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Production Manager/Technical Director - (posted 4/29/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells, WI is seeking candidates for the position of Production Manager/Technical Director beginning May 30. All candidates must have previous professional experience in all areas of theater management and technical theater.

Production Management job responsibilities will include the following:
• All the duties that, through professional experiences, are normally considered to be part of the assignment.
• Coordinating all theater production departments to assure effective management of production designers, timetable and budgets.
• Manage and supervise production staff and contracted staff.
• Maintain budget of contracted personnel and production costs associated with each production.
• Complete payroll salaries for each pay period for all theatrical employees according to theaters accounting schedule.
• Create schedule of day-to-day production activities as well as maintaining a master production calendar.
• Create facility schedule.
• Assisting in scheduling rehearsals and performances
• Attending all technical rehearsals taking notes on all technical aspects.
• Prepare financial accounts of the show’s expenses.
• Recruit and secure all tech crew members.
• Communicate with Concert performers and their management to fulfill all contract rider requirements.
• Work with Company Manager to fulfill all contracts and riders.

Technical Director job responsibilities will include the following;
• All the duties that, through professional experiences, are normally considered to be part of the assignment.
• Operate and maintain the safeguards of the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
• Create as needed lighting cues and effects.
• Supervises and assists with set and stage construction and management.
• Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates.
• Orient facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitates the use of the technical facilities.
• Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.

Hip Hop Instructor - (posted 4/28/16 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios is currently seeking a hip hop instructor for Fall 2016. The perfect person is upbeat, energetic, organized, reliable, knowledgeable in Hip Hop, and works well with students ages 7-18. Being able to teach multiple dance styles (Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern) is a plus but not required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. We are only a 20 minute drive from West Madison. If you would like to join our fun team of teachers, please send your cover letter, head shot & resume to fortestudios102@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Master Electrician - (posted 4/26/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells is looking for a Master Electrician for the production of Million Dollar Quartet. Will work with Lighting Designer Dan Efros to hang, circuit, gel and focus the state of the art equipment at the Palace. On site dates at the theater would be June 8th thru June 16th. Day rate, travel reimbursement and housing (if needed) provided. Please call or email Michael Stein mstein@dellspalace.com 608-253-4000 ext117.

Costume Designer - (posted 4/24/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

Costume Designer needed for Million Dollar Quartet opening June 16 at the Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells. This is a paid position. There are 8 cast members in this show which is set in the late 1950's including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. Designer must have professional experience with references. Please send inquiries to mstein@dellspalace.com

Actress (Befana) - (posted 4/24/16 by Ken Lonnquist & Friends)

Old Befana
MAY 9 & 10 @ 7 PM

ACTRESS needed to play lead role in “Old Befana”, an original musical by Madison’s Ken Lonnquist. PAID POSITION on a per-show basis. Performances fall between Thanksgiving and mid-January. Actress will join a 5 actor-musician traveling troupe, bringing the show to schools, performance venues and churches around Wisconsin, Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul. Number of performances varies annually from 10 25 shows. NO PERFORMANCES on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, New Years Eve or New Years Day. MOST of our performances are day-trips… we usually end the day back home!
The other troupe members are veterans of the show and have their parts “down”. Actress chosen will work with script, recordings (live and studio) and videos to study her part, and work in advance of group-rehearsals with Ken Lonnquist. Group rehearsals are generally limited in number, from mid-October through November.

ACTRESS should:
- be 18 years or older; maturity an asset!
have strong singing-vocal ability
display emotional range (comedic to poignant)
be willing/able to share load in, set up and tearing down of sets, props & equipment (and be a “trouper”).
Prepare a brief monologue (1 minute or less) and a song to sing accapella or with guitar accompaniment.
Email ken@kenland.com for script pages in preparation for the audition; we’ll also send an mp3 of a song we’d like to hear in your audition.

