The Phipps seeks production staff for the 2020-21 season

The community theater in residence at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin, (20 miles from St. Paul) seeks directors, music directors, choreographers, and stage managers as well as scenic, lighting, costume, props, and sound designers for the following list of productions during its 2020-21 season. All positions receive a stipend.

Please indicate your interest in any or all of these productions by responding to [email protected] no later than March 6.  Also, please attach a resume with your response. 

2020-2021 Production Due Dates

Production: Muskie Love

Book & lyrics, Dave Hudson, music by Paul Libman

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 7/17/2020-8/02/2020  9 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 4/14/2020

Scenic Design Due: 5/11/2020

            Auditions: 5/03/2020-5/09/2020 (based on 8 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 5/11/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 6/16/2020

Build Begin: 6/08/2020 (5 weeks Build)

            Light Plot Due: 7/02/2020

            Load-In: 6/28/2020-7/03/2020

            Light Hang/Focus: 7/05/2020-7/10/2020

            Tech Weekend: 7/11/2020-7/12/2020 (10 of 12)

            Dress Rehearsals: 7/12/2020-7/16/2020

            Strike: 8/2/2020

 

Production: Philly

Book by Kevin Coughlin & John Cal, Music & Lyrics by John Cal

(Director already selected)

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 9/18/2020-10/04/2020  9 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 6/08/2020

            Scenic Design Due: 7/06/2020

            Auditions: April 2020 (based on 8 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 7/06/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 8/16/2020

            Build Begin: 8/03/2020 (6 weeks Build)

            Light Plot Due: 8/28/2020

            Load-In: 8/23/2020-8/29/2020

            Light Hang/Focus: 8/31/2020-9/04/2020

            Tech Weekend: 9/12/2020-9/13/2020 (10 of 12)

            Dress Rehearsals: 09/13/2020-09/17/2020

            Strike: 10/04/2020

 

Production: Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective by Steph DeFerie

Children’s Theater featuring actors in grades 7-9

Student stage manager

Location: Black Box Theater

Dates: 10/02/2020-10/11/2020  8 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 6/22/2020  (minimal design)

Scenic Design Due: 7/20/2020

            Auditions: 8/02/2020-8/08/2020 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 7/20/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 08/24/2020

            Build Begin: 8/31/2020 (3 weeks Build/overlaps Philly)

            Light Plot Due: 9/14/2020

            Load-In: 9/20/2020-9/25/2020

            Light Hang/Focus: 9/20/2020-9/25/2020

            Tech Weekend: 9/26/2020-9/27/2020

            Dress Rehearsals: 09/27/2020-10/01/2020

            Strike: 10/11/2020

 

Production: Miracle on 34th Street

Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies

Location: Main Stage (in rep with Festival Chorus 12/05/2020-12/06/2020)

Dates: 11/20/2020-12/13/2020  11 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 07/13/2020

            Scenic Design Due: 08/03/2020

            Auditions: 09/20/2020-09/26/2020 (based on 8 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 08/03/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 10/12/2020

            Build Begin: 9/28/2020 (6 weeks Build/overlaps Nick Tickle)

            Light Plot Due: 11/02/2020

            Load-In: 11/01/2020-11/06/2020

            Light Hang/Focus: 11/08/2020-11/13/2020

            Tech Weekend: 11/14/2020 (10 of 12)

            Dress Rehearsals: 11/15/2020-11/19/2020

            Strike: 12/13/2020

 

Production: Cinder-Elfa by R.J. Ryland

Children’s Theater featuring actors in grades 7-12

Student stage manager

Location: Black Box Theater

Dates: 12/11/2020-12/20/2020

            Preliminary Designs Due: 08/31/2020 (minimal design)

            Scenic Design Due: 09/21/2020

            Auditions: 10/11/2020-10/17/2020 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 09/21/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 11/09/2020

            Build Begin: 11/02/2020 (4 weeks Build)

            Light Plot Due: 11/23/2020

            Load-In: 11/21/2020-11/25/2020

            Light Hang/Focus: 11/29/2020-12/04/2020

            Tech Weekend: 12/05/2020-12/06/2020

            Dress Rehearsals: 12/07/2020-12/10/2020

Strike: 12/20/2020

 

