Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Expires: 08/10/20

Job Dates

05/04/20 - 10/21/20


$600 per week

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Coordinate all housing for company members;
-Arrange and purchase travel for all actors, directors, and designers in accordance with union agreements. Ensure safe and timely transportation to and from Weston, coordinating and scheduling drivers;
-Work with the Production and Operations Manager on housing assignments for all Company Members;
-Assist Production and Operations Manager with the execution of rental property leases, confirming dates of residency, coordinating the transition of all utilities (cable, internet, phone, power, heating, etc.) and necessary equipment as needed;
-Assist in the coordination of support for Tech Dinners, Opening Night Parties, and special events;
-Oversee and train the Associate Company Manager and Company Management Interns;
-Company Manager is the first and primary contact for any company member medical needs, especially in case of emergency;
-Carefully document contents and condition of rented properties prior to Westons occupancy;
-At the end of the season or any company members stay in housing, ensure timely checkout and turnover/cleaning of room or house as needed;
-Coordinate with cleaning crews to ensure safe and sanitary conditions for all company members;
-Respond to all seasonal company members housing needs, medical emergencies, doctor appointments, etc.;
-Ensure daily transportation for all AEA, Young Company members, staff, interns, and designers to daily rehearsals and performance calls;
-Coordinate transportation for actors, staff, interns, and Young Company members on days off for grocery runs, laundromat visits, and other essential functions;
-Plan and provide company meals, snacks, and party food as needed;
-With Production and Operations Manager, coordinate, schedule, and implement Welcome Dinners for cast, creative teams, staff, and interns;
-With Company Management Team and Volunteers, set up, facilitate, and assist in cleanup of Tech Dinners;
-Ensure proper checkout and final cleanings of all rented facilities and housing with Production and Operations Manager and property owner in a timely manner at the end of the season. ---Document any damaged or missing items during occupancy. Ensure the return of any items rented or leased during occupancy;
-Coordinate recycling and compost collection as needed;
-Track all Company Management purchases, budgets, and related paperwork;
-Assist other departments as able, mostly with shopping trips and purchases;
-Provide support for special events and company projects;
-This position involves providing and scheduling significant amounts of driving;

-Exceptional interpersonal written and oral communication, organization, and budgeting skills;
-Minimum of 2 years Company Management experience, preferably with a summer theatre schedule;
-Collaborative and consistent work ethic with the ability to maintain and exude pleasant, calm demeanor under intense schedules, and workloads;
-Interest in mentoring and training up-and-coming Company Managers;
-Willingness to respond effectively and appropriately to emergency needs, including driving a company member to the hospital at any hour of day or night, with little to no notice;
-Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. safely with assistance;
-Knowledge of and respect for adhering to industry and OSHA standard safety practices;
-Valid driver's license with clean driving record; own car, with valid, current insurance coverage preferred.
-Mileage will be reimbursed for all business-related trips;
-Comfortable driving rented vehicles, including mini-van and cargo van, for long periods of time;
-At least 21 years of age;
-Basic household repair knowledge and ability to bargain shop a plus;
-Knowledge of Equity, USA, and SDC rules regarding travel and housing;
-Ability to thrive in a rural area with very limited cell service.

Weston Playhouse Theatre is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate


Nathaniel Vilandre

Production and Operations Manager



Business Address


WESTON, VT 05161

Posted: 02/10/2020 16:32:21 EST

Last Updated: 02/10/2020 20:00 EST

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