No instrumental skills necessary.
Auditions: MAY 9 & 10 @ 7 PM sharp (when doors will be locked).
Place: First United Methodist Church (203 Wisconsin Ave, Madison)
Bring: A document with Your Name, Address, Phone, Email
Also, indicate availability for day-trips (and occasional multiple-day trips) in Dec / Jan).

Please call or email for more information: ken@kenland.com, 608-249-7714
Thanks!

Musical Theatre Performers for Cinderella! - (posted 4/23/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

Seeking musical theatre performer submissions for our upcoming Children's Ice Cream Theater Production of Cinderella!

CINDERELLA
By Marc Robin
Directed by Michael Stanek
A Classic Fairy Tale with original music. One hour children's version. Interactivity with the audience. Performed with great success at the Marriott Lincolnshire in Chicago and the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA.
Produced by Palace Theater in the Dells at Palace Theater, 564 Wisconsin Dells Parkway South, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Performances: July 5 - August 20, 2016
Performance Times:
Tuesday and Thursday at 5pm, Friday and Saturday at 10 am
Ticket Prices: $11 per person
Call 608-253-4000 for reservations or more information

Seeking the following roles:

Prince - Handsome, manly with a strong baritone voice.
Giggelletta - Step Sister who as her name indicates laughs hysterically at everything.
Blanch - Evil Step Mother who extremely poise and well educated but EVIL.
Fairy Godmother – Over the top, young or old. Sassy with attitude with a genuine love for Cinderella.
Male Swing/Ensemble – Cover all male roles.
Female Swing/Ensemble – Cover all female roles.
The roles of Cinderella, Soberella and Sir Reginald have been cast.

ALL ROLES ARE PAID (non-equity only)

Please send a current headshot/resume and any performance video to Michael Stein at mstein@dellspalace.com

Theatre Director - (posted 4/22/16 by Divine Savior Holy Angels High School)

Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (DSHA) is a Catholic college preparatory high school for young women that excels at developing the whole person. Sponsored by the Sisters of the Divine Savior and grounded in their mission to make known the goodness and kindness of Jesus Christ, we develop our students into capable young women of faith, heart and intellect who accept the gospel call to live lives that will make a difference.

Job Title:
THEATRE DIRECTOR

Job Start:
Monday, July 11, 2016

Application Closing Date:
This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
DSHA practices equal employment opportunity.

Job Summary:
The Theatre Director position is a full-time, year-round role that manages, coordinates and directs all events and productions that take place in the Hansen Family Fine Arts Theatre, Arena Theatre and Quad. Instructs students in acting classes. Directs four shows annually including a fall musical and the summer Community Theatre Works musical. Ensures the safe operation and maintenance of all theatrical systems in the complex including lighting, sound, construction, house management and the box office.

Responsibilities:
• Execute and interpret the artistic elements of four shows annually in accordance with our mission.
• Conduct auditions and provide direction, prepare and lead a coherent rehearsal, tech, dress, performance and strike schedule for each show.
• Coordinate the production of the playbill in collaboration with the Communications Coordinator.
• Collaborate with the Parent Fine Arts Association regarding house management and hospitality tech and show weekends.
• Collaborate closely with the Technical Theater Director and all Production Designers.
• Teach 2-3 sections of acting classes each semester. Courses include: Acting I/Intro to Theater; Acting II; Advanced Acting; Musical Theatre Company; Playwriting I; Theatre Production Apprenticeships.
• Plan and implement lessons, create and grade assignments, and develop other assessments to provide a rigorous and engaging learning experience for all students.

Qualifications:
Position requires a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts or education. A master’s degree in related field is preferred. Five years of experience teaching and/or directing is required. Experience in theatre administration and/or management is highly desired.

