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Box Office Staff - (posted 2/11/16 by Wisconsin Film Festival)

If you enjoy working in an upbeat, fast-paced environment and are a film lover, this could be the position for you! We are looking for staff who would enjoy engaging with film goers and providing excellent customer service while immersing themselves in the excitement of our very own Wisconsin Film Festival!

Staff Job Posting
Box Office
Wisconsin Film Festival

Wisconsin Film Festival - Box Office Ticketing Agent/Customer Service Representative

Temporary Position: 7 March 2016 – 21 April 2016

Hours per Week: 5 – 40 hours/week
(Hours may vary depending on schedule availability and box office needs.)

Box Office Hours:
Monday –Saturday 11am-6pm
(Other shift times possible to include Sundays and days/nights of films)

Responsibilities Include:
• Accurately operate the computer ticketing system to sell, print, and mail tickets for Film Festival events, including the fulfillment of web orders

• Accurately balance cash, check and credit card sales

• Provide guests with a positive first impression by offering superior, individualized guest service

• Problem-solve by effectively communicating with guests to locate and deliver will-call/guest list tickets

• Provide information regarding Film Festival events and facilities via telephone and face-to-face communication

• Provide superior customer service to all internal clients

• Assist with miscellaneous box office projects as directed

Qualifications:

• Must be available all weeks 3/7/16 - 4/21/16

• Experience with retail or box office sales, or other cash handling

• Capability of communicating positively with guests to establish their needs efficiently and courteously

• Aptitude with computers to efficiently learn how to use the box office software

• Willingness to become familiar with the Wisconsin Film Festival’s films, policies, theaters, and other details relevant to serving customers

• Commitment to your assigned shifts

• Professional approach to this job

Please email a letter of interest for this position with resume by Monday, February 22nd to:

Mallory Murphy: mallory.murphy@wisc.edu

Please put in subject line of email – WFF Box Office

Playwright/Director - (posted 2/9/16 by Wisconsin Veterans Museum)

Talking Spirits: Forest Hill Cemetery Tour is held each fall at beautiful Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison. This award-winning living history programs illuminates the lives of many prominent-and lesser known-figures in Wisconsin history. Focusing on the contributions of Wisconsin’s soldiers and citizens during the Civil War, local actors and actresses don period dress, giving viewers a first person encounter through scripted vignettes. Tour guides lead informative discussions of the cemetery’s rich history during the 90 minute tour.
Talking Spirits is coordinated by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation and funded through local humanities grants.

We need you!
We are currently recruiting for a playwright to write scripts for Talking Spirits 2016. This playwright will be paid a stipend for their work. Duties include writing and editing final scripts, input in choosing actors and supervision of performance in October 2016. Once the work is finished, a stipend is paid to the playwright and to each of the actors.

How it works:
Research has been compiled on the four figures we hope to feature in Talking Spirits 2016. To be considered, please request the research packet by emailing Erin Hoag, erin.hoag@dva.wisconsin.gov. Submit a script based on this research by March 15, 2016. This script should tell this figure’s story and follow the guidelines for content presented by the Talking Spirits Staff. After all submissions have been received staff will choose a playwright to complete the remaining 3 scripts. Final scripts are due June 2016.

Timeline:
March 15, 2016 – Sample Script is due
March 30, 2018 – Contract awarded
July 2016 – Four completed scripts due
August/September2016 – Selection of Actors and rehearsals begin
October 4-9, 2016 – Performances of Talking Spirits 2016

Piano Instructor - (posted 2/2/16 by Prairie Music & Arts)

Prairie Music & Arts, a nonprofit community fine arts school in Sun Prairie, is looking for a qualified and dedicated afternoon/evening private piano instructor. Applicants should have a minimum of a bachelor degree in music, with piano pedagogy emphasis and teaching experience a plus. Teaching formats include private and group instruction. Must be willing to work with students of all ages and levels.

Please send resume, cover letter, and performance/teaching samples to Executive Director Kari Engleson at kengleson@prairiemusic.org. Position will remain open until filled.

Musical Director - (posted 2/1/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells, WI is seeking submissions for Musical Director for the Musical ALWAYS PATSY CLINE. Rehearsals begin March 5 with opening day of March 16. Closing date April 17. Candidates must play piano and be available for all rehearsals and shows. Visit www.dellspalace.com and click on "calendar" for show dates. Contact Michael Stein at mstein@dellspalace.com for more information. Pay rate is negotiable.

