Sitka Fine Arts Camp
Sitka, AK

Expires: 05/15/20

Job Dates

07/08/20 - 07/27/20


Unpaid Internship

Summer 2020

Sitka Fine Arts Camp, a leader in arts education, provides interdisciplinary summer programs for kids and adults from around the US and world. Our programs including visual art, music, theater, dance, writing, Alaska Native Arts, and science and have been recognized by both the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts for excellence and innovation in arts education and community building. This is a valuable opportunity for applicants interested in working in arts administration or technical productions. For more information, visit: www.fineartscamp.org.

Title: Stage Management Intern
Duration of Internship: July 8th - July 27

Camp operates on a 7-day per week schedule. Interns will be expected to frequently work on nights and weekends. Time off will be scheduled around the demands of the program.

Internship Description:
The Stage Management Intern is key to creating an efficient and positive production. The Stage Management Intern will work directly with the director, cast, and production crew to coordinate Sitka Fine Arts Camps Musical Theater Camp production.

Key Duties:
Attend daily production meetings
Be intimately familiar with script before arrival in Sitka and prepare scene and character breakdowns as needed by director
Attend all rehearsals and performances
Work with the production team to build the rehearsal schedule
Conduct auditions with the director, including coordinating audition forms and information sheets
Handle script distribution and collection via MTI (or equivalent) standards
Prepare cast and crew contact lists
Tape the floor for scenery locations in the theatre (for rehearsals) and spike the scenery onstage in the theatre (for performances). This requires the ability to read a scenic design ground plan and use of a scale rule
Clean up after all rehearsals and performances spaces (includes returning props and furniture to storage as needed, backstage custodial duties, etc.)
Record directors blocking in production book and assist actors with blocking as needed
Take line notes when actors are off book and prompt actors as needed
Assist the properties team and coordinate rehearsal props and furniture as necessary. This also includes creating and maintaining a master props list
Develop preset lists and running order lists.
Organize backstage storage areas for rehearsals and performances in cooperation with the technical director.
Write and distribute daily rehearsal, production meeting, and performance reports in a timely fashion.
Facilitate communication between production staff members as necessary for smooth production operations.
Record all deck cues, lighting cues, sound cues, etc. and stand-bys in production book in advance of the first technical rehearsal.
Facilitate communication between production staff members and cast members as necessary, i.e. costume fittings, makeup orders, program proofing, etc.
Manage the production callboard, including sign-in sheets, and announcements.
Monitor actors attendance and punctuality for all rehearsals and performances and deliver all pre-show time calls.
Coordinate all scene shift rehearsals, technical, and dress rehearsals in cooperation with the director and other members of the production team.
Call all cues during the run of the show including light, sound, and deck cues.
Excellent organization skills
Prior stage management experience
Excellent problem solving skills
Theatrical background and understanding of the theatrical process
Strong interpersonal skills, customer service skills
A commitment to advancing the arts and arts education
Self motivated
Enjoys working with youth
Safety first (safety of people, safety of equipment, safety of facility)
Ability to teach and train all ages in theater production
Ability to work with and motivate volunteers in theater production
Ability to work well with others and to work well alone without direct supervisionProfessional manner with excellent communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. Must have ability to plan projects and work independently, while prioritizing workflow
Ability to handle emergencies effectively. Adapting with last minute changes and demonstrating good people skills and a sense of humor
Ability to work long hours, and maintain a clean and safe work space
Ability to lift 50 lbs and handle extensive standing, walking, and step-climbing
Willingness and flexibility to do it all and at all levels
Honesty with colleagues and willingness to address problems when they arise
Positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service

Room on campus from the evening of July 8 through the morning of July 27
Board on campus from dinner on July 8 through breakfast on July 27
Access to the Hames Center (on campus fitness facility)

Travel: SFAC will provide a $500 travel stipend

To submit an application please visit www.fineartscamp.org/hiring

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled.


Roger Schmidt

Executive Director



(907) 747-3085

Business Address

110 College Drive

Suite 111

Sitka, AK 99835

Posted: 11/15/2019 14:48:33 EST

Last Updated: 11/17/2019 00:37 EST

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