Department: Production - Lighting
Status: Volunteer in Emerging Professional Resident Program
Employment Dates: October 11, 2021 to June 26, 2022
Compensation: $100/wk Stipend, Housing plus Utilities, Milwaukee Bus Pass
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The Lighting Design Resident will assist the Lighting & Video Director and production specific lighting designers with drafting light plots and other essential paper work. In addition, the resident will assist with load-in, focus, taking notes and maintaining up-to-date paperwork. The ALD Resident will have the opportunity to design Rep Lab (an EPR project) in our Stiemke Studio.
General Qualifications for the EPR program:
- Demonstrated skills needed for chosen department
- Good communication skills
- Strong work ethic
- A level of maturity and self-sufficiency to work in a professional theater environment
- Consistently able to arrive on-time and and ready for work
- Initiative to embrace relevant learning opportunities
ALD Specific Qualifications:
ALD applicants should have a solid understanding of theatrical lighting and design with a strong interest to grow a professional career in the field. Experience with Vectorworks Spotlight and Lightwright is recommended.
Statement of Interest (Cover Letter) - In 300-1000 words please describe what you hope to get out of this program and why you think Milwaukee Rep is the right fit for you.
Resume - Listing and description of (if applicable) relevant theatrical experience
References - Contact information for 3 professionals who can speak to your experience in theatre and work ethic.
Fill out an online application submitting statement interest (cover letter), resume, and contact information for 3 professional references, Attn to: Aaron Lichamer, Lighting & Video Director:
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 21,2021. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis thereafter until the position is filled. In order to maintain an equitable process, everyone must apply online. Any candidate who requires accommodations to submit an online application should contact email@example.com
About Milwaukee Repertory Theater: Milwaukee Rep is the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin welcoming 300,000 people at 700 performances of 15 productions a season at the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex featuring three unique performance venues – the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. For over six decades, Milwaukee Rep has been a centerpiece of Milwaukee’s vibrant arts and cultural scene with productions ranging from Broadway musicals to Shakespeare to American Classics and New Works that are entertaining, inclusive and impactful. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Rep ignites positive change in the cultural, social and economic vitality of our community by creating world-class theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity. Every season requires a team of dedicated, passionate and skilled people. Whether it be a 30+ year veteran employee or one who’s never experienced a Milwaukee winter before, everyone shares a common sense of purpose and determination that enables us to bring world-class theater to the stage. Season after season, our accomplished team never ceases to amaze!
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