How to Apply:
Interested parties should email cover letter, resume, salary requirments and a list of three references to:

Brook Mayborne, Director of Human Resources
MayborneB@dsha.k12.wi.us

Visit www.dsha.info to learn more about Divine Savior Holy Angels High School.
Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Merchandising and Sales Associates for Lion King - (posted 4/20/16 by Knowledge Services)

Do you love the theater or just looking for a fun environment to join where you can make some extra cash???
Knowledge Services has been contracted to help staff Merchandiser positions for the upcoming performance of The Lion King coming to the Overture Center in Madison, WI. We are looking for up-beat and energetic individuals to work with the show for 1 month (May 10th- June 5th)!
The hours would be 6pm - 11pm weeknights and 2 shows on weekends (12:30pm-5:30pm and 6pm-11pm) with training on May 10th @ 1pm. We look for candidates who are available for shows during weeknights and weekends. The pay is $10.00hr!

Responsibilities
 Engaging theater patrons
 Helping customers select merchandise at the kiosk in the lobby
 Up-selling additional products if possible
 Completing monetary transactions

Qualifications
 Excellent customer service skills
 Ability to work in a very fast paced environment
 Must have retail and cash handling experience

We are conducting interviews for this opportunity immediately!!!
Want to be a part of its amazing atmosphere?

Please apply directly at the following link:
careers-knowledgeservices.icims.com/jobs/5595/merchandiser-lion-king-- madison/job?mode=view
-OR-
Send your resume directly to Racquel Holmes at racquelh@knowledgeservices.com

We look forward to working with you!

Acting - (posted 4/19/16 by Ghost Boat, Dells Boat Tours)

Ghost Boat and Dells Boat tours are offering PAID acting jobs! A great way to add to your acting resume.

Location: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Hours: 7:00 pm to 10:00 or 11:00 pm, depending on how busy we are.

Start/End dates: Friday 27 May 2016 to 31 October 2016 ( These dates are VERY flexible and we are willing to work with your schedule.

Starting Wage: $9.00 an hour

Job Details : We run 7 days a week . The Job consists of using special effects makeup,costuming, and acting/scaring talents to create Characters for a turn of the century mining "Ghost" town. We have numerous straight scaring roles and several improvisational acting roles.

Contact information: Email cover letter and resume to Chase Wright at wrightfx2.0@hotmail.com

Technical Director - (posted 4/14/16 by Forward Theater Company)

Forward Theater Company is looking for an experienced Technical Director for its 2016-2017 season. FTC is a professional theater company that produces three shows annually in the Playhouse Theater of the Overture Center. 

The Technical Director is responsible for the planning, execution and completion of all scenic elements of Forward Theater’s productions.

This includes:
-Collaborating and communicating with the Scenic Designer, Director and Production Stage Manager to fulfill the scenic requirements of each production
-Attending all production meetings
-Creating the scenic budget, shop drawings/plans (in conjunction with Scenic Designer), materials list and other advance work to prepare for scenic build
-Purchasing of all materials
-Hiring of additional carpenters and load-in/load-out crew
-Serving as lead carpenter and supervising additional carpenters in scenic build
-Coordinating all scenic painting needs with the Scenic Charge Artist
-Tracking scenic budget throughout build and maintaining communication with Production Stage Manager
-Supervising the transportation and load-in of the set into the theater
-Attending all technical rehearsals and addressing all notes coming from technical rehearsals
-Supervising load-out and transportation of set back to scene shop
-Other duties as needed

The ideal candidate will have educational background in Theater and at least 2 years of professional theater experience as Technical Director with skills in planning, engineering and theatrical construction and fabrication (including carpentry and welding). He/she must have excellent organizational and communication skills. Salary is paid as honorarium per show. 

To be considered for this position please e-mail resume, cover letter (including 3 references) to Laura Walter, Production Stage Manager, lwalter@forwardtheater.com

Assistant Stage Manager(s) - (posted 4/14/16 by Children's Theater of Madison)

