Job Title: Young Performer Supervisors for THE MUSIC MAN
Reports To: Stage Management/Production Office
Dates: 1st YP Supervisor from 5/21/19 to 8/4/19 (with possible extension through 8/18/19)
2nd YP Supervisor from 6/21/19 to 8/4/19 (with possible extension through 8/18/19)
The Goodman Theatre seeks two (2) Young Performer Supervisors to work with the Stage Management team on our upcoming production of THE MUSIC MAN. The Young Performer Supervisors will be essential members of the company who will be responsible for all the young performers (16 years and younger) in the production throughout rehearsals as scheduled, technical rehearsals, and all performances. This production will require two (2) supervisors – one will start during rehearsals (5/21/19) and the second will join during technical rehearsals (6/21/19).
These are hourly positions with a minimum rate of $15.00/hour for the durations listed above.
By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.
Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
Previous experience working with children
Stage Management and/or Teaching Experience beneficial
Understanding of theatrical rehearsal procedures, and performance etiquette
A background check will be required
Duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for the supervision, welfare, and management of all Young Performers (16 years and younger) at all times
Provide supervision during meal breaks, and escort to local food establishments as needed
Meet Young Performers in the lobby when dropped off, and deliver them to their parents at the end of rehearsal/performances
Escort Young Performer to and from the stage for all entrances and exits
Communicate with Parents/Guardians and Stage Management to ensure that the needs of the Young Performer are met
Abide by all rules and regulations put forth by The Goodman Theatre Young Performer Handbook.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume including three (3) references to: https://www.ikrut.com/microsite/pages/Goodman%20Theatre/default.html
Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. No calls please.