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Season 21 Production Team

Join The Premiere Playhouse’s Season 21 Production Team!

The Premiere Playhouse is officially recruiting and hiring our Season 21 production team members! We are expanding our teams into a mentorship based program to further embrace our mission’s core concepts of education, accessibility, and collaboration. Take a look at the descriptions and requirements below then apply if something appeals to you!

Position Descriptions and Requirements:

Direction (Director/Co-Directors, Associate Director, Assistant Director):
Responsible for overseeing and orchestrating the interpretation and performance of the production.
Skills: Ability to helm a medium to large scale production; ability to interpret scripts and direct performers, as well as collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask.

Music Direction (Music Director/Co-Music Directors, Associate Music Director, Assistant Music Director, Piano/Conductor, Vocal Coach, Rehearsal Pianist):
Responsible for directing the ensemble and principal actors (as well as potential band members) in all music numbers for the show to develop a musically cohesive production.
Skills: Ability to interpret musical score and direct performers in their ensemble and solo singing, as well as collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask; musician skills, i.e. piano proficiency, conducting ability.

Choreography (Choreographer/Co-Choreographers, Associate Choreographer, Assistant Choreographer, Dance Captain):
Responsible for designing and coaching dance and movement for the production.
Skills: Ability to interpret scripts/musical scores and coach performers in the appropriate dance style, as well as collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask.

Stage Management (Stage Manager, Associate Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Deck Captain):
Responsible for managing the stage, cast, crew, and performances throughout the production.
Skills: Ability to meet deadlines; strong organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask; time, space and personnel management skills.

Producing & Production Management (Production Assistant, Administrative Assistant):
Responsible for all aspects of the production including supervising, hiring, and working with production personnel to ensure the theatre delivers top quality productions.
Skills: Broad understanding of theatre production; ability to mediate artistic and technical discussions; budget adherence; ability to develop planning/scheduling/spreadsheets.

Technical, Set Building & Painting (Head Carpenter, Carpenter, Rigger, Charge Artist, Scenic Painter):
Responsible for making sure that all technical aspects of the show are carried out in a timely fashion.
Skills: Ability to coordinate and collaborate with creative staff; building, rigging, or painting skills; knowledge of how to use materials and tools safely; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask.

Scenic & Props Design (Scenic Designer/Co-Scenic Designers, Associate Scenic Designer, Assistant Scenic Designer, Properties Artisan, Assistant Properties Artisan):
Responsible for the scenic/stage design and/or props design and execution for the production.
Skills: Ability to interpret and design sets and/or stage props; ability to collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask; proficiency in drafting for scenic designers.

Costume/Hair/Makeup Design & Construction (Costume Designer, Hair & Make-up Designer, Associate Costume, Hair & Make-up Designer, Assistant Costume, Hair & Make-up Designer, Costume Shop Assistant, Stitcher):
Responsible for the design/acquisition, fitting/altering costumes for the production and/or and designing and assisting actors in applying hair & makeup for the production.
Skills: Knowledge of costume design and hair and makeup products, tools and techniques; ability to collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask.

Lighting Design & Electrics (Lighting Designer, Associate Lighting Designer, Assistant Lighting Designer, Electrician):
Responsible for designing, setting up and overseeing the lighting equipment for the production.
Skills: Ability to interpret and design lighting arrangements; ability to collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask.

Sound Design & Engineering (Sound Designer, Associate Sound Designer, Assistant Sound Designer, Sound Engineer):
Responsible for designing, setting up and overseeing the sound equipment for the production.
Skills: Ability to interpret and design sound cues; ability to collaborate with the creative team and staff; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask; ability to understand and work with sound/speaker/microphone equipment.

Please Note: Some positions are full and not all positions will exist within each Season 21 production but we do hope to fill each team with a robust amount of inspired artists to help us produce quality local theatre for Sioux Falls audiences. The heads/co-heads (mentors) of each department are paid contractors, in addition to some limited associate, speciality, or assistant positions. Most assistants and all remaining positions (mentees) are volunteer, educationally and/or support based positions. All team members will work together to achieve their department goals through the leadership of the department head.

Production Titles & Timelines:
Below are the projected production timelines as of now.

The Little Mermaid
Meetings: Weekly from 7/6 until opening
Auditions: 8/1-8/2
Callbacks: 8/3
Rehearsals: 8/8 until opening
Performances: 9/28-10/8, 2023

A Christmas Carol
Auditions: 8/1-8/2
Callbacks: 8/4
Meetings: Weekly from 10/12 until opening
Rehearsals: 10/19 until opening
Performances: 12/15-12/23, 2023

The Premiere Premieres
Auditions: 10/10-10/11
Callbacks: 10/12
Meetings: Weekly from 11/21 until opening
Rehearsals: 1/2 until opening
Performances: 2/15-2/18, 2024

The Glass Menagerie
Auditions: 10/10-10/11
Callbacks: 10/13
Meetings: Weekly from 12/11 until opening
Rehearsals: 1/3 until opening
Performances: 3/15-3/17, 2024

Oklahoma!
Auditions: 1/9-1/10
Callbacks: 1/11
Meetings: Weekly from 1/16 until opening
Rehearsals: 2/12 until opening
Performances: 4/11-4/21, 2024

Hair
Auditions: 1/9-1/10
Callbacks: 1/12
Meetings: Weekly from 3/21 until opening
Rehearsals: 4/15 until opening
Performances: 6/13-6/23, 2023