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MAINSTREET THEATRE COMPANY is looking for a Production Assistant for the 10/11 Season

July 2, 2010

From the release…

The MainStreet Theatre Company, the resident Theatre For Young Audiences Company at the Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, is looking to hire a Production Assistant for the 10/11 season.  The MainStreet Theatre Company is owned and operated by the City of Rancho Cucamonga, and this is a part-time position (up to 940 hours a year) as an employee of the City. Prospective candidates will have to go through the City Hiring Process. 

The MainStreet Theatre Company operates under the Equity TYA contract. The PA will act as the non-union ASM for the three MainStreet Theatre Company productions, as well as providing some administrative and casting assistance to MainStreet’s Producer. This is a great opportunity for a budding stage manager who wants to work for a resident company all year long.  MainStreet hires top-notch directors, designers and Stage Managers, so the PA will be assisting on high quality and fast paced productions. 

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be a college graduate with some training in stage management, or the equivalent. Because this is a City position, the ideal candidate will need to be available for the rehearsal and runs of all three productions in the season.  Other hours throughout the year are on an as-needed/as available basis. All performances are matinees, and with the exception of tech week, rehearsals are also held during the day.  

Desirable qualifications include: a basic knowledge of the rehearsal process and being part of a backstage crew. Ideal candidates will be detail oriented, able to meet deadlines with minimal supervision, and comfortable working with diverse people and situations.   Must be comfortable driving various types of vehicles including vans and trucks.  Must have basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office software.  

For the City application, salary, deadlines, and official description, please go to http://www.ci.rancho-cucamonga.ca.us/jobs.htm. The official title for the position is RECREATION LEADER – Theatre Production. 

For more information about the MainStreet Theatre Company, please visit www.lewisfamilyplayhouse.com or www.facebook.com/MainStreetTheatreCompany

 

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