Hiring Information

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan is now hiring actors, technicians and musicians for it's 40th season of A Christmas Carol. Each company consists of 23 performers, 4 musicians, 6-7 technicians, a stage manager, and a production road manager. While on tour, per diem and all transportation and accommodations are provided.

 

The rehearsal period for the tours are held in Omaha, Nebraska at the Omaha Community Playhouse, beginning at the end of October/early November with the tour departing late November. 

 

While under contract in Omaha, the Caravan provides housing and transportation to and from rehearsal. Transportation to and from the beginning and end of the contracts are the responsibility of the company member.

 

QUESTIONS? 

Contact Kate Whitecotton, Company Manager

kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com

402-553-4890 x 135

 

 

AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Youth Auditions for the 40th Anniversary Tour of A Christmas Carol will be held at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE, on August 4, 2018 at 11:00am.

 

Youth auditioning should be between the ages of 8 - 17 and under 5'0" tall.

 

Please prepare the following:

One Song (Musical Theatre)

Headshot and Resume

Sheet Music for prepared song

 

Please do not bring a CD. An accompianist will be provided at the audition. Sheet music is required.

 

If you are unable to make the auditions, please send in a video audition with headshot and resume to:

 

Kate Whitecotton, Company Manager

kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com

402-553-4890 x 135

 

For additional audition or production information, contact Company Manager Kate Whitecotton at kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com

 

Salary: $360/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk

 

MUSICIAN JOB DESCRIPTIONS

 

Music Director/Pianist

 

Teach vocals to the cast

Accompany rehearsals while in Omaha

Mainstain musical aspects of the production(s)

Oversee musicians

Daily vocal Warm-Ups

Music notes to company as needed

Other related duties as assigned

 

Salary range: $450-$500/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk

 

Other Musicians

 

Instrumentation needed for the National Tour of A Christmas Carol include the following:

Clarinet

 

Maintain integrity of performance

Adjust performance as instructed by the Music Director

Other related duties as assigned

 

Salary range: $350-$400/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk

 

Contract Dates

 

Rehearsals for Musical Director begin early November

Rehearsals for Musicians begin mid-November

Tour Departs Late-November and runs 4 - 6 weeks

 

Audition requirements

 

If requested for auditoin materials, send a YouTube or audio file to 

kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com. 

-Two songs: one upbeat, one more solace

-Please do not send pre-recorded performances or recitals

 

 

TECHNICIAN JOB DESCRIPTIONS

 

Touring Assistant Technical Director

 

Assist loading/unloading of truck

Assist backstage during the run of the show

Provide general assistace in all technical areas

 

Salary Ranges: $425/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk

 

Touring Lead Costumer

 

Responsible for pulling costumes from exisiting wardrobe to remount show for tour

Responsible for assisting design staff with fittings and alterations

Responsible for loading/unloading costumes

Maintenance, repair, and laundry of all costumes and wigs

Set up dressing areas

Run quick changes

Assist in dressing when necessary

 

Salary Range: $450/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk

 

Touring General Technician

 

Assist loading/unloading of truck

As as one of two special effects operators moving Scrooge's bed.

*Due to bed dimensions, height/weight restrictions may apply*

Assist in maintaining set

Assist crew as needed with setting of stage

Assist in running crew as needed

 

Salary Range: $400/wk. Per Diem: $210/wk