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Auditions
Auditions for RING OF FIRE

WHAT:    Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash
               
Created by Richard Maltby Jr., Conceived by William Meade
               Orchestrations by Steven Bishop and Jeff Lisenby

This unique musical explores love, faith, success, and struggle, using the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash.  Featuring his most memorable songs, a company of five actor/musicians celebrate the life of “the Man in Black” with his trademark strength, humor, and honesty.  Perennial hits such as “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” and “I Walk The Line" combine to show the journey of every man and woman’s walk between hope and despair. Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash is an experience sure to lift your heart and stir your soul.      

WHO:      Directed by B.J. Cleveland
               
Musical Directed by Sonny Franks

WHEN:    Saturday, July 9                    (12pm-8pm)
               Callbacks: Sunday, July 10      (1pm-4pm)

WHERE:  Addison Theatre Centre Boardroom
               15650 Addison Road
              
Addison, TX 75001

ROLES: Seeking versatile actor/musicians. All actors MUST be strong musicians. Seeking one female and three male vocalists who can play one or more of the following instruments: acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, double bass, electric bass, and various percussion.

PERFORMANCE DATES:       October 7-30, 2016
REHEARSALS BEGIN:          September 19, 2016

OTHER:  
Actors should come prepared to sing one country or rockabilly song – the music of 
Johnny Cash is encouraged – and to accompany themselves on their desired instrument (guitar, fiddle, banjo, etc).
Actors might be asked for a second song.

Audition appointment, headshot and resume are required.
Equity and Non-Equity roles are available.
Scripts are available for perusal at WTT Box Office (open Tues-Fri 12-6) and S.T.A.G.E.
These roles are local hire only. No housing or travel can be provided.

TO BOOK AN AUDITION APPOINTMENT: Email kervi@watertowertheatre.org OR call 972.450.6277

Employment
Seeking Sound Board Operator/Sound Mixer

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks Dallas-area non-union Sound Board Operator for One Man, Two Guvnors, the final show of the 2015-2016 Season. Hours vary throughout the rehearsal weeks. This is a paid position.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operating a digital audio console for a live theatrical production in a professional theater setting.
  • Setting up and being present for pre-show mic checks.
  • Mixing live musicians.
  • Striking sound equipment, as necessary, at the end of every performance.
  • Keeping complete and accurate notes of all cues, levels, microphones used, and special sounds that are used in the show, and updating as needed.
  • Operating QLab, if needed, for special sound effects and pre-recorded cues.

Dates: July 28-August 28, 2016

Applicants living in the DFW area will be given priority. No housing or travel can be provided.

Prior experience mixing live musicians as well as availability on evenings and weekends required. Prior knowledge of QLab as well as general troubleshooting skills a plus.

Please send your resume, letter of interest and a list of three references to:

Ms. Caron Grant
Production Stage Manager
cgrant@watertowertheatre.org

Please put in the e-mail subject line: SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Seeking Master Electrician

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks a Full-Time Master Electrican. Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation of the light/sound plot for each show including hang, circuiting, and patching
  • Troubleshoot installation to ensure proper function and hookup before focus
  • Provide designer with dimmer hookup list
  • Focus with the designer
  • Correct daily light notes from the designer from focus through dress rehearsals
  • Maintenance installation during the run of the show (notes that could not be repaired by the board op)
  • Strike lighting grid completely after each show
  • Maintain lighting inventory, including fixture and cable repairs, stocking of lamps, gel and other expendables
  • Update official lighting inventory as required
  • Participate in scene shop projects as needed
  • During times without electric needs, shop hours will be assigned
  • Basic understanding of power tools as it relates to lighting needs
  • Positive attitude and an open mind to adapt
  • Lift up to 50lbs for an extended amount of time
  • Working on ladders and lifts in excess of 25’
  • Other projects as needed

Please send resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter to:

Bradley Gray
Technical Director
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email bgray@watertowertheatre.org.

Please put in the e-mail subject line: SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Seeking Overhire Carpenters, Electricians, Run Crew and Assistant Stage Manager

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks experienced theatre production personnel for part-time, overhire work in the above position. WTT produces plays and musicals year-round and will need overhire crew members for a few hours to a few weeks at a time throughout the year. All positions are paid and rates vary by position and experience. No housing or travel can be provided; local hires only, please.

Please send resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter stating your area of expertise to:

Caron Grant
Production Stage Manager
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email cgrant@watertowertheatre.org.

Please put in the e-mail subject line:  SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

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