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Dance Teacher - (posted 11/28/16 by KidsSPOT Janesville)

KidsSPOT Janesville, a new and enrolled dance and gymnastics facility, is looking to hire a part time dance teacher for classes on Monday and Thursday evenings. Candidates must have experience in classical ballet, jazz, and (preferably) clogging. Must be able to teach high level dance classes to competitive dancers. Must be able to clear a background check. Gymnastics/tumbling experience a plus. Email all resumes to authorinNACHAMPASSACK@gmail.com.

Dance teacher - (posted 10/22/16 by Dance Now! Dance Studios, LLC)

Dance Now! Is seeking a qualified and well versed teacher for a new location in Watertown WI. Position will likely require two evenings per week. Qualified individual will be able to teach creative
Movement, ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical to all ages and levels. Must be able to work independently.
If interested please send resume and dance history to email: dancenowstudios@att.net

Director for Wisconsin premiere of LIZZIE - (posted 10/18/16 by Music Theatre of Madison)

Music Theatre of Madison (MTM), a small professional musical theatre company now in its twelfth season, is seeking a director for the August, 2017 Wisconsin premiere of the musical Lizzie, a rock musical telling of the story of the notorious Lizzie Borden.

The production runs at the intimate Fredric March Play Circle in the Wisconsin Union on August 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26, 2017. Rehearsal period will be a 2-3 week period at the end of July and early August. A few daytime rehearsals may be required, but we can be flexible. This is a paid position.

We are seeking a director that is experienced working with professional actors (both Equity and non equity), musicians, and designers. The ideal candidate will be highly creative, conceptual, imaginative, collaborative, positive, and energetic. They will also have significant experience directing specifically for musical theatre. There is no choreography per se, but experience with movement is a plus.

Before applying, please familiarize yourself with the show at www.lizziethemusical.com.

To be considered, please send a resume, two professional references, and a brief (one or two paragraph) description of what excites you about this particular show.

MTM, which was the first musical theatre company in Madison to compensate all artists including performers, is Madison’s home for “the weird stuff” in musical theatre. The company has produced 17 Madison premieres, 11 Wisconsin premieres, 2 Midwest premieres, and a world premiere, as well as the Midwest’s second-ever new musicals series. It has also produced reimagined versions of contemporary classics, numerous special events, and the popular annual Miscast concert. The company was deemed “crucial to the local theatre scene” by Madison Magazine. Learn more about us at www.mtmadison.com.

Send information and inquiries to:

Meghan Randolph
MTM Executive Director
mrandolph@mtmadison.com

Piano Teacher - (posted 10/4/16 by Monroe Street Arts Center)

Monroe Street Arts Center is seeking qualified piano teachers. MSAC starts all teachers at $20/hour. MSAC has availability for teaching Thursday-Friday, approximately 3-8 PM, and Saturdays from 9-5. Monroe Street Arts Center is a non-profit arts school offering instruction in music and art on Madison's near west side. Please send resumes to: Matthew Dahm, music department head, Monroe St., Madison, WI, 53711 or matthewd@monroestreetarts.org. For more information please visit: monroestreetarts.org

Artistic Director - (posted 9/14/16 by Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre)

Beaver Dam Area Community Theater
Artistic Director Job Description
Under the direction of the Managing Director and in support of the Beaver Dam Area Theater’s Mission Statement, the Artistic Director helps to ensure the artistic health and growth of BDACT.
Goals
• Oversee the production of professional quality shows within budget.
• Create a solid pool of voluntary qualified directors and production personnel through aggressive recruitment and by providing education, training, and hands-on learning.
• Provide continuity and a long range vision to maintain overall balance and variety of production performance genre and theme.

