Summer Employment Opportunities at ACT
- A Summer season at ACT provides valuable opportunities for current students and beginning professionals via practical experience building shows, during the rehearsal process, and when running shows.
- All paid positions offer a stipend, housing at The Fox Village, and reasonable travel expenses. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
- Attic Chamber Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusiveness in hiring and in our day-to-day operations.
-All paid positions are employed as indpendent contractors (1099-G),
Technical Director - $ 350.00 a week 10 week season paid bi-weekly
The Technical Director is responsible for constructing sets on time and within budget, coordinating the efforts of paid staff and volunteers, and to create acting spaces according to the Scenic Designers plans and the Director’s artistic vision.
The TD will coordinate working schedules with University of Wisconsin representatives. Assist with the preparation and control of production budgets.
Duties include purchasing construction materials, supervising the building of scenery, moving and mounting scenery and set pieces on the theater stage, overseeing the work of staff and volunteers, and maintaining the shop’s equipment and supplies. Must be able to read scale plans supplied by the scenic designer, assist the lighting director to hang and focus lights, load-in, load-out, and strike. Also work with Stage Manager to ensure actor/crew safety.
Experience required in standard scenic construction techniques, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and working knowledge of shop equipment and tools. Must be comfortable working on ladders and at heights, and work well as part of a team.
Theatre Technician - $200.00 a week 10 week season paid bi-weekly
Under supervision, build and paint sets, hang and focus lighting instruments, and perform other duties as assigned. Experience in standard scenic construction and painting techniques, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and a work knowledge of shop equipment and tools is required. Must be comfortable working on ladders and at heights, and have ability to read and interpret scaled construction drawings, and work well as part of a team.
Stage Manager - $500.00 per show 3 shows
Assist the Director in all facets of rehearsal as needed. Create and distribute rehearsal notes, and create a cast roster. Prepare a prompt script that contains blocking notations, light and sound cues, and scene shift requirements. Communicate and coordinate with technical staff on set, costume, and prop requirements. Create and distribute rehearsal notes, and create a cast roster. Supervise light and sound board operators, and direct the run crew for shift changes. Run tech rehearsals, and call the show throughout the run of the show.
Costumer - $200.00 a week 10 week season paid bi-weekly
The costumer is responsible for designing, constructing or purchasing all the costumes for our 3 show season.
Props Master - $ 400.00
The Props master is responsible for finding or creating all the props needed for our 3 show season.
For more information, contact Robert Ernst at 920-810-2258 or email@example.com