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Accompanist/Music Director - (posted 6/20/19 by Penguin Productions)

Looking for accompanist/music director for Nuncrackers (the Christmas version of Nunsense). This is a paid position. The show will be performed Dec. 6, 7, 13 & 14 in Lake Mills at Lewis Station Winery. Rehearsals will start in September - two a week until November (prob Sunday afternoons and Mon. or Tues. evenings), then three a week. Not required to be at every rehearsal.

For more info email Jill at nadeauco@yahoo.com. Thanks!

Community Engagement/Grants Manager - (posted 6/18/19 by Janesville Performing Arts Center)

JANESVILLE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
JOB TITLE: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/GRANTS MANAGER
SALARY: HOURLY Depends on Experience - 20-30 hours per week

The Community Engagement/Grants Manager at the Janesville Performing Arts Center is an hourly Part-Time position designated to assist the PAC with development tasks such as grant writing and fundraising.
Primary tasks will include-
• Managing the JPAC Grant Calendar. This includes writing, submitting and reporting
• Working with Executive Director on research of new granting and fundraising opportunities
• Assisting Education/Outreach Director with quarterly fundraising events
• Coming up with new ideas for the Center to raise money or bring in earned revenue during the year.
They also will assist the Education/Outreach Director and Operations/Marketing Director during the week with miscellaneous tasks including, but not limited to, the following-
• Answering phones and selling tickets from the box office during box office hours
• Poster and print marketing distribution for events
• Assistance with bulk mailers for events and fundraisers
• Assistance with setting up the space for weekend events
QUALIFICATIONS-
The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience writing grants. Preferred experience is with organizations focused in the arts, but not necessary.
Candidate must be a self-starter, great communicator, punctual, professional and be able to have a sense of humor when working with a small, but impactful team of Directors.
Candidate must be able to lift at least 40 pounds.
HOURS-
The Community Engagement Manager must be willing to work at the PAC from 9am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and 9am-1pm on Friday. Additional hours may be given by Executive Director depending on workload and budget. This may include weekends and/or holidays.

Interested applicants must submit resume and 3 references to nathan@janesvillepac.org by July 30th, 2019. Please also list desired hourly wage. If candidate currently writes grants for another organization(s), it must be disclosed to the PAC before hiring. The PAC will consider allowing this position to independently write grants for other local non-profits if the Executive Director determines other organizations are not a conflict of interest to the Center.

Costumers - (posted 5/31/19 by Children's Theater of Madison)

CTM is seeking Costumers for their Summer Stage Program.

Costumers will be hired on a per show basis to costume one of 5 Summer Stage TYA or High School versions of the following shows:

BEAUTY & THE BEAST (7/1/2019 - 7/19/2019)
LEAGALLY BLONDE (7/8/2019 - 7/26/2019)
GREASE (7/15/2019 - 8/02/2019)
ANNIE (7/22/2019 - 8/09/2019)
SEUSSICAL (7/29/2019 - 08/16/2019)

Each of these productions/camps run for 3 weeks (2 weeks of rehearsal, 1 week of tech, 2 performances).

Ideal candidates will be able to efficiently and creatively costume their production by utilizing CTM costume stock and reserving build time only for specialty items. Rehearsal times are typically Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

For more information please contact mbarthel@ctmtheater.org.

Directors - (posted 5/30/19 by Sun Prairie Civic Theatre)

Want to bring magic to the stage?

Love working with creative and talented members of the community? Enjoy solving problems and taking on a challenge? Want to stage your dream musical, comedy or drama?

Now’s your chance. Sun Prairie Civic Theatre needs passionate directors for its upcoming seasons, including its 50th anniversary season running Fall 2020 – Summer 2021.

Show Dates:
• Fall 2020 (late Sept / early Oct)
• Winter 2021 (late Jan / early Feb)
• Spring 2021 (late April / early May)
• Summer 2021 Children’s Theatre show (early Aug)
• Fall 2021 (late Sept / early Oct)
• Winter 2022 (late Jan / early Feb)
• Spring 2022 (late April / early May)
• Summer 2022 Children’s Theatre show (early Aug)

For each season, we’re searching for musicals, non-musical comedies or dramas, and a children’s theatre production.

Interested? Simply email Dan Presser at info@sunprairiecivictheatre.com. Tell us the name of the show, the category (e.g. musical), the seasons your available (e.g. Fall 2020), what makes this show special to you, and a summary of any prior directing or theatre experience.

Questions? Email info@sunprairiecivictheatre.com.

Technical Director - (posted 5/16/19 by Madison Savoyards, Ltd.)

Wanted: Technical director for Madison Savoyards' production of "Trial by Jury / Pineapple Poll." The technical director is responsible for purchasing set construction materials, supervising the building of scenery, transporting set pieces from the shop to the theatre stage, mounting the scenery onstage, overseeing the work of the scenic crews during rehearsals and performances, and maintaining equipment and supplies. The technical director must be able to read scale plans in order to purchase materials and build the scenery.

