Production Intern

To train in area of Technical Theatre.

Dates: Summer 2013

Hours: + /- 80

Location: Penobscot Theatre Opera House 131 Maine Street Bangor

Objective: To train in the area of Technical Theater.  Helping and learning about what it takes to make a professional production happen.  To get hands on experience with sets, lights, props and costumes.

Supervision: Intern/ Volunteer will report daily to The Production Stage Manager Meredith Perry, or Technical Director Andy Frodahl.  The intern/ Volunteer will help support the show selected for.

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with TD (technical director) and PSM (production stage manager) before 1st rehearsal
  • Agree to the entire run of the show you are selected for
  • Arrive promptly and in the condition to do your given task.
  • Wearing black clothing for 3 weeks.
  • Show Duties:
    • Prop preset, costume preset
    • Giving Actors Calls before, during and after show
    • Set movement, prop tracking, and costume tracking
    • Assist actors with whatever they might need to make their job easier
    • Running light board, sound board, projection, spotlight, fogger and or other equipment necessary to the show
    • Keeping the stage and dressing rooms clean and orderly
    • Taking cues from PSM

Desired Skills:

  • Able to take direction from PSM and TD
  • Ability to complete lists and tasks
  • Ability to take notes on set movements and prop placements
  • Ability to think on your feet and deal with a change in task list, problem solve