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 on: Today at 10:26:38 AM 
Started by Gala Lindvall - Last post by Gala Lindvall
Looking for lead accompanist/keyboardist for the Mountaineers Players' musicals this spring and summer (Mary Poppins & Shrek). We will hire for each show or one musician for both shows. Past experience playing for musicals is a plus, but not absolutely necessary.  Must be a proficient pianist who works well with others, is flexible and willing to collaborate freely on all aspects of the production process. Experience programming and sequencing a keyboard a plus, but will consider an excellent pianist without those skills. The spring show starts rehearsals in March and the summer show starts rehearsals in June.

Weekly rehearsals and tech week rehearsals are at Seattle Center TPS during the evenings.  Other required rehearsals and all performances will be on weekends at the Kitsap Forest Theater (a rustic outdoor theater) in Bremerton (carpooling available).

We anticipate needing the accompanist for 1 or 2 evenings per week, and for some Saturday and Sundays at the theater in Bremerton. More information about our shows and schedules are on our web site. We are a family-friendly community theater and produce high-quality shows in an outdoor setting. All shows are in the afternoon.

Please contact us for further details, including the pay structure. Contact by phone or email at players at foresttheater.com
Thanks so much.

Gala Lindvall | Producer
Kitsap Forest Theater
206-542-7815
www.ForestTheater.com


 2 
 on: December 17, 2014, 07:30:50 PM 
Started by Rik Deskin - Last post by Rik Deskin
You may or may not have heard, but our Scenic Designer Meg Tierney passed away last week.  Cry

We need a Scenic Designer/Builder for our Equity Member Project, Winter Bird. Preview is Thursday January 8, 2015. Load-In can begin as early as Sunday, December 21 but must happen by Sunday, January 4.

Compensation is a share of the Box Office.

Please contact Rik at rikdeskin@gmail.com

 3 
 on: December 16, 2014, 12:31:17 PM 
Started by Jon Douglas Rake - Last post by Jon Douglas Rake
Tacoma Musical Playhouse is looking to hire Teaching Artists for the CampTMP musical theater education program.

Looking for instructors for various projects January 2015-May 2015. These opportunities may include teaching weekly classes, directing or music directing or choreographing after school academy productions or working on Spring Break Camp at Tacoma Musical Playhouse or working in local schools with the Your School's A Stage Program.

CampTMP presents high quality, fully produced theatrical productions of some of the most popular broadway musicals with our student actors at the culmination of many of our programs.

Ideal Teaching Artists will have a strong background in Musical Theater, Acting, Voice, and/or choreography, college degrees preferred. Have a passion for working with students (Ages 6-18) to train them in musical theater. Have strong organizational and leadership skills, as well as high standards for artistic integrity.

The quality education and positive growth experiences for students who train with CampTMP is the number one most important thing to us. If you are not passionate about teaching young theater artists, please do not apply.

Teaching artists are fairly compensated via stipend as outlined and agreed upon in a contract provided by the TMP Director of Education, Steve Barnett.

If interested, please submit letter of interest and resume to TMP Education Director Steve Barnett at steve@tmp.org

For more on CampTMP check out our website www.tmp.org or our CampTMP Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/camptmp

 4 
 on: December 10, 2014, 09:33:09 AM 
Started by Kris Keppeler - Last post by Christopher Anderson
 Grin

 5 
 on: December 04, 2014, 02:49:11 PM 
Started by Jessica Askew - Last post by Jessica Askew
Eight pieces of 3/4" plywood, and three pieces of 1/2" white pine up for grabs in Belltown. First come first serve, you'll need to pickup. See attached picture.

3/4" Plywood:
1 - 1ft x 3ft
2 - 13in x 25in
2 - 25in x 68in
3 - 25in x 48in

1/2" White Pine
1 - 2ft x 7ft
1 -  18ft x 7ft
1 - 30in x 60in

Contact Megan at 503-333-6508!

 6 
 on: December 03, 2014, 11:08:35 AM 
Started by John Munn - Last post by John Munn
The Lakewood Playhouse is seeking a Part-Time Master Electrician for its Main Stage and Educational Programs.

Deadline for Applications is SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21st, 2014

Interviews will be held December 22nd, 23rd and 24th.