SUMMARY OF JOB SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant Stage Manager(s) assists Production Stage Manager with all aspects of stage management, including running rehearsals, tracking props, managing backstage crew, etc.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Assist the Stage Manager and Director with all aspects of the planning, coordination, and running of meetings, rehearsals and performances
2. attend rehearsals as scheduled by SM
3. attend regularly scheduled production meetings, including those during tech week (held after tech rehearsals end)
4. attend all technical rehearsals
5. assist with the running of props, costume pieces, line reading, and other duties deemed necessary by the SM
6. particpate in load-in and strike (as noted below)
7. Act as props assistant, ensuring that rehearsal props are procured, maintained, and communicating with Props Master as needed.
8. Assist Stage Manager to ensure that all rehearsal props are properly stored and/or returned to CTM prop shop.
9. Assist Stage Manager in transporting or arranging transportaion of performance props used in rehearsal to performance venue.
10. Cleaning and restoring rehearsal hall to accommodate future use, including ensuring that expendables such as paper towels, toilet paper, bottled water, etc. are restocked (this can be done during run of show if necessary, but should be done before Strike and before another show is scheduled to use rehearsal hall).
11. Ensuring that all dressing rooms, green room, and tech booth are clear of CTM and personal property and cleaned thoroughly and left in a condition that represents the professionalism of CTM
12. Striking all CTM materials affixed to bulletin boards, doors, walls, etc
13. Assisting, as needed, with carpenter/set strike and coordinating with Technical Director regarding cast, crew, and volunteer needs for carpenter/set strike.
14. Assisting, as needed, props master, wardrobe supervisor, etc. in transport and cleaning of areas.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of theatrical production, strong oral and written communication skills in addition to excellent time management skills. BA/BS in theatre and demonstrated skills in pertinent areas of technical theater production and professional experience required. This position requires frequent work on evenings and weekends.

TO APPLY
Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Lawler at lawler@ctmtheater.org.

Charge Artist - (posted 4/14/16 by Children's Theater of Madison)

SUMMARY OF JOB SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Charge Scenic Artist plans, schedules, and executes work for all paint for five productions per season, supervises scenic artists as needed, and works closely with Director, Production Manager, Scene Designer, Technical Director, and others to successfully implement designs while maintaining design cohesion.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Hire paint crew/scenic artists as needed in cooperation with production manager
2. Work under the direction of the Scene Designer, Production Manager, and Technical Director in order to accomplish paint/texture aspects of scene design within budget and on schedule
3. Supervise paint crews/scenic artists and ensure that hired crews are provided necessary paperwork to be compensated by CTM and that such paperwork is turned in to production manager in a timely manner according to schedule provided
4. Purchase paint and supplies in accordance with budget after consulting with Scene Designer, Technical Director and Production Manager
5. Inform/consult with production manager regarding equipment needs, crew needs, schedule, etc.
6. Provide production manager and technical director with information regarding purchases and equipment needs prior to incurring expenses or contracting with vendors
7. Ensure that all CTM paint tools and equipment is properly maintained and used items are either replaced or properly cleaned and restocked after each production.
8. Create and/or update and maintain accurate inventory of CTM paint tools and equipment
9. Communicate directly with TD prior to load-in
10. Attend all production meetings
11. Work with technical staff of Overture Center to ensure proper procedures and rules are followed, and that necessary equipment is provided.
12. Ensure that proper safety precautions are taken during work calls, including for any unsupervised workers in other departments (consult with CTM production manager, CTM techincal director and Overture Center technical director and staff to ensure that safety requirements are understood and all necessary equipment is provided).
13. Communicate in advance any scheduling conflicts that may prevent attendance at any rehearsal and/or performance or work call.
14. Create texture and color samples from the designer’s model or elevations as necessary
15. Create patterns as necessary
16. Create a touch-up kit and ensure that responsible crew member is trained in use and application prior to opening performance

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of theatrical production, strong oral and written communication skills in addition to excellent time management skills. BA/BS in theatre and demonstrated skills in pertinent areas of technical theater production and professional experience required. Depending on candidate, position could be seasonal or year-round. This position requires frequent work on evenings and weekends.

TO APPLY
Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Lawler at lawler@ctmtheater.org.

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.

Costume and Makeup Designer - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Costume and Makeup Designer
07/01/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $150

The Costume and Makeup Design intern will be responsible for the design and implementation of costumes and makeup for both shows. They will be responsible for care and organization of pulled and purchased costuming items as well as makeup. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Knowledge of theatrical makeup techniques.
-Knowledge of fabric, sewing, and costume construction.

