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LEARNING DIRECTOR

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT-D Theater producing in both Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking an innovative and energetic individual to help design and implement a new Education and Learning Program targeted towards middle-schoolers through adult education.  The full-time, year-round Learning Director position is ideal for someone who believes in a process based program and has experience with pioneering new initiatives.     

The Learning Director’s specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Work closely with the Founding Artistic Director in supporting and advancing Triad Stage’s mission through strategic planning of educational programs and events.
•    Implementing new community and school programs across the Triad
•    Creating, implementing, and evaluating on-site and off-site programs and school and community partnerships.
•    Creating evaluation tools for all educational programming.
•    Oversee the development of the professional training program, including: master classes and workshops and individual education plans
•    Building relationships and collaborations with other community partners and arts education programs.
•    Working closely with the Development Manager on grant writing and reporting.  
•    Help solicit funds from individual donors, foundations, and other organizations by cultivating relationships with past and potential donors.  
•    Working closely with the Marketing staff to develop promotional and marketing material.
•    Working with the General Manager to create the yearly budget for the Learning Program.
•    Representing Triad Stage at external education meetings or events.
•    Attend required meetings, including all staff, board, and assigned board committee meetings.  

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Education, Arts Management, or related field, or commensurate experience.  Master’s Degree preferred.  
•    Demonstrated leadership experience including supervising staff.
•    Experience in teaching, creating, developing/growing, and implementing theater education programs.
•    Experience in creating, implementing, and managing evaluation tools and systems
•    Experience with budgeting and financial management.
•    Strong organizational and planning skills including experience building community relationships.
•    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
•    A personable and collaborative spirit with excellent interpersonal skills.
•    Strong communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to effectively interact with individuals of varied ages, backgrounds, abilities.
•    Ability to work within a team environment as well as independently using appropriate time management.
•    Flexibility to work nights and/or weekends as determined by the organization's performance and special events schedule.
•    Computer and database management skills: class registration software, office programs (word, excel, PowerPoint), social media.

Triad Stage has a core value of Inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff.  Salary commensurate with experience.  For consideration please send cover letter, resume and education philosophy to theater@triadstage.org.      
 

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TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Triad Stage, a celebrated LORT Theatre in Greensboro, NC, seeks an immediate candidate for Technical Director.  In its 16th season, Triad Stage produces eight plays in two theatres in Greensboro and nearby Winston-Salem, NC and is a highly collaborative, artist driven company. TD is expected to work closely with respected designers from around the country and with a nationally recognized production team to achieve a high level of artistic quality and detail, and the ideal candidate will be a strong collaborator and creative problem solver. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: analyzing and creating budgets from designer submitted drawings; drafting working drawings; supervising labor consisting of a Master Carpenter; Carpentry Apprentice and overhire carpenters; operating and maintaining main scene shop facility and equipment and small scene shop attached to theatre; attending all production meetings as scheduled; attending all technical rehearsals and previews as scheduled; assisting Production Manager in recruiting and hiring carpentry staff. 

Qualifications include BFA or BA in technical theatre, or combination of degree and commensurate professional, supervisory experience; command of advanced carpentry and installation techniques including wood construction, steel construction, welding, rigging; experience with AutoCAD or Vectorworks drafting; a commitment to continuous improvement in scene shop and theatre facilities and procedures, strong commitment to safety in the workplace.  This is a full time, year-round position, benefits package is offered in addition to compensation. Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. For further information and to apply send a cover letter, resume/CV, and three references to theater@triadstage.org.

