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Internship Opportunity 2019: *PAID – Croswell Opera House in Adrian, Michigan

Now hiring: Paid theater interns for Summer 2019

 

 

The Croswell Opera House in Adrian, Michigan, is now accepting applications for Summer 2019 internships.

Interns will work 13 weeks, from May to August, and will be a crucial part of this summer’s productions of The Music ManViolet, and Sister Act. Exact starting and ending dates are flexible. These are full-time, paid positions. The pay is $300 per week. Housing may be available. Some evening hours will be required, and all interns will be expected to work on production weekends.

Croswell interns are considered full members of the team and have the opportunity to work alongside professional directors, designers and other members of the creative staff. We offer a professional and fast-paced, yet fun, friendly and supportive environment.

 

 

About the positions

 

  • Costume shop intern: This person will work directly with the designers, sourcing costume pieces, building and altering costumes for summer shows, styling hair and wigs, attending some rehearsals, and serving as run crew during performances. Sewing, fitting, cutting, draping and tailoring skills are required.
  • Technical interns: Responsibilities will cover a wide range of technical theater disciplines, with an emphasis on carpentry. Interns may also work in lighting and sound, and will serve as run crew during performances.
  • Properties intern: This person will use a variety of media to design and build props for the summer’s shows and will also serve on the run crew for performances.
  • Box office and arts management intern: Responsibilities will include selling tickets, assisting patrons on show nights, and helping with various office responsibilities. Although the responsibilities primarily involve the box office, this intern will have the opportunity to learn about other areas of arts management, such as marketing and development.

 

 

Requirements

 

Applicants must either be enrolled in college as of fall 2019 or have graduated no earlier than December 2018, and must also be 18 years old as of the internship’s start date. For the backstage positions, students who are focused on careers in technical theater are preferred.

 

 

How to apply

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least three references to Steve Krause, business manager, at skrause@croswell.org. Online portfolios are helpful. Applications must be received by February 8. Positions will be filled by mid-March.

 

 

Why work at the Croswell?

 

The Croswell Opera House takes pride in offering professional-quality experiences in a collaborative community theater setting. Many Croswell alumni have gone on to become accomplished theater professionals, including Tony Award-nominated scenic designer Tobin Ost and Heather Yerrick, wardrobe supervisor for the Chicago production of Hamilton. The Croswell is newly renovated, seats about 640 people, and is the oldest theater in Michigan, in continuous operation since 1866.

To learn more about the Croswell Opera House, visit our website at croswell.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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Job Opportunity 2018: Front Desk Receptionist for Motion Picture Studio

Front Desk Receptionist Needed!
This position is for a Front Desk Receptionist at the Motion Picture Studio in Provo, Utah. The Motion Picture Studio is part of the Publishing Services Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Responsibilities
• Be alert and attentive to all employees and guests that enter the building
• Answer a multi-line phone
• Sort and deliver mail
• Answer emails
• Intake and ship packages daily from UPS, FedEx, and OnTrak
• Schedule conference rooms
• Occasionally help with Casting Department assignments
• Complete other assignments, as needed

Qualifications
• Able to work Monday – Friday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
• Professional and pleasant attitude
• Positive communication in order to assist guests and MPS employees
• Be an excellent representative of the LDS Church
• Working knowledge of computers required (Word, Outlook, and Excel)
• Self-starter
• Organizational skills

Additional Position Details
Studio hours are 8am-5pm. Front Desk schedules may vary, but we are looking for someone who is willing to work 20-30 hours per week. This position is available January 7, 2018. However, I would like to hire someone as soon as possible before the Christmas break so we can work out a training schedule.

If interested, please send your resume to:
Rene Helfert
rhelfert@ldschurch.org
801-370-9143

Job Opportunity 2018: Theatrical Assistant

Open Date: December 4, 2018

Requisition Number: PRN08757N

Job Title: Theatrical/Radio/TV Asst

Working Title: Ready to Learn Workshop Assistant

Type: Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary: No

Standard Hours per Week: 6 (Part Time)

Shift: Day

Work Schedule Summary: Mostly evenings and some weekends

VP Area: President

Department: 00334 – KUED

Location: Campus

City: Salt Lake City, UT

Pay Rate Range: $75 per workshop and $10/hour for additional work

Job Summary: The Workshop Assistant provides support to the Workshop Coordinator at Job Summary Family Night events. The Workshop Assistant helps transport Family Night supplies and materials, assists with setup and breakdown, and engages children and families in hands-on learning activities. Salary is $75.00/workshop and $10 per hour for additional work, such as training, clerical, etc.

