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Two Actors Needed for YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU at Village Players

VP_new logoVillage Players seeks two actors, one female and one male, for their winter 2022 production of YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU running February 25-March 5:

Open to any ethnicity and any age 

  • Rheba, the Vanderhoff family’s cook (F)
  • Donald, Rheba’s boyfriend (M)

Rehearsals begin January 17 with a read-through on January 3. Interested actors should contact the director, Greg Hatfield, ASAP, at greghatfield@yahoo.com.

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Actress of Native American Descent Sought for Spring 2023 Project

MISC_Casting call2Seeking an actress in her 20s-30s of Native American descent for a project in Spring of 2023. Please contact Kristen Vincenty at kvincenty23@gmail.com for further details.

If you or anyone you know would be interested, please reach out by December 10, 2021 as the director would like to review candidates in December 2021. Thank you!

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Deputy Director Sought by The Carnegie

TC_logo_newJob Description

Position Title: Deputy Director
Department: Administration

Reporting Relationships
Position Reports to: Executive Director
Positions Supervised: Finance (off site bookkeeper and contracted audit firm) and event personnel

Position Purpose
The Deputy Director is a co-leader of The Carnegie and is responsible for the budget, personnel, and operations within The Carnegie.

Strategy Development and Organizational Leadership
Work in conjunction with the Executive Director and department Directors to implement the three-year strategic plan for The Carnegie to grow the organization’s capacity and reach its vision of being recognized as a leader in the arts in Northern Kentucky.

Provide leadership, management, and oversight to the finance, rentals, and operations of the organization. In collaboration with the Executive Director, co-manages fundraising activities for the organization. Possesses a clear vision, passion, and commitment to The Carnegie’s mission and to providing accessibility in the arts sector.

Finance
Directs and supports financial operations at The Carnegie. Works with department leadership to compile an annual operating budget. Manages the day-to-day financial operations of The Carnegie including working with department directors to analyze results and take corrective actions as needed.

  • Provides strong, forward-looking analytical leadership.
  • Oversees budgeting and forecasting of the annual budget.
  • Oversees the annual audit.
  • Assists with accounting and reporting issues associated with contributions, sponsorships, and grants.
  • Develops and maintains systems of internal controls to safeguard assets.

Operations and Facility
Manages the infrastructure, including technology, facility maintenance, and vendor relationships, so that the organization operates at full capability. Manges the day-to-day operational needs of the Gallery, Education, Theatre, and Administration.

  • Entry and management of events calendar.
  • Coordinates and manages all outside facility vendors (elevator, HVAC, IT, etc.).
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, schedules and manages facility repairs.
  • Maintains accurate inventories of all facility needs.
  • Ensures HVAC is scheduled for all needed programs and events.
  • Ensures all spaces of The Carnegie and Lincoln Grant are in good condition for public use.

Rentals and Events
Provides first-line customer service to all interested third-party rentals (theatre, gallery, Lincoln Grant)

  • Fields all inquiries about facility rentals.
  • Schedules and administers facility walkthroughs with potential renters.
  • Manages and administers rental contracts for all spaces.
  • Coordinates and manages all Carnegie staff and outside vendors for internal and external event needs (ushers, bartenders, facility managers, valet, catering).
  • Co-Manages, along with the Technical, Theatre, and Gallery Directors, the use of the rental spaces by renters, presenters, and other users to ensure that the facilities are prepared, maintained, and cleaned appropriately.

Development
Co-manages development efforts, including fundraising events, with the Executive Director. Identifies potential new revenue streams for The Carnegie and assists with donor cultivation activities.

