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 on: August 15, 2018, 11:46:24 AM 
Started by Heather Bernadette - Last post by Heather Bernadette
Stone Soup Theatre is currently hiring teaching artists and directors for our after-school K-12 drama classes and workshops for 2018-19. Please contact office@stonesouptheatre.org or (206) 669-8535 for more information or to apply.

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 on: August 11, 2018, 12:32:19 AM 
Started by Gala Lindvall - Last post by Gala Lindvall
The Mountaineers Players are seeking directors for our 2019 Season at the Kitsap Forest Theater. We are looking to staff two musical shows: Newsies in the spring and Mamma Mia! in the summer.

Show dates and tentative rehearsal schedules can be found on our web site (www.foresttheater.com). Weeknight rehearsals are in Seattle at TPS, Seattle Center, and weekend rehearsals and performances are at our outdoor theater.

Our outdoor theater is located in the midst of the 460-acre Rhododendron Preserve near Bremerton.  Giant fir trees surround terraced seating – carved from the side of a natural amphitheater – while verdant ferns serve as “footlights” for the performance stage.  Special challenges for this outdoor theater include minimalistic set design that allows the natural beauty of the forest to shine, including the dirt floor surface, daylight performances with no additional lighting, and seamless scene transitions without the use of curtains. The ideal candidate will embrace the outdoor experience, and will be comfortable working with all ages of actors and all different levels of experience, be skilled at time management and using all company members’ time wisely, and be able to work collaboratively with the production team.
 
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to auditions at foresttheater.com stating your interest in directing for us, and which show(s) you are interested in directing. We will then schedule interviews.  During the interview process, the director candidate should be prepared to present his/her vision of the show(s), particularly how he/she would utilize the outdoor space in telling the story of Newsies and/or Mamma Mia!

We encourage you to attend our current show, Tuck Everlasting, weekends at 2:00 pm at the Kitsap Forest Theater through August 19th. It is a great example of a show perfectly fit to our theater.

Please contact Gala Lindvall, producer, with any questions or for more information.
206-542-7815

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 on: July 30, 2018, 12:47:00 PM 
Started by Stacey Bush - Last post by Stacey Bush
Performers' Forge is Proud to Present a Fighting for Film & Stage Combat Workshops with Kyle Rowling on August 11th & 12th:

August 11th - Fighting for Film
Learn best practices for fighting for the camera. We will refine and enhance your scene work, camera awareness and techniques for performing to the lens. (Footage will be provided to all participants).

August 12th - Sword work in the style of Angelo Viggiani

With extensive research into the Viggiani method of the Italian school of fencing, Kyle will use this method to further develop participant's stage combat skills and sword work. (Swords will be provided for use).

Fighting for Film Workshop - $100
Viggiani Workshop - $100
Both Workshops - $180


August 11th & 12th
9:00am-5:00pm
Location
Inscape Arts
8015 Seattle Blvd South
Seattle, WA 98134


To Register: Please email pforge@outlook.com

Kyle Rowling
Kyle is an Australian actor with expert level specialist stage and screen combat techniques. He has studied acting and martial arts since 1978 and is one of the world's most respected Stage Combat Instructors and Fight Directors. Kyle has worked in film, television and theatre productions as both an actor and Fight Director. In theatre he as hundreds of credits. In film we was the Assistant Sword Master fro Star Wars: Episodes 2 & 3, and during that time his duties included training actors, including Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christiansen, Samuel L. Jackson and Christopher Lee. He was also Christopher Lee's fight double for both films as well as the fight double for the General Grievous character. As the Director of the Action Acting Academy, the President of the Australian Stage Combat Association, and the Vice President of The Art of Combat International, he is dedicated to the continued growth and evolution of the art of stage combat worldwide.   

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 on: July 26, 2018, 02:04:41 PM 
Started by Debra Rich - Last post by Debra Rich
The Phoenix Theaetre is looking for a Stage Manager for "The Underpants" running from 9/21- 10/14. $350 stipend. Start date early September. FREE PARKING  Smiley Email Debra Gettleman at gettrich@me.com

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 on: July 24, 2018, 09:36:31 AM 
Started by Tom Ansart - Last post by Tom Ansart
Civic Light Opera Association (dba Seattle Musical Theatre) is seeking independent contractors to support our 41st season, at our Magnuson Park theatre.  We are currently offering two contracts, one for a Technical Director and one for Production Manager.  Deliverables and compensation are negotiable, though we have budgeted $1,000 per show for our five show season ($5,000 annual) for each position. 

