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Windy City Performs
Chicago, IL
LAST MINUTE | EDUCATION

Expires: 05/07/18

Job Dates

ASAP through Early Feb. 2018

Pay

$17 per hour

Chicago's fastest growing professional theatre and school in Jefferson Park is seeking the following personnel for its 2017-2018 season (These are paid contractor positions. To apply for any of these positions, please submit your resume and cover letter, and any portfolio or websites if applicable, to Production Manager Bri Wolfe at employment@windycityperforms.org.):

Music Director for our on-site music theatre programs, located at various Northwest Chicago public and private elementary schoolsites.


MD will be contracted from Nov. 2017-early February 2018 OR for the entire year, thru early June 2018 if available and interested.

Each site meets once per week, for approximately 14 rehearsals, plus an extended tech week before shows.
Schools perform a modified "junior" version of the title, usually with 3rd-8th graders. Some schools include primary grades "mini" programs, too. Cast sizes range from 15 to 60 (larger casts get split and double-cast).

We are seeking one MD to teach nearly every weekday during the 2:45pm-5:30pm time period (schedule will vary slightly from day to day). We do anticipate needing a second person to fill in for conflicts and some performances that may overlap.

This is a contractor position (1099). Successful applicant will need to undergo background checks for the Company, as well as some site-specific requirements (fingerprinting will be required, as well).


Skills + Qualifications:
MD will be responsible for teaching solo and ensemble vocal parts, rehearsing, supervising students and doing basic classroom management, and playing final performances.

Applicants must be strong sight-readers (open score), experienced working with children and performance-level piano skills are a must.


Contact

Bri Wolfe

Production Manager

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(312) 324-3700

Business Address

4766 N Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, IL 60630

Posted: 11/07/2017 13:17:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/01/2016 10:01 EST

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