Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY

Expires: 02/09/20

Job Dates

October 28th to December 30th


$750 per week

Now Hiring: Deck Chief to join our 2019 touring production of The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates
Act as a production assistant during the rehearsal process.
Supervise and direct local crew, in conjunction with the touring crew, for all load-ins, shows, and load-outs.
Participate in load-ins and load-outs, ensuring a safe work environment and that integrity of the show is always being upheld to standard.
Maintain and repair props as needed.
Train local deck crew on show tracks during load-in.
Lead the running of the deck, and execute a deck track during performances.
Call all show tracks and cues, potentially executing lighting cues from the console as well.
Ensure that all equipment and show supplies are ready for movement post-show.
Ensure that the team adheres to all safety procedures.
Assist other departments when necessary or available.
Participate in production meetings and general tour check-ins while on the road.
Report any maintenance or expendable needs to Tour Manager and Production Manager.
Lead a smooth, successful and enjoyable workplace.

Must have prior touring experience
Astute attention to detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally, collaborating with others.
Able to manage multiple projects at once, and operate in line with proven systems
Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise
Strong organizational and adaptability skills
Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure while managing staff and motivating teams for best results
Experience working in a dynamic, high-energy environment with a demanding workload
Prior experience working with and supervising a local crew under IATSE union regulations.
Able to work varied hours and commit 100% of time for domestic travel and work on the road for the entire tour
Must have prior touring experience and experience working with minors
Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Must be willing to work through the holidays in November and December
Employment contingent upon completion of background check
Preferred Skills:

Higher consideration will be given to candidates:
With at least 2 years theatrical tour experience
Who have previously worked with minors on theatrical productions
And have with a background in musical theatre

Additional Information:

Tech in Easton, PA: October 28th - November 14th
Tour dates: November 15th - December 29th
Travel home: December 30th
This is a bus and truck tour, most nights will be spent on the sleeper bus

Salary Minimum: $750.00 weekly
Per-Diem: $40 per day
Travel and Accommodations provided


Michael Mills




(518) 306-4333

Business Address

468 Broadway

Suite C

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Posted: 08/23/2019 11:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/23/2019 10:26 EST

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