Durham Regional Theatre

Durham Regional Theatre is Interviewing for Two Summer Staff Positions

Assistant Camp Manager and Summer Lighting Director 2017

Working with DRT Summer Theatre Camps is exciting and satisfying because you know you have made a positive difference, gained vital skills for the future and earned recognition for service to an established Durham not-for-profit. The salaries are often small – contract and stipend level – but the rewards are huge.

DRT Hiring Policy: DRT does not discriminate in regards to race, age, class, gender, sexual orientation, or special abilities. All are invited to apply for all positions.

DRT is grateful to the Durham Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council for their support of our vision and work.

Location of Summer 2017 Jobs: All DRT Summer Theatre Camps 2017 are held at 927 W. Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC (Near Durham School for the Arts) in the fellowship hall of Trinity Ave. Presbyterian Church.

Positions will remain open until filled.

JOB 1:   DRT Assistant Camp Manager (ACM) 2017 (Stipend Level)

General Job Description: Must be 18-years or older. Working closely with the Artistic Director, the Assistant Camp Manager (ACM) coordinates or carries out most on-site administrative aspects of a successful summer theatre camp serving acting students aged 5 – 18 -years and their families. Additionally, the ACM supervises and supports 4-6 teen interns for each children’s camp and assists with camp theatre activities like leading acting games and helping young actors rehearse for play.

Position:                       DRT Assistant Camp Manager (ACM)

Reports Directly To:       Artistic Director, Jennifer Justice

Type Position:                Stipend

Pay Objective:               $450 for summer total; 50% payment will be made on July 15, 2017 and 50% at the final camp  load-out on Friday, August 18, 2017. Additionally, the DRT ACM receives babysitting fees paid directly to ACM by families for After Care each day of the camps.

Days and Times of ACM Job:

  • Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9:45 am – 11:15 am – Intern Training Event
  • June 12 – August 18, 2017, Monday – Friday, 8:45 am – 3:00 pm (plus After Care by fee until 5-5:30 pm)
  • Three Saturdays: July 1, July 22 and August 12 – 10:00 am – 12:30 pm for camp performances
  • Week Off: July 3 – July 9, 2017

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD COMPLETE ACM JOB DESCRIPTION

To apply: Send cover letter, resume and 2 reference contacts to Jenny Justice via email: durhamregionaltheatre@gmail.com or postal mail: DRT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715

JOB 2:    DRT summer Lighting Director – 2017 (Contract level)

General Job Description: The Summer Lighting Director (LD) is responsible for the successful lighting of six camp shows over the summer. This includes, without being limited to, setting up the light board, hanging and focusing lights in time for the technical/dress rehearsal, running the lights for one rehearsal and two performances per camp (using a Light Cue script provided by DRT.) Packing and loading out DRT equipment at end of show.

Position:                        Lighting Director

Reports Directly To:       Artistic Director, Jennifer Justice

Type Position:                Contract for dates and times below

Pay Objective:               $100 per job for summer total of $300; payment will be made at the load-out of each show

Days and Times of LD Job:

Children’s Theatre Camp 1:

·      Friday, June 30, 9 am – 1 pm (Hang & focus lights & dress/tech rehearsal)

·      Friday, June 30, 6 pm – 8:30 pm – Performance at 7 pm

·      Saturday, July 1, 10:30 – 1:30 am – Performance at 11:00 am/breakdown and load-out

Teen Theatre Intensive:

·      Friday, July 21, 9 am – 1 pm (Hang & focus lights & dress/tech rehearsal)

·      Friday, July 21, 6 pm – 9:00 pm – Performance at 7 pm

·      Saturday, July 22, noon – 10:30 am – 1:00 pm – Performance at 11 am/breakdown and load-out

Children’s Theatre Camp 2:

·      Friday, August 11, 9 am – 1 pm (Hang & focus lights & dress/tech rehearsal)

·      Friday, August 11, 6 pm – 8:30 pm – Performance at 7 pm

·      Saturday, August 12, 10:30 – 1:30 am – Performance at 11:00 am/breakdown and load-out

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD COMPLETE LD JOB DESCRIPTION

TO APPLY FOR LD POSITION:

Email resume and 2 reference contacts to Jenny Justice at durhamregionaltheatre@gmail.com or mail them to DRT, PO Box 61894, Durham, NC 27715, call (919) 286-5717

 

 

 

 

Jenny Justice, DRT Artistic Director and Joy Harrell-Goff, DRT Music Director

Jenny Justice, DRT Artistic Director and Joy Harrell-Goff, DRT Music Director