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Thank you for your interest in being part of backstage crew! There are a variety of roles available and all are just as critical as the roles that are in the spotlight on the stage performing. A description for each crew position is below – no previous experience is necessary and we will provide training for you to be successful and comfortable in your role on crew. Whether you’re a seasoned crew member or you’ve never been backstage before, we encourage you to sign up!

KEY DATES

CAST MEETING
Wednesday, July 17th from 6:00p-9:00p

DESIGNER’S RUN
Thursday, September 5th from 6:00p-9:00p

LOAD IN
Sunday, September 8th from 8:00a-6:00p

TECH/DRESS
Monday, September 9th from 5:00p-10:00p
Tuesday, September 10th from 5:00p-10:00p
Wednesday, September 11th from 5:00p-10:00p
Thursday, September 12th from 5:00p-10:00p

PERFORMANCES
Friday, September 13th from 6:00p-10:00p (7:30p Performance)
Saturday, September 14th from 6:00p-10:00p (7:30p Performance)
Sunday, September 15th from 12:30p-4:30p (2:00p Performance)
Thursday, September 19th from 6:00p-10:00p (Hold) (7:30p Performance)
Friday, September 20th from 6:00p-10:00p (7:30p ASL Performance)
Saturday, September 21st from 12:30p-4:30p (Hold) (2:00p Performance
Saturday, September 21st from 6:00p-10:00p (7:30p Performance)
Sunday, September 22nd from 12:30p-4:30p (2:00p Performance)
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PRODUCTION TEAM
Director: Ethan Nienaber
Assistant Director: Luke Reber
Music Director: Hillary Vermillion
Scenic Designer: Anthony Freitas
Costume Designer: Jessica Mancini
Lighting Designer: Shannon Elliott
Sound Designer: Steven Sanders
Prop Manager: Bonnie Bologna
Stage Manager: Madison Kessel


CREW POSITIONS

STAGE/PROPS CREW (2 Needed)
Stage/Props Crew is responsible for managing both the technical scenic elements and props of productions, ensuring a seamless performance. Duties include presetting scenic elements and props, sweeping and mopping the stage, and ensuring all props and furniture are correctly placed before the show. During performances, the crew moves scenic elements for scene shifts, assists actors with props, and executes scene changes efficiently. This role requires close coordination with the Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, effective communication, and physical ability to handle stage elements and props.. 

RAIL CREW (2 Needed)
The rail crew operates the fly system during a show. They are responsible for fly in/out of scenery or curtains at varying speeds with precision. Since this position works with large amounts of weight and from great heights, safety is of the utmost importance. Rail Crew will be trained by a member of the Paramount Staff as well as the Company Stage Manager.

WARDROBE CREW (2 Needed)
Wardrobe crew is responsible for the care and maintenance of all the finished costumes. They make sure that the costumes are prepped and ready before the cast arrives, provide assistance to the actors in dressing rooms and backstage, help with minor repairs, and assist with costume changes. At the end of the night, they launder the costumes appropriately according to the Costume Designer and Costume Shop Manager.

FOLLOW SPOT OPERATORS (2 Needed)
Follow spot operators are responsible for controlling the follow spots based on the artistic and creative concept of the lighting design. Follow spots are specialized lighting instruments designed to follow performers or movements on stage. Operators work with the Lighting Designer who will provide guidance.

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR (1 Needed)
The light board operator is responsible for operating the light board for the show. They will trigger light cues during technical rehearsals and performances. Throughout the process, they will learn about light cues and how to use the board from the Lighting Designer.

QLAB OPERATOR (1 Needed)
The QLab Operator is responsible for operating the multimedia playback software, known as QLab, for the show. They will be triggering sound cues during technical rehearsals and performances. Throughout the process, they will learn their cues and how to use the program from the Sound Designer.

Calendar for Crew Interest for Into the Woods

  • 6:00pm CDT