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SEASONAL JOB OPENINGS - updated 3/26/17

 

Job Description: Assistant Technical Director

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, develops and produces new works and world masterpieces on two stages in a state-of-the-art theater complex in Red Bank, NJ. Founded in 1994, the theater supports the most exceptional and adventurous artists in the American theater and provides opportunities for its audiences to be part of the creative process through readings, workshops, open rehearsals, and other artistic-development activities. For more information, visit www.tworivertheater.org.  

The Assistant Technical Director assists the Technical Director in the timely creation of scenery for each production, including overseeing the build and installation of scenery, supervising shop staff and over-hire labor,ensuring a safe working environment by maintaining shop equipment and theater rigging systems, budgeting, and other duties assigned by the Technical Director.  This position reports to the Technical Director and works closely with the Scenic Charge, Master Carpenter, Staff Carpenter, Scene Shop Assistant, and other production departments.   Contract dates are late July through mid-June.

Specific duties include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Actively collaborating with Technical Director and Scenic Charge on all aspects of scenic builds.
  • Assisting Technical Design and estimating of scenic units
  • Assisting in the planning of build, load in, and strike calls.
  • Work an approximately 80/20 split of time in the shop office/scene shop.
  • Managing the purchase and procurement of materials.
  • Looking ahead to ensure the scene shop is staffed and supplied for upcoming projects and scenic units.
  • Tracking expenses for seasonal and production budgets.
  • Working with Technical Director, Scenic Charge, and Master Carpenter to manage flow of materials and scenic units throughout the shops.
  • Serving as Technical Director for smaller productions and other events.
  • Assist in staffing and directly supervise load in and strike of Two River Theater productions and events
  • Take an active role as carpenter, rigger, etc., as needed during load in, build, and strike calls

Requirements

·         MFA in Technical Direction or equivalent experience required.

·         Strong problem solving and “big picture” skills.

·         Collaborative and open to new ideas.

·         Experience in supervising crews with varying levels of proficiency.

·         Strong technical design and scenic construction skills

·         Proficiency in 2D AutoCAD or Vectorworks, 3D a huge plus.

·         Strong rigging and counterweight system operational skills

·         Strong knowledge of safe shop and theater practices

·         Ability to lift 75 lbs. and work at heights in excess of 60 feet.

·         Current driver’s license and experience driving cargo vans and box trucks (up to 20 feet in length)

·         Work a 40-hour week, with flexibility for weekends and evenings as needed, specifically during load in, strike, and technical rehearsals.
 

Applications

 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Lindsay Child at pmassistant@trtc.orgor to the address below; no phone calls please.

 

Lindsay Child

Two River Theater

21 Bridge Avenue

Red Bank, NJ 07701


Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

 



ASSISTANTSHIPS

Two River Theater, a mid-sized professional LORT theater, one hour from New York City, is seeking applicants for assistantships in multiple production departments for our 2017-2018 season.

The Assistants are part of Two River’s Junior Staff, a program that is a springboard for young professionals at the start of their career.  The program offers practical applications in multiple career fields. The season long positions-in-residence are supported by mentors who help them learn and connect with leading industry professionals, allowing them to grow within their specific fields. 
 

Production Assistant

Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to: working as an integral part of the stage management team, serving as liaison between SM/designers and Two River Theater production staff, setting up rehearsal spaces, keeping up-to-date paperwork, and assisting with all other stage management duties. On occasion, this position is required to assist other departments and events. Candidates must have training in stage management procedures and practices, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional.  A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a cargo van are required. Contract dates are early August through late June.
 

Production Management Assistant

Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to: basic office book-keeping and payment of bills, calendaring, fielding inquiries about the rental of the building, contracting, facilitating pre-event communications and meetings between renters and theater staff, serving as point person on the day of rental events, and working as part of the company management team. Candidates must have prior event/production office experience and be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional with a willingness to learn.  A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a cargo van is required. Contract dates are early June 2017 through late June 2018.
 

