Job Openings

 


Trike Theatre Job Openings 2019/2020

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/MASTER CARPENTER

(FULL-TIME: 40 Hr/wk – $25,000-$32,000) Overtime Exempt

M-F with occasional weekends and evenings typical of tech weeks, with compensatory time off.

START DATE: September 2019 to August 2020

Trike Theatre is seeking a full-time Assistant to the Technical Director/Master Carpenter for our FY19/20 season.

Productions include:

  • Four Theatre for the Very Young productions that originate in our studio theatre and tour locally.
  • Two mainstage productions with the Walton Arts Center that will perform in Fayetteville, one of which will tour out of state.
  • One youth outreach jr. musical production
  • One youth summer theatre musical.
  • One youth summer theatre play.
  • Our annual Mardi Gras fundraiser.

 

The full-time production staff includes the Head of Production/Chief Technical Director, an ATD/ME, and an ATD/MC. The production staff is comprised of independent contractors, over-hire, apprentices, interns, and volunteers.

Applicants should possess a mastery of theatre carpentry skills, a foundation in stock and custom scenic construction from designer drawings, Vectorworks and/or Autocad to edit working drawings, basic painting, shop safety, and should have experience in a supervisory position. Preferred applicants possess experience with installation and basic operation of lighting and sound equipment. The successful applicant is a divergent thinker who is confident in their abilities while able embrace new ideas. Our work is with and for young people, so the ATD/MC must be able to work with children and teenagers of varied ages in a creatively charged and artistically nurturing environment. Applicants must be prepared to work as a member of a team comprised of experienced professionals, apprentices, interns, and volunteers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Maintaining a safe and organized production shop
  • Building sets and properties for all Trike Theatre productions
  • Supervising overhire and peers for the build/painting of sets and properties
  • Supervising apprentices, interns, and volunteers
  • Addressing production notes for all Trike Theatre productions from load-in through tech week
  • Assist with lighting and sound as needed
  • Overseeing Trike Theatre students learning theatre production in out shop and theatre
  • Attending necessary production meetings and staff events

*Benefits are optional and include health, vision, and dental through our group plan via employee contribution of $25-$50 per pay period. 

Notes: If you don’t know about Bentonville, AR,  you need to look us up! We are situated in the world headquarters of Wal-Mart, Tyson Chicken, and J.B. Hunt in a rapidly growing area where successful companies are investing in the community. We have a world class museum, Crystal Bridges, and exceptional learning institutions such as the University of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas Community College. The cost of living is very reasonable. Affordable housing means $700+ per individual. If you are into hiking or mountain biking, this is a great location! To apply, email Production@triketheatre.org with ATD/MC in the subject line.


COURAGE TO ACT PROGRAM (CAP) TEACHING ARTIST

 

(PART-TIME: 15 Hr/wk – $300/wk)*

START DATE: JULY 31, 2019

The Courage to Act Program (CAP) Teaching Artist primarily lead teaches Preschool drama and Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) residencies. The hours will vary depending on the needs of the organization.

Reports primarily to: Outreach Manager

Secondary to: Artistic Director

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

●  Lead teaching artist for Courage to Act Program (CAP) Residency (PreK).

●  Work with Outreach staff to train actors to lead CAP Experience workshops.

●  Communicate with teachers to confirm schedule and send curriculum.

●  Accurately track and reflect on workshops through reports sent to Outreach

Manager.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

●  Substitute teach for other Outreach programs as needed.

●  Work with Outreach staff to coordinate and lead the pre-show lobby experience

for all theatre for youth productions (PreK & families).

●   Keep up-to-date on and implement best theatre education practices.

●  Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:

●  BA/ BFA with emphasis in theatre, theatre/arts education, arts integration, or the equivalent in professional theatre work experience

●  Teaching experience required; experience working with Pre-K through early elementary preferred

●  Acting experience preferred

●  Knowledge of learning styles and arts integration strategies preferred

●  Passion for arts education

●  Should be highly organized and detail oriented

●  Strong communication skills

●  Computer proficient

●  Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

●  Flexibility, creativity and a good sense of humor

●  Valid Driver’s License (subject to background check)

CAP Residency Calendar 2019-2020

Actor (Contract) Little Trike Touring Acting Company 

Actors will rehearse all shows and then be contracted on a performance-by-performance basis.

FY20 Little Trike Shows:
Three Billy Goats Gruff,
Dog’s Job,
Hurry Up and Wait
Tortuga & Hare (new)

Email resume to Kassie Misiewicz at kassie@triketheatre.org

FY20 Main Stage Shows:
Year with Frog & Toad (Musical)
Dates: (Jan 6 – Feb 19, 2020 at Nadine Baum Studios, Walton Arts Center)
Casting:
Frog
Toad
Ensmeble
Sideways Stories from Wayside School 
Dates: (Feb 10 – March 21, 2020 at Nadine Baum Studios, Walton Arts Center) )
Casting:
Mrs. Jewls
Louis
Mrs. Gorf/Mr. Gorf/Mr. Pickle/Sammy
Leslie
Myron

Teaching Artist (Contract) Academy

Young Actor Training program for youth ages 4-18 (Creative Drama, Acting, Voice & Movement, etc.)

Email resume to Kassie Misiewicz at kassie@triketheatre.org

Teaching Artist (Contract) Outreach

Integration workshops in schools (PreK-6th).

Email resume to Kassie Misiewicz at kassie@triketheatre.org


Internships and Apprenticeships

We are taking applications for Seasonal Internships. The Summer 2019 positions have concluded but we will put any additional application on file for the future. Find Information HERE

Production and Over-Hire

Send Resume to: Shannon R. Miller, Head of Production shannon@triketheatre.org