additional days. Available days for teaching are Monday-Saturdays. Teaching contracts would begin as soon as possible, with the ability to have a flexible schedule June-August. Academic year schedules will begin in September.

Piano applicants: Preference will be given to candidates with Suzuki teaching experience or training.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants should have strong communication and organizational skills, to manage student scheduling.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or higher in music and/or education and a considerable amount of private music teaching experience. Current performance experience is a plus.

TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume, and any applicable music samples to Executive Director, Holly Baris, by email to Holly@monroestreetarts.org or by mail to Monroe Street Arts Center, 2526 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. Position will remain open until filled. Preferred start date is late April but can be flexible; schedule is dependent on student demand.

Summer Stage Manager and Assistant - (posted 3/26/14 by Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra)

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra is looking to hire a Stage Manager and Assistant for its summer concert series which include Concerts on the Square® and various other performances between late June and early August.

Duties include:
- Setup and teardown for all rehearsals and concerts.
- Loading and transport of all orchestra equipment.
- Basic stage management and cue calling.

Previous experience in stage management or concert production is required as well as a professional appearance, unflappable disposition and the ability to think on ones feet. Experience working with classical musicians and driving a box truck is beneficial.

Please contact Jeff Richard (jeffrichard@wcoconcerts.org) for a full job description and to discuss the position.

Ballroom dance instructor - (posted 3/22/14 by Arthur Murray Dance Center)

Join the world's largest social dance studio and make a career out of your passion. We are looking to immediately fill 2-4 full time positions. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. We will gladly train the right individual.
Full time position is Mondays through Friday 1-10 pm.
All types of social dance. Tango, Salsa, Merengue, Swing, etc.

Check out arthurmurraymadison.com and give us a call to set up an interview and get your career started today.

608-278-1411 Madison West
608-318-1833 Madison East (Sun Prairie)

Dance Instructors - (posted 3/12/14 by Stoughton Center for the Performing Arts)

Stoughton Center For The Performing Arts is currently seeking dance instructors to join our dedicated and dynamic faculty. Our BRAND NEW facility is located on the north side of Stoughton, just a short 20 minute drive from Madison. Looking for dedicated, responsible, energetic, and knowledgeable individuals to fill multiple positions, so the ability to teach beginners all the way to the pre-professional level is a plus, but not required. Must have previous teaching experience. Must have experience in Ballet, Jazz, and Tap... Lyrical, Contemporary/Modern, and Hip Hop are a plus as well. There is also potential for advanced instructors to choreograph for our award winning dance companies and multiple performances throughout the season. Check out our website, www.stoughtonperformingarts.com. Send your resume today to gittonbrandy@hotmail.com.

Dance Teachers Wanted - (posted 3/12/14 by A Step Above Dance & Music Academy)

Successful, Madison dance studio seeking exciting, experienced dance teachers for ages 2 to Adult. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, responsible individuals who can teach ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, and/or musical theater. Knowledge in multiple styles is appreciated and must be good with kids. Applicants must be available for the 2014-15 School Year. Summer hours are also available with school year commitment. Please email resumes to astepabovetami@gmail.com.

Designers, Run Crew, Stage Management - (posted 3/7/14 by APC, Amaz(ing) Players Co.)

We are looking for local technical help for an upcoming community theatre production! We are interested in hiring designers (scenic, props, lights, costume), run crew, and a stage manager. Compensation will be available, but amount is TBD. Looking at around $200 per designer, $25 per performance/rehearsal for run crew, and $300 for a stage manager.

Play Information:
This summer an original full-length comedic play will be staged. The play was written by Mazomanie native and WI columnist and novelist Bill Stokes and directed by his Granddaughter, Sarah Stokes, a graduated theatre major from UW-Whitewater. The play will be assisted directed by Isa Dozier, also a Mazomanie native and local community theatre guru!

Rehearsals are TBD. We will be rehearsing and performing in Mazomanie, WI at the community building at 9 Brodhead St.

Title: Naked At Amazo
Synopsis: The residents of a small rural Midwest community react when a popular public river beach is taken over by nudists. Strong characters create laughable subject matter that has dramatic undertones. All characters, locations and occurrences are fictional.

