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Summer 2022 Seasonal Openings

Production Manager

The summer camp production manager serves as the point person for designers & technicians to execute a successful summer camp performance series across all seven summer production camps. The production manager will also mentor tech interns to ensure they are prepared for key components of the rehearsal process such as paper tech and tech days. Additionally, the production manager will ensure that the space is set up for tech including tech tables, headsets, run lights, etc. During Session II Tech Camp, the production manager will have the opportunity to work with tech students in specific areas of technical theatre.

The production manager should have a basic understanding of all areas of technical theatre, feel comfortable setting up basic theatrical equipment, and possess excellent communication & organization skills. PVTC uses Google Drive, Zoom, Slack, and Dropbox for all camps.


REPORTS TO: Producers


WAGES: $25-$28/hour


OPEN POSITIONS:  All summer! Remote start date as early as March 1. Ideal in-person start date is June 6, running through August 5th or 12th.


PREP SEASON (PART-TIME MARCH THROUGH MID-JUNE, can be remote)

  • Attend scheduled production & planning meetings for the shows you will manage

  • Attend all-staff meetings and trainings

  • Work with producers and designers on camp production schedule and deadlines

  • Assist with preparing space and tech classrooms

DURING CAMP (FULL-TIME DURING THE SUMMER CAMP SESSION, in-person)

  • Attend camp rotations as needed and facilitate post-camp meetings as they relate to production deadlines

  • Coordinate with stage managers and directors to understand the priority needs of the show and help designers deliver on needs

  • Attend daily post-camp meetings to debrief the day and report on production progress

  • Mentor high school tech crew and ensure they understand their responsibilities in rehearsals, tech, and performances

  • Ensure the theatre space is ready for rehearsals, tech, and performances, including headset/sound check, run lights, audience safety, etc.

  • Develop and enforce a set-up and close-down procedure for each camp day and performance that interns and staff can follow

  • Oversee a plan for transitioning from one show to the next

  • Collaborates with other instructors to write student/intern congratulatory cards

  • Attend and support performances as needed

  • Work with producers to plan and execute strike

  • Following final performances, fill out post-camp feedback survey

  • Attend post-mortem discussion

TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to PVTC. The letter should outline how your goals as an artist align with PVTC’s philosophy, state your area(s) of interest for staff positions, and illuminate relevant experience listed on their resume. Letters and resumes should be submitted to noelle@pvtc-ca.org.

 

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