MadStage - live theater, dance and comedy in Wisconsin.

Follow MadStage on Facebook Twitter

We thank for helping to support MadStage! Find out how you can help.


  MadStage Podcast



MadStage Email List

Talk about theater. Publicize shows. Join the MadStage email list!

 

Enter your email address, then click 'Join List'

Support MadStage

Make a donation to MadStage!
Click here to find out how...

 





 

How you can help support MadStage! Radio theater page Submit show information to MadStage Information about performance venues Wisconsin playwrights and scripts page Theater humor page Win Free Tickets! Thanks to all those who've contributed to MadStage in the past year! About MadStage Theater and dance classes, workshops, teachers and schools Performance links Performance-related job and volunteer opportunities, plus internship listings Dance Groups featured on MadStage Theater groups featured on MadStage Performance Calendar Home

Employment Opportunities

If you have Wisconsin theater, comedy, or dance-related jobs, information, or want ads you would like to post here, please submit them using this form. If you've filled a need that was posted here faster than you expected, email us and we'll remove the notice.

Advertising Sponsors

  

 

   

Paid Jobs

Executive Director - (posted 1/6/22 by Bartell Community Theatre)

Description:
The Gerald A. Bartell Community Theatre Foundation is a unique collaboration between five theatre companies who participate in the administration and operation of the Foundation (known as Participating Theatre Companies). Within our walls, Madison artists tell stories about themselves and their worlds. Audience members are transformed, enlightened, entertained, and invited into the conversation about who and what this community is. The purpose and mission of the Gerald A Bartell Community Theatre Foundation, Inc., (GABCTF) is to equip, operate, and maintain a live-performance facility created by the Foundation for the benefit of the Participating Theatre Companies (PTCs), and additional publicly supported organizations of the same class, so as to assist them in carrying out the purpose for which they are organized. The Executive Director serves as the chief executive of the Bartell Theatre Foundation and is responsible for its consistent achievement of its mission, strategic goals, and financial objectives, with the close cooperation of the Board President and the Board of Directors.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned or changed at the discretion of the Board.
Operations: financial management, operations, rental management, building management, venue promotion
Development: fundraising, grant writing, sponsor development, donor management
Governance: policy research, board support, planning and goal setting
Communications: marketing, public relations, advocacy, social media and website management
Personnel: volunteer and staff management

Financial Management:
Responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
Work with the Board Treasurer to prepare the annual budget and submit for Board approval.
Manage budget to meet financial goals
Jointly, as is necessary, with the Board President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice President, conduct official correspondence and execute legal documents.
Work with the Financial manager (CPA) to file annual tax reports for both the Bartell Foundation and Bartell Building Corporation.
Oversee or implement all financial transactions for both the Foundation and Building Corporation, including: preparing and submitting monthly payroll, processing and paying vendor invoices, processing and delivering all bank deposits, reconciling bank statements, report and file all relevant tax reports.
Produce and distribute monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors.
Explore, recommend, and implement new business systems such as ticketing, database, and networking solutions.

Development:
Participate in Fundraising Committee meetings and resulting work as a permanent, non-voting member of the committee.
Direct annual fund programs, foundation and corporate gifts, grants and sponsorships, special events programs and planned giving.
Lead strategies and research to identify, prioritize, cultivate, solicit, recognize, and steward all donors and prospects.
Oversee and implement the writing of grants and proposals that will increase revenue.
Coordinate fundraising events and campaigns.
Build and sustain relationships with current, new, and potential grant and donation-giving organizations and individuals.
Manage individual donor campaigns including annual gifts and special appeals.
Work to secure socially responsible Dane-county based business partners for programs and major fundraisers.
Oversee management of ticketing, volunteer, and donor databases for the Bartell and its resident companies.
Collaborate with volunteers, staff, and consultants to ensure that publications, websites, and mailings include donor-focused content.
Work with the board of directors to enhance development efforts.


Building Operations & Management:
Manage the operation, maintenance, and supplies of the physical plant including a permanent, non-voting seat on the Maintenance committee.
Recommend research, planning, and implementation of improvements, repairs, and renovations of the building and theater spaces.
Oversees concessions, office, janitorial, and theatrical supplies and contractors.
Work with the Box Office Manager to ensure prompt response to email, telephone, and social media inquiries.
Maintain archival documents for both the Bartell Foundation and the Bartell Building Corporation.
Apply for and maintain all applicable licensure including: charitable organization, theater venue, liquor license, nonprofit status, etc.
Act as liquor license agent for the Bartell Foundation.