**There is NO nudity in this show** Show is PG-13, with mature subject matter and minor swearing.

If you are interested, please email stokes.sarah.06@gmail.com and visit our facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/amazingplayerscompany

Thank you!

Actors Needed - (posted 3/7/14 by APC, Amaz(ing) Players Co.)

APC or Ama(zing) Players Company, a new community theatre group, is looking for local adult actors to play roles in an upcoming production! Actors will be paid $15-$20 per rehearsal. There will be 1 - 3 rehearsals a week in Mazomanie, WI.

Play Information:
This summer an original full-length comedic play will be staged. The play was written by Mazomanie native and WI columnist and novelist
Bill Stokes and directed by his Granddaughter, Sarah Stokes, a graduated theatre major from UW-Whitewater. The play will be assisted directed by Isa Dozier, also a Mazomanie native and local community theatre guru!

Title: Naked At Amazo
Synopsis: The residents of a small rural Midwest community react when a popular public river beach is taken over by nudists. Strong characters create laughable subject matter that has dramatic undertones. All characters, locations and occurrences are fictional.

**There is NO nudity in this show**

Auditions will be held on an individual or group basis determined on your own schedule! Auditions can be held in either Madison (836 East
Dayton St) or Mazomanie (9 Brodhead St).

If you are interested in auditioning, please email stokes.sarah.06@gmail.com and do visit the Facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/amazingplayerscompany. Be sure to include when and where you are available to audition (it should take less than 30 mins).

We are casting 3 females and 9 males. Some smaller roles are available. Characters' ages range from mid 20s - 80s.

Anyone 16 or older is welcome to audition.
This is a PG-13 rated show that does NOT contain nudity, however some of the subject matter is tad mature and there is minor swearing.

There is no need to prepare a monologue! You will be asked to read from the script. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in.

Dance Instructor - (posted 3/4/14 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios is looking for high energy dance instructors to join our team! The perfect person is reliable, knowledgeable, has great communication skills, loves working with kids, and can take control of a group while still having fun. College and or professional experience is a plus, but not required. Being able to teach multiple styles is also plus, but not a must. The styles we are looking for are Hip Hop, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, and Pre-School Dance. If you fit this description, we would love to hear from you! Please send your cover letter, resume and head shot to fortestudios102@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Director - (posted 3/3/14 by Alley Stage)

Alley Stage is hiring Directors for the following productions:
The Bachelors - a new play - workshop date April 26, Production Sept 25-27
Little Shop of Horrors - July 18-26
Night of the Living Dead - October 10-18

All rehearsals and performances take place in Mineral Point, WI on the Shake Rag Alley Campus.

Please email cover letter and resume to ainsley.alleystage@gmail.com

Ballroom Instructor - (posted 2/26/14 by Dance Now! Dance Studios, LLC)

Seeking ballroom instructor to teach one evening a week. Day of week is flexible. Must be knowledgeable in all genres of ballroom dance to include; Fox Trot, Waltz, Rumba, Merengue, Swing and Salsa. Must be able to teach groups and privates. Pay is commensurate with experience and mileage is available as well for those traveling more than 30 miles to the studio. If interested email resume to dancenowstudios@att.net. Position will begin June 2014 and run continuously.

Publicity Coordinator - (posted 2/17/14 by Madison Savoyards, Ltd.)

Madison Savoyards is looking for a motivated candidate to fill the role of Publicity Coordinator for our summer production of Princess Ida. This position is responsible for a majority of the advertising and marketing needs of the production. We are looking for someone that understands current marketing strategies and markets to broaden our reach; especially in regards to Facebook and Twitter, etc. This position is part of the production team working with the production coordinator, directors, and designers. This is paid position starting right away and ends after the show closes in August. For additional information or to apply, please send cover letter and resume to Steven Peterson, Production Coordinator, madsavoypc@yahoo.com or by calling 218.780.6549.

