Production Assistant

This is a general post for various contracts that we have come available throughout the year.  We hire for the following:

Acting Academy

  • One Production Assistant per production class (20-30 different sessions per year)

  • Three Production Assistants for each summer to support our summer programming. It's never to early to apply for the next summer.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures facility/classroom is ready for all classes and rehearsals including stage prep/props, etc.

  • Manages rosters, checks parent IDs, and signs kids in and out of rehearsal

  • Runs Snack-Time Concessions

  • Takes line notes and blocking notes as needed by director

  • Assists Director with games and exercises, as needed

  • Gathers props, costumes, and small set pieces for production based on director needs.

  • Works where director needs help for live productions. Show needs vary. (Could be backstage as dresser for quick changes and runner for scene changes. Could be lights or sound operator.)

  • Keeps track of any borrowed or rented pieces and manages the return of those. Works with the Board Liaison to ensure items are returned or proper order.
     

Qualifications

  • Upbeat and positive attitude

  • Previous experience working in a production support capacity - stage management, costuming, prop gathering, tech, etc.

  • Able to drive - sometimes things need to be acquired from other places.

  • We’re looking for a proven self-starter