Associate Production Manager (Arts & Science Professional II-H)

  • City of Palo Alto
  • Palo Alto, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Part Time Administration and Management Museum and Arts Sciences and Laboratory
  • Salary: $28.26 - $34.71 Hourly USD

Job Description


The Palo Alto Children's Theatre seeks an Associate Production Manager to support the programmatic and technical needs of a diverse, year-round performing arts program, with four programming areas: 1) Main Stage Season, a season of seven professionally realized theatrical productions, on both indoor and outdoor stages; 2) Playhouse Production Series, featuring local teen performers, presenting familiar fairy-tales for pre-k audience members; 3) Outreach Initiatives, serving Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) elementary with on-site theatrical productions for grades 3 - 5; and 4) Summer Camp productions, for youth age 8 and up.

SEIU Hourly
This is an SEIU benefited position, authorized to work no more than 999 hours, with an average of 20 hours per week. Must have some flexible evening and weekend availability.

About the Palo Alto Children's Theatre:
Palo Alto Children's Theatre exists to nurture the intellectual, artistic, and personal development of youth through multi-arts education, performing opportunities, and extraordinary theatre experiences. At the Children's Theatre, the process and product are of equal importance in creating excellent theatre for young audiences. Through multi-arts education, the Children's Theatre develops lifelong skills such as critical and creative thinking, cooperation, and aesthetic sensitivity. A theatre and an educational institution, the Children's Theatre provides classes and programming designed to provide hands-on learning experiences for youth age 3 through high school. This invaluable teaching tool develops skills and provides an excellent opportunity to develop participants' theatrical knowledge. Performing arts education opportunities include onsite classes, camps and production experiences, as well as theatrical Outreach Productions (grades 3-5) and Dance In Schools classes (grades K-2) in all twelve PAUSD Elementary Schools.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Maintain production and rehearsal calendars. Coordinate production meetings and communication of daily production notes. Provide resources for effective and efficient audition and rehearsal processes, including oversight of participant sign-in/out, and coordination of participant paperwork. Provide support during tech process including attendance as required at rehearsals and performances. Assist in determining the crew needs for each production, with mentorship of youth stage management and technician participants. Coordinate and provide support for Children's Theatre events both on and off-site.

Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities, which would typically be acquired through:
  • Bachelor's Degree in theatre arts or related degree;
  • Minimum of 2-3 years working experience;
  • Knowledge of theatrical production;
  • Sound knowledge preferred;
  • Must have CA driver's license.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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