The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
www.thehanovertheatre.org

Date Posted:
January 28, 2019

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Assistant Stage Manager for Youth Summer Program (ages 9-18)

Description:

Each summer, The Hanover Theatre runs Youth Summer Programs for students ages 6-18.Our teen program, now in its 11th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. Two sessions will be offered. Students will present three performances of a full-scale Broadway musical at the end of each session. Our Pre-Teen session, now in its 4th year, overlaps the teen program and will produce a Broadway Jr. production in two weeks utilizing the same set, props, etc.


DAY TO DAY TASKS:

· Active involvement with children, ages 9-18

· Responsible for daily attendance and check-in

· Production-related errands

· Facilitate communication between the stage manager and actors

· Coordinate complex scene changes and quick changes

· Collaborate with the stage manager on various aspects of the production

· Ensure safety of set changes and prepare the stage for a performance (mop, sweep, etc.)

· Coordinate the props table and design props as needed

· Assist in the coordination and return of rentals and purchases for the production

· General help with the day to day activities of the Youth Summer Program

· Communication between the Teen and Pre-Teen creative teams

· Communication between the Pre-Teen director and production team

· This position may step into the Stage Manager role for the Pre-Teen production


Qualifications:

REQUIRED COMMITMENT:

Daily: 

-Teen Session 1: July 8th – July 27th (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)

-Teen Session 2: July 29th – August 17th (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)

-Pre-Teen Session: July 29th – August 10th (Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm*)

-Performances: Teen: July 26 at 7pm & 27 at 2pm & 7pm, August 16 at 7pm & 17 at 2pm & 7pm

-Pre-Teen: August 10th at 2pm & 6pm

-Strike: Sunday August 18th


*Additional hours will be required during tech week


REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:

· Must be pursuing a degree in the performing arts, or related field

· Strong interest in performing arts

· Previous experience in stage and/or production management

· Excellent communication skills (face-to-face and telephone)

· Proven self-starter and desire to take initiative

· Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

· Confident personality with the motivation to achieve results

· Strong attention to detail

· Punctual and dependable

· Reliable Transportation (parking will be provided)

· Must be 19+

How To Apply:

To apply for this internship, please email a cover letter and resume to:


Meghan Montaner 

Director of Education 

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

2 Southbridge Street

Worcester, MA 01608

education@thehanovertheatre.org 

www.thehanovertheatre.org

Apply by:
March 01, 2019
Salary:
Stipend
About this Organization:

The Hanover Theatre welcomes more than 200,000 visitors per year to its 2,300-seat historic venue for a broad range of world-class performances including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, family shows and other events. The facility is comprised of two adjacent and connected buildings, and includes function rooms for private or community events, and a conservatory for the performing arts, serving 200 students in a wide variety of classes in acting, dance and design. We are committed to providing the highest quality customer experience and dedicated to embracing a system of values that includes mutual respect, teamwork, professionalism and an open and inclusive culture.