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Full-time Production Manager - Theatre

at Play Dead Theatre - Melbourne

Production Manager

Play Dead Theatre is currently working towards producing TAPE, an american play written by Stephen Belber, for April 2016. Working as a profit share collective, Play Dead Theatre's main goal is to produce exciting works of theatre, while providing opportunity for emerging artists to showcase their talent.

As we have finished casting, we are now looking for a motivated, experienced individual who is able to take the reins, as we begin rehearsals. Rehearsals will begin after the 23rd of March.
4 hour rehearsal blocks, 3 days a week and every Sunday, held near Balaclava train station.

We will be flexible with times, with the majority of rehearsals held in the evening after 6pm.

Performances are Wednesday 27th of April to 7th of May.
8 shows in total, Wednesday to Saturday over two weeks at the Courthouse Hotel, in North Melbourne.

A lot of the legwork thus far has been done, with rehearsal and venue space already locked in.

The Production Manager will oversee all production aspects for the production from rehearsals up through to performances. She or he will play an integral part in the running and execution of all production elements working closely with the Artistic team, mainly the Set Designer and Lighting designer to ultimately ensure a cost effective and timely delivery of all theatre production elements.

This position would be a part time commitment, with rehearsals 3 days a week, beginning in late March, performances in late April, 8 shows over two weeks in total.

Responsibilities

· Oversee all aspects of production

· Organize and attend production meetings

· Assist the Director in running rehearsals

· Commitment to safe work habits

· Create the schedules for load in, work calls during technical and preview rehearsals, and load out for each production

Requirements

Experience in technical theatre, stage management or similar position Excellent verbal and written communication skills Experience/knowledge in Theatre For more information visit www.playdead.com.au Apply by emailing me a brief outline of your relevant experience and a CV. Email: info@playdead.com.au


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Published 03-03-2016