THE PHIPPS SEEKS PRODUCTION STAFFS FOR 2019-20 SEASON

The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis. seeks directors, music directors, choreographers, and stage managers as well as scenic, lighting, costume, props, and sound designers for the following list of community theater, children’s theater, and dance productions during its 2019-20 season. All positions receive a stipend.

Please indicate your interest in any or all of these productions by sending a letter of interest and resume to [email protected] no later than February 10.

Production: Weekend Comedy, by Jeanne and Sam Bobrick

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 7/12/2019-7/28/2019

                Scenic Design Due: 5/01/2019

                Auditions: 5/05/2019-5/11/2019 (based on 8 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 5/14/2019

Build Begin: 6/21/2019 (5 weeks Build)

                Light Plot Due: 6/21/2019

                Load-In: 6/24/2019-6/28/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 6/24/2019-6/28/2019

                Tech Weekend: 6/29/2019-6/30/2019 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 7/28/2019

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Theater

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 8/16/2019-8/25/2019

                Scenic & Props Design Due: 5/28/2019

                Auditions:

                Build Begin: 7/15/2019 (3 weeks Build)

                Light Plot Due: 8/01/2019

                Load-In: 7/29/2019-8/01/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 8/05/2019-8/09/2019

                Tech Weekend: 8/10/2019-8/11/2019 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 8/25/2019

 

Production: Population 485, by Michael Perry

Location: Main Stage (minimal design)

Dates: 9/13/2019-9/29/2019

                Scenic Design Due: 6/18/2019

                Auditions: 7/14/2019-7/20/2019 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 7/16/2019

                Build Begin: 7/22/2019 (4-5 weeks Build)

                Light Plot Due: 8/29/2019

                Load-In: 8/26/2019-8/29/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 8/27/2018-8/31/2018

                Tech Weekend: 9/07/2019-9/08/2019 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 9/29/2019

 

Production: Sleeping Beauty and the Beast, by Wade Bradford

The Phipps Children’s Theater

Location: Black Box

Dates: 10/04/2019-10/13/2019

                Scenic Design Due: 8/13/2019

                Auditions: 8/11/19-8/17/19 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 8/20/2019

                Build Begin: 9/09/2019 (2.5 weeks Build/overlaps Singin’ In the Rain)

                Light Plot Due: 9/19/2019

                Load-In: 9/23/2019-9/27/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 9/23/2019-9/27/2019

                Tech Weekend: 9/28/2019-9/29/2019

                Strike: 10/13/2019

 

Production: Singin’ in the Rain, Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Songs by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 10/25/2019-11/17/2019

                Scenic Design Due: 7/29/2019

                Auditions: 8/18/2019-8/24/2019 (based on 8 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 8/12/2019

                Build Begin: 9/16/2019 (6 weeks Build/overlaps Sleeping Beauty)

                Light Plot Due: 10/10/2019

                Load-In: 10/14/2019-10/18/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 10/14/2019-10/18/2019

                Tech Weekend: 10/19/2019-10/20/2019 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 11/17/2019

 

Production: Elf – The Musical Jr., book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar, and lyrics by Chad Beguelin

The Phipps Children’s Theater

Location: Main Stage (minimal design)

Dates: 12/12/2019-12/21/2019

                Scenic Design Due: 9/10/2019 (in rep with The Phipps Festival Chorus)

                Auditions: 10/20/2019-10/26/2019 (based on 7 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 10/22/2019

                Build Begin: 11/04/2019 (4 weeks Build)

                Light Plot Due: 11/22/2019

                Load-In: 11/18/2019-11/22/2019

                Light Hang/Focus: 11/25/2019-11/27/2019 (in rep with The Phipps Festival Chorus)

                Tech Weekend: 12/01/2019-12/05/2019 (evenings) (Festival Chorus is

onstage 12/7/2019-12/8/2019

                Strike: 12/21/2019

 

Production: A Shayna Maidel, by Barbara Lebow

Location: Black Box

Dates: 1/17/2020-2/02/2020

                Scenic Design Due: 11/06/2019

                Auditions: 11/17/2019-11/23/2019 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 11/26/2019

                Build Begin: 12/09/2019 (2-3 weeks Build/overlaps PDT & Cinderella)

                Light Plot Due: 1/03/2020

                Load-In: 1/06/2020-1/10/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 1/06/2020-1/10/2020

                Tech Weekend: 1/11/2020-1/12/2020 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 2/02/2020

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Theater

Location: Main Stage (minimal design)

Dates: 1/24/2020-2/02/2020

                Auditions:

                Scenic & Props Design Due: 11/13/2019

                Build Begin: 1/02/2020 (1-2 weeks Build/overlaps A Shayna Maidel &

The Little Mermaid)

                Light Plot Due: 1/10/2020

                Load-In: 1/13/2020-1/17/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 1/13/2020-1/17/2020

                Tech Weekend: 1/18/2020-1/19/2020 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 2/02/2020

 

Production: Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr., lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, music by Adam Menken, book by Doug Wright

The Phipps Children’s Theater

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 2/14/2020-3/01/2020

                Scenic Design Due: 11/20/2019

                Auditions: 12/08/2019-12/14/2019 (based on 6 weeks reh. Begin 1/2/20)

                Property List Due: 12/10/2019

                Build Begin: 1/02/2020 (5 weeks Build/overlaps PDT & A Shayna Maidel)

                Light Plot Due: 1/30/2020

                Load-In: 2/03/2020-2/07/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 2/03/2020-2/07/2020

                Tech Weekend: 2/08/2020-2/09/2020

                Strike: 3/01/2020

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Company

Location: Main Stage (Lights, Sound, & Costumes only…no sets nor props)

Dates: 3/13/2020-3/15/2020

                Light Plot Due: 2/28/2020

                Load-In: 2/02/2020-2/06/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 2/02/2020-2/06/2020

                Tech Weekend: 2/07/2020-2/08/2020 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 3/15/2020

 

Production: Busybody, by Jack Popplewell

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 4/03/2020-4/19/2020

                Scenic Design Due: 1/21/2020

                Auditions: 2/02/2020-2/08/2020 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 1/28/2020

                Build Begin: 2/24/2020

                Light Plot Due: 3/20/2020

                Load-In: 3/23/2020-3/27/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 3/23/2020-3/27/2020

                Tech Weekend: 3/28/2020-3/29/2020 (10 of 12)

                Strike: 4/19/2020

 

Production: Charlotte’s Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette, based on the book by E.B. White

The Phipps Children’s Theater

Location: Black Box

Dates: 5/01/2020-5/17/2020

                Scenic Design Due: 3/10/2020

                Auditions: 3/01/2020-03/07/2020 (based on 7 weeks reh.)

                Property List Due: 3/10/2020

                Build Begin: 4/06/2020 (3 weeks Build/overlaps Busybody)

                Light Plot Due: 4/16/2020

                Load-In: 4/20/2020-4/24/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 4/20/2020-4/24/2020

                Tech Week: 4/25/2020-4/26/2020

                Strike: 5/17/2020

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Recitals

Location: Main Stage (Lights & Sound only…no sets, costumes, nor props)

Dates: 5/16/2020-5/17/2020

                Light Plot Due: 5/01/2020

                Load-In: 5/04/2020-5/08/2020

                Light Hang/Focus: 5/04/2020-5/08/2020

                Tech: 5/15/2020

                Strike: 5/17/2020

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