The technical director needs to be available for consultation upon being hired. Rehearsals start in July. Performances are August 17th and 18th, 2019. This is a paid position. Please contact Catherine Killam at madison.savoyards@gmail.com if you are interested.

Dance Instructor - (posted 5/13/19 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, is looking for dance instructors for Fall 2019. We offer classes in Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern and Pointe. Being able to teach multiple styles is a plus, but not required. We want someone who is upbeat and energetic, can take control of a class, is reliable and prepared, is a team player, and can communicate well. College and/or professional experience is a plus, but not required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. If this sounds like you, and you are close by, we would love to hear from you!! Please send your resume and cover letter to info@fortestudios.biz. To find out more about us, feel free to visit our website at www.fortestudios.biz. Thank you!

Piano Instructor, String Instructor - (posted 5/7/19 by Prairie Music & Arts)

Piano, Violin/Viola – hiring for fall 2019!

Prairie Music & Arts is looking for enthusiastic, collaborative, and committed piano and violin/viola instructors for fall 2019. Qualified applicants should have a degree in music, with teaching experience a plus. Teaching formats include private and group instruction. Applicants must be willing to work with students of all ages and levels. Positions will remain open until filled. Compensation based on experience. Send resume, cover letter, and a performance/teaching portfolio to Executive Director Kari Engleson at kengleson@prairiemusic.org.

Vocal Coach/Voice Instructor - (posted 4/17/19 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios is seeking a qualified commercial vocal instructor beginning fall of 2019. Instructor shall teach proper vocal technique as well as prepare work and show songs throughout our season.

We are seeking a motivated and positive individual who enjoys working with students ages 7-18 years.

Prior vocal instruction is preferred but will train the right person. If you are a team player and would like to be a part of something special, please send a cover letter with resume to info@fortestudios.biz.

Pay rate is based on prior work experience.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Contemporary Dance Instructor - (posted 10/31/18 by Schauer Arts Center)

Job Opening : Intermediate & Advanced Contemporary Dance Instructor

The Schauer School of the Arts has immediate openings for contemporary dance instructors on our weekly team as well as within our substitute pool. The ideal candidate would have strengths in teaching middle and high school, intermediate and advanced levels.

Candidates must have :
• A proficiency in teaching intermediate and advanced levels of Contemporary dance
• An aptitude for working with middle and high school students
• The availability to teach 1-2 nights per week during the school year (additional summer opportunities are available)
• A commitment to maintain a consistent schedule for the long term
• The desire to plan classes that foster progressive learning and skill development
• A mindfulness to movement techniques and practices that assure the safety of our dancers
• A desire to choreograph/stage end of the year performances and participate in community events outside of class

Additional Qualifications & Experience
• Required : High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
• Required : Contemporary dance training from an accredited college program or professionally recognized company/studio
• Completed or in-process coursework related to education and teaching
• Minimum 2 years of teaching experience in Contemporary dance
• Working knowledge of the terminology, basic pedagogy, and history related to Contemporary dance
• Strong written and verbal skills that ensure healthy communications between students, staff, and families

Compensation
Instructors are paid hourly for teaching hours. Hourly compensation for teaching hours ranges from $20-$25 per hour based on training and experience.
Instructors receive additional compensation for class planning, as well as stipends for participation in workshops, camps, and performance opportunities.

Job Type : Part-Time
Start Date : Immediately
Schedule : Monday evenings 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Application Deadline : Open until filled
Application Process : Submit application, cover letter, and current resume’ to Education Coordinator
Application Contact : Melissa Arnold, Education Coordinator (No phone calls, please)


The Schauer School of the Arts offers classes in dance, music, theater, and visual art for all ages and abilities. Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional creative arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. Collaborations between various School of the Arts colleagues and departments, as well as interest in community outreach is supported and encouraged.

For more information on the Schauer Arts Center and the Schauer School of the Arts, please visit our website : www.SchauerCenter.org

The Schauer Arts Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with the Schauer Arts Center depends solely on your qualifications.

Stage Manager for MURDER BALLAD - (posted 10/15/18 by Music Theatre of Madison)

Music Theatre of Madison, a professional musical theatre company entering its fourteenth season, is seeking a non-equity stage manager for its production of MURDER BALLAD, a four-actor rock musical.

The individual will be an extremely good communicator, very organized, experienced, and quick on their feet. Sense of humor balanced with great work ethic is a must.

The rehearsal dates are roughly February 6-23, with tech February 26-28 and performances March 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at the Brink Lounge. Rehearsals will mostly take place in the evenings for about three to four hours each night, 5 nights per week. Any daytime rehearsals will be music rehearsals and the SM will not be required to be present if not available. We can accommodate a couple of conflicts within reason.

The production will be staged with the actors surrounding the audience, so it will be an unconventional staging in an unconventional space.

Pay is $150/week as an independent contractor.

Please send resume and two references to Kristen Murcott Emery, Music Theatre of Madison Company Manager, at kmurcott@mtmadison.com. Music Theatre of Madison welcomes and celebrates applicants of all ethnicities, identities, and abilities. Learn more about the company at www.mtmadison.com.

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