Properties Master - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Properties Master
07/01/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $100

The Properties intern will be responsible for the design and implementation of all properties for both shows. They will be responsible for care and organization of pulled and purchased items and in assisting the scenic designer with dressing. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Scenic Designer.

-Strong organizational skills.
-Experience with properties management and construction preferred.

Scenic Designer - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Scenic Designer
07/01/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $100


The Scenic Design Intern will design scenery for both summer shows and work with the scene shop crew in constructing and preparing all scenery and set dressing. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Experience or training in theatrical scenic design.
-Strong knowledge of theatrical construction techniques and shop tools.
-Knowledge of scenic painting techniques and practices.
-Ability to draft following USITT standards.

Sound Designer - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Sound Designer
07/01/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $100

The Sound Design Intern will prepare for or setup all microphone, monitors, and sound effects needs for both summer shows, including drafting the microphone plot, equalizing microphones, and mixing the live audio for the show. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Experience or training in mixing live sound.
-Experience with wireless microphone systems and analogue sound mixers.
-Experience with sound equalization and out-board effects systems.
-Experience editing sound effects and in using software such as ProTools or Audition ideal.
-Experience with QLab, Multiplay, or similar preferred.
-Ability to draft following USITT standards preferred.

Lighting Designer - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Lighting Designer
07/15/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $100

The Lighting Design Intern will design and draft the light plot, working with the SMPAC rep plot, as well write and program all light cues for both summer shows. They will also coordinate and assist in the hanging and focusing of all stage lights. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Experience or training in theatrical lighting design.
-Experience or training in the hanging and focusing of theatrical stage lights. -Experience with ETC Cobalt/Congo prefered.
-Working knowledge of VectorWorks and/or hand drafting according to USITT standards prefered.

Assistant Technical Director - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Assistant Technical Director
06/20/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $250

The Assistant Technical Director Intern will work closely with the SMPAC Technical Director in coordinating with intern designers and the Director in executing the artistic vision of the show. They will work with the scenic and lighting designers to schedule shop time and set crew, help supervise construction, and facilitate scene changes during the run of both shows. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Ability to read and produce construction drawings.
-Good grasp of all fields of technical theatre.
-Strong verbal and written communications skills.
-Strong knowledge of scenic construction techniques.
-Experience building scenery, including use of shop power tools.
-Knowledge of safety practices for live theatre.
-Ability to manage a shop crew of young adults.

Assistant Stage Manager - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Assistant Stage Manager
06/20/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $100

The Assistant Stage Manager assists the Stage Manager with needed tasks and duties as needed during the rehearsal process. The Assistant Stage Manager(s) coordinate the backstage areas during all performances, dress, and technical rehearsals with respect to the Stage Manager. Must attend all technical rehearsals. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Experience in theatrical stage management.
-Strong organizational and communication skills.
-Ability to calmly handle stressful situations.

Stage Manager - (posted 3/3/16 by South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

The South Milwaukee Youth Theatre program is a community summer theatre program hosted by the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. The program produces two shows every summer; one for 5 - 11 year olds and another for 12 - 18 year olds. The 2016 season will feature Alice in Wonderland Jr and Willy Wonka Kids.

Productions will take place from 06/20/16-07/31/16. Rehearsals are generally T,W,TH from 4:00pm - 8:30pm. Performances are 07/15/16-07/17/16 and 07/29/16-07/31/16.

Stage Manager
06/20/16 - 07/31/16
Stipend: $200

The Stage Management Intern will be present at all rehearsals to assist the Director, duties may include: taking notes, working with cast, crew, and and designers to coordinate the smooth running of both productions over the summer. Stage Manager will also manage cast and crew for all performances, call all cues, and take attendance for each dress/technical rehearsal and performance. Must attend all rehearsals and meetings. Position reports to SMPAC Technical Director and Director.

