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Ballet Teacher - (posted 11/18/14 by Next Step Dance Studio)
To start in January 2015 to take over for a teacher who is out due to a family emergency.
Part-Time Ballet teacher. Must be willing to commit to work with dancers ages 8-17.
Ballet teacher/ Director position available Monday and Thursday 4:30-9:30 pm.
Responsibilities include: Teaching ballet classes/coaching dance company dancers.
We use ballet as our technical base and the teacher must be comfortable teaching in an environment where the school is not a ballet focused conservatory however we are looking for a teacher to push the students to a high technical level. Teacher must be able to inspire, motivate and have excellent control of the class.
Send resume’ to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Costume Designer - (posted 11/4/14 by Kids from Wisconsin, Ltd)
COSTUME DESIGNER Job Description – KIDS from Wisconsin
The Kids from Wisconsin is a non-profit, self-supporting organization Founded in 1969, the KIDS musical revue is presented at up to 70 shows every summer across Wisconsin and the Midwest. The KIDS are featured daily at the Wisconsin State Fair, and have earned a national reputation as a unique and highly professional performing group. Made up of 33 performers age 15-20 (singers, dancers, and instrumentalists), the KIDS affords young people an unforgettable musical experience as entertainers and ambassadors for Wisconsin.
Beginning with a 17 day Show Camp in early June, the KIDS tour throughout the summer, and end their season on or near the second last weekend of August.
The Costume Designer of the Kids from Wisconsin is a contract position, serving at the direction of the producer. Review, assessment, and contract renewal will come from the Producer.
The principal duty of the Costume Designer is to design and fit costumes for the 33 members of the KIDS troupe for the two-hour show prepared in June, and showcased throughout the summer.
The position begins with initial artistic planning on or about the time of auditions (early February). The costume designer can begin to design once the troupe is selected in early March, with fittings scheduled for the end of May and rehearsal camp running through the majority of June. A few duties follow later in the summer (wardrobe adjustments, inventory at summer’s end, and storage).
Performance sites vary and include high school auditoriums and gymnasiums, professional theaters, county fair grandstands, community amphitheaters, and small football stadiums. Of special note is an 11-day run at the Wisconsin State Fair where the KIDS perform twice daily at the Bank Mutual Amphitheater, a 1600-seat outdoor venue. Versatility and adaptability is required of the entire cast and crew while on tour, and is of extreme importance to the success of the show. The highest degree of professionalism is expected of everyone connected with the KIDS organization at all times. Over 100,000 people attend a KIDS show each summer.
The musical content of the 2-hour show consists of a staged, choreographed production of a wide variety of popular music - this can include country, disco, funk, rock, jazz, swing, Broadway revue, and music of popular artists in medleys, with band numbers in between each singer/dancer number. Costume changes, hand props and the music itself keep the fast-paced show moving. A basic white stage wash and a follow spot and operator are all that is required of the show. Special lighting effects and complicated lighting cues are used in only a small number of venues where experienced lighting staff is available. The KIDS have a clean-cut, all-American image, and costuming should be congruent with that image. Costume changes take place in a wide variety of dressing facilities, but are generally feasible since costumes are typically changed during the band features.
• Design and build costumes for 20 singer/dancers for a variety show/music revue (normally 7 different outfits), in consultation with choreographer(s) and producer. This could involve ordering, shopping for, and/or building costumes.
• Housing and meals are provided during show camp at Wisconsin State Fair
Mark Dorn, Producer
Tina Weiss, Executive Director
Please submit all application materials to:
Or by email attachment to email@example.com
Hip Hop Instructor - (posted 11/4/14 by Dance Attitudes)
Dance Attitudes is looking to fill a Hip Hop Instructor position immediately. We are looking for someone with a true love for kids and education. A fun, energetic, professional person with a passion for dance and its artistry. We currently have 8 hours available with opportunity for more as the studio is continuing to grow. You must be willing to work with students ages 5-adult, beginner to advanced skill level.
Dance Attitudes is a highly reputable and national award winning dance studio, located in Janesville Wisconsin. We specialize in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Irish, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Dance Tumbling. At Dance Attitudes, our positive and encouraging teachers show every one of our dancers, through difficult and challenging skills, that hard work produces achievement and high self-esteem.
