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HIRING FOR IMMEDIATE START.

 

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is hiring the position of Deck Chief for the 2016-2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Showcase, which will be produced in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center.  Load-in, tech and performances will take place May 1-May 7, 2017.

 

Current students, recent graduates and young professionals are encouraged to apply.

MCT is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse pool of applicants.

 

Duties shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the stage manager during tech rehearsals by coordinating the backstage operations of three original one act scripts, performed in repertory in a black box theatre.
  • Safely planning and executing scene shifts using actors as crew; managing run sheets.
  • Assisting with strike immediately following the final performance.

 

Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated leader with a positive disposition and problem-solving abilities.
  • Applicant should have backstage experience running shows on crew; preferably having been in charge of a deck as either Deck Chief or ASM for at least one show in the past.
  • Reference from a professor, stage manager, production manager or equivalent.

 

This position pays $250.00 and is a professional credit.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Brandy Kline, Production Manager to brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com.

 


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MCT seeks 25 non-Equity actors for our biennial Young Playwrights Festival Showcase and, new this year, Honorable Mention Readings to be held May 4-7, 2017 at the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee. We seek actors of any heritage, sexual orientation, and gender identification. Specific character breakdown as follows: 4 females, 20s, any heritage; 2 females, late teens-30s, African-American; 1 female, late teens-30s, non-Caucasian; 3 females, 30s-40s, any heritage; 1 female, 60s-70s, any heritage; 4 males, 20s, any heritage; 8 males, late teens-20s, African-American; 1 male, 30s-40s, any heritage; 1 male, 60s-70s, any heritage. Auditions will be held on Monday, December 5, 6:00-10:00 PM at the Broadway Theatre Center, 5th floor, 158 N. Broadway, Third Ward. Auditions by appointment only; please reserve an audition slot or seek further information at marcella@milwaukeechambertheatre.com or 414.276.8842 X118. A prepared, one-minute monologue is preferred, but other material will be provided if needed. Headshots/resumes welcome but not required.

 

[Please note: Showcase actors must be available for first rehearsal (Monday, February 27, 2017, evening) and for ALL final rehearsals and performances (the week of May 1-7, 2017). Reading actors must be available for one rehearsal between May 1-5 and for the technical rehearsal and public reading on May 6, 2017. All interim rehearsals are scheduled individually with directors.]

 


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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is hiring the following positions for the 2016-2017 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Showcase, which will be produced in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center.

 

The production process begins mid-November of 2016 with a design conference.

There will be two required production meetings before load-in, tech, performances, and strike which will take place May 1-7, 2017.

 

Current students and recent graduates/young professionals are encouraged to apply.

MCT is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse pool of applicants.

 

  • Sound Designer
  • Scenic Designer
  • Prop Designer
  • Technical Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Deck Chief
  • Scenic Charge

 

Qualifications:

  • Applicant should have at least one design that has been built and used for a previous production.
  • Reference from a design professor, technical director, production manager or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with other design areas is a plus.

 

These positions are paid.

Check out http://www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com/about-us/opportunities.aspx for details.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Brandy Kline, Production Manager, by August 24, 2016, to the address below or brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com.


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Wardrobe Supervisor

Positions Available

 

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is hiring the position of Wardrobe Supervisor for three shows in our 2016-2017 Season:

 

  • Lobby Hero                  November 19 – December 18, 2016
  • The Few                       February 18 – March19, 2017
  • Great Expectations     April 8 – April 30, 2017

 

Duties shall include, but are not limited to: preparing the dressing rooms and stage for all wardrobe needs; assisting the designer with load-in, costume repairs and rigging during tech; maintaining run sheets; presetting, tracking and maintaining costumes; coordinating and executing quickchanges; laundry, drycleaning, and maintaining wardrobe supplies for the duration of each production; cleaning and organizing all costumes, supplies, and dressing rooms at strike.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to Brandy Kline, Production Manager, at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre or call to arrange an interview.

 

MCT Office: 414-276-8842 OR brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 


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Marketing Director

 

Job Description:

 

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) is seeking a marketing professional to promote the Company, its five-show mainstage season, education programs, play reading series and special events.

 

A candidate who has demonstrated strong marketing, graphic design and customer service skills, as well as excellent organizational, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills will thrive in this role.  Ability to manage multiple tasks independently, and as part of a professional and volunteer team, is necessary. Experience in the arts is a plus. The position reports to, and is supported by, the Managing Director.