Dance Instructor - (posted 1/29/14 by Dance Now! Dance Studios, LLC)

Beginning this Summer (2014), Dance Now! Studios in Beaver Dam, WI is seeking part time dance instructor. Instructor is needed for 2 - 3 evenings per week in summer and 3 - 4 evenings per week beginning in fall 2014. Class schedules typically begin at 4:00pm. Individual should be well versed and accomplished in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical. A college degree related to dance, the arts or education strongly preferred. Applicant should be able to work successfully with all age groups. Applicant needs to be outgoing and full of energy, have excellent communication skills and of course a passion for teaching dance! Will be responsible for all choreography and individual class lesson plans. May be requested to assist with the following activities: outside performances, costume selections, recital planning, and other administrative tasks from time to time. Wage will be commensurate with experience, yet very competitive. Please email resume and cover letter to Julie at dancenowstudios@att.net

Directors - (posted 7/10/13 by Memories Dinner Theater)

Memories Dinner Theater, a successful theater with 21 seasons under its belt, located in Port Washington, is seeking directors for its 2014 season.

This is a paid position. Please send resume to rolland@memoriesballroom.com. Call 262-284-6850 with any questions. Info also available at www.memoriesballroom.com

Memories will be holding auditions for its final two shows of 2013 and first couple shows of 2014 on September 3rd and 4th.

The 2014 lineup includes 9 shows:

1.) “Swing Dance”
Comedy by Lynda Martens
February 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16
Send in the Weekends Series
Buffet Dinner
Proscenium Show
After years together, Walter and Vicky's marriage is feeling a bit dusty. From yoga to exotic vacations, the pair is desperately seeking the flint needed to reignite their spark. In teh meantime, former stay-at-home mom vicky decides to start a business, and takes on a business partner, Fred. Fred and his wife, Sally, are a seeminly like-minded couple, so Vicky invites them to dinner, where a hilarious misunderstanding teaches them that, sometimes, you may not know a co-worker as well as you think you do. Please note: This show contains sexual references and is not appropriate for young audiences.

2.) “Getting Sara Married”
Comedy by Sam Bobrick- A Samuel French Production
March 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 2014
Send in the Weekends Series
Buffet Dinner
Proscenium Show
Sara Hastings is an unmarried lawyer in her mid-thirties, much too busy for romance. Determined to set her up, her Aunt Martha takes matters into her own hands. Unfortunately, Aunt Martha’s matchmaking method involves bopping the prospective groom, an engaged financial expert, over the head and dragging him to Sara’s apartment. Will Martha’s method result in a trip down the aisle, or a trip to the Big House? The results will surprise and delight you. “A night of fun, laughs, and lighthearted entertainment. Make a date out of it- you’ll be glad you did.” – Pegasus News.

3.) “Showtime at First Baptist”
Comedy by Ron Osborne- A Samuel French Production
April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 2014
Send in the Weekends Series
Buffet Dinner
Proscenium Show
First Baptist of Ivy Gap's 100th anniversary picnic was a smashing success, except for the bolt of lightning that struck the church's steeple, igniting a fire that destroyed the sanctuary, and so much more. In the wake of the disaster, key women of the church – led by Edith, the pastor's take-charge wife –plan a talent show to help raise funds and spirits, and maybe shock a Baptist or two along the way. "Sure to be an instant classic...This touching comedy is full of laughs, realistic characters and thought-provoking issues...The Southern women who inhabit the world of Ivy Gap are amazing! Osborne can definitely write great women characters...It's small-town politics at its most entertaining...Bring the whole family." - Washington County News

4.) “Fox on the Fairway”
Comedy by Ken Ludwig- a Samuel French Production
June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17*, 18, 2014
Midweek at Memories Series
Plated Dinner
In-the-Round Show
This hilarious tribute takes audiences on a romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with... golf. “There’s something magical about the sound of explosive laughter in a theater. That is the kind of magic offered with Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway.” - Alexandria Gazette Packet

5.) “The Kids Left, the Dog Died, Now What”?
Musical Comedy by Carole Caplan Lonner- A Samuel French Production
July 8, 9, 15, 16, 22*, 23, 2014
Midweek at Memories Series
Plated Dinner
In-the-Round show?
As introduced on NBC's 'Today Show', this musical comedy salutes those valiantly struggling with divorce on their hands, gravity on their bodies, grandchildren on their self-images and the dating scene on their egos. The risks and uncertainties of being alive come alive through song and scene. Aging gracefully is the final frontier! A humorous and heartfelt look at the day-to-day concerns of the over-fifty 'empty-nester' crowd including everything from retirement and AARP, dating to divorce, plastic surgery and grandparenting.