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SOUND SUPERVISOR

Triad Stage, a celebrated LORT Theatre in Greensboro, NC, seeks a full-time Sound Supervisor for our 2017-2018 Season.  Currently in its 16th season, Triad Stage produces eight plays in two theatres in Greensboro and nearby Winston-Salem, NC and is a highly collaborative, artist-driven company.  The Sound Supervisor is expected to work closely with respected designers from around the country and with a nationally-recognized production team to achieve a high level of artistic quality and detail, and the ideal candidate will be a strong collaborator and creative problem solver. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: collaborating with sound designers to engineer the sound system required for each production; tracking and maintaining Triad Stage’s inventory of sound equipment; supervising the labor/training of the Sound Apprentice who serves as the board op/technician for four productions; staffing additional labor and board operators as necessary; mixing MainStage performances as necessary;  attending all production meetings, technical rehearsals and previews as scheduled; assisting the Production Manager in any and all additional sound needs.  Candidates with advanced design experience may be asked to design up to two MainStage productions.  Experience with rigging, digital and analog systems, wireless microphones, Yamaha LS9 Sound Board and QLAB is required.  Ideal candidates are able to work quickly and efficiently on multiple projects within budgetary constraints and varied labor pools. Candidates should be a graduate of an accredited technical theatre program or have relevant work experience. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a professional theatre preferred. This is a full time, seasonal position. Benefits package is offered in addition to compensation.  Triad Stage has a core value of inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. To apply: please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Theater@triadstage.org.

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TRIAD STAGE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

Each season, Triad Stage seeks bright, motivated, talented individuals interested in entering the challenging arena of professional theater to join our Professional Training Program as Apprentice.

Apprentice are involved in every area of the organization, from supporting nationally recognized artists on Mainstage productions to working closely with the production, artistic and administrative staff on the theater’s daily operations. By the end of each season-long apprenticeship, Apprentices will be fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to take the next step on their journey in the theater.

BENEFITS
All Apprentices receive housing as well as a seasonal stipend.
Apprentices will work side-by-side with the accomplished, nationally-recognized professional staff of Triad Stage, and with visiting artists from around the world.
All Apprentices are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, often at untraditional hours, and some Apprentices will be required to serve on running crew for up to four productions.

ELIGIBILITY
     •    Applicants must commit full time to one entire season at Triad Stage
     •    Applicants should have completed an undergraduate degree OR have equivalent      
          professional experience in their desired program
     •    Computer competency is required for Administration, Production Management, Stage
          Management, Artistic, Sound and Electrics applicants, and highly encouraged for
          other programs. 

IMPORTANT DATES
The Professional Training Program begins in August, 2017 and runs 40 weeks through May, 2018.
We will be accepting applications from January 1, 2017 to March 1, 2017.
Decisions should be made by early June, 2017.

TO APPLY
Please send a resume, cover letter and three references via email. Email applications are preferred. No letters of recommendation are necessary.

DEADLINE
If you are not going to SETC, please have all application materials submitted by March 1st, 2017. 

For information about the Professional Training Program, or to apply, contact Alex Boyt, Production Management Apprentice, at ptp@triadstage.org or 336-274-0067, ext. 206.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
2017-2018 Apprenticeship Positions*
     •    Carpentry
     •    Properties
     •    Costumes/Wardrobe
     •    Production Management
     •    Artistic
     •    Administration
     •    Sound
     •    Electrics 
     •    Stage Management
*subject to change

