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Current Staffing Positions
Interested Parties Should Send Their Resume to Onelighttheatreco@gmail.com
To Apply for any Performance Based Positions Please use the link below to sign up for an Audition

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One Light Theatre is currently hiring Interns for its 2023 Summer Season which runs from Mid-June until Mid-August.

Schedules will likely vary but most interns will work 40-50 hours weekly. This is an excellent opportunity for college students who are looking to build their performance resume and build connections in the performing arts world. 

Currently, One Light has in-person auditions scheduled and plans to attend NETCs. We are also looking to book casting calls with local college programs. Many positions offer housing and a meal stipend.  If you are a hardworking individual who loves the performing arts, consider working with One Light this Summer!

Company Manager

On-site Start Date: June 12, 2023 (pre-season contracting work to be done remotely)

End Date: August 19, 2023

Compensation: $6,000 for 10 weeks

Work Week: 6 days, 8-10 hours/day, overnight during changeovers; day off may vary from week to week. 

Housing: Various housing is provided at no cost to the employee. May share common spaces, but will have a private bedroom.

Reports to: Executive Artistic Director

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as liaison between production staff and creative team and, in general, to the management leadership.

  • Ensure completion of all production elements of each production to the satisfaction of the theater company and designers.

  • Supervise and coordinate all production areas including scenery, props, paint, electrics, costumes, wardrobe, and sound for 6 main stage productions, 2 spotlights (Cabaret) performances, special events, and company projects.

  • Establish and maintain communications between production departments, designers, stage managers, directors, company managers, and operations managers.

  • Distribute and maintain production calendars and build schedules.

  • Manage and administer all production-related budgets; oversee and report on all production-related expenditures; ensure that all spending is properly tracked and accounted for.

  • Oversee purchasing for all production departments; serve as a resource, and sounding board to help find necessary vendors and materials for purchase, borrow, and/or rentals.

  • Distribute and track all production petty cash.

  • Mediate and assist in departmental communication and HR matters in accordance with OL personnel policies.

  • Coordinate with the Executive Artistic Director to conduct beginning of season, mid-season, and exit interviews; provide constructive feedback to all production employees.

  • Checks in with homestay families often.

  • Distributes weekly meal stipends to interns.

  • Run all staff meetings.

  • Work with stage management teams on rehearsal setup, support needs, scheduling production meetings, tech prep, rehearsal room changeovers, tech rehearsal schedules and priorities.

  • Schedule and lead production meetings.

  • Oversee safety and well-being of OL production staff.

  • Supervise production department heads.

  • Organize and lead season set up, all load-ins, strikes, and season shutdown.

  • Oversee proper setup of all spaces used by OL. 

  • Enforce the same standards or higher when leaving each facility. 

  • Monitor usage of all spaces and communicate as needed for repairs, cleanings, etc.

  • Schedule tunings, repair, moves of all NLBP pianos as needed for rehearsals and events.

  • Provide support for special events and company projects as needed.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in professional production management practices, preferably with 2-3 years prior experience at the professional level.

  • Familiarity with basic industry safety practices in all shops

  • Prior supervisory experience.

  • Interest in mentoring and training up-and-coming technical artists.

  • 3 years concentrated academic study at the collegiate level in technical theater preferred

  • Significant university-level production management experience desired. Professional experience is preferred.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds safely with assistance.

  • Consistent, collaborative, and positive work ethic under intense schedules and deadlines.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity using computer programs and spreadsheets, including Google Suite and Office 365.

  • Ability to work long, irregular hours that include nights and weekends.

  • Ability to thrive in rural areas.

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record; beneficial if you own a car with valid, current insurance coverage preferred. Must be willing to use personal vehicles for business purposes if necessary. Mileage will be reimbursed for all business related trips.

  • If possible, we would like to hire the production manager to begin work prior to on-site start date.

Off-site, pre-season duties include:

  • Manage, in coordination with the Executive Artistic Director, the hiring process for all seasonal production positions by reviewing resumes and cover letters and conducting interviews; including attending a job fair conference in March.

  • Facilitate early design and production meetings via conference phone.

  • Begin set up of budget tracking documents for department heads.

  • Ideal start date for pre-season work is January 1, 2023 or as soon as possible. 

