Work @ DTC
Dallas Theater Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.
TEACHING ARTISTS (posted October 16, 2013)
Dallas Theater Center seeks highly skilled, creative teaching artists to join our nationally recognized Education Programs for Part Time/Seasonal Employment in the 2013-14 season. Teaching artists are primarily employed in our Project Discovery program. Through Project Discovery, we work with nearly 40 Title 1 Eligible high schools in the Dallas and North Texas region, distributing 1,000 free tickets per production to teachers and students and providing free busing, free teacher development workshops around each show, and free pre-show workshops for students. Students attend evening performances along with our other patrons. They arrive 90 minutes before curtain to participate in a Teaching Artist-led, hands-on workshop related to the production they will see.
We offer a competitive hourly rate and scheduling is part time and flexible. Interested applicants may send cover letter, acting/directing resume, teaching resume and references to Mara Richards
No phone calls or Tweets, please.
DECK CARPENTER (posted July 23, 2013)
Part of the Production Department, the Deck Carpenter reports to the Stage Operations Manager and is responsible for being a part of the running crew for all assigned productions as well as assisting the Stage Operations Manager with overseeing all other departmental functions. They will need to maintain the integrity of the set and backstage area by handling repairs and cleanliness. They are responsible for assisting with the management, supervision, and hiring of added personnel for the deck crew. When needed, the Deck Carpenter will perform as crew chief on productions entirely and/or temporarily. They assist the Stage Operations Manager in preparation of the set and wings, rigging/fly checks, safety checks, and all machinery checks. This position reports directly to the Stage Operations Manager.
Deck Carpenter responsibilities include:
- Set maintenance
- Organization, maintenance and inventory of tools and equipment
- Preparing stage and backstage for rehearsals/performances
- Assisting with management of run crew
- Assisting with load ins and load outs of shows
- Assisting other backstage departments as needed
- Assisting with maintenance and storage of props
- Vortek operations
- Running of all shows
- Working with all production departments to coordinate and facilitate the needs of the production
- Communication to Stage Operations Manager of all department aspects
- Other miscellaneous duties as assigned
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Required skills include but are not limited to basic knot tying, basic rigging, basic carpentry, basic electrician skills, organization, and ability to lift 50lbs unassisted.
Candidates must have previous deck crew experience in a professional setting.
Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Barb HIcks
No Tweets or phone calls, please.
There are no artistic internship opportunities currently available at DTC. Please check at a later date - new opportunities may become available.
Production Overhire Positions
Dallas Theater Center is always looking for qualified, reliable people to help with load-ins, strikes, run crew, and large builds. If you're interested in being placed on one or more of our overhire lists, please email a brief outline of your qualifications and experience to:
Scenery / Carpentry: Matthew McKinney
Lighting: Aaron Johansen
Costumes: Jennifer Ables
Sound: Brain McDonald
Paint / Scenic Art: Sergey Chernomorets
Wardrobe: Mattie O'Neal
Run Crew: Squeak Henderson
Stage Management Observers
Dallas Theater Center seeks Stage Management Observers for our 2013-2014 season. SM Observers will assist the Stage Management staff and have the opportunity to observe and participate in DTC rehearsals and tech rehearsals. This is a volunteer position and it is best suited, but not limited, to those interested in pursuing Stage Management as a career. Appropriate applicants may seek professional internship credit with his/her current college or university (as appropriate). There are multiple openings for this position. Scheduling is part time, flexible and may be short or long term, but a commitment is required. Dallas/Fort Worth locals are encouraged to apply as housing is not provided. Résumés, references and cover letters may be sent to Eric Tysinger. No phone calls, please.