Stage Management Apprentice
The Stage Management Apprentice will report to the Production Manager and will have the opportunity to serve as the Assistant Stage Manager for Man of La Mancha. EMC points will be awarded for this apprenticeship.
Duties include: Observing and assisting the stage management team throughout the production process, and collaborating with and assisting artists and designers in multiple departments. Outside of rehearsals and performances, this Apprentice may observe and assist the Production Manager with production related tasks or errands.
This position requires exceptional organizational, communication, and time management skills as well as a passion for artist care. Ideal candidates should be able to multitask in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and have a sense of humor.
Applicants possessing prior experience and knowledge of stage management procedures, protocols, and terminology encouraged to apply.
Electrics Apprentice will be supervised by the Master Electrician and have the opportunity to support and observe Lighting Designers throughout the 2020 Summer Season.
Duties include: Assisting the Master Electrician with light hang and focus for multiple productions in several different venues, assisting with electrics maintenance and production notes throughout the runs, helping with load-in procedures for special events and productions, and running backstage crew positions as assigned by the Production Manager. Apprentice may also assist in lighting design and board operation for the Educational Youth Theatre Workshops and special events as needed.
Sound Apprentice will be supervised by the Sound Supervisor and have the opportunity to support and observe Sound Designers throughout the 2020 Summer Season.
Duties include: Supporting the Sound Supervisor with setup for multiple productions in several different venues, assisting with sound maintenance and production notes throughout the runs, helping with load-in procedures for special events and productions, and running backstage crew positions as assigned by the Production Manager.
The Sound Apprentice will also assist in sound design and board operation for the Educational Youth Theatre Workshops and special events as needed. Ideal candidates will have experience working with handheld and lavalier microphones. Music literacy and/or working knowledge of some musical instruments a plus.
The Props Apprentice will work with the Props Master and designers on a variety of different projects during the summer season.
Duties include: Procuring specialty props as required by the designer, tracking props and creating preset lists based on rehearsal reports and stage management requirements, running a backstage crew position during performances, assisting with changeover and load-in procedures for productions and special events, and cleaning/updating/maintaining props/props inventory.
The Props Apprentice will also assist in designing props and some scenic elements for the Educational Youth Theatre Workshops.
Production Apprenticeship Details:
Dates of Production Apprenticeships : early June – mid August, 2020
Note: there is some flexibility on start and end dates depending on student schedules or overlapping contracts. Please don’t let the listed dates stop you from applying if you’re interested! We will consider each applicant’s availability on an individual basis as we seek to fill each apprentice position with the best candidate.
To apply for the LDTC 2020 Summer Production Apprenticeship
- Complete Apprenticeship Application
- Attach one PDF including:
- letter of interest
- Optional: link to website/portfolio