Resident Artist Stage Management (Hiring 2)

Start Date: On or around June 12, 2023

End Date: August 19, 2023

Stipend: $3,000 for 10 weeks + travel, room, and meal stipend

Reports to: Executive Artistic Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Rehearsal and Production

Stage managers schedule and run rehearsals, where they also:

  • Record the director's decisions about blocking and notes for the actors.

  • Convey the director's wishes to designers and stage crew; via rehearsal reports.

  • Create the prompt book (a.k.a. "the bible")—a thick binder containing the production's sound, lighting, and set cues, as well as other vital information.

  • Performing daily setup and cleaning, track props and scenery.

  • Running backstage with ASM for all performances, including daily setup and cleaning, as well as assisting in stage presets and changes.

  • Attend production meetings as needed.

  • Maintaining rehearsal schedules.

  • Attend production meetings as needed.

  • Contribute heavily to build days/strike and change over.

Pre-Show and Performance

Once a show has opened, the stage manager is in charge of overseeing the integrity of the performance, including:  

  • Supervising pre show activities such as technical and safety checks.  

  • Running the performers through warm-ups and notes.

  • Ensuring that everyone is ready for curtain and in the wings in time for their entrances.                     

  • Calling technical cues to the crew over headset.

  • Performing daily setup and cleaning, track props and scenery.

  • Running backstage with ASM for all performances, including daily setup and cleaning, as well as assisting in stage presets and changes.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 1-2 years of college stage management training is preferred.

  • Experience with musicals is a must.

  • Ability to work quickly on several shows at once.   

  • Excellent communication skills.

Resident Artist Performance (Hiring 5)

Start Date: On or around June 19, 2023

End Date: August 12, 2023

Stipend: $3,000 for 9 weeks + travel, room, and meal stipend

Reports to: Company Manager

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Performance interns will be contracted to perform in a minimum of three mainstage productions and could serve as an administrative or technical intern for up to one mainstage production. Performance interns will be required to complete 10 tech hours for each production on top of performing these roles will be assigned as “other duties” on performance interns contract. Performance interns also:

  • Attend all rehearsals they are called to.

  • Act as role models to Jr. Interns, campers, and community members.

  • Learn and collaborate on the roles they are performing.

  • Attend public relations events through-out the summer.

  • Responsible for one's own make-up.

  • Performs in One Light’s Season Gala for company members and corporate sponsors.

  • Attend change over days and strike as called by stage management.

  • Attend production meetings as needed.

  • Perform to the highest quality.  

  • Be prepared, efficient and collaborative during all rehearsal times.

  • Serve at one day of summer camp as a leader and role model.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

  • Other duties may arise from time to time and may be assigned to the intern by stage management, company management, or the Executive Artistic Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 1-2 years of participation in a collegiate theater program is preferred.

  • At least 10 prior performances. 

  • Ability to work quickly on several shows at once.   

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • One written reference from a previous director, music director, or choreographer.

SCENIC INTERN (Hiring 2)

Start Date: On or around June 12, 2023

End Date: August 19, 2023

Stipend: $3,000 for 10 weeks + travel, room, and meal stipend

Reports to: Company Manager, Technical Director and Executive Artistic Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Assist in the construction and implementation of all scenic elements, as well as shop maintenance and upkeep.                                                                                             

  • Contribute heavily to build, installation, and strike for each set throughout the season. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-2 years theatrical shop experience is preferred.                         

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. safely with assistance.                                                                                     

  • Valid driver's license preferred, but not required.

Construction Manager

Start Date: On or around June 12, 2023

End Date: August 12, 2023

Stipend: $4,500 for 9 weeks + travel, room, and meal stipend

Reports to: Company Manager and Executive Artistic Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Assist in the setup and supervision of the scene shop.                                                        

  • Contribute to the building, installation, and strike of each set across a busy summer season.                                                                                                                                            

  • Act as technical director for the installation, run, and strike.                                                   

  • Ensure proper maintenance and usage of all shop equipment and tools.                                

  • Supervision of scenic interns and acting interns working in the scene shop.                                

  • Attend and participate in production meetings as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 2-3 years shop experience is preferred.                                                                            

  • Advanced scenic construction skills are preferred. Basic rigging experience is a plus.   

