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Technical Director - (posted 5/16/19 by Madison Savoyards, Ltd.)
Wanted: Technical director for Madison Savoyards' production of "Trial by Jury / Pineapple Poll." The technical director is responsible for purchasing set construction materials, supervising the building of scenery, transporting set pieces from the shop to the theatre stage, mounting the scenery onstage, overseeing the work of the scenic crews during rehearsals and performances, and maintaining equipment and supplies. The technical director must be able to read scale plans in order to purchase materials and build the scenery.
The technical director needs to be available for consultation upon being hired. Rehearsals start in July. Performances are August 17th and 18th, 2019. This is a paid position. Please contact Catherine Killam at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Dance Instructor - (posted 5/13/19 by Forte Studios)
Forte Studios, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, is looking for dance instructors for Fall 2019. We offer classes in Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern and Pointe. Being able to teach multiple styles is a plus, but not required. We want someone who is upbeat and energetic, can take control of a class, is reliable and prepared, is a team player, and can communicate well. College and/or professional experience is a plus, but not required. Previous teaching experience is preferred. If this sounds like you, and you are close by, we would love to hear from you!! Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. To find out more about us, feel free to visit our website at www.fortestudios.biz. Thank you!
Piano Instructor, String Instructor - (posted 5/7/19 by Prairie Music & Arts)
Piano, Violin/Viola – hiring for fall 2019!
Prairie Music & Arts is looking for enthusiastic, collaborative, and committed piano and violin/viola instructors for fall 2019. Qualified applicants should have a degree in music, with teaching experience a plus. Teaching formats include private and group instruction. Applicants must be willing to work with students of all ages and levels. Positions will remain open until filled. Compensation based on experience. Send resume, cover letter, and a performance/teaching portfolio to Executive Director Kari Engleson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vocal Coach/Voice Instructor - (posted 4/17/19 by Forte Studios)
Forte Studios is seeking a qualified commercial vocal instructor beginning fall of 2019. Instructor shall teach proper vocal technique as well as prepare work and show songs throughout our season.
We are seeking a motivated and positive individual who enjoys working with students ages 7-18 years.
Prior vocal instruction is preferred but will train the right person. If you are a team player and would like to be a part of something special, please send a cover letter with resume to email@example.com.
Pay rate is based on prior work experience.
We are looking forward to meeting you!
Vocal Director - (posted 4/11/19 by Lake Mills Theatre Academy)
We are running a 2 week musical theatre camp for ages K-12th grade. This is our third year running this program. We have a director, choreographer and a vocal director for a 40 hour camp that runs June 17-June 28 from 1-5pm. We do a showcase performance for families the final day of camp during camp time. We can work with schedules if you are not available for the whole camp. We are a non-profit run out of the Rock Lake Activity Center in Lake Mills, WI
Pay is $15/hour for camp time. ($600 for the 40 hour camp)
For more information, contact Jenn at Jenn.firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-945-0156
Production Manager - (posted 3/30/19 by Madison Savoyards, Ltd.)
Second Posting -- Wanted: Production Manager for Madison Savoyards' production of "Trial by Jury / Pineapple Poll." Madison Savoyards Ltd. is looking for a production manager for their upcoming production of "Trial by Jury / Pineapple Poll."
Duties include, but are not limited to:
2) Coordinating all aspects of the show, including development of the production calendar, resolution of resource conflicts between various production units, troubleshooting production delays, and enforcing the budget.
4) Ensuring that payroll documentation is handled properly and is secure.
5) Supervises the publicity campaign and ensures that a schedule of publicity events has been created and that the deadlines specified on that schedule are met.
The production manager needs to be available for planning meetings starting in April. Rehearsals start in early June. Performances are August 17th and 18th, 2019. This is a paid position. Please contact Catherine Killam at Madison.email@example.com if you are interested.
Dance Teacher - (posted 3/9/19 by Dance Now! Dance Studios, LLC)
Dance Now! Studios in Beaver Dam and Watertown is seeking a qualified dance instructor for the 2019 Summer and 2019-2020 Full Season. Position will be 4 evenings a week. Individual is preferred to have teaching experience in ballet, tap, and jazz at a minimum. Wage commensurate with experience. Mileage negotiable. Dance Now! is a technique based studio with a small competition team as well. We are YPAD certified, members of Dance Masters of WI, Wisconsin Dance Council and NDEO. If interested please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Production Internship (Sound, Lighting, Stage) - (posted 2/18/19 by Big Top Chautauqua)
Production Internship: Audio/Lighting/Stage
Big Top Chautauqua Internships provide training and experience to approximately 4 interns during our summer season. Consider joining the Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua team for our 2018 summer season. We seek interns looking for an opportunity to learn how a professional venue operates from the inside. The ideal candidate is eager to learn, has some experience, is a hard worker, gets along well with others, and enjoys music and working outdoors in a beautiful, rural, setting on the shores of Lake Superior!
