Production Assistant

Long Wharf Theatre - New Haven, CT (30+ days ago)5.0


Job Title: Production Assistant

Classifications: Seasonal, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Resident Assistant Stage Manager

Long Wharf Theatre (LWT), an Equal Opportunity Employer, seeks applicants for 2 non-Equity Production Assistants for the 2018-2019 Season.

Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):
Assist the Stage Management department with all duties, including a variety of daily rehearsal room responsibilities
Sit on book and give line notes
Take meeting minutes at all production meetings
Help create and maintain production documentation
Assist with actor transportation and hospitality
Serve as run crew for performances, which might include deck maintenance and wardrobe responsibilities
Work on the Mainstage productions as the third member of the Stage Management team, and on the Stage II productions as non-Equity ASMs
Provide general assistance in other production departments, and on various rentals and theatre events, as assigned
Maintain a high level of execution and a safe work environment
Work with Long Wharf Theatre employees in a collegial manner

Job Qualifications:
Previous professional experience as a PA desired, but all applicants will be considered.

You should have excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to lift 40 pounds; a valid driver’s license required with a clean driving record (subject to a motor vehicle record check). Ideal candidates will possess a willingness to work long hours on their feet, six days a week, including evenings and weekends, with stamina, professionalism and humor.

This job requires high standards and a strong sense of responsibility. Applicants should possess a good eye for detail and consistency. You should possess the ability to operate well under pressure in a collaborative environment, with a positive and dedicated problem-solving attitude. LWT values safe, positive, productive, and team-oriented employees.

LWT is committed to building a creative and dynamic work environment that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. We do not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations. We strongly encourage candidates of color to apply.

Hourly + OT + Benefits. Dates: September 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019. Send letter, resume, and references to: Attn: Human Resources, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT, FAX (203) 776-2287, Email: human.resources@longwharf.org.