6.) “Don’t Say Goodbye… I’m Not Leaving”
Comedy by Roger Karshner- a Samuel French production
August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19*, 20, 2014
Midweek at Memories Series
Plated Dinner
In-the-Round Show
Do you have the will to make a will? When admitted to the hospital with a non-specific illness, Herb is pressured by his wife to discuss his ‘wishes’ with her brother, Bruce, a high-powered attorney. He begrudgingly agrees, but during the meeting between Herb and Bruce, Bruce spontaneously collapses into a coma, leaving Herb to defend Bruce’s ‘wishes’ and keep the medical ‘idiots’ from pulling the plug by caring for Bruce in his own home. A month later, as Bruce’s condition remains static, the stressful situation escalates into hilarity. “Funny, compassionate, and highly entertaining, embracing a contemporary theme and subject to which we can all relate…” – San Antonio Express-News.

7.) “Seniors of the Sahara”
Comedy by Barb Pease Weber- a Samuel French Production
September 23, 24, 30, October 1, 7*, 8, 2014
Midweek at Memories Series
Plated Dinner
In-the-Round Show
Sylvia Goldberg’s troubles begin when the old teapot she purchased while in Israel for her grandson’s wedding turns out to be the abode of a geriatric genie named ‘Eugene’ with a bad back and a penchant for vodka and V8. Not only does this retired New Jersey teacher struggle trying to keep her new ‘friend’ a secret from her three best friends, but when Eugene’s former master tracks her down and threatens her at knifepoint, her very safety is at risk. Be careful what you wish for, Sylvia, it may just come true! A magical romantic comedy for seniors and “juniors” of all ages.

8.) “Harris Cashes Out” by Londos D’Arrigo- A Dramatists’ Guild Production
October 31, November 1, 2, 7, 8, 9
Send in the Weekends Series
Buffet Dinner
Proscenium Show
Forty years ago, Harris Wellborn wrote an off-Broadway musical which infamously closed after just one performance. We find the now-elderly tunesmith down on his luck, living in a run-down apartment building dependent on the charity of his domineering sister- yet still dreaming of making it on Broadway. The laughs unfold when the witty Harris is thrown together with the flaky young woman and her scheming boyfriend who live down the hall. Thanks to the magic of the internet, Wellborn’s life takes a hilarious and unexpected turn when his neighbors come up with a devious plan to cash in on Harris’ past.

9.) “LM Montgomery Christmas” by Jeremy Tow, David Snider, and Jeany Van Meltebeke
Piano arrangements and additional music by Dwight Siemens
This original musical stage adaptation is based on Aunt Cyrilla’s Christmas Basket and Christmas at Red Butte, written by L.M. Montgomery and is produced with the permission of the Heirs of L.M. Montgomery, Inc. L.M. Montgomery is a trademark of the Heirs of L.M. Montgomery, Inc. and is used under license by the Chemainus Theatre Society.
This family-friendly feel-good holiday musical is the perfect way to welcome in the holiday season and fill your heart with the Christmas spirit. Be transported back in time to Christmas Eve, 1910, as passengers board a train to take them to their Christmas gatherings.
When the train is halted by a blizzard, this diverse group of everyday folks, each with their own challenges, worries and anxieties, are drawn together and rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.
December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 2014
Send in the Weekends Series
Buffet Dinner
Proscenium Show

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Scenic (Graffiti) Artist - (posted 4/17/14 by Middleton Players Theatre)

Middleton Players Theatre is seeking a creative and highly motivated scenic artist with experience in graffiti-style medium. Qualified candidates will have a fun, out-going personality and experience working in theatrical scenic design. To apply, please send a brief letter of interest and samples of work to middletonplayers@gmail.com

Program Coordinator - (posted 4/17/14 by Middleton Players Theatre)

Middleton Players Theatre is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, out-going individual to join our team as the Program Coordinator for our newly implemented donor program. Qualified candidates will have experience working with non-profit organizations, creating, implementing and organizing fundraising opportunities, and working with internal teams to prospect and identify businesses, organizations, and individuals for financial giving. To apply, please send a brief letter of interest with a description of previous experience to middletonplayers@gmail.com

Short Film Project-Need 2 Children and 1 Adult - (posted 3/27/14 by UW-Madison)

Looking for a woman between the ages of ~25 and 45 and two children between the ages of 6 and 15 to act in a short scene for a project for my film production class. I would preferably like a younger girl and an older boy. Together, the cast will be portraying a family unit. The shoot will take place during the last weekend in April, likely on April 26th (Saturday). Please contact me at raschroeder@wisc.edu if interested, and I will send you the script!

