Musical Theatre Positions Open at Finneytown Secondary Campus

MISC_Finneytown Local School DistrictChoreographer

Position Description
Finneytown Secondary Campus is seeking a Choreographer for the upcoming high school musical theatre production. While the production has yet to be chosen, the ideal individual will be a collaborative creator who has previous experience in dance and/or movement, preferably in a formal environment as an instructor, coach, or teacher. The Choreographer should be prepared to choreograph a majority (if not all) dance numbers in the chosen production, with the possibility of assistance from the Director and/or a Student Dance Captain. When building movement for the show, the Choreographer should aim to challenge the students in the cast to grow while simultaneously being flexible enough to adapt planned choreography for individuals with little to no previous dance experience..

Rehearsals run from November 4th to January 23rd, with performances scheduled for January 24 & 25, 2020. Attendance at every rehearsal is not necessary, and the schedule is negotiable and flexible at this time. Furthermore, in lieu of weekly travel to Finneytown, the choreographer may opt to make specific hours of Teacher In-Service Rehearsal days Dance Intensive Hours, as well as provide videos of the choreography for the director to share with the cast. The previous season’s supplemental rate for this position was $840.00, with an additional $615.00 possible if the Choreographer is available to choreograph the Middle School’s production of Once on This Island, Jr. as well.

If you are interested in this position, please contact the Director Sawyer Shafer via email at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com. Submitting samples of previous work would be helpful, but is not necessary.

Pit Director
Position Description

Finneytown Secondary Campus is seeking a Pit Director for the upcoming high school musical theatre production. While the production has yet to be chosen, the ideal individual will be available twice a week for rehearsals with the orchestra beginning the week of December 2, 2019, with full availability from January 20 – 25, 2020 for tech week and performances. The Pit Director should be prepared for a collaborative process come tech week and would ideally have experience in the realm of musical theatre.

The previous season’s supplemental rate for this position was $615.00, with another $1,090.00 possible if contracted as the Vocal Director for the production as well (See “Vocal Director” below).

If you are interested in this position, please contact the Director Sawyer Shafer via email at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com.

Technical Director
Position Description

Finneytown Secondary Campus is seeking a Technical Director for the upcoming high school musical theatre production. While the production has yet to be chosen, the ideal individual will be experienced in many, if not all, aspects of technical theatre, including set construction and design, sound design, and lighting design. The Technical Director should be prepared to construct a majority of the set pieces and props with assistance from student and parent volunteers. Rehearsals will run from November 4th to January 23rd, with performances scheduled for January 24 & 25, 2020. The Technical Director must be available at least twice a week beginning in November, with the expectation that once design plans are in place, they will create a schedule for set construction that coincides with the production rehearsal schedule and/or volunteer availability.

The previous season’s supplemental rate for this position was $1,494.00, with an additional $1,090.00 available if the individual is able to sign on for the Middle School’s production of Once on This Island, Jr. as well.

If you are interested in this position, please contact the Director Sawyer Shafer via email at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com. Submitting samples of previous work would be helpful, but is not necessary.

Vocal Director
Position Description

Finneytown Secondary Campus is seeking a Vocal Director for the upcoming high school musical theatre production. While the production has yet to be chosen, the ideal individual will be available two to three times a week for rehearsals beginning the week of November 4, 2019. The Vocal Director should be prepared for a collaborative process come tech week and would ideally have performance experience in musical theatre. Tech week is scheduled for January 17 & 20 – 23, 2020 with performances taking place on the 24th & 25th.

The previous season’s supplemental rate for this position was $1,090.00, with another $615.00 possible if contracted as the Vocal Director for the production as well (See “Vocal Director” below).

If you are interested in this position, please contact the Director Sawyer Shafer via email at SawyerAShafer@gmail.com.

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