Company Management Assistant

Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to: functioning as the main point of contact for guest artists while they are in town, facilitating grocery runs, tracking and processing comp ticket requests, maintaining company vehicles, turning over 10+ apartments between shows, and occasionally assisting with events. Candidates must have prior company/stage management experience and be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, professional, and have the ability to exhibit tact and grace in all situations. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a cargo van are required. Contract dates are early July through late June.
 

Lighting and Sound Assistant

Responsibilities include: working as a member of the lighting and sound crew, programming and operating lighting consoles and Yamaha digital consoles, updating lighting and sound paperwork, helping maintain inventories, assisting with sound and electrics setup, spotlight operation, mic tech, and assisting other departments as needed.  Candidates must have experience working with theatrical lighting and sound systems, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional. Experience with ETC ION is essential, and experience with ETC Obsession II and ETC Express, Vectorworks, Lightwright 5, Q-Lab, and Galileo is helpful. Contract dates are early August through late June.
 

Scene Shop Assistant

Responsibilities include: working in the scene shop, assisting with load-ins and strikes, working on run crews as assigned, and assisting other departments as needed. Candidates must have experience working with theatrical construction, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, professional and willing to learn. Experience with various shop equipment a must, knowledge of scenic painting, welding, and rigging a plus. Contract dates are early August through mid-June.
 

Wardrobe/Costume Shop Assistant

Responsibilities include: working in the costume shop, on wardrobe crews, and assisting other departments as needed. Candidates must have experience with costume construction, alterations, wardrobe/run crew, costume maintenance, as well as experience with all standard costume shop equipment.  Knowledge of cutting, tailoring, craft work, wig experience and makeup is a plus. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and has a professional attitude. Contract dates are mid-August through late June.


Application Instructions:

These seasonal positions include housing and a weekly salary of $275. Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Lindsay Child at pmassistant@trtc.org. No phone calls please.

 

Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

 


PART TIME JOB OPENINGS

 

Education: Two River Theater, a LORT D producing theater in Red Bank NJ seeks professionally experienced and dependable theater teaching artists for periodic outreach programs on a rolling basis. Teaching Artists will incorporate the arts in schools using the work on our stage.  Applicants should have extensive experience teaching theater to grades 4-12. Experience teaching Shakespeare, as well as in-school workshops, should be noted. Teaching artists need patience, a good sense of humor, intelligence and a sincere desire to inspire and make a difference.  Email photo/resume, cover letter including philosophy on theater education, and two references to Kate Cordaro, Director of Education, at kate@trtc.org.

 


 

OVER HIRE WORK

Two River Theater Company always welcomes resumes for carpenters, scenic artists, props, costume, lighting, and sound technicians interested in part time, over hire work. Please send materials to Will Cruttenden (Associate Production Manager) at wcruttenden@trtc.org.



INTERNSHIPS

Internships are only available in the following areas. Duration of internships vary. Please send an email with resume and cover letter. No phone calls please.

 

Development:Join the Development Department for the summer of 2017 and assist our staff members with the day-to-day running of the department. This intern will report directly to the Individual Giving Associate and work with the Director of Development to gain hands-on learning experience in the development field, primarily focusing on individual giving. Duties include, but are not limited to, researching individual prospective funders, copywriting, data entry, events coordination, database maintenance, and general office administration. The ideal candidate has strong communication and organizational skills, is able to multi-task, and has a passion for theatre/fundraising. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required, and experience in working in a customer relations database is a plus. Please send a cover letter and resume to Camille Susarchick, Individual Giving Associate at csusarchick@trtc.org by April 1, 2017. 

 

Box Office: Gain experience in customer service and Theater Manager Ticketing Software. Must be detail oriented and possess strong computer and typing skills. A friendly attitude and experience in customer service a must. Flexible schedule is a plus. Send cover letter and resume to Michele Klinsky at mklinsky@trtc.org.
 

 



CASTING AND AUDITIONS

Two River is a LORT-D, Equity theater. Auditions for our productions are by appointment only, with the exception of Equity Principal Auditions, which are posted on www.actorsequity.org.
 

For more information on casting and auditions, please click here.
 


DIRECTORS AND DESIGNERS
 

Resumes may be submitted to Stephanie Coen, Associate Artistic Director at scoen@trtc.org