-Prepare prompt book.
-Attend all production meetings; taking and distributing notes afterward.
-Strong organizational and communication skills.
-Ability to calmly handle stressful situations.
-Manage ASMs, cast, and run crew.
-Call all performances.

Hip hop instructor - (posted 3/1/16 by Odyssey Dance Company)

Odyssey Dance Studio, located in Cottage Grove, is currently seeking a hip hop instructor to start this summer and/or fall. We are a new, small, mostly recreational studio. Our hip hop classes are for ages 7 and up and demand for these classes is increasing! Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years old, and will have experience with hip hop with at least 1 year of teaching experience preferred. Knowledge of other dance styles a plus, and additional classes in other subjects may also be available, including potential to work with our competitive dance company. Schedule and compensation are currently negotiable, but would likely be evenings during the week. Please submit your resume to odysseydancestudio@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in our studio!

Dance instructor - (posted 10/21/15 by Simply Ballroom LLC)

Simply Ballroom LLC is seeking talented young male dancers that wish to make a career in the ballroom dance industry. We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic individuals to add to our winning team. With our comprehensive training program, teaching experience and ballroom experience is not required. In addition we offer many benefits including all expense paid travel to nationwide competitions and studio outings. We are a competitive and social dance studio in the Green Bay area that offers the possibility of unlimited opportunities. From our rewarding instructor positions to becoming a professional competitive dancer, to a supervisor or manager.

Applicants must be well groomed and well mannered, over the age of 18, in good physical condition and must like to work with the public. Again, experience is not necessary. All accepted applicants will go through our teacher training program, but knowledge of music, dance or sports is an asset. We are a fast growing company with very little competition and looking for fun, enthusiastic, motivated and people-oriented insinuate that are looking for a career opportunity.

If interested, email us at simplyballroomllc@gmail.com or call 920-664-3114.

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Alternative Compensation Opportunities!

Director - (posted 4/21/16 by Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre)

BDACT Director Search for 2017
On Monday, May 9th at 7:00 pm the Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre’s Production Committee will meet with anyone interested in directing a musical or play in 2017. The meeting will be held at the theater which is located at 219 N. Spring St. in Beaver Dam. Please enter by the side door on Third St.
There is an application form that can be downloaded from BDACT’s website at www.bdact.org. Please contact managing director, David Saniter, at (920) 885-6891 or info@bdact.org if you have any questions or any help is needed filling out the application prior to the meeting. Also, please contact BDACT if you are interested in directing but are unable to attend the meeting. Perusal scripts for you to look at can be ordered through the managing director.
This list was developed by the BDACT Production Committee as an outline for the 2017 season. This list in non-exclusive, meaning the Production Committee will consider any show pitched by any Director. This list was developed with consideration of cast, crew, stage, genre, potential audience, diversity of BDACT offerings and local market past performances. Stage II and tour group approval will be based on stage availability with main stage shows taking precedence; however, there will be overlap in facility use. It is imperative for BDACT to provide a continuous stream of revenue generating activities to be financially stable. Our main stage shows will consist of 7 or 8 performances with open auditions. Honorariums will be paid. As a Community Theater BDACT wishes to provide support and encouragement to all non-professional cast and crew and sincerely appreciates all volunteers. The following are time frames desired and potential show list:

Winter Show Late Feb/Early March
Spring Show Early May
Summer Show Late July/Early August
Fall Show Late Oct/Early Nov
December/Christmas Holiday Show
Comedy
Steve Martin- Picasso at the Lapin Agile - Samuel French
Neil Simon- Rumors - Samuel French
Blithe Spirit - Samuel French
Lend Me A Tenor - Samuel French
The Nerd - Dramatists Play Service

Small Stage Musical
Clue the Musical - Samuel French
Somethings Afoot - Samuel French
Urine Town - Samuel French
Church Basement Ladies - Troupe America

Summer Musical
Annie - Music Theatre International
Beauty and the Beast - Music Theatre International
Shrek - Music Theatre International

Drama
Lombardi - Dramatist Play Service
The Miracle Worker - Samuel French
Death of a Salesman - Dramatists Play Service
Glass Menagerie - Dramatists Play Service
Romeo & Juliet - Public Domain

Holiday Season
Guys on Ice - Guysonice.com
A Christmas Carol (Musical or Play) - Various Versions
It’s a Wonderful Life - Various Versions
Christmas Schooner - Music Theatre International

Stage II
Open to any Director proposals throughout the season.
Stage II may be closed audition, Limited cast, experimental, original works.

