The Science Live Theatre Company at the Science Museum of Minnesota is currently casting for an actor.

Are you looking for a rewarding job to supplement your other theatrical gigs? The Science Live Theatre Company at the Science Museum of Minnesota is currently auditioning actors for a specific role in our Race: Are We So Different Show?.

To apply please go to smm.org/jobs.

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The Science Museum of Minnesota knows that the diversity in our communities generates better ideas, inspires creativity and is essential to building a positive workplace. As an employer of choice we hire and retain the best employees by valuing differences, creating a collaborative work environment, and providing promotional and career development opportunities.

Are you looking for a rewarding job to supplement your other theatrical gigs? The Science Live Theatre Company at the Science Museum of Minnesota is currently casting actors for our Race: Are We So Different? show. Join our team as a Science Live Actor and present demonstrations and theater programs on topics and concepts in science and technology to the general public, stimulating creative problem solving, reflection, and action; resulting in successfully meeting the goals of the Public Programs department.

This is a specific role type for our Race: Are We So Different? show and requires casting an actor of color.

Schedule: Work a flexible weekday, weekend and evening schedule including weekends and evenings. Must be able to work Tuesday and Wednesday day shifts September through the end of March. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Perform science theater programs for visitors and school groups including set up and take down of sets, props, and seating, gathering audiences and conducting post performance discussions, as appropriate. 
• Learns and stays current on the content of all museum permanent exhibits, films, special exhibits, programs and events to answer basic customer questions. 
• Engage in on-going reading and research in order to facilitate discussions with visitors 
• Be informed and answer visitor questions about general museum information, programs, and activities. 
• Participate in rehearsals and training sessions as assigned by Supervisor. 
• Maintain cleanliness of costumes and uniforms, perform minor repairs, and notify manager of larger repairs. 
• Maintain required records and schedules and physical work space. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Demonstrated strong performance skills and commitment to educational theater and improv. 
• The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. 
• Able to lift up to 40 pounds and work off floor level on ladders, grids, or special sets.
• This is a specific role type for our Race: Are We So Different? show and requires casting an actor of color.

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Previous professional performing experience, improve and formal training in theater arts desired. 
• Cultural competency and experience working with diverse communities. 
• Willingness to be open and respectful of all backgrounds. 
• Fluency in language(s) other than English valued (Hmong, Somali, Spanish).

Hiring Range: $15.11 - 16.46+ hourly / Depending on Qualifications.  

The job duties describe the general nature and level of work assigned to this position and is not an exhaustive list. For some positions, detailed procedures may be outlined in supplemental documents. 

We exist to turn on the science and inspire learning, inform policy and improve lives. We envision a world in which all people have the power to use science to make lives better. We value science as an essential literacy and strive for inclusion inside and out so that our museum and our people reflect and respond to the diverse needs and cultures of our community. It is the museum’s policy and practice to hire and promote qualified job seekers from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We offer benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees.

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Posted July 31