Position descriptions, on which the contracts will be based, are available upon request.

Here is the season line-up:
 
Legally Blonde - October 12 through October 28, 2018
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - November 30 through December 16, 2018
Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida - February 8 through February 24, 2019
Mama Mia - March 29 through April 14, 2019
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas - May 17 through May 19, 2019 AND May 31 through June 9, 2019 (one week break)

Contact Tom Ansart, Secretary, with a letter of interest, or proposal (secretary@seattlemusicaltheatre.org) by July 31st.

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 on: July 19, 2018, 02:09:05 PM 
Started by Kate Gavigan - Last post by Kate Gavigan
Fall Artist's Way Class: "It's Never Too Late To Begin Again" Class is Now Open for Registration

"It's never too late to explore or rediscover your creativity!"

Best-selling creativity author Julia Cameron ("The Artist's Way") has written an Artist's Way program geared for those at midlife and for retirees in her new book: "It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning at Midlife and Beyond". Creativity Instructor Kate Gavigan will lead students through the 12 chapters and share some easy and useful Artist's Way tools that can assist them in enhancing their creativity and in turn, their life. Attendees will participate in fun creative tasks, explore the benefits of memoir reflection and learn how to implement the creative tools. Exploring your creativity at any age can instill in you a youthful wonder and can help you to see your midlife years as a time of fun and adventure. This class can be a great jumpstart to assist you in doing just that! No prerequisites necessary.

Section II: September 20 - December 14
Fridays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$395 (12 weeks)
(a $75.00 nonrefundable deposit secures your space)
Please Note: The first class will be on Thursday, September 20 and the rest of the 11 classes will be on Fridays
Location: Windows Art Gallery in Wallingford

For more Information or to Register:
http://www.seattleartistswaycenter.com/classofferings.htm

"Wherever you are in your creative process, this class will advance you in your creative journey."
Deborah G., It's Never Too Late To Begin Again Student

For class testimonials:
http://www.seattleartistswaycenter.com/class-testimonials

Check out this recent July 2018 NY Times article on the benefits of exploring your creativity at mid-life:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/14/sunday-review/creativity-midlife-crisis-cure.html

Kate Gavigan is passionate about The Artist's Way having personally experienced the benefits of the materials. Kate worked in social services as a trainer for over 10 years when she was drawn to The Artist's Way, which helped her uncover a passion for the arts and creativity in all forms. She credits her mid-life career change (now working at her dream jobs as an Artist's Way Instructor and Speaker, a Creativity Coach, a Home Organizer and Actor) to having gone through The Artist's Way.

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 on: July 18, 2018, 01:46:12 PM 
Started by Jon Douglas Rake - Last post by Jon Douglas Rake
TMP is looking for a full time Scenic Painter/Shop Technician.

Technical
1.   Build and implement all sets for each TMP production including mainstage, traveling, education and TMP Family theater.  It is the goal to have the next production ready to load into the theater as soon as the previous production is struck.
2.   Assist Shop Foreman to maintain theater, stage and scene/prop shop in clean order – fire and traffic safe and up to fire code.
3.   Participate in production meetings.
4.   Assist Shop Foreman to supervise, schedule and support volunteer set builders, painters and props assistants.
5.   Be charge artist on all productions
6.   Assist Shop Foreman to build sets per annual budget guidelines.
7.   Be flexible with working hours which may include some evening and weekends.  Normal working hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Facility:
1.   Assist Shop Foreman to maintain the Sixth Ave Performing Arts Center facility including the theater, lobby, light /sound booth, storage and retail rental units.  All facilities shall be in working order and fire safe.
2.   Set-up rooms or spaces for various events as needed such as the education room for mailing or board meetings or special rehearsals as needed. Set-up technical needs for annual fundraisers.