 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage season ticket campaign and coordinate operations with Broadway Theatre Center Box Office staff.
  • Design and develop copy for print and online media.
  • Maintain and oversee website, social media, and email communication.
  • Manage database and design and develop direct mail and email marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate group sales campaigns; book, reserve and invoice group sales.
  • Work with board committees.
  • Supervise interns and volunteers.
  • Plan and market special events for MCT subscribers and donors, in concert with Managing Director and Administrative Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field with previous marketing and design experience.  Must demonstrate ability to multi-task, problem solve and work independently.  Computer literate – Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, database/box office software. Ideal candidate will exhibit creativity, enthusiasm, and appreciation of theatrical performance. Some nights and weekends required. Applicant must have a reliable means of transportation and lift and carry heavy objects up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.  .

 

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience. Benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance are offered. Cover letter, resume, and salary requirements should be submitted to Kirsten Mulvey, Managing Director at Kirsten@milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 


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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents Noël Coward’s FALLEN ANGELS, now thru May 1st!  Noël Coward is the master of drawing room comedy, and this delightful diversion is chock-full of his razor-sharp wit, charming musical interludes and all-around joie de vivre! Directed by C. Michael Wright; Featuring Kay Allmand, Matt Koester, Beth Mulkerron, Rick Pendzich, Molly Rhode & Chase Stoeger
MCT offers $10* “Artist” tickets for performing artists / arts administrators. “Artist” tickets are available for purchase the day of performance only. To purchase just call 414-291-7800 or visit the box office and ask for “$10 Artist Tickets” (*plus handling and tax). FALLEN ANGELS thru May 1st at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Cabot Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, 414-291-7800, www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com


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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents the Milwaukee premiere of SLOWGIRL by Greg Pierce, now thru March 20!  Directed by C. Michael Wright; Featuring Peter Reeves & Sara Zientek

 

MCT offers $10* “Artist” tickets for performing artists / arts administrators. “Artist” tickets are available for purchase the day of performance only. To purchase just call 414-291-7800 or visit the box office and ask for “$10 Artist Tickets” (*plus handling and tax). SLOWGIRL thru March 20th at the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, 414-291-7800, www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 


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The Broadway Theatre Center (BTC) Box Office is looking for individuals to join our team. We are the first point of contact most patrons have with the BTC, and employees must provide the highest quality of customer service to not only our patrons, but to all theatre companies in the building. We provide ticketing and basic customer service to three theatre companies; Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theatreworks. Must have evening and weekend availability.   Pay is minimum wage plus two tickets to every performance at the BTC. Please visit us at 158 N. Broadway to fill out an application. We are here between noon and 6, Monday through Saturday, and 2 hours before every performance.


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Deck Chief Positions Available 

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is hiring the position of Deck Chief for the following shows of our 2015-2016 Season:

 

Slowgirl Studio Theatre February 19-March 20, 2016
Fallen Angels Cabot Theatre April 8-May 1, 2016

 

Duties shall include, but are not limited to, attendance at all tech rehearsals and performances: sweeping & mopping, setting props, scenic and prop maintenance, updating paperwork, unlocking and locking backstage areas, assisting with quick-changes, scene shifts and strike duties, and working with a student assistant stage manager.  The Deck Chief is required to see one run through prior to tech.

 

This position is hired on a show by show basis.

 

Please send a resume and cover letter to Brandy Kline, Production Manager, at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre or call to arrange an interview.

 

MCT Office: 414-276-8842 OR brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 


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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents DEAR ELIZABETH, by Sarah Ruhl, now thru October 18th!  An insightful and innovative look at the 30-year friendship between poets Bishop and Lowell. Directed by Marie Kohler; Featuring Carrie Hitchcock & Norman Moses.

 

MCT offers $10* “Artist” tickets for performing artists / arts administrators. “Artist” tickets are available for purchase the day of performance only. To purchase just call 414-291-7800 or visit the box office and ask for “$10 Artist Tickets” (*plus handling and tax). DEAR ELIZABETH in the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, 414-291-7800, milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 

CHECK OUT THESE RAVE REVIEWS!

Poets’ letters make sweet rhymes in ‘Dear Elizabeth’    -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/poets-letters-make-sweet-rhymes-in-dear-elizabeth-b99580923z1-329715461.html

 

‘Dear Elizabeth’ brings a storied poetic friendship to life at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre   -Wisconsin Gazette

http://www.wisconsingazette.com/on-stage/dear-elizabeth-brings-a-poetic-friendship-to-live-at-milwaukee-chamber-theatre.html

 

Letter Perfect   -Milwaukee Magazine

http://www.milwaukeemag.com/2015/09/28/letter-perfect-milwaukee-chamber-theater-dear-elizabeth/

 

The Personal and the Poetical   -Shepherd Express

http://shepherdexpress.com/article-26534-the-personal-and-the-poetical.html