Stage Manager/Youth Supervisor for Summer Productions and Camps

Chicago's fastest growing professional theatre and artists conservatory in Jefferson Park, Windy City Performs, is seeking an experienced Stage Manager and Youth Supervisor for its Summer productions and summer camps of Once Upon a Mattress (Youth), Grease (Youth and Teens) and Shrek (Mainstage, all ages). This is a stipend contractor position of $1300. Stage Manager will be contracted from mid-June 2018 though August 26th 2018.

A Stage Manager position at Windy City Performs is a unique, exciting, and healthfully challenging experience, as you’ll be working with all ages! As we’re approaching our sixth season, we’re becoming an artistic home for actors, designers, and technicians in the Chicago theatre community. Apply today!

 

Show Calendars (Shrek, Grease, Once Upon a Mattress):

 

1. SHREK (Mainstage, all ages)

Rehearsals Begin: Sunday, June 14 - First read-through + music rehearsal, 6pm-9:30pm

 

Regular Weekly Rehearsals:

Sundays, 4pm-8pm

Tuesdays, 6pm-10pm

Thursdays, 6pm-10pm

No rehearsal July 3

 

Tech Week Rehearsals:

Sunday, July 29, 4:00pm-10:00pm

Monday, July 30, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Tuesday, July 31, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Thursday, August 2, 6:00pm-10:00pm

Friday, August 3, 6:00pm-10:00pm

 

Performances:

o Fridays, August 10, 17, 24 @ 7pm

o Saturdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 3pm + 7pm

o Sundays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 2pm + 6pm

 

2.) Grease (Youth Camp, ages 9-12)

 

-First Day of Camp:

Tuesday, June 19

 

-Potential Run-through Rehearsal(s):

Week of June 25th-June 30th

 

-TECH:

Week of July 2nd-July 6th

 

-Performances:

July 6th and 7th

 

3.) Grease (Teen Camp, ages 13-17)

 

-First Day of Camp:

Wednesday, June 20

 

-Potential Run-through rehearsal(s):

Week of July 2nd-6th (Production Manager will curate SM schedule for both Youth and Teen camps as needed).

 

-TECH:

Week of July 9-July 13

 

-Performances:

July 13-15

 

4.) Once Upon a Mattress (Youth Camp, ages 9-12, will NOT conflict with Shrek)

 

-First Day of Camp:

Monday, July 9

 

-Potential Run-through rehearsal(s):

Week of July 16th-20th

 

-TECH:

Week of July 23-26th

 

-Performances:

July 27th-29th

 

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit resume and brief cover letter, and any websites/portfolios to Production Manager and Resident Stage Manager Bri Wolfe at employment@windycityperforms.org.

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

For Shrek:

Attend all production meetings, rehearsals, tech rehearsals, and run lights and sound for all performances. Duties include but not limited to:

 

-Taking blocking notes

-Track props and set pieces

-Send rehearsal and performance reports

-Supervise youth and teens

-Send rehearsal schedules and call times every week to actors and parents

-Manage communication with creative team

 

For Grease and Once Upon A Mattress Camps:

Attend first rehearsal, selected run-throughs, tech rehearsals, and run lights and sound for all performances.

 

Success stage managing in theatre settings and large musicals is preferred, working with adults, teens and youth a plus! Ideal candidates have an adaptable attitude and enthusiasm for theatre education.

To Apply: 

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit resume and brief cover letter, and any websites/portfolios to Production Manager and Resident Stage Manager Bri Wolfe at employment@windycityperforms.org.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Bri Wolfe
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