Several Support Positions Available for POLKADOTS at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

 

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  1. POLKADOTS THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL:  Assistant Stage Manager
    CONTRACT TIMETABLE:  JANUARY 29TH – MARCH 26TH, 2018.
    COMMITMENT: WEEKDAYS AND SOME WEEKENDS.
    PAY: $3,500

    • Work closely with the Stage Manager, including one week of prep prior to the start of staging rehearsals
    • Track rehearsal needs as assigned by the Stage Manager. Examples include, but are not limited to:
      1. Creating and maintaining running paperwork for various departments
      2. Coordinate fittings with wardrobe / wig / make-up for the cast
      3. Communicate between all departments
      4. Other duties as assigned
    • Work with the Stage Manager and Technical Director to ensure production values while in performances
    • Work closely with the Stage Manager and oversee all Running Crews during Technical Rehearsals and Performances
    • Attend and participate in production meetings, load in/out, tech and dress rehearsals, and all performances at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank
    • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
    • Must have excellent interpersonal and communicative skills
    • 2 years of technical theatre/ Stage Management experience, or equivalent, preferred

      TO APPLY SEND RESUME AND ANY REFERENCE LETTERS TO SUBMISSIONS@tctcincinnati.com by November 30th.

  2. POLKADOTS THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL:  Backstage Crew/ Microphone Technician
    CONTRACT TIMETABLE:  FEB 16TH – MARCH 26TH, 2018.
    COMMITMENT: WEEKDAYS AND SOME WEEKENDS.
    PAY: $3,000

    • Work under the direction of the Technical Director, the Sound Designer, and Stage Manager
    • Maintain an organized and backstage environment
    • Pre-show duties as assigned
    • Prep, maintain and troubleshoot all microphones used in the production (wireless or wired, body-worn, etc.)
    • Work with the sound designer/ sound board operator to ensure production quality during performance
    • Act as a backstage deck crew member changing sets and other duties as assigned
    • Work closely with the Stage Manager and other deck crew during technical rehearsals and performances
    • Attend at least 2 (two) run rehearsals prior to load in
    • Attendance and participation in load in/out, tech and dress rehearsals at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank
    • Attendance and participation in all performances
    • Must have working knowledge of wireless microphone systems
    • 2 years of technical theatre experience, or equivalent, preferred
    • Assist in restoring the Showtime Stage to “house rep” during strike

      TO APPLY SEND RESUME AND ANY REFERENCE LETTERS TO SUBMISSIONS@tctcincinnati.com by November 30th.

  3. POLKADOTS THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL:  Master Electrician / Light Board Operator
    CONTRACT TIMETABLE:  FEB 16TH – MARCH 26TH, 2018.
    COMMITMENT: WEEKDAYS AND SOME WEEKENDS.
    PAY: $3,000

    • Work at Red Bank Road building, under the direction of the Technical Director, the Lighting Designer, and Stage Manager
      Maintain an organized and clean backstage environment
    • Pre-show duties as assigned
    • Prep, maintain and troubleshoot all lighting instruments, atmospheric and scenic lighting effects, and materials used in the production (lamps, cables, patterns, gel, fog machines, set pieces with practicals, etc.)
    • Work with the Lighting Designer/ Stage Manager to ensure production quality during performances
    • Program, run, and troubleshoot an ETC ION light board with oversight by the Lighting Designer (during load in/ tech rehearsals)
    • Work closely with the TD, Stage Manager, Spot Operator, and Lighting Designer during technical rehearsals and performances
    • Attendance and participation in Load in/out, Lighting hang/focus/cueing, tech and dress rehearsals at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank
    • Attendance and participation in all performances
    • Participate in the restore to the “House Rep lighting plot” and reset cues during load-out
    • Must have working knowledge of lighting equipment of all kinds, including specific knowledge of the programming and operation of the ETC ION board
    • 2 years of technical theatre experience, or equivalent, preferred

      TO APPLY SEND RESUME AND ANY REFERENCE LETTERS TO SUBMISSIONS@tctcincinnati.com by November 30th.

  4. POLKADOTS THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL:  Sound Designer / Sound Board Operator
    CONTRACT TIMETABLE:  FEB 16TH – MARCH 26TH, 2018.
    COMMITMENT: WEEKDAYS AND SOME WEEKENDS.
    PAY: $3,300

    • Work closely with the Staging Director and Stage Manager to create a design complementary to the production, incorporating materials provided by the show publisher when necessary
    • Creating, acquiring, altering and otherwise providing sound cues necessary to the production to enhance the script or director’s vision
    • rack materials, time, and budget as assigned by the Technical Director
    • Prep, maintain and troubleshoot all sound equipment used in the production (wireless or wired microphones, speakers, mixing board, etc.) along with the Microphone Technician
    • Work with the Microphone Technician and Stage Manager to ensure production quality during performances
    • Attend Production Meetings as assigned
    • Attend at least 2 (two) run rehearsals prior to load in
    • Attendance and participation in load in/out, tech and dress rehearsals at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank
    • Attendance and participation in all performances
    • Restore all system settings to “house rep” at load-our including speaker positions and board program
    • Must have working knowledge of sound editing and mixing programs
    • Must have working knowledge of digital audio mixers (Behringer X32 knowledge preferred)
    • Must have working knowledge of wireless microphone systems
      Must have at least 2 years of technical theatre- sound design/tech experience or equivalent

      TO APPLY SEND RESUME AND ANY REFERENCE LETTERS TO SUBMISSIONS@tctcincinnati.com by November 30th.

  5. POLKADOTS THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL:  House Manager
    CONTRACT TIMETABLE:  FEB 20TH – MARCH 25TH, 2018.
    COMMITMENT: WEEKDAYS AND SOME WEEKENDS.
    PAY: $1,200

    • Ensure the cleanliness of the house and lobby area prior to each performance
    • Manage ushers
    • Organize volunteers
    • Coordinate patron needs with box office
    • Communicate with Stage Manager to coordinate performance start time
    • Resolve seating issues and/or any emergencies that may arise during the performance
    • 6 months of customer service experience preferred
    • CPR and First Aid training required
    • Must have cheerful and helpful attitude

      TO APPLY SEND RESUME AND ANY REFERENCE LETTERS TO SUBMISSIONS@tctcincinnati.com by November 30th.

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