Responsibilities: The Workshop Assistant provides support to the Workshop Coordinator at Family Night events. The Workshop Assistant helps transport Family Night supplies and materials, assists with setup and breakdown, and engages children and families in hands-on learning activities. There are approximately 30 Family Night events hosted in the Fall on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, and there are approximately 30 Family Night events hosted in the Spring on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. The Family Night events take place at Responsibilities Granite and Salt Lake School District elementary schools and Head Start Preschools along the Wasatch Front. Evenings and weekend hours required per workshop schedule. Paid on a per-workshop basis at $75 per workshop. Evening and weekend hours required as well as participation in KUED Ready To Learn one time and educational events throughout the year as schedule permits. Annual event, conference and staff meeting attendance will be paid on an hourly basis.

Minimum Qualifications: An education and/or child development background. Experience presenting workshop, engaging the community, and working with parents and children. Written and oral Spanish and English bilingual language skills preferred.

Preferences: Must be able to lift 50lbs to transport materials and supplies. Evenings hours required per workshop schedule. Paid on a per-workshop basis. Must have reliable transportation for travel. Mileage outside the Wasatch front will be compensated.

Acting Proficiencies – Fall 2018

Please make sure that you take the time to come to the TMA Office on the 5th floor, D-wing of the HFAC as soon as possible to sign up for your acting and MDT proficiencies. The TMA Office is open from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. See the flyer below for more specific details about available dates and times for proficiencies.

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Internship Opportunity 2019: TheatreSquared

Looking for a summer internship? This might be the opportunity for you!

TheatreSquared is one of the nation’s fastest-growing theatre companies, with a reputation for producing work of the highest standard and, as a playwright-led company, for cultivating the development of new plays for the American stage. The company’s new, 50,000 square-foot, two-venue facility is currently under construction and scheduled for completion in 2019 (ournextstage.org).

Located in progressive downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas (Top Five Best Places to Live in the U.S., 2017 U.S. News & World Report), the theatre is at the hub of a region that recently surpassed the half-million population mark and is consistently ranked top in the nation for its mix of an affordable cost of living and high quality of life.

TheatreSquared’s professional internships are designed for university students and early-career professionals. Apprentices and interns work under the direction of artistic staff and guest artists, receiving in-depth practical training and hands-on work experience at a professional theatre as well as making connections with respected artists and members of the field.

All positions are hands-on, with each student having real responsibilities within their focus area. Students will receive a small stipend to offset incidental expenses, and will also have the opportunity to receive college credit.

Interested candidates should apply by completing the application form and submitting a cover letter to morgan@theatre2.org at which time an interview or a portfolio review may be scheduled.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS

DESIGN (Lighting / Sound / Properties / Scenic / Costume):
Duties: Help create and execute the design for the Arkansas New Play Fest workshop production as assistant to the designer. Assist during production meetings, first rehearsal, technical rehearsals, load-in and strike. Work as a lead designer, executor and teaching artist for the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage.

STAGE MANAGEMENT:
Duties: Work with the team of Stage Managers to execute the Summer Programming, including assisting with the pre-production, rehearsal process, tech and running of the workshop production and staged readings of the Arkansas New Play Fest and the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage. Responsibilities include assisting the AEA Stage Manager in all components of stage management, including setting up and maintaining the rehearsal hall, maintaining an environment conducive to the artistic needs of the production, creating the paperwork necessary for running the production, and running the “deck” on assigned productions.

COMPANY MANAGEMENT/PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT:
Duties: Work with the team of Company Managers and Production Managers to provide the highest level of hospitality to our artists, collaborators, and staff. Specific responsibilities will include coordination of housing and transportation for artists in residence; gathering information on local resources to provide to artists and staff; coordination of staff parties and events; observe and participate in all aspects of production management and the planning of the 2018/19 season. Valid driver’s license required.

DEVELOPMENT:
Duties: Work with the Development team on fundraising, including individual, corporate, foundation, government, and capital giving, as well as provide experience in grant writing, gift processing, donor events, the annual gala, and mail campaigns. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: planning, coordination, and execution of special events and parties under the guidance of the Director of Development.

MARKETING:
Duties: Work with the Marketing team on all facets of branding, publicity, promotion, and direct-mail marketing essential to the ticket sales of TheatreSquared, assist with digital media efforts, specifically our Arkansas New Play Fest, the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage and the launch of the 2018/19 season.

LITERARY MANAGEMENT/DRAMATURGY:
Duties: Assist the Artistic Director and the individual directors of the Arkansas New Play Fest, to support the process of new play development, analyzing scripts, maintaining correspondence with agents and writers, assisting with play readings, writing/developing content for performance programs or study guides, and conducting production-specific research.