Position Begins December 26th, 2014


Please send an e-mail application to Managing Artistic Director, John Munn, at jmunn.lakewoodplayhouse@gmail.com and include:

--A Cover Letter
--Representative Resume


JOB DESCRIPTION - MASTER ELECTRICIAN

The Master Electrician (hereafter referred to as M.E.) in conjunction with the Production Manager, Technical Director, Education Director and Education Production Manager and all under the supervision of the Managing Artistic Director shall supervise the Lighting & Sound Departments of the Lakewood Playhouse

•   Train staff, employees, and volunteers in the lighting and sound system.

•   Train and supervise tech crews.

•   Develop “Standard Operating Procedure” for all tech positions.

•   Be first point of contact for lighting and sound system issues.

•   Create and maintain specs for lights and sound.

•   Make sure that electrical, lighting, and sound equipment is maintained; oversee the upkeep of all electrical, lighting, and sound equipment.

•   Oversee lighting booth; make sure rules are developed and posted for staff, employees, and volunteers working there.  Keep lighting booth organized and clean.

•   Work closely with Managing Artistic Director, Production Manager, Education Director, Education Production Manager, Technical Director and Guest Designers to maximize efficiency of production period and schedule all light and sound tech time.

•   Provide Guest Designers with orientation and training to facilitate design process.

•   Supervise all hang and focus.

•   Ensure in air, audience, and employees/staff/volunteer safety at all times.

•   Plan and supervise lighting/sound builds and strikes.

•   Work close with Production Manager to develop and communicate emergency procedures for productions run procedures.

•   The Master Electrician agrees to work in accordance with LPH policies as established by the board of directors.

•   Prepare monthly written summary of the month’s activities to be distributed to the board (via the board president) at least five days prior to regularly scheduled board meetings.

•   Other Duties as necessary

20 Hour a Week Position (Hours Vary Week to Week)

Some Work from Home Opportunities Available

Salaried $11,852.40

 7 
 on: December 02, 2014, 10:44:43 AM 
Started by Karen Lund - Last post by Karen Lund
Professional Audition Master Class

Designed specifically to prepare you for the Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) general auditions, this class will equip you to audition with confidence. Taproot’s Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund teaches this limited-run class for the actor who wants to get work. Over three class sessions you’ll receive personalized monologue coaching, headshot and résumé review, and receive her insight on how to most effectively present yourself as an actor. This class sells out every year, so register early!

Prior approval required to enroll—email headshot and resume to studio@taproottheatre.org to get the process started.

Karen Lund is the Associate Artistic Director at Taproot Theatre Company.  She has performed and directed at theatres across the country including the Illinois Repertory Theatre, Empty Space Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Kentucky and Idaho Shakespeare Festivals. She has won Seattle Times Footlight, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Broadway World Awards for direction. A former talent agent, Karen co-founded the SAG and AFTRA franchised Dramatic Artists Agency where she represented Jim Caviezel (“The Passion of the Christ”), Reiko Aylesworth (“24”), and Joel McHale (“Talk Soup” and “Community”) among others.

Teacher: Karen Lund
Location: Taproot Theatre’s Isaac Studio Theatre, 208 N 85th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Dates: February 2, February 9, February 10  |  3 sessions
Time: 7-10 pm  |  Cost: $260

For more information: http://taproottheatre.org/2015-winter-classes-camps/#adult

 8 
 on: December 01, 2014, 10:07:29 AM 
Started by SCT Admin - Last post by SCT Admin
SCT Education Programs will offer over 20 internships in Summer 2015 to support our 200 camps, classes and performance programs for students ages 3-21. The internships are in a variety of areas: Drama School teaching assistants, Stage Management, Music Directing, Administration, Sets, Props, Costumes, Lighting and Sound. Minimum 2 years of college required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. (Non-stipend assistant positions available to those with less experience.) Mid-June to late August; some positions start later and end earlier.  Stipend: $140 per week.  Housing not provided.  More information at http://www.sct.org/About/Work-With-Us/Jobs-Internships .

Application deadline: 11:59pm PST, February 17, 2015.   

 9 
 on: November 26, 2014, 06:17:05 PM 
Started by Phoenix Smith - Last post by Phoenix Smith
STAGE COMBAT CLASS:  Unarmed & Stunts!

UNARMED Combat & Stunts!   
-- Theatre/Film/TV classes/workshops! --

--U Heights Center - Sundays 2p-5pm -  January 11 through March 22 --


   An essential item for any actor's toolbox, this Unarmed Stage Combat class includes the opportunity to test/earn certification for UNARMED Skills Proficiency with the Society Of American Fight Directors
   Acting, movement, violence design & vocalization are all part of this intensive and instructive class for actors.   Learn believable intention of violence, how to portray real martial arts & period fighting styles for stage & film.   11 weeks of training in defense, attacks, footwork, special moves, and film/TV stunt instruction too. 