Misc.
1.   Be flexible with circumstances that arise outside the scope of normal duties.

Job Offer:

1.   Salary to be determined according to skill levels.  Range to be low to mid thirties.
2.   Benefits will include Group Health medical insurance (Group Health Options) and dental insurance (Washington Dental) to be implemented after a 90 day probationary period.
3.   Two weeks paid vacation each year. Vacation cannot be taken during tech of shows or during absence of Managing Artistic Director.  No extra compensation given if not taken.
4.   Holidays to include: Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, Labor Day and Memorial Day.  Other days may be given as determined by Managing Artistic Director.
5.   Follow other personnel policies per official TMP policies and procedures manual.
6.   Employee may add additional beneficiaries to insurance program at cost of employee.
7.   Worker’s Compensation paid by employer.

This position is open now.

Please send resume and examples of work to playattmp@hotmail.com.  If you have questions, you may direct them to the same email address.

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 on: July 17, 2018, 12:08:48 PM 
Started by Zoe Fitzgerald - Last post by Zoe Fitzgerald
Robin Lynn Smith, Freehold's Artistic Director, will be holding Interviews for Freehold's 2017-18 Meisner progression on Wednesday July 25, 2018 from 6:30 - 9:00 pm.

Class begins in September 2018 and runs thru June 2019.
Pre-requisites: Step III: Scene Study Text or equivalent training and performance experience.

The Meisner Progression is based on the work of Constantin Stanislavski, Joseph Chaikin, and Sanford Meisner. Classes run twice a week on Sunday and Tuesday evenings over three 12-week quarters. Tuition per quarter is $1296. Students may also qualify for our Discounted tuition price of $870, based on household income. You may apply when you register. Please contact the Freehold office with any questions.

If you would like to have an interview with Robin to explore the possibility of being admitted into our Meisner progression, sign up by clicking the link below. Interviews will be schedules in 15 minute intervals.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc91xcgZ92Erq3A_3Sar3ApiVRdzjLJnyaU5pyds2CKhjdu4g/viewform

Once you schedule an Interview please plan on bringing a resume detailing your theatrical and performance experience and be prepared to speak about why you are interested in participating in the Meisner progression.

Robin Lynn Smith

Robin Lynn Smith is a Founding Partner and Artistic Director for Freehold Studio/Theatre Lab in Seattle. She has worked for the past thirty-five years acting, directing and teaching in Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and New York where she directed Curse of the Starving Class Off-Broadway at the Promenade Theatre.  She has directed in Regional Theatres and is presently directing Freehold’s  Engaged Theatre Program which tours Shakespeare productions to prisons, projects, and tent cities, for which she has directed Othello, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Cymbeline, A Winter's Tale, The Tempest, and The Merchant of Venice.  At Freehold she directed the award-winning production of Chekhov’s The Seagull, Three Sisters, An Altered Life, and Veronika Falling.   She was an Artist in Residence at the Seattle Repertory Theatre with Dan Sullivan, and directed several productions including Marvin's Room, Frankie and Jonnie in the Claire de Lune, City of Gold, and the developmental workshop of Elizabeth Heffon’s New Patagonia.  She has also directed in Seattle at ACT, On The Boards, The Empty Space, New City Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and Intiman where she was an Affiliate Artist with Bartlett Sher.  She has an MFA from NYU TSOA, and she is currently on the faculty of Cornish College of the Arts. She is featured in ACTING TEACHERS OF AMERICA, and she is a member of SDC and a finalist for SDCF’s inaugural Zelda Fichandler Award. She is the 2008 recipient of the The Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award.

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 on: July 11, 2018, 02:16:32 PM 
Started by Matthew Sythandone - Last post by Matthew Sythandone
Hello Technical Artists! I am in search for 1 more skilled Stage Hand/Deck Crew person! I’m working on a production of Disenchanted premiering on the main stage at 12th Ave Arts.