  • Basic knowledge of AutoCad and Vectorworks is a plus.                                                         

  • Effective problem solving and time management skills with the ability to follow instructions, complete jobs from start to finish, and work independently with minimal supervision.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Ability to follow health and safety standards.                                                                                 

  • Valid driver's license required. 

Costume Manager

Start Date: On or around June 12, 2023

End Date: August 12, 2023

Stipend: $750 for 4 Shows

Reports to: Company Manager and Executive Artistic Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Set up, organize, and manage all aspects of the shop for the 2023 summer season.

  • Working with multiple directors, participate in the construction, pulling, fittings, and strikes for all main stage productions, collaborating with the wardrobe. 

  • Supervisor and designer for the transition to tech rehearsals and performances.                                         

  • Schedule costume fittings, rehearsal items, and notes with stage management.                                                                                                                  

  • In conjunction with the production manager, track and maintain multiple budgets to ensure that all shows and notes are completed in a timely manner.                            

  • Supervision of costume interns and acting interns working in the costume shop.        

  • Attend and participate in production meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Proficiency in costume construction and modification techniques.                                       

  • Excellent managerial skills and leadership qualities while working on multiple shows at once.                                                                                                                                                 

  • Ability to follow health and safety standards.                                                                               

  • Must be able to climb stairs, stand, and kneel for extended periods of time, and be able to lift twenty pounds, while working backstage effectively in a low-light environment.                                                                                                                                                      

  • Driver's license preferred but not required. 

Music Director (Filled)

Start Date: On or around June 12, 2023

End Date: August 12, 2023

Stipend: $6,000 for 6 Shows

Reports to: Company Manager and Executive Artistic Director

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Collaborate with stage director and choreographer regarding artistic vision of productions.

  • Help identify and rehearse with musicians as necessary.

  • Attend all rehearsals (including brush-up, understudy or other rehearsals), and performances, orchestrate or re-orchestrate music as needed for vocal and/or instrumental needs on production(s). 

  • Attend any production meetings where attendance is requested. 

  • Direct musician rehearsals with musicians, with stage manager.                                                                   

  • Take part in the performance and preparation thereof, of One Light’s Season Gala. Preparation includes reviewing music with any performers the days prior to One Light’s Season Gala performance.

  • Maintain professional boundaries.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • At least one year of enrollment in a college Music Education or Music Department.

  • Previous experience in music directing.

  • Must be able to play piano.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent time management.

Choreographer

Start Date: On or around June 19, 2023

End Date: August 19, 2023

Stipend: $5,000 for 5 Shows (but will hire per-show if interested)

Reports to: Company Manager and Executive Artistic Director

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Conceives, creates, and directs dance and movement in all four mainstage productions.

  • Runs choreography rehearsals. 

  • Teaches choreography to cast.

  • Collaborates with the stage director, music director and designers.

  • Maintains professional boundaries.

  • Attend production meetings as needed.

  • Perform to the highest quality.  

  • Be prepared, efficient and collaborative during all rehearsal times.

  • Serve at one day of summer camp as a leader and role model.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

  • Other duties may arise from time to time and may be assigned to the intern by stage management, company management, or the Executive Artistic Director.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BFA in Dance or atleast 5 years experience teaching dance professionally.

  • A passion for musical theater.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Excellent time management.

Box Office Manager

Start Date: On or around June 19, 2023

End Date: August 19, 2023

Stipend: $17 Hourly (20-22 hours weekly)

Reports to: Company Manager and Executive Artistic Director

 

 RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • A box office manager.

  • Oversee the ticket sales at a venue.

  • Supervising a team of box office assistants.

  • Work closely with the production manager in responding to the audience, answering customer queries in person and also over the telephone and online. 

  • Excellent numeracy.

  • Excellent communication, both verbally and in writing.

  • Good at managing people.

  • Highly motivated and well organized.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Computer literate with experience of online ticketing systems.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Highly organized.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Time management.

  • Self-motivation.

 

Ushers and Other Volunteers

  • One Light is always looking for Ushers and other volunteers who may be interested in working front of house or with our costume or props department in exchange for free tickets. This is a great option for our retired community members, or for teens who need to collect community service hours.

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