Westonka Community Theatre seeking Director & Music Director for The Wizard of Oz.

The Westonka Community Theatre is now seeking a Director & Music Director for our summer production, The Wizard of Oz.  The production is scheduled for July 23-26, 2020 in our new, state of the art 600 seat Westonka Performing Arts Center.

Director

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Past experience directing theatrical productions.

  • Knowledge of community theatre programs and experience with all aspects of a theatrical production .

  • Experience developing actors using various acting methods and theatrical process.

  • Ability to work with community members of all ages with a wide range of experience

The Director will provide leadership in our newly established theatre program for our summer production of The Wizard of Oz; co-lead and attend musical auditions in May 2020; co-plan, co-lead (with WCT Chair), and attend pre-production, production, & post-production meetings for planning and implementing; schedule, plan and execute all scenic blocking during rehearsals - traditionally rehearsals have been in the evening 6:00pm - 9:30 pm.  At times weekend rehearsals are utilized as the production approaches. The Director will collaborate with and offer guidance to community members with character development and interpretation to create a cohesive performance; collaborate in the development of scenic, technical, prop and costume design for productions; work collaboratively with Music Director, Choreographer, Stage Manager, Technical Director, Costume Designer, Community Members, & Board of Directors within the WCT Theatre Program

Salary

  • $2500 - $3500 based on experience

Interested applicants should apply on the to Westonka Public Schools website: https://www.westonka.k12.mn.us/ (under Community Education) by November 20, 2019. Questions about the position can be directed to [email protected]

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Music Director

The Westonka Community Theatre is seeking a Music Director for our summer production, The Wizard of Oz.  The production is scheduled for July 23-26, 2020 in our new, state of the art 600 seat Westonka Performing Arts Center.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Past experience with musical theatre.

  • Knowledge of all music aspects of a musical theatre production (vocal and orchestra).

  • Experience with conducting musicians.

  • Ability to work with musicians of all ages and with a wide range of experience.

 

The Music Director will provide musical leadership in our newly established theatre program for our summer production of The Wizard of Oz; co-Lead and attend musical auditions in May 2020; attend pre-production, production, & post-production meetings for planning and implementing; work collaboratively with the Artistic Director to schedule, plan and execute all music (vocal and instrumental) during rehearsals - traditionally rehearsals have been in the evening 6:00pm - 9:30 pm. At times weekend rehearsals are utilized as the production approaches. The Director will collaborate with and offer guidance to community members with vocal and instrumental development during rehearsals to create a cohesive performance; work collaboratively with Artistic Director, Choreographer, Stage Manager, Technical Director, Costume Designer, Community Members, & Board of Directors within the WCT Theatre Program

Salary

  • $2500 - $3500 based on experience

Interested applicants should apply on the to Westonka Public Schools website: https://www.westonka.k12.mn.us/ (under Community Education) by November 20, 2019. Questions about the position can be directed to [email protected]

Contact information

Westonka Community Theatre
Scott Lhotka
952-491-8402
Email/contact
Web site

Respond by
Wednesday, November 20
Posted November 3