Pay: Based on Experience
Casting Call for Film short 'The Neighbors' - (posted 11/3/14 by Ambrosia Pictures)
Casting "The Neighbors," a short film in which an older couple delves into obsession while housesitting for their affluent neighbors. Synopsis: Bill and Arlene Danner, a mid-40s couple, have lost all excitement in their marriage. After Jim and Lauren Stone, early 30s, leave for another vacation, Bill and Arlene rekindle the dying flame of lust and passion by reliving the fantasy of their neighbors' reality.
Bill Danner : 40-50 years old.
-Bill is a man of simplicity and risk-free decisions. He married his first love, he never went to college, stayed with his job at a factory, never moved out of Wisconsin. He plays it safe. When he met his neighbors, he envied their life of risk, excitement, and variety. Bill seems like an ordinary man, but when left alone, who knows how far he will go in investigating the lives of the people he secretly adores.
Arlene Danner : 40-50 years old.
-Arlene wanted stability. That was how she grew up, with a stable family and a meal every night, she never strived for more than that..she never knew any more than that. With Bill, her high school sweetheart, she was content with the life he brought. It was safe, it was secure. But when she met the Stone's, she saw a life she never knew existed. The lavish vacations, the expensive appliances, the beautiful clothes, it all just came naturally to them. She tries to remain unimpressed with her neighbor's lifestyle, but she can't help but be envious of the difference in her life. Arlene hides her fascination a lot better than Bill, but she struggles to not take Lauren's earrings, jewelry, clothing. Emotionally she can hide her fascination, but not physically.
Compensation: 100$ per day
For additional information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 914-400-5460.
Executive Director - (posted 10/16/14 by Bartell Theatre)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, The Bartell Theatre
The Board of Directors of the Gerald A. Bartell Theatre Foundation is seeking an Executive Director for the Bartell Theatre, an established not-for-proﬁt performance space in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The Bartell is home to ﬁve independent theater companies and is also a performance venue for a variety of other organizations.
In conjunction with and as part of the mission of the Bartell Theatre, the Executive Director provides operational and administrative support to the Participating Theatre Companies ("PTCs") in an effort to help promote their respective artistic missions and visions.
Speciﬁc responsibilities include but are not limited to:
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Additional consideration will be given to a candidate whose experience includes: •
How to Apply:
Submit resume and letter of interest to: BartellED@gmail.com
To ensure timely consideration, please submit your application materials by November 15, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
Cast Members for the Polar Express Train - (posted 10/15/14 by The Polar Express Train)
The Polar Express Train Ride is coming to Middleton, WI and we are need of cast members!! We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic individuals to help out in different aspects of this event. We will be hiring: Elf, Chefs/Waiters, Santa, Conductor, Hobo and Sound Technicians. This is a seasonal job opportunity that starts in October and goes to the end of December.
There will be a job fair at 1800 Deming Way in Middleton, WI this Saturday: October 18th from 12:00PM-4:00PM. Please print off and fill out application prior to coming to job fair. We will have additional copies of applications available if needed. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at anytime! 608.481.3669 - Thank you, Sam!
Burlesque Performers - (posted 10/1/14 by Stardust Burlesque)
If you have always wanted to perform burlesque and haven't had an opportunity, here it is. I travel all over the Midwest performing and competing. Now after several years of performing outside of the city of Madison I would love to have a troupe of my own to perform with in town.
I'm looking for individuals of all backgrounds, ethnicity and sexuality. I would love to have performers who want to tell a story with burlesque and express a deep emotion with the art. I have always wanted to explore the limitations of this art form and having a troupe in our amazing town of Madison that would be in pursuit of this would be so wonderful for our city. All of the profits of our shows will be split among the troupe members with the exception of 20% that will go back into the troupe itself to help promote the next show.
So please contact me if you want to do something different and have fun in the process. Rehearsals would be at least weekly to start with and performers could be on stage as early as November. (I already have a venue booked for the 7th and am planning on bringing performers from other cities, but would love to use locals for this show if possible.