Person would need to start ASAP. We go in to previews Thursday. Our run is July 12-Aug 18 (July 19 is OPENING)  If you know of anyone interested that would want a great experience beefing up their resume with a great artistic team send them our way!

https://www.mamches.com

*JOB DETAILS BELOW*
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Rate: $350 Stipend

ROLE & DUTIES
Load and unload props and materials
Assist in assembly and disassembly of set
Set up lighting, props, and microphones
Construct and paint set pieces
Ensure props are present at beginning of scene and taken away at end
Move and rearrange furniture
Open and close curtains for scene transitions
Clean up stage and backstage area after
performance

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Strong attention to detail and communication skills a must
Work well under pressure
Maintain professional demeanor at all times
Strong portfolio of previous related work and recent references required

Please send resume (and portfolio or work samples if available) to casting@mamches.com.

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 on: July 06, 2018, 11:38:24 AM 
Started by Keith Dahlgren - Last post by Keith Dahlgren
Jet City Improv (JCI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 as Wing-It Productions, is seeking an entrepreneurial and visionary Marketing Manager to work with the Managing Director and staff to market to and develop the audience for Jet City Improv. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Organization Overview:
Jet City Improv is a live theater company in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to entertaining, educating and enlightening audiences of all ages through the art of improvisation.

JCI has three areas of programming; productions, education and outreach.

JCI performs over 400 shows every year which weekly include its flagship shows, Jet City Improv and Twisted Flicks, and original long-form improvised plays. JCI is nationally known as a leader in improvisational theater.   We are also the foremost improvisation teaching organization in the Pacific Northwest, offering improvisation classes for adults and youth, as well as corporate training.

At the heart of JCI is our Outreach Programs which include teaching improvisation skills to homeless, at-risk and incarcerated youth, as well as providing free improvisation shows at summer camps for children dealing with life altering illness and conditions. Outreach programs are supported by donations and, to a great extent, by JCI productions.

Core Responsibilities:

MARKETING
In coordination with the Artistic Director:
•   Create and implement annual marketing plan for Jet City Improv
•   Maintain the branding strategy and all JCI market brands, including logos and other marketing materials
•   Promote JCI’s brand in the community through advertising, sponsorships and partnerships
•   Meet with directors of various shows to understand and create targeted marketing plan for each show
•   Write all marketing copy for press releases, web content, advertisements, brochures and mailers
•   Create and distribute press releases and media for all shows and products
•   Review and operate in line with the marketing budget
•   Creates target marketing and pursues group sales for shows and Comedy to Go

COMMUNICATION
•   Maintain and update information about all Jet City Improv activities on jetcityimprov.org
•   Monitor and respond to customer feedback on online review sites
•   Create and manage social media content
•   Develop and build relationships with media
•   Design and create monthly e-newsletters to mailing lists
•   Send regular marketing updates to cast and board
•   Represent JCI at community events; Organize and run booths at various regional and local trade shows                                   

DATA MANAGEMENT
•   Establish and refine sales, coupon and comp tracking systems
•   Run sales, coupon and comp numbers regularly
•   Research local theater and comedy markets
•   Speak with audience members and conduct surveys to gather data
•   Review demographics data for all products

DEVELOPMENT
In coordination with the Managing Director and Patron Services Manager:
•   Assist Staff in marketing for fundraising and event planning, which may include hiring catering, arranging transportation, procuring auction items, and day of event supervising
•   Assist Patron Services Manager in upkeep of donor lists
•   Maintain patron database

QUALIFICATIONS
•   Experience in non-profit marketing, theater or entertainment marketing, public relations, audience/fund development, or comparable field
•   An open, honest communicator with ability to identify and mediate issues and concerns
•   Demonstrate success in team-building and collaboration
•   Agile approach to problem-solving and solution-building
•   Comfortable with Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Salesforce/patron manager or related donor management database, website management
•   Celebrate creativity and maintain a good sense of humor

Position is 30-40 hours/week, salary DOE. In this position, there is occasional use and operation of miscellaneous equipment and furnishings as tasks and projects require, occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds, and standard computer use. Office access includes stairs. Some evenings and weekends are required.

Jet City Improv seeks excellence through diversity among its board, company, staff, and students. Jet City Improv discourages discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

To Apply:
To apply, send a resume and a cover letter addressing why you are interested in a professional management position with an arts organization and how your skills and experience will benefit Jet City Improv to keith@jetcityimprov.org by July 27, 2018. Please, no phone calls.

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