Goal 1: Oversee the production of professional quality shows within budget
Related Job Duties:
• Assure quality in technical areas of every show such as sound. Lights, costumes, sets, and props.
• Establish a positive relationship with all staff, voluntary and employed.
• When necessary, as determined by the managing director, direct one of the four main stage shows and/or Stage II productions.
• Be present at auditions and, at the request of the director, assist with casting when needed.
• Support and encourage show production staff as needed.
• Attend artistic director and production conferences, workshops etc. and facilitate networking for all BDACT, with any necessary funding to be approved by the board.
• Work with the Managing Director to ensure a consistent and appropriate public image in all internal and external communication. Broaden the involvement of BDACT in the community by serving as a spokesperson and liaison on behalf of the theater.
• Assist in developing and managing programming budgets.
• Together with the production management team, assess equipment for safety and usefulness, reporting concerns to the Managing Director.
• Create a monthly report for the board of directors.

Goal 2: Create a solid pool of voluntary qualified directors as well as on-stage and off stage production personnel through aggressive recruitment and by providing education, training, and hands-on learning.
Related Job Duties:
• In the spirit of community involvement, aggressively encourage and recruit volunteer directors who are qualified and / or are interested in further developing their skills.
• Attend rehearsals and provide feedback as appropriate and needed, giving support, encouragement, and cooperation.
• Supervise the maintenance and implementation of written procedures and manuals for technical, directorial, and production staff.
• Supervise and support the volunteer management team (costumes, props, sound, and lights).
• Encourage, support, help organize, and, at times, even facilitate training sessions, workshops, and other educational opportunities.


Goal 3: Provide continuity and a long range vision to maintain overall balance and variety of productions especially with regard to genre and theme.
Job Related Duties:
• Encourage, inspire, and develop ideas for second stage programming, such as short plays, play readings, etc.
• Expand revenue sources by contracting and organizing tour shows, guest artists, etc.
• Provide outreach opportunities such as group attendance at professional theater productions, visiting artists, and workshops by professional theater resource people.

Schedule:
Time which is necessary to achieve the above stated goals and job duties. It is understood that this position is part time with the potential to grow with the organization.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to:

Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre
P.O. Box 216
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Email: info@bdact.org

Dance Choreography - (posted 7/16/16 by Pure Gravity Fitness Pole Dance & Aerial Arts)

Teach Dance Choreography from contemporary movement, hip hop to belly dance & exotic dance. This is a part time position paid hourly. Studio is located downtown Beloit WI. We are an aerial arts studio. Please contact Kyra at Pure Gravity Fitness. 608-751-1330

Children's Theatre Director - (posted 4/12/16 by Brookfield Center for the Arts)

We have openings for enthusiastic individuals for the following positions:
Private Music Lessons
Group music lessons
Theatre Classes
Drama Production
Various other Music and Drama Classes.

If you want work that have a significant positive impact on children's lives...
If you want to work on a team with other passionate, high-performing and talented people...
If you want an unprecedented opportunity to learn, grow and develop yourself...
If you are looking for something fun, challenging, fast paced and meaningful. . .
Then you have found your dream job!

You are the rock star we are looking for if you are creative, resourceful and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You are a self-starter, have detail organizational and problem-solving skills, and you can manage tasks efficiently and effectively. As you will be interacting with every member of the team, families, and children you need to have strong communications skills, all with a positive, supportive and charming nature.

Work Experience:
2+ years of relevant work experience in the arts, music, drama or Education

Other expectations/skills:
Passion for the Arts
Excellence and world-class quality work is the only acceptable standard.
Positive, friendly and good humored personality.
Mature, wise, poised and polished professional.
Fast, efficient and proficient work.

E-mail: molly@brookfieldcenterforthearts.com if interested.

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Alternative Compensation Opportunities!

Volunteer Bookkeeper - (posted 11/1/16 by StageQ)

We are a non-profit theater company located in downtown Madison seeking a qualified Bookkeeper to handle daily bookkeeping responsibilities. The preferred candidate will have previous bookkeeping experience and/or possess a degree in finance or seeking one. Experience with QuickBooks is a must. Hours would be at your convenience as long as accounts are reconciled regularly and payments are made on time. Email resume to info@stageq.com.

Props Designer/Coordinator - (posted 10/27/16 by Broom Street Theater)

Looking for a props designer/coordinator for the upcoming production of "Geppetto" at Broom Street Theater. The production opens on April 28 with rehearsals beginning on March 20.

