Palo Alto Children's Theatre

Expires: 09/20/20


$15.77 - $19.36 Hourly biweekly

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre seeks a Production Associate to support the needs of a year-round theatrical season, in various areas of programming, which may include: 1) Main Stage Season, a season of seven professionally realized theatrical productions, on both indoor and outdoor stages; 2) Playhouse Production Series, featuring local teen performers, presenting familiar fairy-tales for pre-k audience members; 3) Outreach Initiatives, serving Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) elementary with on-site theatrical productions for grades 3 5; and 4) Summer Camp productions, for youth age 8 and up.

Essential Duties
Under supervision of Production Manager, provide backstage and other support during technical rehearsal process and required performances;
Assist with rehearsals as needed, helping to prepare the spaces needed, check in and out participants and work with youth stage managers.
Troubleshoot technical issues that may arise during the normal run of a theatrical production. (changing lamps, minor scenic repairs, etc.)
Assist in servicing Children's Theatre events both on and off-site;
May include oversight of crew members, including youth participants;
May include teaching duties;
May include minor design duties for lighting and sound.
The ASM is part of the management team of the production. His or her behavior should reflect this. The ASM should set an example in punctuality and professionalism. It is important that the ASM is flexible and will take initiative. Because each production is different, an ASM's specific responsibilities will change.
Minimum Qualifications
Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities, which would typically be acquired through:

Some stage technician background;
Must be comfortable working on ladders/heights, and able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be comfortable working with Children

This is an SEIU Hourly (limited-benefits) position that is budgeted to not exceed 999 hours per fiscal year, with an average of 20 hours per week. Must be available flexible afternoons, evenings and weekends for rehearsal and performance coverage.

To apply please submit a Resume and Cover Letter.

This is a part time position in the SF Bay Area and not advised for non local applicants.


David Gotlieb

Business Address


Children's Theatre


Posted: 09/10/2019 14:52:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/10/2019 17:00 EST

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