    Special Guest instructor:  Robert Macdougall, internationally recognized Stunt Coordinator and martial artist, veteran Hollywood & TV stuntperson, Professor of movement and stage combat, and award-winning Fight Director with the Society of American Fight Directors!
    Assistant instructor: Phoenix Smith, theatrical Fight Choreographer and award-winning educator (Youth Theatre NW's Guardian award 2014).

    This unique stage combat skills workshop series now being offered at Three Dragons at U Heights Center! 
    Great for beginners as well as stage combat veterans!
    11 week Session!
    Class tuition of 525 includes all classes, supplies, parking, & registration fees  (Special for TPS members:  SAFD test fee included FREE / no extra charge - valid for registrations before Dec 21st!)
     (SAFD Unarmed Proficiency certification Test available at the end of the quarter!)
    Small class size means you get individualized instruction daily! 
    Parking is free for registered students at our classroom site.
    Register by emailing:  ThreeDragonsProductions@hotmail.com 


Instruction features:
     Hand-to-hand stage combat including grappling, chokes, kicks, punches, slaps, flips, rolls, hairpulls, and otherwise create mayhem ala some film favorites like Jackie Chan, The Matrix, Fight Club, & SherlockHolmes.

 
RSVP/Register in advance at http://www.threedragonsproductions.com/workshops-classes-clubs.html

or email  ThreeDragonsProductions@hotmail.com


Three Dragons offers a large, natural-light-filled wood-floored studio-classroom, and limited needs-based scholarships are available.
 Classes held at Three Dragons Academy (Room 107) at University Heights Center -- at the corner of NE 50th St and Brooklyn Ave NE (next to the U District Farmer's Market site) - FREE parking in South parking lot for registered students!

Please email with any questions, and RSVP soon!  And Thanks in advance for passing this along to any martial-arts & stage-combat enthusiast friends, too!,
Phoenix Smith

For Bob Macdougall's Bio and more info:
http://www.threedragonsproductions.com/workshops-classes-clubs.html

 10 
 on: November 26, 2014, 02:17:13 PM 
Started by TPS Admin - Last post by TPS Admin
Position has been filled.

Position: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE Everett Production Manager

Reports to: The Director of Youth Education

Position Overview:

The Production Manager plays a critical role in Village Theatre’s KIDSTAGE program. The PM manifests six youth production programs annually through the KIDSTAGE philosophy of “Skills for Theatre…Skills for Life”. The PM maintains the highest standards for both the process of producing and the production quality itself, and strives to meet budget goals.

In addition to the show specific duties, this position will provide support throughout the Youth Education department including occasional KIDSTAGE class support (including taking phone registrations and answering questions from time to time about classes) and on-site coverage as scheduled.

Hours vary and are set to best support all KIDSTAGE activities and provide maximum face time with our customers.

Programs for Production Management: Winter and Spring KIDSTAGE Productions, KIDSTAGE Originals Writing Program, SummerStock, Summer Independent (mentor manager), Summer Plaza Players. Additionally, this job will provide production support for Sing It Forward fundraiser, Originals readings and the summer production class.

The position is full time salary exempt. Salary DOE. All hours ideally are on site, but remote work is necessary and acceptable from time to time.  

Areas of Responsibility:

The PM manages and executes all aspects of KIDSTAGE productions including show selection, hiring, facility scheduling and oversight, educational design, meetings, auditions, casting, communication with cast, students and families, coordination and leadership of the creative team, marketing support, recruiting student technical crew, mentors, designing the Theatre Apprentice Program (TAP) students’ tracks and overseeing mentorship, load-in/strike and various other tasks to meet the high standards of KIDSTAGE production program. The PM is expected to be on-site during many but not all rehearsals, all production meetings, tech and dress rehearsals (except for the Summer Independent Production (SIP) where PM presence varies due to the program philosophy).  

Qualifications:
•   BA in Theatre, with an emphasis in technical theatre or stage management is helpful.
•   Production and/or Stage Management experience, ideally working with young people and families.
•   Education or youth program work helpful.
•   Proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs.
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•   Customer service and administrative background a plus.

This job description is intended as a guide only. Other duties and responsibilities may arise at the Director of Youth Education’s discretion.

Please send cover email and resume to:

Kati Nickerson, Director of Youth Education at knickerson@villagetheatre.org
NO CALLS PLEASE.

 


Village Theatre is an equal opportunity employer

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