As a Big Top Intern, you become an integral member of our team, working with staff and other interns. You will interact with Big Top board members, patrons, touring personnel, artists, musicians and business leaders who can all add to your professional experiences.
Summer Internships are stipend based, full and/or part time (25-40+ hours per week), and typically 16 weeks long, with semi-flexible start and end dates. Housing is the responsibility of the intern, although guidance in this matter is available. Interns are required to have a car, as “The Tent” is not accessible by public transportation.
Internship Duration: Internships are typically 16 weeks long, with somewhat flexible start and end dates. Summer internships are full time (40-50 hours per week)
For more information, contact Austin Hamilton via email at email@example.com
Lighting Director - (posted 2/18/19 by Big Top Chautauqua)
Pay: $4000-$6000/season boe and length of employment.
The Lighting Director is responsible for the set up and take down of all light builds; load-ins and load-outs, designing lights and operating lights for each show as needed. This position reports to the Production Manager.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
•Order and maintain lighting equipment and supplies for stage and tent grounds according to budget. This includes gels, lamps and supplies for tent and exterior grounds lighting as well as stage.
•Maintain inventory of lighting equipment pre and post season.
•Maintain up-to-date house lighting plot.
•Produce light plot for each house show. Maintain and update lighting cues in house show scripts; see that scripts are stored safely. Prepare for and participate in rehearsals according to schedule worked out with the Production Manager.
•Communicate with touring artists regarding their lighting needs. Be prepared to hang and focus lights per their requests, and be available for lighting checks.
•Arrange for any needed equipment cleaning and/or storage at end of season.
•Assist stage crew in all load-ins and load-outs.
•Responsible for set-up, maintenance and strike of all house and grounds lighting at venue.
•Responsible for set-up, maintenance and strike of theater lighting system.
For more information, contact Austin Hamilton via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contemporary Dance Instructor - (posted 10/31/18 by Schauer Arts Center)
Job Opening : Intermediate & Advanced Contemporary Dance Instructor
The Schauer School of the Arts has immediate openings for contemporary dance instructors on our weekly team as well as within our substitute pool. The ideal candidate would have strengths in teaching middle and high school, intermediate and advanced levels.
Candidates must have :
Additional Qualifications & Experience
Job Type : Part-Time
Application Deadline : Open until filled
For more information on the Schauer Arts Center and the Schauer School of the Arts, please visit our website : www.SchauerCenter.org
The Schauer Arts Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with the Schauer Arts Center depends solely on your qualifications.
Stage Manager for MURDER BALLAD - (posted 10/15/18 by Music Theatre of Madison)
Music Theatre of Madison, a professional musical theatre company entering its fourteenth season, is seeking a non-equity stage manager for its production of MURDER BALLAD, a four-actor rock musical.
The individual will be an extremely good communicator, very organized, experienced, and quick on their feet. Sense of humor balanced with great work ethic is a must.
The rehearsal dates are roughly February 6-23, with tech February 26-28 and performances March 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9 at the Brink Lounge. Rehearsals will mostly take place in the evenings for about three to four hours each night, 5 nights per week. Any daytime rehearsals will be music rehearsals and the SM will not be required to be present if not available. We can accommodate a couple of conflicts within reason.
The production will be staged with the actors surrounding the audience, so it will be an unconventional staging in an unconventional space.
Pay is $150/week as an independent contractor.
Please send resume and two references to Kristen Murcott Emery, Music Theatre of Madison Company Manager, at email@example.com. Music Theatre of Madison welcomes and celebrates applicants of all ethnicities, identities, and abilities. Learn more about the company at www.mtmadison.com.
Summer internships - (posted 5/11/19 by Music Theatre of Madison)
What We’re Doing: Music Theatre of Madison is recruiting high school students ( finishing grades 9-12 as of the end of the 2019 school year), for various backstage internships. Each student will be working in a specialized area of theatre with a mentor, helping with various tasks related to their speciality. The show will be the world premiere of Nathan Fosbinder's new work, Hephaestus, running August 16-24 for seven performances at the Play Circle in the Memorial Union.
Our ideal candidates are high school students who are team players, calm under pressure, receptive, open to constructive criticism, eager to learn, full of initiative, and passionate about the arts, especially musical theatre.
Assistant Directing (filled as of 4/18/19)
A resume of their arts and work experience
Send all materials to Kristen Emery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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