  • Supports the coordination of donor event.
  • Supports the acquisition and coordination of event sponsors.
  • Co-manages sponsor benefits administration.
  • Supports grant administration and budgeting.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in arts administration, business administration, or related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a leadership position at a mid-size organization managing multiple, diverse departments
  • Working knowledge of and existing personal network in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati region is a plus
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekend, as required for meetings, special events, and programs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects as well as work independently
  • Ability to maximize the diverse talents of team members and community partners and work effectively with all levels of The Carnegie team
  • Ability to adapt to the needs to a mid-sized arts organization
  • Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Passion for accessibility in the arts and The Carnegie’s mission
  • Flexible, upbeat, with a sense of humor

Compensation: $45,000 – $60,000 annual salary, commensurate with experience. Four weeks of PTO, health and dental benefits, and a flexible schedule.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume to Kimberly Best, kbest@thecarnegie.com.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. Interviews to begin immediately.

Intent and function of job descriptions
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate.

About The Carnegie
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs, and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center. More information about The Carnegie is available at www.thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030.

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Lumaze Entertainment Seeks State Manager for GLOW AROUND THE WORLD at Duke Energy Center

MISC_Lumaze logoOPEN CALL INTERVIEWS

  • SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 2021 6PM-10PM
  • MONDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 2021 7PM-10PM

FOR: GLOW AROUND THE WORLD INTERACTIVE SHOW!
AUDITION CITY: CINCINNATI OHIO
LOCATION: DUKE ENERGY CENTER- 525 ELM STREET

LOOKING FOR: STAGE MANAGER

LUMAZE the popular Christmas Lights Festival will be coming to Cincinnati OH, November 26th,2021-December
30th 2021! This event will be held at Duke Energy and will feature Live Entertainment nightly!

LUMAZE ENTERTAINMENT is accepting SUBMISSIONS FOR EXPEREIENCED STAGE MANAGERS. OPEN TO ALL Ethnicities/Genders/Gender-Identifying.

Show Dates: 11/26,11/27, 12/4, 12/11,12/18,12/24, 12/25, 12/29, 12/30.

The Stage Managers can pick and choose which days they want to work. We will have more than 1 stage manager. MUST have excellent communication skills. Experience in a theatrical environment. Ability to remain positive and push thru in stressful situations, while still accomplishing daily work. PAID position.

DAILY SHOW SCHEDULE:

  • 10:30AM- TALENT ONSITE
  • 11:30PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES INTERACT WITH GUESTS IN THE TICKETING LOBBY, MAZE ENTRANCE, etc.
  • 1:45PM-SOUND CHECK
  • 2:00PM- GLOW AROUND THE WORLD INTERACTIVE PLAY
  • 6:00PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES INTEARCT WITH GUESTS IN THE TICKETING LOBBY, MAZE
    ENTRANCE
  • 9:30PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES LEAVE SHOW FLOOR

COMPENSATION: $175 NIGHTLY. PAID AT THE END OF EACH SHIFT THROUGH
VEMO/PAYPAL.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • SEND RESUME TO THE LUMAZE CASTING TEAM: jjjentertainment13@gmail.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
  • IF SELECTED YOU WILL RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION WITHIN (4) DAYS OF SUBMISSION. YOU WILL BE INVITED TO CALL-BACKS/AUDITIONS TO MEET THE PRODUCERS/CASTING TEAM ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 2021 (6-10PM) OR MONDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 2021(7-10PM)@ DUKE ENERGY CENTER IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI.

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Lumaze Entertainment Seeks Theatrical Director for GLOW AROUND THE WORLD at Duke Energy Center

MISC_Lumaze logoOPEN CALL INTERVIEWS

  • SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 2021 6PM-10PM
  • MONDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 2021 7PM-10PM

FOR: GLOW AROUND THE WORLD INTERACTIVE SHOW!
AUDITION CITY: CINCINNATI OHIO
LOCATION: DUKE ENERGY CENTER- 525 ELM STREET

LOOKING FOR: THEATRICAL DIRECTOR

LUMAZE the popular Christmas Lights Festival will be coming to Cincinnati OH, November 26th,2021-December
30th 2021! This event will be held at Duke Energy and will feature Live Entertainment nightly!

LUMAZE ENTERTAINMENT is accepting SUBMISSIONS FOR THEATRICAL DIRECTOR. OPEN TO ALL Ethnicities/Genders/Gender-Identifying.

