Apprenticeships

ADMINISTRATION

Company Management:  POSITION FILLED works with the Company Manager assisting in a wide-range of tasks.  Duties include, but are not limited too:  housing and travel arrangements, transportation, craft services, shipping and receiving, mail processing, and payroll.  Preferred skills include:  basic office/computer skills and arts management.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

 

TECHNICAL

Costumes:  POSITION FILLED works in the costume shop and assists with the construction and/or alteration of costumes for four productions and Intern Show.  Assists with the load-in and strike of show costumes.  Preferred skills include: stitching, cutting, and draping.

Electrics: works in the electrics department assisting in preparing all light plots, hanging and focus, maintaining all equipment, running spotlights and light board for all shows and Intern show.  Assist with the load-in and strike of all electrics for each show.  Preferred skills include: basic wiring knowledge and ability to read a light plot.

Paints-Scenic:  works in the paints department with the painting of all scenery for all shows.  Preferred skills include: painting, mixing and scenic craft skills.

Production:  POSITION FILLED works directly with the Production Manager.  This position will work with any and all technical departments.  Will also assist with the load-in and strike for each show.  Preferred skills include: basic knowledge in carpentry, electrics, running a deck, and props.

Props:  POSITION FILLED works with the props department to execute props for each production through construction, acquisition, set dressing and maintenance of props during the run.   Assists with the load-in and strike of all props for each show.  Preferred skills include: knowledge of Photoshop, experience in crafts, painting, sewing, woodworking, and upholstery.

Scene Shop/Carpenters/Welders:  POSITION FILLED works with the scene shop to execute, build, maintain, load-in and strike each production.  Preferred skills include: Carpentry, rigging, able to read/understand build drawings and knowledge of basic welding.

Sound: POSITION FILLED works with the Sound department to prepare, implement and maintain Sound Designs for each production.   Maintains wireless mics.  Will be given opportunity to assist in the running of sound for special events.  Assists with load-in and strike of all sound for each show.  Preferred skills include soldering, live audio mixing and knowledge of basic wiring, digital sound boards, and live sound reinforcement.

Stage Management:  works with the stage management department assisting with the prep and running of all rehearsals and performances for all productions.  Preferred skills include:  great organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, computer and office skills, and basic understanding of stage management.

Stage Operations/Deck Crew:  POSITION FILLED works with the stage operations/deck crew with the install of all scenery for each production.  Work on run crew- moving scenery and working the rail.  Also works with the scene shop.  Assists with load-in and strike of all shows.  Preferred skills:  carpentry, basic stage procedures and rigging helpful.

Wardrobe:   POSITION FILLED works with the wardrobe department on the wardrobe run-crew for each show.  Assists in the maintenance and laundering of all production costumes.   Also work in the costume sop.  Assists with load-in and strike of show costumes.   Preferred skills include stitching and great organizational skills.


 

APPLYING FOR MSMT APPRENTICESHIPS

Maine State Music Theatre’s Apprenticeship Program provides a training ground for early career professionals to bridge the gap between education and the professional world.

Apprenticeship Dates: May 29 – August 27, 2017
Meal Per Diem: $280.00 weekly
Housing:  Free with roommates
College Credit: Check with individual schools  
Age Requirement: Must be 18 by May 29, 2017
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2017 – apply sooner rather than later as positions fill fast
  • Administration: please email resume, cover letter with the position you are applying for, copy of driver’s license and driving record, and 3 professional references with Name, their Title, where they work and email address.
  • Technical: please email resume, cover letter with the position you are applying for, copy of driver’s license and driving record, and 3 professional references with Name, their Title, where they work and email address.

Send all materials to:

Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager, msmtcm@gmail.com

 


MSMT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, political persuasion or belief, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or status as a whistleblower.


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