Contact me at RealMercuryStardust@gmail.com or Call/Text me at 608-206-0622
Private Music Teacher (Trumpet/Brass and Piano) - (posted 10/1/14 by Monroe Street Arts Center)
Monroe Street Arts Center is seeking experienced teachers in piano and trumpet/brass. All selected candidates will be hired as hourly part-time employees of the arts center, and would be assigned one day of teaching with the possibility for additional days. Available days for teaching are Thursday-Saturday. Teaching contracts would begin as soon as possible.
The Monroe Street Arts Center is a non-profit community school of the arts. Our mission is to engage a community of learners in exploring the arts and developing the creative self; offering instruction in piano, violin, viola, cello, voice, guitar, and bass and in art, including drawing, painting, photography, and print-making.
Title: Piano and Trumpet/Brass Teachers
Reports to: Executive Director and Music Department Head
Hours: One day a week, Thursdays or Fridays from approximately 3:00-8:00 PM or Saturdays between 8:00 am-5:00 pm, flexibility within these days/times required.
Rate: $20.00 per hour
Job Skills and Qualifications:
• Piano teachers with jazz, contemporary, improvisation, or Suzuki experience preferred.
• Trumpet teachers with the ability to teach multiple brass instruments preferred.
• Must be well-organized with ability to work independently and as a team in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
• Bachelor’s Degree in music and/or education
• Minimum 1 yr private music teaching experience
The above listing of responsibilities may be subject to change and is not intended to be a complete listing of duties but merely a statement of examples of common duties to be performed. The Monroe Street Arts Center reserves the right to amend the above listing at any time at the discretion of the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors.
Please send cover letter, resume, and applicable music samples to Holly Baris, Executvie Director, Monroe Street Arts Center, 2526 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711 or email to Holly@MonroeStreetArts.org. Applicants will be reviewed as submitted; position will remain open until filled.
Filmmaker - (posted 9/17/14 by Private Wedding)
We are thinking of creating a silent film for a bride and groom who are getting married at the Orpheum Theater next June. We are open to ideas and suggestions from any filmmaker who might be interested in taking on this paid task. If this challenge intrigues you, please contact Lee at (608) 770-6160.
Choreographer - (posted 9/6/14 by New Berlin Eisenhower High School)
New Berlin Eisenhower High School is seeking a musical choreographer for the 2014 production of Bye Bye Birdie with book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse. We are looking for someone who is creative, innovative, and can work collaboratively with the productions directors to create both a fantastic learning experience for our students but also an outstanding production. The responsibilities include: collaborating with directors to create a vision for the dances within show, planning, teaching, and evaluating a dance audition selection, planning prior to rehearsal the dances, teaching the dances, and providing feedback during the rehearsal process. This commitment would be from December through the end of February. The shows dates are February 20-22 and February 27 -March 1st. We are looking for a choreographer who can lead rehearsals Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 3:15-5:15. If you would like further information regarding the choreographer position please contact Mary Kirby at email@example.com.
Irish Dance Instructor - (posted 7/23/14 by Schauer Arts & Activities Center)
Position available within the Schauer School of Dance to join our growing, non-competitive (recreational) Irish Dance program. Applicants should be competing at the Preliminary Championship level or higher and have at least two years experience teaching other students. Ideal candidate will be someone who wants to use their skills and passion for Irish Dance to educate the next generation about Irish culture. Position will instruct ages 5-18 in the fundamentals of Irish dance, including: basics (line, turn-out, timing, posture), ceili forms, showmanship, and honor for your peers/ instructors. Send resume and/or portfolio describing dance experience as well as a summary of two significant accomplishments (min. of one example related to progression through Irish dance) to Classes@SchauerCenter.org.
Pianist/Accompanist - (posted 6/5/14 by Bay Players)
Bay Players is looking for a pianist for their 2015 Spring musical, "Baby". This is a paid position. For details, contact director Ray Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballroom dance instructor - (posted 3/22/14 by Arthur Murray Dance Center)
Join the world's largest social dance studio and make a career out of your passion. We are looking to immediately fill 2-4 full time positions. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. We will gladly train the right individual.
Check out arthurmurraymadison.com and give us a call to set up an interview and get your career started today.
