The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Tinc Productions are seeking applicants for a variety of production staff and management positions for the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival.

NYMF is the largest annual musical theater event in the world and brings together the best of the new and up-and-coming directors, writers, librettists and performers to give life to 30 new musicals and many related special events. The festival takes place over 3 weeks in July and is located in multiple venues in the heart of New York’s theater district. Many shows from past festivals have gone on to extended runs on Broadway and Off-Broadway.

The production staff will be working for NYMF under the direction of Tinc Productions, a premier event production and management company based in NYC. The production staff is charged with the smooth operation of each venue and make up the technical backbone of the festival. In general, the production staff works a minimum of 40 hours per week with long nights and weekends being typical.

Competition for these coveted positions is high and we look for balanced, highly skilled and highly motivated, team-oriented individuals. This festival is incredibly fast-paced and requires staff to work calmly and creatively as a team, while maintaining high quality production values. This is an ideal opportunity for those looking to work closely with established and up-and-coming designers, directors, producers, writers and performers from all over the globe. Many staff members have found it to be the ideal springboard for their NYC careers.

Positions currently hiring:


 

APM – Assistant Production Managers

Each APM is responsible for managing one venue during the festival. This position will serve as a liaison between festival management, the venue, and the individual productions and events in their venue. The APM will supervise the daily events of each space including load-ins, technical rehearsals, strikes and changeovers for all productions running in rep. In addition, the APM will supervise the overall festival load-in and load-out of that venue. APMs will act as the venue production team lead and will be tasked with creating a positive and functional team dynamic. Applicants should be able to multi-task and keep things moving while under pressure. Strong communication and people skills are a must. Prior experience as a production manager, stage manager, or venue manager a plus.

Tinc Productions will be utilizing the management software, Propared (www.propared.com). Familiarity with Propared is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Starting at $850/week
Contract Dates: June 29 – July 27


Venue Technicians

The venue technician will serve as the onsite technical support for all shows. They will be a part of the festival load-in and load-out and will be present at their assigned venue throughout the festival. Venue Technicians will do dimmer check and must be comfortable climbing ladders, changing lamps and problem solving technical issues as they arise. Light carpentry may be required. They will also help to ensure load-ins, load-outs, and changeovers happen as smoothly as possible. Experience as a run crew person, electrician, sound engineer and/or stage manager is helpful. Strong people skills are a must.

Tinc Productions will be utilizing the management software, Propared (www.propared.com). Familiarity with Propared is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Starting at $700/week
Contract Dates: June 29 – July 27


A1 – Audio Engineers

Each engineer will mix up to 5 musicals running in rep, plus additional special events per week. A1s will be involved in prepping their audio rig and participating in the smooth load-in and trouble shooting of their systems. Sound engineers will be responsible for attending the final tech rehearsal for each show that they are mixing, as well as mix all performances. These rehearsals are scheduled by the shows and may fall outside of the below contracted dates. If further rehearsals are required they will be paid by the individual shows to the A1 for his/her time. A1s will partner with the A2 to ensure a smooth run of all audio elements. Prior experience mixing musicals is required. A1‘s must be adaptable, personable and confident of their mixing abilities. Shows will be mixed on a Yamaha M7CL or a console of similar size.

Tinc Productions will be utilizing the management software, Propared (www.propared.com). Familiarity with Propared is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Starting at $800/week
Contract Dates: June 22 – July 27


A2 – Audio Technicians

A2s will be responsible for the overall maintenance and operation of the audio system in their assigned venue. This includes prepping and troubleshooting, band setups and changeovers as well as micing all performers and musicians. A2s will be a part of the festival load-in and load-out and will assist the A1 Sound Engineers as needed. Each A2 will be assigned a venue and will be the audio liaison for each show in that space. Prior experience with a variety of mics including band mics and lavalieres is required.

Tinc Productions will be utilizing the management software, Propared (www.propared.com). Familiarity with Propared is a plus, but not required.

Compensation: Starting at $700/week
Contract Dates: June 29 – July 27
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How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and references to nymfjobs@tincproductions.com as a PDF. Please include “NYMF 2015” in your subject line and indicate which position(s) you are applying for. Due to expected heavy volume of applications, we will only contact applicants we are interested in speaking with.

For more information about The New York Musical Theatre Festival, please visit www.nymf.org.

No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline April 15