Production opportunities at Davidson Community Players

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

DCP 50Davidson Community Players, an award-winning community theatre in the Lake Norman region, is seeking qualified applicants for production positions for the 2016-2017 seasons. DCP produces five main stage and 3 youth shows per year at the 100 seat Armour Street Theatre and the 500 seat Duke Family Performance Hall. All positions are compensated with the amount varying per production.

We are looking for the following positions:

Stage Manager-SM’s are responsible for running all rehearsals, upkeep of prompt book, completion of rehearsal and production reports, and maintaining updated schedules. The SM serves as the liaison between the production team and the artistic director.

Costume Designer-The costume designer is responsible for bringing the director’s vision to life through appropriate costuming.  The costume designer should be able to work with volunteers to build and pull costumes as needed.  Understanding of budgets, scheduling and production procedure is a must.

Scenic Designers-Working closely with the director, the scenic designer is responsible for bringing the visual elements of the production to life. The scenic designer is expected to work with the technical director to ensure budgets and schedules are maintained. Designers are expected to provide working drawings, renderings and/or white models depending on the production.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent and a resume to Sylvia@davidsoncommunityplayers.org. Submit examples of design portfolio (photos are acceptable) if you are applying for a design position. We encourage and welcome applicants regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or religion.  Please visit us at www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org.

Triad Stage seeks Company Manager

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

triad stageTriad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting 9 productions in two cities, is seeking a highly-organized and detail-oriented fulltime Company Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing housing, transportation and related personal needs of the guest artists while in residence, special events, data entry, assistance with A/R and A/P, and all day to day company needs.

Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.  For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to Theater@triadstage.org.

StageStruck Theatre seeks Voice Instructor

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

stage struckStageStruck: The Young People’s Own Theatre in Goldsboro is in immediate need of a professional Voice instructor to teach private lessons one day a week in our studio. Please provide our contact information to any inquiries you may receive.

We are always interested as well in new professionals on our production teams going forward (Directors, Music Directors, Costumers, etc.). Please provide our contact information to any inquiries you may receive.

www.stagestruck.org

 

Bartlett Theater seeks Stage Manager

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

bartlett theaterBartlett Theater seeks a Stage Manager for the production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams and Directed by Jonathan Bohun Brady. Prior stage management experience is required. The position is paid.

Please send your resume to JB@BartlettTheater.com. No phone calls, please. Must have own car and valid drivers license. Rehearsals to take place in Durham, NC.

 

Production Dates
Rehearsals: October 2 – October 31

Load-In: November 1

Tech: November 2-5

Opening: November 6

Run: November 6-15 – Wed. & Thurs: 7:30pm, Fri & Sat: 8pm, Sun: 2pm (Possible student matinee performance on Wednesday Nov. 12 or Thursday Nov. 13)

Stage manager will have several key responsibilities and tasks to perform in each phase of a production, including scheduling and running rehearsals

  • communicating the director’s wishes to designers and crafts people
  • coordinating the work of the stage crew
  • calling cues and possibly actors’ entrances during performance
  • overseeing the entire show each time it is performed

In conjunction with the director, the stage manager determines the scheduling of all rehearsals and makes sure everyone involved is notified of rehearsal times, meetings, costume fittings and coaching sessions. During the rehearsal phase, stage managers also:

  • mark out the dimensions of the set on the floor of the rehearsal hall
  • make sure rehearsal props and furnishings are available for the actors
  • attend all rehearsals
  • notify the designers and crafts people of changes made in rehearsal

In rehearsals the stage manager will record all blocking, plus all the light, sound and set change cues, in the prompt book. The stage manager will also work out a smooth and efficient plan for the stage crew to follow during performances.

 

Triad Stage seeks Scenic Carpenter

Friday, August 14th, 2015

triad stageScenic Carpenter

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting a year round season in two cities, has an immediate opening for a full time Carpenter to work closely with our Technical Director, production staff and professional designers from all over the country to build 9 mainstage productions. The ideal candidate will be hardworking, have a positive attitude, and a working knowledge of scenery construction methods and shop practices.  Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.  For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to theater@triadstage.org.

Triad Stage seeks Sound Board Operator

Friday, August 14th, 2015

triad stageSound Board Operator

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater presenting a year round season in two cities, has an immediate opening for a part time Sound Board Operator for the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro.  Duties will include assisting the sound engineer in loading in six mainstage productions, running and programming the board for professional designers from all over the country during technical rehearsals, and running the board for each scheduled performance.  The ideal candidate will be hardworking, have a positive attitude, a working knowledge of basic sound engineering concepts including live vocal and instrumental mixing, and a desire to increase that knowledge.  There is a possibility of additional part time work on special events and in our other theatre in Greensboro, the UpStage Cabaret.  Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.  For consideration e-mail resume and cover letter to theater@triadstage.org.

 

Elon University seeks Assistant Professor of Acting

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

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Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin teaching in The Department of Performing Arts mid-August 2016.

Seeking an experienced, dynamic acting teacher and great collaborator skilled in the MEISNER approach to actor training (with a respectful appreciation of Stanislavski’s teachings). Additional specialization in VOICE & SPEECH or MOVEMENT required.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the core acting curriculum of the BFA Acting and Music Theatre programs, and others as per expertise. Must be willing to teach in the interdisciplinary Elon Core curriculum. Appropriate MFA or PhD required.

