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Production Assistants

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Moorestown, NJ, USA

Job Type

Volunteer/Community Service Hours

About the Role

The Production Assistants, serves on theater sets assisting the Producers and Directors of a production. Their main duties include printing and distributing scripts, relaying messages between crew members and running errands for Directors and Producers.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as production assistant or a passion for the industry

  • Knowledge of terminology will be appreciated

  • Computer savvy

  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking ability

  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving

  • A team player with great communication skills

  • Physical strength and stamina

  • A valid driver’s license

  • High school diploma; Relevant training (e.g. production courses) will be an advantage


Key Responsibilities:

  • Help prepare the set with lights, props, equipment etc.

  • Assist costume designers, directors, camerapeople and other crew members

  • Print and distribute daily paperwork (e.g. scripts, call sheets)

  • Escort actors around the filming area and coordinate extras

  • Conduct crowd control by putting up signs, directing pedestrians away from filming, lock down sets etc.

  • Act as a runner distributing messages or items within film crew and cast

  • Perform administrative work (answering phones, paperwork etc.)

  • Undertake errands as assigned

About the Company

There are many valuable opportunities to create with MTC throughout our season. Whether you are a professional trying to give back to community theater roots or a young artist trying to make your way into a career in production, design, or education.

During a typical season we produce four youth musicals, one young adult musical, one all ages musical, one adults only musical/cabaret and a performing arts day camp with five overlapping sessions resulting in five youth musicals across nine weeks in the summer. All of these productions need Directors, Choreographers, Vocal Directors, Tech Directors, Costume Designers, Stage Managers, front of house positions and more.
During a typical season we produce four youth musicals, one young adult musical, one all ages musical, one adults only musical/cabaret and a performing arts day camp with five overlapping sessions resulting in five youth musicals across nine weeks in the summer. All of these productions need Directors, Choreographers, Vocal Directors, Tech Directors, Costume Designers, Stage Managers, front of house positions and more.

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