Patsy Cline & Louise - (posted 2/1/16 by Palace Theater in the Dells)

The Palace Theater in Wisconsin Dells is seeking submissions for the roles of Patsy Cline and Louise for the Musical ALWAYS PATSY CLINE. Rehearsals will begin March 5 with Opening date of March 16. Closing date is April 17. Please visit our website www.dellspalace.com and click on "calendar" for show dates. Both Equity and non-Equity submission will be considered. Contact Michael Stein at mstein@dellspalace.com

piano teacher and guitar teacher - (posted 1/28/16 by Monroe Street Arts Center)

Monroe Street Arts Center is seeking experienced and qualified teachers for piano and guitar instruction. We have studio availability Tuesday - Saturday for piano and Saturday only for guitar. MSAC is a non-profit community arts school on Madison's near west side. We start all teachers at $20/hour. Teaching contracts would begin as soon as possible. Please send inquiries and resumes to Matthew Dahm, music department head:

matthewd@monroestreetarts.org

(608) 232-1510

Director - (posted 1/27/16 by Upstart Crows Productions, Inc.)

Upstart Crows is looking for a director for our summer show! Our current planned summer play is "Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent," by Milwaukee playwright Matthew Konkel. However, if you want to direct a play with us and you have a different play in mind, you could pitch your idea to our board as a substitute. Email us at upstartcrowstheatre@gmail.com if you're interested. Preference is given to a youth director, between the ages of 16 and 22, as part of our mission is to empower young people to produce their own theater. We offer an honorarium of $250.

Administrative Assistant - (posted 1/26/16 by Monroe Street Arts Center)

Monroe Street Arts Center is seeking an energetic, reliable, self-motivated and organized individual to fill an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant. This part-time position serves as a primary member of the administrative support team and is responsible for welcoming and serving students and families in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner, face-to-face, on the phone, and virtually. Visit this link for the full job description and application info: monroestreetarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/adminassist_JobdescripJan16.pdf

Directors - (posted 1/14/16 by Portage Area Community Theatre)

Portage Area Community Theatre is seeking interested directors for future shows. We are a small community theatre. Directors should enjoy working on a small stage within a limited budget. Directors are paid at community theatre rates.

Send resume to PACT, PO BOX 263, PORTAGE, WI. OR email to pacttheatre @gmail.com

Dance Instructors - (posted 1/8/16 by Forte Studios)

Forte Studios is currently seeking knowledgeable, reliable, kid friendly dance instructors for our sub lists as well as on-going teaching positions. The styles we are looking for are Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Modern & Pointe. Our location is only 20 minutes from West Madison. If you are interested in joining our upbeat, family friendly team of great instructors, please send cover letter, resume and head shot to fortestudios102@gmail.com. Multiple styles is a plus! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Tour / Band Director - (posted 12/20/15 by Kids from Wisconsin)

The Kids from Wisconsin is a non-profit, self-supporting organization sponsored by InPro Corporation and the Wisconsin State Fair. Founded in 1969, the KIDS musical revue is presented at up to 65 shows every summer across Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the continent. 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 KID 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 for 9-10 weeks during the summer, ends their season no later than the end of August.
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The Tour/Band Director for the Kids from Wisconsin is a contract position, running for approximately 12 weeks in the summer, serving at the direction of the Producer. The Tour/Band Director is one of 5 touring staff positions. This is a lead position. The tour staff reports to the Tour Director throughout the entire summer. Interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills are a must. Microsoft Office, social media and solid communications skills are required. Review, assessment, and contract renewal will come from the Producer.

(TBD)The position begins approximately sometime during the KIDS Show Camp and continues till the end of August (June 5th - August 20, 2016).
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This role is the on-the-ground face of the organization and one of the most important aspects of our youth’s experience and our hosting organizations events.