Tour Groups
Open to suggestions from Organizing Directors/Producers

Set Designer - (posted 4/6/16 by Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre)

Set Designer needed for October show at the Bartell.

Krass is seeking a set designer for Detroit '67 by Dominique Morisseau, a play about the riots in Detroit in 1967, directed by Dana Pellebon. If you are a set designer available in that period, please email janlevinethal@gmail.com for details. Small budget, tiny stipend.

Director - (posted 2/11/16 by Sun Prairie Civic Theatre)

Sun Prairie Civic Theatre is seeking directors for two shows in its 2016-2017 season. All director positions are on a nonpaid basis.

Show Number One: R & H Cinderella to be produced in May 2017. The director can select their own staff or SPCT will assist in finding these positions.

Show Number Two: A One Act for the AACTFest Play Festival. The director can select a play or one act that can be cut to sixty minutes according to AACTFest Rules. This can be a long-term commitment as the state competition is in February. Winning shows advance to regional and national competitions. The national competition is in June of 2017.

Persons interested in either of these positions can contact Sun Prairie Civic Theatre at P. O. Box 132, Sun Prairie, WI 53590 or send an email to our president Brian Goff at bgoff60@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

Technical Director, tech work - (posted 1/30/13)

John Peruzzi
(608) 434-4438 • johnperuzzi@gmail.com • 610 West St. Baraboo, WI 53913

Skills
• Comprehensive knowledge of theatrical carpentry, lighting, rigging, and welding.
• Skilled at problem solving, mechanical innovation and on the spot troubleshooting.
• Experience leading crews ranging from union technicians to high school students.

Technical Experience
Sand County Contracting, Baraboo, WI (8/11-present)
Expiditer
Salaried position for remodeling company. Duties include purchasing and delivery of all materials to jobsites, permit applications, scheduling, facility and fleet maintenance, punchlist duties

Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL (4/09-7/11)
Technical Director
Full time position for Tony Award winning theater company in Chicago. Led build from page to stage, budgeting, estimations of time and labor, supervision of scenic carpenters and union painters, maintenance of scene shop, tools, and theater facilities.

Tightship Scenic, Chicago, IL (1/05-present)
Technical Director
Production company providing services to small theater companies, custom design and building for residences, scenic painting, permanent display cases, and outdoor scenery. Clients include The City of Chicago, Friends of the Chicago River, Cirque Shanghai, Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Park District, bars, restaurants, and residences.

Lookingglass Theater Company, Chicago, IL (11/06-6/07)
Master Carpenter
Set construction, rigging, supervision of build crew / load in / load out, consultation with Technical Director about installation, budgeting, and crew schedules.

Redmoon Theater, Chicago, IL (4/05-11/06)
Build Manager
Set construction and design work for outdoor spectacle theater. Construction of, moving water stages, kinetic sculpture, collapsible cakes, roving death mobiles, and mechanical wonders. Managing crews, coordinating with Technical Director concerning build schedules, new hires, and interns in addition to leading build.

Performance Space 122, New York, New York (5/01-12/04)
Assistant Technical Director
Theater jack position with internationally acclaimed dance and performance art venue in the east village. Maintenance of tools, lighting equipment, scenic inventory and theatrical supplies. Leadership skills employed heading load in and strike crews, programming light board, teaching interns, planning of work schedules, and shop budgeting. Frequent lighting design work for smaller projects, receptions, and short run performances.

Special Skills: Autocad literate. Ability to drive large vehicles and trailers, manual transmission, Valid Wisconsin driver’s license, Hazcom certified, FOID Card, Lead Safe Removal certified

Education: B

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