Production: Radium Girls, by D.W. Gregory

Location: Black Box Theater

Dates: 1/15/2021-1/31/2021  9 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 09/14/2020

            Scenic Design Due: 10/05/2020

            Auditions: 11/22/2020-11/28/2020 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 10/05/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 12/07/2020

            Build Begin: 12/07/2020 (2-3 weeks Build/overlaps The Addams Family)

            Light Plot Due: 12/28/2020

            Load-In: 01/03/2021-01/08/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 01/03/2021-01/08/2021

            Tech Weekend: 01/09/2021 (10 of 12)

            Dress Rehearsals: 01/10/2021-01/14/2021

            Strike: 1/31/2021

 

Production: The Addams Family [email protected]

Book by Marshall Brickman, book by Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Children’s Theater featuring actors in grades 10-12

Student stage manager

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 2/19/2021-3/07/2021  12 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 10/26/2020

            Scenic Design Due: 11/30/2020

            Auditions: (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 11/30/2020

            Rehearsal Props Due: 01/19/2021

            Build Begin: 01/04/2021 (5 weeks Build/overlaps Book Of Will)

            Light Plot Due: 02/01/2021

            Load-In: 01/31/2021-02/06/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 02/07/2021-02/12/2021

            Tech Weekend: 02/13/2021-02/14/2021

            Dress Rehearsals: 02/15/2021-02/18/2021

            Strike: 3/07/2021

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Company

Location: Black Box Theater (lighting & sound designers only )

Dates: 2/27/2021-3/07/2021  4 performances

            Light Plot Due: 02/08/2021

            Load-In: 2/14/2021-2/19/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 02/14/2021-02/19/2021

            Tech Weekend: 02/20/2021-02/21/2021

            Dress Rehearsals: 02/22-2021-02/26/2021

            Strike: 3/07/2021

 

Production: Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon

Location: Main Stage

Dates: 4/09/2021-4/25/2021  9 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 01/04/2021

            Scenic Design Due: 02/08/2021

            Auditions: 02/14/2021-02/20/2021 (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 01/04/2021

            Rehearsal Props Due: 03/08/2021

            Build Begin: 03/01/2021

            Light Plot Due: 03/15/2021

            Load-In: 03/28/2021-03/31/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 03/21/2021-03/25/2021 (Choral Society in Rep)

            Tech Weekend: 04/01/2021-04/02/2021(Easter Weekend is 04/03/2021-

04/04/2021)

            Dress Rehearsals: 04/05/2021-04/08/2021

            Strike: 4/25/2021

 

Production: Little Red Riding Hood (and the Power Mutants)

by Ed Monk

Children’s Theater featuring actors in grades 7-9

Student stage manager

Location: Black Box Theater

Dates: 4/23/2021-5/02/2021  9 performances

            Preliminary Designs Due: 01/25/2021

            Scenic Design Due: 02/22/2021

            Auditions: (based on 6 weeks reh.)

            Property List Due: 02/22/2021

            Rehearsal Props Due: 03/15/2021

            Build Begin: 03/15/2021 (3 weeks Build/overlaps Barefoot In The Park)

            Light Plot Due: 04/05/2021

            Load-In: 04/11/2021-04/16/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 04/11/2021-04/16/2021

            Tech Week: 04/17/2021-04/18/2021

            Dress Rehearsals: 04/19/2021-04/22/2021

            Strike: 5/02/2021

 

Production: The Phipps Dance Recitals

Location: Main Stage (lighting & sound designers only)

Dates: 5/15/2021-5/16/2021  5 performances

            Light Plot Due: 4/30/2021

            Load-In: 5/03/2021-5/07/2021

            Light Hang/Focus: 5/03/2021-5/07/2021

            Tech: 5/14/2021

            Strike: 5/16/2021

Contact information

The Phipps Center for the Arts
715.386.2305
Email/contact
Web site

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Friday, March 6
Posted February 13