Rental Management:
Prepare and execute contracts, invoices, and necessary paperwork for all rentals for both outside entities (non-PTCs) and Bartell residents (PTCs)
Act as venue promoter to market, attract, and develop the Bartell Theatre to non-PTC entities.
Prepare, negotiate, and execute all annual contracts with the Bartell PTCs.
Identify, develop, and recruit new potential resident PTCs when necessary.
Serve as the main point of contact for all PTCs and non-PTCs for all rental inquiries and needs.
Ensure all rentals and productions conform to Fire Codes and ADA requirements.
Ensure all rentals and productions adhere to Bartell rules and regulations and submit necessary documentation when rentals are complete.
Arrange for technical support and lobby staffing for all non-PTC rentals.
Help manage the Bartell Rental Calendar.

Governance:
Responsible for oversight of Bartell Theatre Foundations goals, standards, and vision.
Work with the board to enhance effectiveness of board members as strategic thinkers, fundraisers, volunteers, and legal caretakers of the Bartell’s mission and strategic goals.
Provide guidance, feedback, and eventual implementation of long-term plans as formulated and approved by the Board.
Work with committees to implement and plan activities and strategies to promote the vision of the board of directors.
Collect, prepare, and distribute all Board of Directors materials at monthly board meetings.

Communications:
Represent the theatre and foundation in the community.
Serve as a staff representative of the Foundation at special events and performances at the Bartell.
Represent the Bartell Foundation on commissions, committees and boards of organizations in ways that will support the mission and goals of the Bartell Theatre Foundation.
Serve as primary editor and administrator of all Bartell social media accounts.
Create or collaborate on the creation of marketing materials, including: the Bartell website, season poster and brochure, newsletters, press releases and interviews, fundraising and campaign materials, special event marketing, etc

Personnel:
Responsible for all recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel, volunteer or paid, that directly serve the Bartell Theatre Foundation.
Develop job descriptions, hold regular performance evaluations, and ensure sound human resources practices are followed.
Assist in the training, management, and recruitment of volunteers for the PTCs as relates to work at the Bartell Theatre.
Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality volunteers and employees.


Qualifications:
Ideal candidates will have experience with:
Administration of a business or non-profit organization including accounting and standard business practices.
Public relations and marketing
Fundraising and grant writing
Management of volunteers, employees, and contractors.
Customer Service
Additional consideration will be give to candidates whose experience includes:
Building Maintenance
Knowledge of Technical Theatre
Box Office Management
CRM Software
Event Management
Possess excellent communication and organization skills.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, confidentiality, interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Ability to present, inform, and motivate individuals and groups about the Bartell’s mission and programs.
Ability to apply for and maintain a liquor license and license as a liquor agent.

Salary Range is $42K-50K, and is negotiable commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Email your resume, a cover letter, and at least three references to Board President, Zak Stowe at zak@bartelltheatre.org.
For timely consideration please submit your application materials by April 1st, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

Voice Teacher - (posted 11/29/21 by Maven Vocal Arts)

Maven Vocal Arts in Madison is adding another private voice teacher! Part time, competitive wage. Minimum undergraduate voice degree required. Please contact Dr. Melanie Cain with your resume via email at dr.melaniecain@gmail.com.

Assistant Director(s) - (posted 11/18/21 by Forward Theater Company)

Forward Theater Company is the professional resident theater at Overture Center for the Arts. Each season we produce four mainstage productions of the best in contemporary theater plus a Monologue Festival or New Play Festival. We’re deeply involved with our community and give professional actors, designers, and directors an artistic home.

We are launching a new opportunity for Wisconsin-based emerging directors. We seek candidates to serve as assistant director to Artistic Director Jen Uphoff Gray on Forward’s Spring 2022 production of RUSSIAN TROLL FARM by Sarah Gancher. Rehearsals begin March 29, 2022, with an April 22, 2022 opening.

In summer 2022 we will be accepting additional applications for an assistant director on our Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 productions.

