3 years ago

When:
8 July, 2015

Location:
Melbourne University Shakespeare Company (MUSC)

Organised by:
Melbourne University Shakespeare Company (MUSC)


Melbourne University Shakespeare Company (MUSC) are very excited to open applications for production team roles for their 2015 production of The Taming of the Shrew, to be staged in October. It will be the final production in our tenth anniversary season, and we are all very excited!
We are accepting applications for the following roles:

Producer
Production Manager
Assistant Director
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Designer
Sound Designer
Production Designer
(This will cover set and costume design. You can apply for these roles separately.)
Publicity Manager
Publicity Assistant
Lighting Operator
Sound Operator


Descriptions:

PRODUCTION

Producer
Responsible for the broad overseeing of the production, such as budgeting, sponsorship, various applications etc... Experience required.

Production Manager
Responsible for coordinating the production team, making schedules, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met. Experience preferred.

Assistant Director
Assist with initial dramaturgical work and running rehearsals. Experience not essential.

Stage Manager
Responsible for ensuring a safe environment for the cast, for planning bump in/out, and for ensuring the smooth running of the shows. Experience required.

Assistant Stage Manager
Assists the stage manager in the running of the performance weeks.

Sound Operator
Operates the sound cues via QLAB for the season of the show. Experience is not essential.

Lighting Operator
Operates the lighting cues for the show. Experience is not essential.

DESIGN

Lighting Designer
Responsible for designing the LX plot for the show, organising hire of lights, and rigging/focussing the lights during bump in. Experience in the Guild Theatre a plus, but not essential. Experience preferred.

Sound Designer
Responsible for designing the soundscape/score for the show. Experience preferred, it does not have to be experience in theatrical sound design.

Production Designer
Responsible for designing and implementing the set and costume for the show. Experience in theatrical set and costume design is preferred. The costume design will involve mostly sourcing/buying items so sewing skills is a plus, but not a requirement. There are various theatrical challenges present in the text that the set will need to overcome – an enthusiasm for collaboration is a definite plus.

OR you can apply separately for:

Costume Designer
Responsible for designing and implementing the costumes for the show. Experience preferred but not essential.

Set Designer
Responsible for designing and implementing the set for the show. Experience in theatrical set design is preferred.


MANAGEMENT

Publicity Manager
Responsible for the show's social media presence, as well as organising posters/flyers/programs. Experience not essential.

Publicity Assistant
Assisting with the social media presence and organising print material.


Please send expressions of interest to mu.shakespeare@gmail.com, along with your performance/theatrical CV, contact details, and a short paragraph about why you would be well suited for your chosen role. You do not need to be a University of Melbourne student to apply, but if you are, please also include the course you are studying, your student number, and current year level. Applications will close on the 30th of June.

All positions are voluntary.