608-278-1411 Madison West
Dance Instructors - (posted 3/12/14 by Stoughton Center for the Performing Arts)
Stoughton Center For The Performing Arts is currently seeking dance instructors to join our dedicated and dynamic faculty. Our BRAND NEW facility is located on the north side of Stoughton, just a short 20 minute drive from Madison. Looking for dedicated, responsible, energetic, and knowledgeable individuals to fill multiple positions, so the ability to teach beginners all the way to the pre-professional level is a plus, but not required. Must have previous teaching experience. Must have experience in Ballet, Jazz, and Tap... Lyrical, Contemporary/Modern, and Hip Hop are a plus as well. There is also potential for advanced instructors to choreograph for our award winning dance companies and multiple performances throughout the season. Check out our website, www.stoughtonperformingarts.com. Send your resume today to email@example.com.
Education Intern - (posted 11/6/14 by Children's Theater of Madison)
The Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM) is seeking an Education Intern to assist our Education Department with the curriculum creation and design of resource/study guides for our Student Matinee productions. Additional responsibilities include assistance with education programming/events, and providing educational support as needed.
The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in arts integration and project based learning education principles and will have experience in creating and implementing K-12 curriculum. Candidate will also have exceptional writing and editing skills, pay great attention to detail, and be able to work with minimal supervision. Additional knowledge of graphics applications, (Publisher, Illustrator, In-design) is a plus.
The candidate should be able to work 10-15 hours a week. Must have 2015 Winter/Spring availability.
Position: Education Intern
Location: 228 State Street, Downtown Madison
Application Deadline: December 15th, 2014
Start Date: January 5th, 2015
End Date: TBD (Likely March 15th, 2015)
Weekly Hours: 10 – 15
Hours: Flexible between 9am and 5pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional evening/weekend hours
To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and C.V. (Curriculum Vitae) to firstname.lastname@example.org
CTM’s mission is to create vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate & inspire young people and their communities.
ABOUT CTM: For the last 49 continuous seasons, CTM has produced over 200 plays for young audiences with a total audience reach of over 400,000 young people and their families. CTM is the only youth-focused resident company of the Overture Center for the Arts and produces five mainstage productions each year, runs a year-round drama program, and offers multiple educational outreach programs including the acclaimed Young Playwrights Program and Festival. By casting adult and child actors in professionally produced plays, we have occupied a unique niche, since 1965, as Madison’s theater for all ages.
Child actors needed - (posted 11/6/14 by UW-Madison)
Seeking two child actors, one boy and one girl. Ages 7-13. No acting experience required. Short dramatic narrative scene for advanced cinematography class. Shoot will take place November 22 and last roughly 4-5 hours during the day. Food and transportation provided.
Scene depicts an upper middle class woman who gets a phone call that her husband is in jail and must leave her two children at home amidst this crisis.
If interested please contact:
2015-16 Director Submitted Shows - (posted 11/5/14 by Sun Prairie Civic Theatre)
The Sun Prairie Civic Theatre Board of Directors is seeking play submissions for our 2015-2016 Season.
The play should be the kind of family entertainment Sun Prairie Civic Theatre audiences have been accustomed to for the past 45 years. All submissions must; be in writing, come from the proposed Director, include a synopsis of the show, cast numbers, and any special requirements. The Director may submit the name of any other staff members who are willing to work on the production. In addition, Directors are encouraged to supply any additional information that could help the Board in making a decision. More than one submission per director is permitted. Submission deadline is Feb 1, 2015.
The SPCT Board of Directors will review all submissions and present qualified selections to the membership for an advisory vote in March 2015. Directors will be invited to make presentations to the membership at that time. The Board will make the final selection of shows and directors for the season no later than April 15, 2015. The Board’s goal is to create a balanced season to include: one large musical, one small musical (Cast ≤ 12), one nonmusical. Show dates are based on availability of our show venue, Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School, which will not be confirmed by the School District until mid-summer 2015. Typically, the show dates are early December for the small musical, early March for the nonmusical and early May for the large musical.
Please go to our website: www.sunprairiecivictheater.com to obtain a form and directions for submission.
Technical Director - (posted 5/13/14 by StageQ)
StageQ is looking for a Technical Director to join their artistic team! Have you always wanted to work at The Bartell theatre? Do you have experience in all areas of technical theater? Are you looking for an exciting group of individuals to create art with?
1) Operates, maintains and safeguards the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
2) Determines 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.