The ideal candidates are theater artists ready to learn from participation in a professional rehearsal process. Past participation in Anti-Racism and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training is a plus.

These positions will remain open until filled. Forward Theater Company is committed to a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Production Team meetings
• Attend production team meetings in advance of rehearsals (as available).

Rehearsals
• Attend all production rehearsals (which take place over a 4-week period).
• Take notes for the director and assist with minor research projects or other rehearsal needs as they come up.
• Attend all technical rehearsals through opening night.
• Participate in an ‘exit interview’ conversation with Forward’s leadership.

Skills and Attributes Needed
• Past experience working on theater productions, and ideally past directing experience.
• Willingness to work select evenings and weekends during the rehearsal process.
Compensation
$15/hour (Approximately $600/week for 4 weeks). At this time we are unable to provide local housing.

Hours
Approximately 40 per week


How to Apply
Please apply by Monday, January 24, 2022. Email cover letter and resume to Jen Uphoff Gray, Artistic Director, at jgray@forwardtheater.com

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter:
What do you hope to take away from this experience?
What would be your next steps after this assistant directorship?

Dance Instructor - (posted 11/9/21 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios is seeking an upbeat, professional, family friendly instructor for Hip Hop & Tap Classes on Tuesday evenings. Hip Hop only is an option as well. Currently, this is a temporary position, but could become permanent and include additional days as well as additional subbing opportunities. Prior teaching experience, particularly with ages 7-18 is important. We are a non-competitive performing arts school that strives to welcome all students, provide a safe/ accepting environment, and offer high quality instruction to all students. Pay is negotiable, competitive and fair. We are located in Mt. Horeb, which is only about 15-20 drive from west Madison. If this sounds like a great fit for you, please send your resume and cover letter to info@fortestudios.biz. Thank you & we look forward to meeting you soon!

How you can help support MadStage! Radio theater page Submit show information to MadStage Information about performance venues Wisconsin playwrights and scripts page Theater humor page Win Free Tickets! Thanks to all those who've contributed to MadStage in the past year! About MadStage Theater and dance classes, workshops, teachers and schools Performance links Performance-related job and volunteer opportunities, plus internship listings Dance Groups featured on MadStage Theater groups featured on MadStage Performance Calendar Home

Alternative Compensation Opportunities!

How you can help support MadStage! Radio theater page Submit show information to MadStage Information about performance venues Wisconsin playwrights and scripts page Theater humor page Win Free Tickets! Thanks to all those who've contributed to MadStage in the past year! About MadStage Theater and dance classes, workshops, teachers and schools Performance links Performance-related job and volunteer opportunities, plus internship listings Dance Groups featured on MadStage Theater groups featured on MadStage Performance Calendar Home

Seeking jobs or internships

How you can help support MadStage! Radio theater page Submit show information to MadStage Information about performance venues Wisconsin playwrights and scripts page Theater humor page Win Free Tickets! Thanks to all those who've contributed to MadStage in the past year! About MadStage Theater and dance classes, workshops, teachers and schools Performance links Performance-related job and volunteer opportunities, plus internship listings Dance Groups featured on MadStage Theater groups featured on MadStage Performance Calendar Home

About MadStage.com

Send information, comments, comp tickets, and corrections to webmaster@madstage.com.

This site is provided as a free service. If you'd like to help spread the word, please link to our site from yours and mention it in your programs and mailings! If you find it useful and would like to help make it even better, contributions will be applied toward expenses and publicity for the site.

All material copyright 1997-2015 Toad Hall Productions. Logo designed and created by Maciek Smuga-Otto. All information is subject to change. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in these pages, MadStage.com assumes no responsibility for any inaccurate information including times, places and prices. Please inform us of any corrections or updates! We will post them as soon as they are brought to our attention. Last update: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:11 AM. As of today, MadStage has had more than 3040219 visitors!

 

How you can help support MadStage! Radio theater page Submit show information to MadStage Information about performance venues Wisconsin playwrights and scripts page Theater humor page Win Free Tickets! Thanks to all those who've contributed to MadStage in the past year! About MadStage Theater and dance classes, workshops, teachers and schools Performance links Performance-related job and volunteer opportunities, plus internship listings Dance Groups featured on MadStage Theater groups featured on MadStage Performance Calendar Home