Program Coordinator

Ignite Theatre Company is seeking a part time theatre program coordinator. Ideal candidates will have experience working with middle
school students as well as in theatre. Candidates should be well versed in working in a team setting and have a “jump right in” kind of attitude.  Background checks are required. Programs operate Wednesday & Thursday from 3:00-4:30-pm.
Please email résumé to IgniteMsKimberly@gmail.com  [no phone calls
please]. Ignite Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

IGNITE CAMP Summer staff

Purpose of Positions: Serve as both an adult responsible for campers and as part of Ignite Theatre Company Bonfire Summer Camp support staff for camp administration. Help with the implementation of program activities and work to achieve camp learning objectives.

Collective Goals for Camp

  • To have fun and develop imagination and creativity

  • Give children an understanding of musical theatre

  • Help children learn the process of play with theatre concepts

  • Maintain health and safety standards

  • Run a well-organized camp program

Exhibit Characteristics of: creativity, responsibility, patience, dependability, and maturity; be a self-starter and a team player with a positive attitude

Duties:

  • Assume responsibility for safety of campers (be familiar with risk management plans) and report all injury incidences to camp director

  • Follow camp objectives, rules, policies, and guidelines

  • Assist with all camp activities

  • Serve as a positive role model for campers

  • Be punctual and organized

  • Participate enthusiastically

  • Follow directions

  • Show a genuine interest in campers

Qualifications and Requirements

Must be a college student with related experience in the education or theatre field.

Must complete application requirements.

Email Kimberly at IgniteMsKimberly@gmail.com with resume and cover letter.

If hired, attend the training session prior to camp. Training session will be held date TBD. This training session is mandatory. CPR/first aid training is preferred, but not required.

Ignite STAGE MANAGER for Peter pan Jr.

The Ignite Stage Manager (SM) is key to creating an efficient and positive a production. Ability to successfully lead and work with the company, will be of utmost importance. The SM overall purpose will be to work directly with the director, cast and production team to move a show from inception to closing. “Aside from the obvious technical aspects of the positions, in many cases you will be involved in that call on human relations skills and diplomacy.”

You may be a perfect fit of you are:

  • Someone who is organized.

  • Someone who knows how to solve problems.

  • Someone who has a basic understanding of all the technical demands of a production: lights, sound, props, set changes, make-up changes, and special effects.

  • Someone with a firm, kind, polite, respectful, and calm manner who can encourage and lead a large number of people to achieve a high standard of backstage discipline.

  • Someone with stamina and a sense of humor.

  • Someone who can pass a background check

  • Someone with reliable transportation

This is a paid position.

Assistant Director peter pan Jr.

The Assistant Director (AD) position is an opportunity to learn firsthand an individual director's process and the production process as a whole. The AD's responsibilities may include facilitating the rehearsal process, taking notes, and facilitating the smooth running of the entire production process, and/or other duties as assigned. Specific duties and tasks will be decided based on the abilities of the assistant and the needs of the show.

Communication and negotiation are important in clarifying the assignment of these duties. The AD will act as another set of eyes and ears and as a sounding board for the Director at auditions, rehearsals, and performances.

Duties

  1. Read and study the play; discuss the interpretation and production concept with the Director.

  2. Attend all production conferences and meetings.

  3. Assist the Director as needed. Sit in on all rehearsals, taking notes and actively watching and listening. Communicate regularly with the Director regarding the progress of the production.

  4. Run special rehearsals such as line-throughs, speed-throughs, etc. if the Director requests it.

  5. Although typically the Stage Manager's duty, the AD may be asked to walk through scenes for an absent actor.

  6. Some Directors may ask the Assistant Director to take blocking, line, and/or dialect notes. The Assistant Director should always be prepared for such duties.

  7. Insure that appropriate people and/or organizations are thanked in the program for their contributions to the production.

  8. Makes notes for the Director as instructed during rehearsals and tech.  Share these notes with the Director who may communicate them to the cast and/or crew.

  9. The Assistant Director may be asked to type up any rehearsal notes taken by the Director for distribution to the cast and/or crew.

You may be a perfect fit if you are:  

  • Someone who is organized.

  • Someone who knows how to solve problems.

  • Someone who has a basic understanding of all the technical demands of a production: lights, sound, props, set changes, make-up changes, and special effects.

  • Someone with a firm, kind, polite, respectful, and calm manner who can encourage and lead a large number of people to achieve a high standard of backstage discipline.

  • Someone with stamina and a sense of humor.

  • Someone who can pass a background check

  • Someone with reliable transportation


This is a paid position