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Established Costume Desginer - (posted 2/28/14)

Established costume designer, living in the Madison area, available for 2014-2015 season shows. Graduated of UW-Green Bay, where I studied theatre performance and design, and humbly received recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. I specialize in modern and fantasy design, and always looking to explore new genres. Working closely with seamstresses and costume crew is a passion of mine. It's amazing to see what a group of dedicated people can create!

Currently holding residency for UW-Rock County theatre in Janesville, WI, I'm also looking to branch into the Madison market. I have resume, portfolios, pictures upon request, as well as currently working on a website.

I'm goofy and energetic and sometimes very random. Theatre should be fun! So I'd love to bring my professionalism AND quirkiness to your design team as we work together to produce a wonderful show!

Please contact me with any questions. dustin.james87@yahoo.com

Dialect Coach - (posted 2/4/14)

My name is Stacy and I am a 2011 graduate of Minnesota State, Mankato. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Theatre and a minor in Film Studies. Since graduating, I have moved back to the Madison area and I have worked with multiple Theatre companies and individuals needing a Dialect Coach for class work, professional performances, or simply for fun.

I am fluent in the IPA and am trained in Standard British, Cockney, Italian, Irish, Scottish, Russian, French, German, Standard Southern, and Standard Brooklyn. Most recently, I was hired to teach Standard and Yorkshire British for a production of The Secret Garden, multiple dialects in Sweeney Todd, and multiple dialects within Bower City Theatre's production of Jekyll & Hyde (which can be found on YouTube). I am very proud of all of these productions and the hard work the cast put into their craft.

My rates for private dialect lessons are currently $25 for an hour of one on one coaching, for as many sessions as your dialect needs require. Rates for a full production are negotiable based on the size of the production and the travel time required. Feel free to contact me with questions.

For references or if you are in need of a dialect coach for your production etc, please email me: sdegolier15@gmail.com

Sets and Costumes - (posted 11/9/13)

I'm a well established Costume and Set Designer. I just moved to Madison, and I'm looking to get involved with a Theatre Company. Below is a short bio. I can be contacted by phone 608-415-9141, cell 615-260-4042, email flee@frannelee.com and website frannelee.com.

Franne Lee schooled in Set and Costume Design at the UW, Madison, began her NY designing career in the theatre with Andre Gregory's "Alice in Wonderland" for which she received an Obie Award for Costume Design. Many Broadway shows include Hal Prince's productions of "Candide" and "Sweeney Todd" and received Tony Awards for both musicals in Costume and Set Design.
TV credits include the first 5 years of Saturday Night Live (Emmy Award in Sets and Costumes Design), Sherman Oaks, for Showtime, and The Roseanne Show, for King World.
Movie credits include John Sayles' "Baby It's You", Paul Simon's "One Trick Pony", David Lynchs’"Industrial Symphony #1" and Al Pacino's "Chinese Coffee".

If you need any more info, call or email… I'm very interested in getting back into designing again. I've been teaching Costume and Set Design in Nashville for the last 14 yrs.

thanks, franne

Lighting Designer and Theatre/Event Photographer - (posted 5/8/13)

Golden Theatrical Design
Ben J. Golden
goldentheatricaldesign@gmail.com

I am a freelance lighting and sound designer and photographer based in Madison, WI. Currently, I'm a MFA graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison specializing in lighting design for theatre.

I am available for lighting and sound design for theatre and dance. In addition, I'm a theatre and event photographer with reasonable rates-especially for non-profit groups or community theatres.

Examples of my work (both lighting and photography) can be seen on my website: www.goldentheatricaldesign.com

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