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Youth Dance Instructor - (posted 12/5/17 by Madison School and Community Recreation)

MSCR JOB POSTING FORM

Job Title: Youth Dance Instructor & Assistant Instructor

Number of positions open: up to 5

Application deadline: open until filled

Temporary end date for position: 3/24/18

Salary: $10-$18/hr

Job type (full time, part time): Part time

Functions: Teach pre-ballet, ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and hip hop to youth ages 3-13. Develop implement all lesson plans for a ten-week session and create and teach choreography for an end of session recital. Hours available for Lead and Assistant instructors at various locations on the East and West sides of Madison.

Estimated start date: 1/16/18

Estimated end date: 3/24/18- possibility of continuing into future semesters.

Hours of work: Shifts currently available are weekday afternoons/evenings, Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons.

Total hours of work per week: 3-15

Required knowledge, skills & abilities: Must have formal dance training and past experience working with youth. Previous dance instruction experience required for lead instructors.

Other information: Please upload a cover letter and resume to the attachments section of your online application. Please note dance styles you are qualified and interested in teaching and availability (days and times). If offered an interview, please provide a sample lesson plan for review. For more information, please contact sazahn@madison.k12.wi.us.

**Applicants must be available to work at rehearsal Friday evening, March 23rd and recital Saturday morning, March 24th.

Guest Service and Volunteer Coordinator - (posted 12/5/17 by Janesville Performing Arts Center)

OBJECTIVE: To assist with the day to day operations at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
The Guest Services/Volunteer Coordinator oversees the general customer experience at JPAC. They are primarily in charge of overseeing/training volunteers, monitoring the facility and surveying different populations to measure overall guest experience. The ideal candidate will be willing to work part time (15-20 hours a week), be an excellent problem solver, and be able to figure out small facility related handyman tasks.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please do not apply if you cannot do the following.
*Have passion for the arts.
*Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel.
*2+ year experience in customer service or a related field.
*Be able to lift 20+ pounds.
*Have a positive “can do” attitude and be able to problem solve.
*Must be able to work weekends during show weeks (Friday, Saturday and Sundays)

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:
*Knowledge of Choice Ticketing Systems or other ticketing software programs.
*3+ year experience in customer service related industry.
*2+ year experience managing a facility or able to demonstrate the ability to accomplish small “DIY” projects such as minor plumbing or electrical repairs.

JOB BREAKDOWN:
*Coordinate volunteers- including training, soliciting items for volunteer appreciation events, scheduling, tracking volunteer hours and general communications.
*General upkeep outside JPAC- including management of snow removal, salting sidewalks, small gardening tasks and leaf removal.
*Going through weekly facility checklist and making minor facility fixes such as changing out emergency lights.
*Sign out keys and keycodes to resident groups before rentals.
*Work box office during weekend shows.
*Operate the center’s choice ticketing software including pulling reports and selling tickets to patrons.
*Conduct weekly beverage inventory communicate orders to Executive Director.
*Assist Technical Director with space storage, setting temperature thermostat and updating sign marquee.
*Conduct surveys and poll patrons on overall guest experience and programming.
*Coordinate poster distribution with Teen Board and Director of Marketing.
*Assist JPAC team in enhancing production value of events at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
PAY: $10.00 an hour.
HOURS: 15-20 hours a week (must be available Friday-Sunday during show weeks). Hours are scheduled weekly by Executive Director.
BENEFITS: Flexible schedule (June, July and August).
If interested, please email resume and three references to JPAC’s Executive Director, Nathan Burkart, at nathan@janesvillepac.org by December 23rd, 2017.

Chorus Members Wanted - (posted 11/18/17 by Fresco Opera Theatre)

Chorus members needed for Fresco Opera’s “Queen of the Night”. This world premiere production will be performed April 6th through the 8th of 2018 in the Madison area. Singers should email us at frescoopera@frescooperatheatre.com for more details.

Actor - (posted 11/14/17 by UW-Madison Film Department)

I am a student at UW-Madison making a short student film for my film production class, Com 355. The story is about a college aged student struggling with pressure from his parents and eventually facing off with his father. I'm looking for a middle-aged male to play the father, an intimidating, successful business man. This is a very substantive role, and I will send the finished copy of the film so it can be placed on a portfolio or reel. Food and water will be provided on set, and it is most likely a one-day shoot. If interested, email me at kmcquillen@wisc.edu or contact me on my cell 661-993-3957 and I will send you the script as well as give you the audition time.

Light Board Op/Production Electrician - (posted 8/9/17 by Children's Theater of Madison)

Production Electrician / Light Board Operator
Company: Children’s Theater of Madison

JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Production Electrician / Light Board Operator
Division/Department: Production
Supervisor: Stage Manager / Master Electrician

SUMMARY OF JOB SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Include operating the lighting console for each of the technical rehearsals and all performances. Also responsible for conducting dimmer checks prior to each performance listed below, troubleshooting and repairing any found problems; adjusting any focus issues during the run as deemed necessary by Stage Manager; keeping Stage Manager and Master Electrician apprised of any problems as they arise; other duties as assigned by Stage Manager and/or Master Electrician.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of theatrical lighting, and excellent time management skills. Demonstrated skills in pertinent areas of technical theater production are required. This position requires frequent work on evenings and weekends.

TO APPLY
Please contact Mike Lawler at lawler@ctmtheater.org

Scenic Carpenter(s) - (posted 8/9/17 by Children's Theater of Madison)

Scenic Carpenter
Company: Children’s Theater of Madison

JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Scenic Carpenter
Division/Department: Production
Supervisor: Technical Director

COMPENSATION
Hourly, dependent on experience.

SUMMARY OF JOB SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Under supervision of CTM Technical Director and Master Carpenter, Scenic Carpenter constructs, installs, and strikes while maintaining a safe scene shop.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Construct scenery for CTM productions in accordance with designs provided and in cooperation with technical director and master carpenter.
2. Maintain safety, cleanliness, and security of scene shop facility.
3. Assist technical director in set installation.
4. Ensure that both CTM property/equipment is properly cleaned and restocked.
5. Ensure that proper safety precautions are taken during work calls.
6. Communicate in advance any scheduling conflicts that may prevent attendance at any rehearsal and/or performance or work call.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of theatrical production, excellent time management skills, and proficiency in both wood and metal constructions. Also, demonstrated skills in pertinent areas of technical theater production and professional experience required.

TO APPLY
Please send resume to Ryan Seifert at ryan@ctmtheater.org.

Front of House/Box Office Representatives - (posted 6/13/17 by Sunset Playhouse)

Box Office/Front Of House Representatives Needed - Sunset Playhouse
Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Sunset Playhouse seeks Box Office Representatives / House Managers immediately. The ideal candidate will be hired and trained as both a Box Office Representative and House Manager.

In the role of Box Office Rep you will be the primary contact for Sunset’s patrons. As the House Manager you will be Sunset’s representative to its patrons and volunteers.

This is a fast-paced job in a fun and rewarding creative work environment. Working primarily evenings and weekends, the position requires a high level of customer service.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ticket Office and/or sales experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Computer and data entry skills
Basic math skills and cash handling experience

We are interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. Theater experience not required.

Email your resume to to Ann Mather at amather@sunsetplayhouse.com or visit our website: sunsetplayhouse.com for more information and to complete and submit a Sunset Employment Application. Please include the words ‘Box Office Rep / House Manager’ in the subject line of your e-mail.

Entertainment begins at Sunset!

Sunset Playhouse
800 Elm Grove Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
262-782-4430

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