Costume/Wardrobe Apprenticeship
The Costume/Wardrobe Apprentice will work directly with the Costume Shop Manager, assisting with the preparation, building and maintenance of costumes through the production process. As Wardrobe Supervisor for four mainstage productions, apprentice will be responsible for tracking and assisting with costume changes and costume cleaning and maintenance.  Apprentice will accompany the designer and staff to production meetings, on shopping trips, and to all technical rehearsals and preview performances. Apprentice may also help coordinate rentals to outside companies and Triad Stage partners. The ideal candidate is positive, flexible, a creative problem solver and has a commitment to collaboration with others. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Properties Apprenticeship
The Properties Apprentice will work directly with the Prop Master. Projects will include researching and building props for all Triad Stage mainstage productions, as well as daily shop work and maintenance. Apprentice will attend all production meetings, technical rehearsals and previews. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and committed to seeing projects through to the end. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Carpentry Apprenticeship
The Carpentry Apprentice will work directly with the Technical Director.  Apprentice will assist with analyzing drawings from designers from around the world, engineering and building scenery, loading in/out of our two theatres in Greensboro and nearby Winston-Salem, as well as daily shop work and maintenance.  Apprentice will attend all production meetings, technical rehearsals and previews. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and committed to seeing projects through to the end. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Electrics Apprenticeship
Electrics Apprentice will work directly with the Master Electrician. Apprentice will assist with analyzing the lighting plot and laying out the instruments and cabling for each Triad Stage production, and load-in, focus and load out for each production.  Apprentice will attend all production meetings, technical rehearsals and Previews.  As Light Board Programmer for the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro, Apprentice will work closely with our lighting designers from around the world to program each production on and ETC Ion light board, staying on to operate the board for each production The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and committed to seeing projects through to the end. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Sound Apprenticeship
Sound Apprentice will work directly with the Sound Supervisor. Apprentice will assist with analyzing sound system drawings to lay out and install speakers and cabling for each Triad Stage production.  As the Sound Board programmer and operator, Apprentice will work closely with sound designers from around the country to program cues in QLab and operate a Yamaha LS9 digital console.  The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and committed to seeing projects through to the end. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.
 

Administration Apprenticeship
Administration Apprentice will work directly with the General Manager and the Director of Audience Services. Apprentice will assist in the day to day operation of the theater by serving as the volunteer coordinator, assisting the General Manager with administrative tasks in the main office, and serving as the House Manager for four productions at the Pyrle Theatre in Greensboro. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and able to seamlessly engage with audience members and coordinate volunteer ushers.  A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Stage Management Apprenticeship
Stage Management Apprentice will work directly with the resident Stage Manager. Apprentice will act as the assistant stage manager, will participate in preparation for rehearsal, attend all production meetings and rehearsals, will prepare paperwork and the backstage area of the theatre for tech, attend and run the deck for all technical rehearsals, and attend and run the deck for all performances. The Stage Management Apprentice will be eligible to participate in the Actor’s Equity Association Membership Candidate program. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and capable of supervising the backstage process of a production. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided. 

Production Management Apprenticeship
Production Management Apprentice will work directly with the Production Manager. Apprentice will assist the production manager through in the daily tasks of organizing and planning the production process, including but not limited to; attend all production meetings, design meetings, and all technical rehearsals and preview performances and leading post-rehearsal production meetings; assist in hiring run crew and over hire personnel; assist in purchasing equipment, or picking up and returning rental equipment as necessary; and assist other theatre department heads as necessary. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver and capable of supervising the backstage process of a production. A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided. 

Artistic Apprenticeship
Artistic Apprentice will work directly with the Artistic Director and the Artistic Associate.  Apprentice will assist with dramaturgy for each production of the season as will assist the director for each production by helping facilitate/run local auditions, attending all rehearsals, production and design meetings, technical rehearsals and preview performances. The Ideal candidate is dedicated, detail oriented, organized, a creative problem-solver, experience in dramaturgy and/or directing, and an understanding of the creative process and the art of collaboration.  A seasonal stipend and shared housing is provided.

Play Submissions & Auditions

Play Submission Policy

Thank you for your interest in Triad Stage. We are unable to accept unsolicited scripts at this time. Due to the volume of material we consider each year Triad Stage only accepts play submissions from playwrights, agents, and theatre artists with whom we have an existing professional relationship. Unsolicited scripts will be returned when there is a SASE enclosed; those without a SASE will be recycled.

Please note that Triad Stage does not provide any comments or suggestions about work that we do not intend to develop or produce. If you have any questions or need additional information, please email Kamilah Bush, Artistic Apprentice.

Auditions

GENERAL AUDITIONS 

There are no scheduled auditions at this time.  Please continue to check back for upcoming audition opportunities.  If you have any questions please email Kamilah Bush, Artistic Apprentice.