Production & Music Service Crew

JOB DESCRIPTIONS


PRODUCTION/MUSIC SERVICES SUPERVISOR AND ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR

Staff positions which supervise a crew of 4 apprentices. Duties include (but are not limited to) developing, implementing, and tracking all orchestra set-up and tear-down. With the apprentice crew, these individuals work in the orchestra pit as well as the rehearsal hall to ensure readiness of equipment for music staff and instrumentalists at all on-stage rehearsals and performances. Regular heavy-lifting of music stands, percussion, harps, and other unwieldy instruments up and down stairs into/out of the pit is required. This crew fills-in for the stage crew at daily staging rehearsals onstage, cleaning, mopping, setting scenery and conducting scene changes as needed. Organization and accuracy in paperwork is a must. Previous experience dealing with musical ensembles is required. 70+ hour weeks are the norm. This is a salaried position. Contracts are 13-14 weeks beginning late May.


PRODUCTION/MUSIC SERVICES APPRENTICE

Apprentice positions which are responsible for all orchestra set-up and tear-down. Duties include everything from making coffee for the instrumentalists to removing a harpsichord from the pit at intermission for tuning. These individuals work in the orchestra pit as well as the rehearsal hall to ensure readiness of equipment for music staff and instrumentalists at all on-stage rehearsals and performances. Regular heavy-lifting of music stands, percussion, harps, and other unwieldy instruments up and down stairs into/out of the pit is required. This crew fills-in for the stage crew at daily staging rehearsals onstage, cleaning, mopping, setting scenery and conducting scene changes as needed. This crew may be loaned out to other departments to aid in the finishing of scenery, props, or costumes, depending upon skill level and availability. Previous experience dealing with musical ensembles a plus. 60-70+ hour weeks are the norm. This position is paid hourly plus overtime after 40 hours. Contracts are 13 weeks beginning late May.