Professional Training Company

Producing & Casting Apprenticeship

Applications Open November 18

 

About the Apprenticeship

Overview

The Producing and Casting Apprentice works directly with the Artistic Producer and PTC Directors to help produce programming throughout Actors Theatre. This apprentice has the opportunity to take a leadership role in the producing of the PTC season as well as assist in producing the mainstage season, Humana Festival, and other special events and projects. This apprentice also assists in all local and apprentice casting duties for the season. 

Learning Goals

Learn how to produce theatrical productions ranging from no-budget independent projects to fully produced mainstage works 

Learn aspects of artistic producing, line producing, and coordinating as applies to an artistic department 

Learn how to assist artists in the advancement of their work, both artistically and logistically 

Develop an understanding of Actors Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society contract regulations for guest artists 

Learn how to function as a brand ambassador for a professional theatre 

Learn how to handle the daily operations of an artistic office 

Learn how to navigate the theatre industry and be a viable candidate for future employment 

Learning Strategies

Serve as producer or assistant producer for the PTC Season under the guidance of the PTC Artistic Coordinator

Assist the Artistic Producer with line producing as needed for mainstage and Humana Festival productions as well as special events and projects 

Serve as Audition Coordinator for the 2019-2020 PTC Acting Apprenticeships. It may be possible for the apprentice to travel with PTC Directors for certain legs of recruitment tour. 

Observe and assist with local and apprentice auditions, learning about artistic decision making and the casting process. 

Process work orders, budget documents, event forms, and other in-house documents to generally assure expedient and reliable organization of day-to-day operations 

Additional duties as assigned 

Ideal Candidate Possesses

Experience in artistic and/or project management 

Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail 

An ability to work on multiple tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment 

Flexibility to respond to the needs of collaborators and rapidly changing circumstances 

Demonstrates proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 

Strong communication skills, both oral and written 

Ability to discreetly handle sensitive or confidential information 

High ethical standards 

Schedule

The Producing & Casting Apprentice primarily works five days a week from 9-5 in addition to attending rehearsals and performances for mainstage and PTC seasons. It is possible for this apprentice to hold flexible outside employment.

To Apply

Submit:
Resume
Cover letter
Two letters of recommendation

Actors Theatre is committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community of staff and apprentices. Individuals from traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

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