Significant professional experience desired, and continuation of creative/scholarly work expected. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning.

To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu.  Applications must be received by November 1, 2015 to be assured of consideration.

Send letter of application (including a brief description of experience with Meisner’s pedagogy), CV, and contact information for at least three references to actingposition@elon.edu. Please include your name in the subject line.

Please ALSO complete the required application materials at http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/elon_college/performing_arts/employment/Acting_App.xhtml.

Elon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Job Openings at Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Marketing Director

Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full time marketing director. Primary focus is the design and implementation of a marketing plan for a theater season consisting of 6 season shows and 4 special events. Responsibilities include web-based marketing and sales promotions; development of new community partnerships; design and production of playbills and all marketing materials; and media relations. CFRT is looking for marketing experience within theatre, the arts, or similar non-profit agencies. Strong computer skills a requirement, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop experience a plus.  Please send letter of intent, resume and references to: Managing Director, CFRTPO Box 53723, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or jobs@cfrt.org.

 

Company Manager

Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks an experienced company manager. Company manager is responsible for the travel arrangements, accommodations and day-to-day needs of the acting, design and technical company members. Job responsibilities include securing hotel rooms, booking airline tickets, upkeep of housing, overseeing use of company vehicles, and handling any special needs and requests. The company manager is both the direct point of contact for any questions from the actors and the liaison between the management team and the actors. Company manager also coordinates auditions for each production. The preferred candidate should be familiar with the process of mounting a professional stage production and be extremely organized while also being flexible. Company Manager must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Company Manager must have the ability to maintain a positive attitude while working in a fast-paced, creative environment. Hours are semi-flexible – approximately 30 hours per week. Please send letter of intent, resume and references to: Managing Director, CFRT, PO Box 53723, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or jobs@cfrt.org.

 

Development Director

Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks an energetic and experienced development director who will plan and implement all fundraising efforts for the organization in conjunction with the board of directors, staff and volunteers. Duties include raising CFRT’s annual contributed income, overseeing and coordinating fundraising events, individual donor campaigns, grant seeking, government funding, research and cultivation of prospective funders, development of board fundraising efforts, and broadening the base of support for the organization. Reporting to the managing director, this position is part of the management team, working in tandem with the managing director, the artistic director, the marketing director, and the office manager. Please send letter of intent, resume and references to: Managing Director, CFRT, PO Box 53723, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or jobs@cfrt.org.

NC Stage Company seeks Audience Development Manager

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

ncstagelogo (1)North Carolina Stage Company is a 127-seat, professional Equity theatre located in downtown Asheville, NC. We are seeking a motivated individual as our Audience Development Manager. This is a full-time position and does require some weekend and nighttime work.

The applicant must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalency; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. The applicant must be highly organized and skilled in the areas of written and verbal communication. Success in this position requires the ability to manage multiple projects at once, attention to detail, critical-thinking, flexibility, and a high degree of initiative. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel is required. Basic skills in WordPress, and various social media are preferred. The applicant must exhibit professionalism in all interactions with patrons and co-workers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop marketing materials for Mainstage and Catalyst productions
  • Work with advertising representatives to secure advertising for the theatre across various mediums including print, online, social media, and television
  • Coordinate design materials with a graphic designer
  • Arrange print mailings and poster distribution
  • Manage the marketing budget for paid advertising and graphic design
  • Reach out to community organizations to find cross promotional opportunities
  • Cultivate group sales through research and outreach
  • Maintain and update the NC Stage Website, Social Media pages and Ticketing software
  • Create and send weekly e-newsletter
  • Communicate directly with subscribers, donors and stakeholders
  • Oversee front of house operations ensuring customer experience standards
  • Develop and implement strategies to help the theatre reach new audiences

If you meet the qualifications stated above and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume to jobs@ncstage.org in a .doc or .pdf format. No phone calls will be accepted. Resumes will only be accepted via email at this time.

Lee Street theatre Seeks Stage Manager

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

leestreetlogoThe stage manager will be responsible for attending all rehearsals, upkeep of the blocking, and prompt book, rehearsal and performance reports, direction of production meetings and running of each show.

Qualifications:

• Prior SM experience a must
• Capacity to solve problems
• Vectorworks or AutoCAD experience is a must
• Good communication skills
• Maturity and understanding of the artistic process
• Ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work quickly and accurately with attention to detail
• Driver’s license

Pay: DOE per show

Productions Hiring:

Calendar Girls by Tim Firth
Director: Claudia Galup
First Rehearsal: TBA
Run: August 17-26, 2015

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show
Director: Justin Dionne
First Rehearsal: September 13
Run: Oct 29 – Nov 7, 2015

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Director: Heather Wilson-Bowlby
First Rehearsal: November 1
Run: December 10-19, 2015

Broadway Lullabies Musical Revue
Director: Tommy Foster
First Rehearsal: December 21
Run: January 21-30, 2016

The Parchman Hour by Mike Wiley
Director: Justin Dionne
First Rehearsal: January 20
Run: Feb 25 – Mar 5, 2016

The Last Five Years
Director: Tommy Foster
First Rehearsal: March 7
Run: April 14-23, 2016

Shipwrecked: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by himself) by Donald Margulies
Director: Doug Stauter
First Rehearsal: April 17
Run: May 19-28, 2016

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
Director: Christopher Zink
First Rehearsal: TBA
Run: July 20-31, 2016