Reports to: Drama School Program Manager
Classification: Full-time, Seasonal About: Since its inception in 1975, Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), has served over 4 million children for 44 seasons of creative professional theatre and arts education classes for the Puget Sound region, and is one of the most prominent theatre organizations for young audiences in the United States and the world. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Seattle Children’s Theatre Mission Statement: To provide children of all ages access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education. Position Summary: SCT is looking for two full-time Camp Counselors who will provide teaching assistance, student supervision, and administrative support to our partnership program with Pacific Science Center. Camp Counselors will stay with the same group of students as they spend half the day at SCT doing theatre activities, and the other half at Pacific Science Center (PACSCI) doing science activities. Summer camp themes are
Potions (Grades 1-2, 2-3, 3-4)
Become an apprentice in a magical apothecary shop at Seattle Children’s Theatre during an interactive drama experience. Enter the “Potions Lab” at Pacific Science Center and create ice candles, dragon eggs, and liquid nitrogen concoctions. Discover firsthand how special-effect potions are used in theater while learning the science behind them.
Shipwrecked (Grades 1-2, 2-3, 3-4)
It’s anchors aweigh at Pacific Science Center! Explore a world beneath the waves, navigate the waters using the stars, and practice naval communication. At Seattle Children’s Theatre, embark on a voyage aboard a mystical ship. Develop performance skills that will serve as your compass through a world of storms and sea creatures. We need all hands on deck to uncover the mysteries of the deep.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assisting Teachers within the classroom which includes playing characters while interacting with students
- Supervising students throughout the day
- Utilize positive classroom management techniques
- Work with the lead teachers to help implement and adapt written curriculum
- Provide guidance to Drama School interns as assigned
- Maintain accurate records as required, including attendance and student medical and emergency information
- Set up and take down science activities
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills with students, guardians, staff, and teachers
- Represent Education Programs both within SCT and PACSCI, and outside of both organizations in a professional manner
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of two years in related field
- Experience working with youth
- Adaptability between performing and teaching
- Performing arts background is a plus
- Enjoy working in a fast paced, non-profit environment
- Experience or interest in theatre required, and arts education is a plus
- Commitment to social justice work and interest in public health
- Clearances/background checks will be conducted
- Salary is $15.75/hour
- Consistent schedule of 40 hours per week (M-F 8:30am-4:30pm)
- Term of Employment is June 8, 2020 – August 28, 2020
Reports to: Director of Production
Classification: Seasonal Full Time with benefits (11 months) About SCT: Since our inception in 1975, the Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), has served over 4 million children over the course of 43 seasons of creative, professional theatre and arts education classes for the Puget Sound region. Every decision is made with our mission in mind; To provide children of all ages access to professional theatre, with a focus on new woks, and theatre education. At SCT we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Seattle Children’s Theatre Mission Statement: To provide children of all ages access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education. Position Summary:
- Ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, rigging, realization, and safety of all scenic, lighting, sound, and video designs.
- Alongside the theatre’s established Safety Committee, will work to ensure a safe working environment in both scene shop and theatre spaces.
- Oversees an IATSE Scene Shop, including 4 carpenters and 2 scenic painters.
- Maintains clear and consistent communication with all members of the scenic department, as well as the surrounding production departments, to ensure successful integration of technical elements of shows.
- Coordinates work schedules with all production departments.
- Evaluates budget, mechanical and logistic feasibility.
- Generates working drawings for the scene shop utilizing AutoCAD.
- Distributes technical ground plans and sections to technical departments and stage management.
- The purchase of construction materials and equipment needs of the scene shop.
- Provides samples and photos as needed to designers and directors.
- Oversees organization of warehouse with Prop Shop Manager and Costume Shop Manager.
- Provides input to upper management regarding future capital projects and improvements.
- Assists designers with knowledge about use and capability of theatre’s physical plant.
- Brings group incentive and drive to each production.
- Strong project management skills that demonstrate the ability to deliver complex projects on time, on budget, and in a safe and efficient way.
- Must possess written and verbal communication and be able to collaborate with a wide variety of artists, technicians and administrators with diverse backgrounds.
- Must have complete proficiency and demonstrable experience using AutoCAD. Working knowledge of Vectorworks is a plus.
- Skills in carpentry, welding, rigging, and sewing.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other cloud based software.
- Embraces a commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion by acting as an internal advocate in growing the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion skills of the Scenic Department employees and modeling inclusive behavior.
- Five or more years of experience in related positions; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.