Specifically, your job will be:
• Assist Band Coach and conduct all combined rehearsals during camp
• Serve as the assistant to the band coach during rehearsal camp and conduct all shows while on tour in keeping with the artistic quality of a KIDS performance.
• The Tour Director also works in cooperation with other touring staff to supervise the members of the KIDS on tour, to provide leadership in decision-making and to the troupe and tour staff
• Along with the assistance of the tour administrator, execute travel itinerary to provide the best performance and travel experience for the troupe and performances for our hosts
• With the assistance of the tour staff, manage logistics and safety
• Oversee the “KIDS Encore” program (these are performances during the State Fair by small ensembles of soloists; student-led, but need supervision and oversight by staff)

Responsibilities include:
• Participate in all activities including added rehearsals, events and meetings with the troupe and tour staff
• Provide artistic leadership and critique, as appropriate, in area of expertise (instrumental, vocal, dance)
• Assume primary responsibility for the troupe’s day-to-day safety and well-being
• Provide commentary and guidance to young adults ages 15-20
• Responsible for all disciplinary actions of the troupe
• Travel and stay in dorms with the group throughout the season
• Along with the Tour Admin, execute the pre-established travel itinerary and make changes as necessary
• Partner with Tour Staff, Group Leaders, Drivers, Parents and others to coordinate an enjoyable and rewarding experience
• Establish and enforce policy, regulations and safety procedures
o (establish curfews, enforce policies and rules, promote good morale and esprit de corps)
• With the assistance of the Tour Admin, send trip debrief reports and show reports in a timely fashion

(TBD) The Tour/Band Director position will begin approximately 1 week before the opening of the KIDS Show Camp and continues till the end of August (June 5 – August 20, 2016).
Every effort is made to give one day off per week once tour begins. Generally Monday is an off day, with the exception of rehearsal camp and the 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree plus 2 years experience
• Strong organizational skills
• Flexible
• Good with teens and young adults
• Experience in music or shows a plus, but not required

Special provisions:
• Housing and meals are provided during show camp
• Housing is provided during tour and on days off (at the Youth Dorm at Wisconsin State Fair)
• Some travel wardrobe is provided by the KIDS organization

For more information on the KIDS organization or questions regarding the duties this position, please contact:
Mark Dorn, Producer
303-618-5576 or 303/963-3133, marksdorn@gmail.com
or
Tina Weiss, Executive Director
414-266-7067 kidsfromwis@sbcglobal.net

To apply, please send a resume, references and cover letter to marksdorn@gmail.com. Make yourself stand out by including a short video of yourself showing us why you would be a great Tour Director for Kids from Wisconsin.

Mailed application materials should be sent to:
Mark Dorn
11726 W Radcliff Ave
Morrison, CO 80465

piano teacher - (posted 11/10/15 by Monroe Street Arts Center)

Monroe Street Arts Center is seeking experienced teachers in Piano Instruction. All selected candidates will be hired as hourly part-time employees of the arts center, and would be assigned one day of private teaching with the possibility for additional days. Available days for teaching are Tuesdays - Fridays and Saturdays. 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. We offer musical instruction in piano, violin, viola, cello, voice, guitar, trumpet and flute. In the visual arts we offer classes in drawing, painting, photography, print making as well as private one-on-one instruction.

Title: Private Piano Teacher
Reports to: Executive Director and Music Department Head
Hours: flexible hours Tuesdays - Fridays from approximately 3-8 PM or Saturdays from 9 AM-5 PM
Rate: $20.00 per hour
Job Skills and Qualifications:
• Some experience in Suzuki preferred but not necessary.
• Proficiency on piano.
• 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.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in music and/or education
• Minimum 1 year of 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. To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and applicable music samples to Matthew Dahm, Music Department Head, Monroe Street Arts Center, 2526 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711 or email to matthewd@monroestreetarts.org. Applicants will be reviewed as submitted; position will remain open until filled.

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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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

Education Intern - (posted 2/10/16 by Children's Theater of Madison)

Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM) is seeking an Education Department Intern to assist with the curriculum creation and design of resource/study guides for our Student Matinee productions. Intern will also assist with student matinee preparation which may include: creating invoices, updating mailing lists, creating seating charts, welcoming school groups, and observing school residencies. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with CTM Theater Classes as well as other education programming/events and providing educational support as needed.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in theatre education principles, creating and implementing K-12 curriculum, and arts administration. 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.


Position: Education Department Intern

Location: 228 State Street, Downtown Madison

Application Deadline: February 28th, 2016

Start Date: March 1st, 2016

End Date: May 15th, 2016 (Possibly extend to end of May)

Weekly Hours: 10-15hrs.

Hours: Flexible between 9am and 5pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional evening/weekend hours

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to education@ctmtheater.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.

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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

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