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Now Hiring for Curtains!

The North Country Community Theatre Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the following staff for our 2018 summer production of Curtains – the musical comedy whodunit by the creators of Chicago & Cabaret. North Country Community Theatre (NCCT) is a not-for-profit community theatre that works with a wide range of local talent to produce quality musical theatre. NCCT, now in its 46th season, desires to work with artists who are creative collaborators, lead by example, and enjoy sharing their talent and time with the theatre community. Applicant review will begin immediately and be ongoing until we fill all positions. Stipends are provided for these positions:

 

Production Manager

Director

Music Director

Choreographer

Stage Manager

Technical Director

Lighting Designer

Set Designer

Set Builder

Costumer

Props Master

Rehearsal Pianist

Make-Up Coordinator

Ad Sales Manager 

Not interested in any of these? Volunteer!

Click here for basic production schedule

Production Manager Description

 

NCCT is seeking an organized and trustworthy collaborator to serve as production manager for Curtains. Production Manager will interact with every aspect of the production, liaising with the board, artistic staff, technical staff, cast, and crew throughout the process. Duties include but are not limited to: coordinating with artistic and technical staff to set deadlines and ensure they are met; coordinating and collaborating with the board to ensure marketing plan is carried out; tracking and helping with ad sales and angel sales to make sure they are meeting budget goals; coordinating rehearsal space and schedule; scheduling and running production meetings; planning and running auditions in consultation with board and artistic staff; coordinating with technical staff to make sure they have what they need and are spending within budget; liaising with Lebanon Opera House staff to schedule and coordinate load in, general use of LOH spaces and track ticket sales. Background in arts administration and technical theatre/backstage is a plus. Sense of humor and ability to work and communicate clearly under pressure is a must. Work begins ASAP.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board.

Director

NCCT is looking for an experienced, dynamic musical theatre director who can collaborate across disciplines to create an empowering rehearsal process and a visually cohesive and effective production of Curtains. Director will provide a strong artistic vision for the production as well as organize and lead the company through the rehearsal and production process. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: holding auditions, scheduling, planning and running rehearsals, coaching actors, collaborating with the artistic team, production manager, and technical director to make choices that best serve the production, and working with the design team to develop the visual world of the show. Must be able to work effectively with both adults and youth performers of varying skill level. Must attend auditions, rehearsals, production meetings, technical rehearsals and performances. Good communication is a must, as are leadership, preparedness and professionalism. Director may assist Board in hiring other staff positions.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board.

 

Music Director

NCCT is looking for an experienced music director to work with a cast of community actors and musicians to teach and shape vocal performances and conduct an orchestra for Curtains. Must be able to work with people of all ages, all levels of experience and backgrounds, to teach vocal parts, and coach singers to effective performances that support the script and the vision of the director. Other responsibilities include recruiting, leading and rehearsing the orchestra (10-15 musicians), recruiting an accompanist for rehearsals (as needed), and collaborating with the artistic team to make choices that best serve the production. Must attend auditions, rehearsals, meetings of artistic/production team, technical rehearsals and performances. Good communication is a must, as are leadership, preparedness and professionalism.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board.

 

Choreographer

NCCT seeks a choreographer who is ready to delve into the world of community musical theatre with Curtains. This is a standard dance show. We are looking for someone who will work in consultation and collaboration with the artistic team to create and teach dances that fit into the director’s vision of the production, emphasizing the show’s content and the spirit of the original story through movement. Must be able to work with all levels of experience, adults and youth, from all backgrounds and abilities. Will rehearse with both piano and recorded music. Must attend auditions, rehearsals as scheduled, technical rehearsals and performances. Good communication is a must, as are leadership, preparedness and professionalism.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board.

 

Stage Manager

NCCT is looking for an experienced stage manager to help grow Curtains. Ideal candidate will have experience running rehearsals, creating and maintaining a prompt book, working backstage and calling shows. Must be well-organized, communicative, patient and able to stay positive even while having the challenging conversations needed to ensure that the production runs smoothly. Other duties include but are not limited to scheduling production meetings, working with all members of artistic and production team, managing the rehearsal calendar, recording blocking, recruiting and managing backstage run crew and recording and distributing rehearsal and production reports. Leadership, preparedness and professionalism throughout process are required. link to calendar

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the production manager, director and technical director.

 

Lighting Designer

NCCT is looking for an experienced lighting designer to bring Curtains to life. In collaboration with the technical director and artistic/production staff, the lighting designer will devise and execute a dynamic lighting plot that fulfills both the standard lighting needs of the script and the artistic vision behind the production. Knowledge of lighting instruments, dimmers, light boards, hanging and focusing is required. Must be available for load in, hang and focus workdays, technical rehearsals and strike; will also need to attend production meetings and rehearsal as needed. Lighting designer will be assisted by the technical director and will be limited to using instruments available in Lebanon Opera House’s existing stock. Experience working in LOH a plus.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board and technical director.

 

Costume Designer and Manager 

NCCT is looking for a creative designer and seamstress to dress up Curtains. Ideal candidate will have experience working with period garments and silhouettes, and will be organized with close attention to detail and able to manage a budget. Working in collaboration with the director, the designer will conceptualize costumes for all characters and coordinate all building, buying, renting and pulling from NCCT costume storage. Designer will manage the process to ensure work is completed on time including procuring rehearsal clothing and shoes, and preparing all garments for dress parade. Other duties include measuring actors, holding fittings throughout rehearsal process, recruiting and managing volunteers to help build and run backstage during show; accessorize costumes as needed including shoes, headpieces, jewelry, etc. Work with actors to make sure they are wearing the correct undergarments and coordinate anything borrowed from home closets. Attend all production meetings and dress rehearsals, and attend rehearsal as needed.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org.Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with the NCCT board and director.

 

Rehearsal Pianist

Musician needed at all rehearsals to play piano or keyboard for singers and dancers. Ability to sight read music while playing for multiple singers/ensembles a must. Will work with musical director and choreographer at most rehearsals. Opportunity to also play in the orchestra for an additional stipend. Stipend may be divided between multiple musicians to accommodate schedules.

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted by the NCCT board or a staff member.

 

Makeup and Hair Design and Run Crew

Seeking talented person to design hair and makeup for entire cast of Curtains. Duties also include coaching some actors to execute their character’s design as well as  applying designs on some actors during the run of the show. All supplies provided by NCCT.

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a resume of relevant work with the contact information for two references along with a brief letter of interest to info@ncct.org. Selected candidates will be contacted by the NCCT board or a staff member.

 

 Volunteer!

There are many positions staffed by volunteers including operating spotlights, operating the light board, backstage running crew, selling concessions in the lobby, sewing costumes, assisting the stage manager, painting the set and running outreach events. Please contact info@ncct.org if you are interested in volunteering with NCCT.

 

Curtains Production Calendar

(calendar will get more detailed as staff is hired)

 

Production Meetings: will commence as soon as staff is hired; flexible scheduling as needed

 

Auditions and callbacks: TBD in March or April; held over 2-3 days

 

Rehearsals: End of April-June 23, 3-4 days/week (rehearsal space is TBD so timing will work around available space and participants’ schedules).

 

Load in/Tech/Sitzprobe/Dress Rehearsals: June 30-July 12

 

Performances: July 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 (matinee and evening performances on July 14; matinee only on July 15. Evening shows at 7:30, matinees at 2:00pm)

 

Rehearsal space: TBD

Performances at Lebanon Opera House