Show Dates: 11/26,11/27, 12/4, 12/11,12/18,12/24, 12/25, 12/29, 12/30.

The DIRECTOR can pick and choose which days they are available. MUST have understanding in the process of rehearsal, tech rehearsal and production. Ability to multi-task and look at the big picture of a production. Effective communication and professionalism. PAID POSITION.

The AUDITION will consist of COLD READINGS from the script. Some performers may be asked to stay and do a short MOVEMENT/DANCE combination. Please wear clothing that allows for a full range of movement at auditions. Tight-jeans, skirts, dresses and high-heeled shoes are not recommended.

SINGERS please prepare 1-MINUTE of an appropriate Broadway-style song that shows your personality and your ability to believably tell a story through song. An accompanist WILL not be provided. Recordings and Tracks will be permitted.

COMEDIANS please prepare a 1-MINUTE family friendly comedic monologue.

DAILY SHOW SCHEDULE:

  • 10:30AM- TALENT ONSITE
  • 11:30PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES INTERACT WITH GUESTS IN THE TICKETING LOBBY, MAZE ENTRANCE, etc.
  • 1:45PM-SOUND CHECK
  • 2:00PM- GLOW AROUND THE WORLD INTERACTIVE PLAY
  • 6:00PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES INTEARCT WITH GUESTS IN THE TICKETING LOBBY, MAZE
    ENTRANCE
  • 9:30PM-ACTORS/UNDERSTUDIES LEAVE SHOW FLOOR

We are seeking excellent PERFORMERS (Age 15+) MALE and FEMALE comedic performers who dance and sing. We strongly encourage actors of all cultural backgrounds.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

  • MRS.CLAUS- Stage-age 50’s-60’s, any ethnicity. Female-Identifying. Quick-witted, Intelligent, Warm Hearted, Dolly- Parton type, Wise beyond her years. Legendary wife of Santa Claus.
  • SUGAR PLUM MARY-Stage-age 15-40yrs, any ethnicity. Female-Identifying. Must have natural talent, charm and charisma. Positive and Upbeat. Strong Dancer. Ballet experience is a plus.
  • SPARKLE- Stage-Age 15-40yrs, any ethnicity. Female-Identifying. Tom-Boy. Goodhearted and Quirky. She’s fun and has a winning personality. Britney Spears-Type.
  • ALABASTER- Stage-Age 15-45yrs, any ethnicity. Male-Identifying. Santa’s second in Command. He is the HEAD elf, in charge of all Elves and their assignments. He is wise and inspirational leader that guides all of the Elves through the difficulties of their human world assignments. Strong Comedic Performer/ Mover. Ryan Seacrest- Type.
  • (2) UNDERSTUDIES/SWINGS- Stage-Age 15-65 yrs old, any ethnicity. Any Gender.
  • Seeking Two Performers to play RUDOLPH THE RED NOSE REINDEER AND PHOENIX THE POLAR BEAR MONSTER. Understudies will cover lead roles. Strong Movers. Must have good comedic timing. Puppetry skills a plus.
  • VOICE OF SANTA- Stage-Age 18-65 yrs old, any ethnicity. Male-Identifying.
  • Seeking a VOICE-ACTOR to portray the legendary VOICE of Santa Claus. You will NOT APPEAR on
    stage. Strong Baritone Deep Voice.

DIRECTOR’S COMPENSATION: $175 PAID NIGHTLY. PAID AT THE END OF EACH SHIFT THROUGH VEMO/PAYPAL.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • SEND RESUME TO THE LUMAZE CASTING TEAM: jjjentertainment13@gmail.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
  • IF SELECTED YOU WILL RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION WITHIN (4) DAYS OF SUBMISSION. YOU WILL BE INVITED TO CALL-BACKS/AUDITIONS TO MEET THE PRODUCERS/CASTING TEAM ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 2021 (6-10PM) OR MONDAY NOVEMBER 22ND 2021(7-10PM)@ DUKE ENERGY CENTER IN DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI.

LUMAZE CASTING TEAM

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