Desired skills: shopping, distressing, and some prop creation/building. Majority of props should be found objects, so emphasis is on the shopping/distressing.

If you are interested, please contact director Stephen F. Murray at stephenfmurray@gmail.com.

Sound Designer - (posted 10/27/16 by Broom Street Theater)

Looking for a sound designer for the upcoming production of "Geppetto" at Broom Street Theater. The production opens on April 28 with rehearsals beginning on March 20.

Desired skills: creating soundscapes to help establish mood, emotion and place. Working with music. Storytelling. Proficiency with QLab.

If you are interested, please contact director Stephen F. Murray at stephenfmurray@gmail.com.

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Seeking jobs or internships

Sound OP/Designer, Audio Engineer - (posted 11/30/15)

Hello my name is Brandon Revels and I am looking for a position as an Audio Engineer for theatrical performances. I have many years of experience with music and theater as well as a degree from MMI in Recording and Music Technology.

Experience

August 2013 to Rock River Repertory Theater Edgerton, WI
Present Sound/Light Operator/Freelance
• Ran sound for rehearsals of Spamalot
• Light Operator for all 5 performances of Spamalot


January 2013 to Children’s Theater of Madison Madison, WI
Present Sound Operator/Freelance
• Run sound for theatrical performances when main Sound Operator/Designer isn’t available to do so or when he needs help
• Use QLab to play sound effects.
• Sound Operator for Too Many Frogs and Then They Came for Me in The Playhouse at The Overture Center for the 2012-2013 season


October 2011 to Captive Soundz Woodstock, IL
Present Audio Engineer/Light Operator
• Load audio and lighting equipment in and out of venue
• Mic up instruments and setup audio/lighting equipment
• Run equipment checks such as sound check and lighting check
• Run sound or lights depending on show and how many people are working
• Run analog and digital consoles
• Worked with such bands as URMOM, Convoy, Whiskey Dick, Cover This-Chicago, Screw City Saints, Logan Mize, Cary and Crud, Rough Riders, Decades Rock Band, Vinyl Thunder, Chris “Stinger” Stevens, 2211, 69South, Shabang, Gnomesain, Money, Pablo and The Rythmix, Sushi Roll, Tripping Tarzan Johnny Can’t Stop, and The Cal Stage Band

Oct. 2005 to Edgerton Performing Arts Center Edgerton WI
Present Sound Operator/Designer and Light Operator/Freelance
• Run both the sounds and lights systems for theater productions and concerts
• Set up microphones, both wireless and corded.
• Design the sound plot for theater productions and help with light set up and operation.
• Supervise tech crew as well as the Stage Manager/Crew.
• Experience on Yamaha GA32/12 and IM8 mixing consoles; experience with Shure, Crown and Sennhesier products. Experience with a Turbosound/Yorkville speaker system.
• helping with the Wartman Endowment for the Arts Artists Series
­ worked with Roy Clark, Motown Records’ The Midnight Movers, Karkowska Sisters Duo, and The Alley Cats

Education
Sept. 2008 to Madison Media Institute Madison WI
Jan. 2010 Associates in Recording and Music Technology
Training in/with:

• Reason3/4
• Logic 8/9
• Pro Tools8 LE
• SSl4000G/E
• Trident 80C
• MTR on 2”
• RADAR
• Pro Tools 8HD
• Avid D-Command
• Avid C-24
• Mic placement, polar patterns
• The use of industry standard outboard gear
• Using industry standard microphones
• Setting up a basic small venue sound system

Sept. 2004 to Edgerton High School Edgerton, WI
June 2008 High School Diploma
Member of Tech Crew for all school district theater productions

Personal: Pro Tools 8HD Operator Certification. Some experience as well with graphic design.

Keywords: Computer skills (MAC/PC) and good technical skills, quick learner, problem solving skills, well educated, excellent memory.

References: Available Upon Request

Fell free to Contact me at:

Email:brevelsaudio@yahoo.com
Phone:(608) 884-9024 or (608) 501-8346

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