Summer Theatre Jobs

Application window closed until Spring 2022

Summer Theatre is looking to hire the following positions.

Salary commensurate with education/experience, starting at $200-$250 per week. Local housing provided upon request. Season runs May 30-August 1.

Company Crew Members: These company members work weekdays 9-4, primarily on set and costume crews and attend each show strike. Basic skills in operating power tools, painting, and sewing recommended. Works entire season (9 weeks)

Stage Manager: The stage manager works at all rehearsals, communicates the director's wishes to the creative team, coordinates the work of the stage crew, calls cues during performances, and oversees each performance. Attends weekly production meetings.Each show works for approximately four weeks. Looking to hire up to three people for this. Could SM for two different shows.

Music Director: The Music Director attends auditions to assist with casting and works every rehearsal. The MD also decides which musicians are needed for the pit, finds those musicians and rehearses with them to prepare for performances. Attends weekly production meetings. The music director conducts for performances. Each show works for approximately four weeks. Looking to hire up to two people for this.

Show Pianist: The show pianist plays for each rehearsal and continues as part of the pit once performances start. Each show works for approximately four weeks. Looking to hire up to two people for this.

Choreographer: The choreographer works with the director to choreograph several of the numbers of the musical, training the performers in movement and working with the creative team to achieve the vision of the show. Each show works for approximately four weeks. Looking to hire up to two people for this.

Properties Master/Designer: The props master works with the stage manager to determine what props are needed and then either find, build or buy the items necessary to create the show. Helps to set up props placement backstage and repairs props as needed during performances. Attends weekly production meetings. Assists other crews as needed. Works entire season (9 weeks)

Assistant Technical Director: Reports directly to the Tech Director. Helps to train and teach safety practices and techniques. Takes charge of projects and leads the crew in the TD’s absence. Assists in all aspects of tech work including set construction, scenic painting, props, lights and sound. Works entire season (9 weeks)

Assistant Costume Shop Manager: Reports directly to the Costume Shop Manager. Helps to train and teach safety practices and techniques. Takes charge of projects and leads the crew in the Shop Manager’s absence. Assists in all aspects of costuming including construction, fittings, and repairs. Works entire season (10 weeks)

Assistant Marketing Director: Reports directly to the Marketing Director. Helps to capture photos and video footage and create social media posts to advertise each production of the season. Assists in all aspects of marketing work including tv and radio spots as well as our social media platforms. Works entire season (10 weeks)

Box Office Attendant: Reports directly to the Executive Director. Sells tickets in the ticket window and answers questions of our guests. Skills and experience in computer usage, money handling, and customer service a must. Works every performance (26 Performances)

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must often lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Ability to get along with other people. Patience in dealing with students and minors. Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, school community, and general community contacts. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all Minot State University requirements and policies.

Relevant education and/or experience a plus.

Applications will be accepted through March 26, 2021.
Send any questions to Chad Gifford at chadgifford@gmail.com