3) Assists guest designers and arts with technical matters.
4) Advises production managers, lighting and sound designers, on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervises the implementations of approved technical designs.
5) Supervises and assists with set and stage construction (when needed) and management.
8) Makes recommendations to the Bartell Tech Committee regarding capital purchases of technical equipment. Attends monthly tech meetings.
*** Because a TD may be called upon to deal with a wide range of technical issues, he or she benefits from a working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations including stage, set, sound and lighting design and implementation; stage management; computerized lighting systems; stage carpentry; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
*** We also look for an ability to analyze and evaluate the need for technical support for various events and performances.
*** We do 4 shows a season. The right person would need to be able to attend tech week, design meetings and Bartell meetings. Hours vary depending on production. 20 hours a week when we are in tech (only 4 times a season). 1-7 hours a month when we are not in production.
*** This is a volunteer experience . We will train the right person.
If you are interested please send your resume to email@example.com
Stage Manager/Director - (posted 7/2/14)
I am a Madison-area resident and avid thespian looking for opportunities to work with some great theatre companies this fall. I have six years experience directing youth theatre, and have assistant stage managed multiple productions within this year - both youth theatre and adult productions. I would love to work in any position to help make your theatre group grow and put on great productions.
Currently, I am in school for theatre production and would love to expand my horizons while working on different productions.
I am able to start work this fall, after October 6th.
Contact me, Isabella, by email firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd be interested in taking me in to help your theatre group! I have resumes and references if you'd like more information.
Lover of Theatre Seeks Opportunity - (posted 6/21/14)
Hi, my name is Mary, I am 29, and I will be moving to Madison this coming August. I have a BS degree in Theatre Arts, majoring in Performance and minoring in Design/Tech from UW-LaCrosse. I recently worked for several years for a non-profit theatre in Sedona, Arizona where I was a jack of all trades.
I love being on stage and some of my favorite roles that I have played include; Corie in Barefoot in the Park, Viola in Twelfth Night, and Alison in Embraceable Me. I have worked as a stage manager, an usher, and assistant technical director; also logging in volunteer hours painting sets and distributing flyers.
I am quick learner, work well with others, and I possess excellent memorization skills.
I would love to be a part of the theatre world in Madison, so if you think there is a place for me in your show or behind the scenes, please contact me for more details as well as a headshot and resume!
Thanks so much!
Established Costume Desginer - (posted 2/28/14)
Established costume designer, living in the Madison area, available for 2014-2015 season shows. Graduated of UW-Green Bay, where I studied theatre performance and design, and humbly received recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. I specialize in modern and fantasy design, and always looking to explore new genres. Working closely with seamstresses and costume crew is a passion of mine. It's amazing to see what a group of dedicated people can create!
Currently holding residency for UW-Rock County theatre in Janesville, WI, I'm also looking to branch into the Madison market. I have resume, portfolios, pictures upon request, as well as currently working on a website.
I'm goofy and energetic and sometimes very random. Theatre should be fun! So I'd love to bring my professionalism AND quirkiness to your design team as we work together to produce a wonderful show!
Please contact me with any questions. email@example.com
Dialect Coach - (posted 2/4/14)
My name is Stacy and I am a 2011 graduate of Minnesota State, Mankato. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Theatre and a minor in Film Studies. Since graduating, I have moved back to the Madison area and I have worked with multiple Theatre companies and individuals needing a Dialect Coach for class work, professional performances, or simply for fun.
I am fluent in the IPA and am trained in Standard British, Cockney, Italian, Irish, Scottish, Russian, French, German, Standard Southern, and Standard Brooklyn. Most recently, I was hired to teach Standard and Yorkshire British for a production of The Secret Garden, multiple dialects in Sweeney Todd, and multiple dialects within Bower City Theatre's production of Jekyll & Hyde (which can be found on YouTube). I am very proud of all of these productions and the hard work the cast put into their craft.
My rates for private dialect lessons are currently $25 for an hour of one on one coaching, for as many sessions as your dialect needs require. Rates for a full production are negotiable based on the size of the production and the travel time required. Feel free to contact me with questions.
For references or if you are in need of a dialect coach for your production etc, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send information, comments, comp tickets, and corrections to email@example.com.
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