Hiring Information

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan is 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.

 

Please see open job opportunities below!

 

QUESTIONS? 

Contact Kate Whitecotton, Company Manager

kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com

402-553-4890 x 135

 

THIS IS A TOURING PRODUCTIONG. WE DO NOT HIRE EQUITY.

 

Available positions:

 

ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

 

Auditions for the 2019 Tour of A Christmas Carol will be announced soon. All auditions will take place at the Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass Street, Omaha, NE.

Please prepare the following:

- One Song (Musical Theatre)

- One Contemporary Monologue

- One Classical Monologue

 

If you consider yourself a dancer:

-One Ballet Routine (males only)

 

If you are unable to attend the Omaha auditions, you can send a cover letter, resume and headshot, and youtube clip of One Song and/or One Performance Clip to:

Kate Whitecotton

kwhitecotton@omahaplayhouse.com

 

Duties Include:

  • All performing company members will be required to sing and dance.
  • All performers will be assigned a specific role and required to perform in the ensemble, as well.

Salary: $360/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

THIS IS A TOURING PRODUCTION, WE DO NOT HIRE EQUITY.

 

MUSIC DIRECTOR/PIANIST

 

Duties Include:

  • Teach Vocals to the Cast
  • Accompany all rehearsals in Omaha
  • Maintain musical aspects of the Production
  • Oversee Musicians
  • Run daily vocal warm-ups
  • Give music notes to the company as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Salary: $450/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING ROAD MANAGER

 

Duties Include:

  • Manage Company and Production while on tour
  • Assist with hotel reservations prior to tour
  • Plan trip routing with Bus and Truck Drivers
  • Manage Company Funds
  • Serve as a liasion to Theatre Sponsors and Hotels
  • Prepare information for Company Members including a detailed road schedule
  • Assist Stage Manager and Technical Director in maintaining quality of performances

Salary: $600/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

 

Duties Include:

  • Manage Technical Staff and Production while on tour
  • Oversee refurbishing of scenery as needed, in Omaha, and upkeep of set while on the road
  • Call ahead for Technical Information from Venues
  • Work with Road Manager to set a load in schedule for road book, routing, and hotel purposes
  • Adapt technical elements to each venue
  • Oversee load in's and load out's
  • Manage company funds for technical supplies and travel expenses, etc.

Salary: $700/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

 

Duties Include:

  • Assist Loading/Unloading of truck
  • Assist backstage during the run of the show
  • Provide general assistance in all Technical areas

Salary: $425/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING STAGE MANAGER

 

Duties Include:

  • Run all rehearsals in Omaha
  • Run/Call the show on tour
  • Assist in loading/unloading truck and assist in set up/strike
  • Assist TD in assessing space requirements at each venue and adapt staging and spiking
  • Maintenance of Props
  • Instruct house on sound and pit set up
  • Touring Experience is preferred

Salary: $575/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING LIGHTING DIRECTOR

 

Duties Include:

  • Call ahead to venues for lighting specifications
  • Interpret original lighting design and adapt to each performance space
  • Oversee local crew for focus/color of pre-hung lights at each venue
  • Program and operate light board for show
  • Assist TD with other duties as directed

Salary: $575/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING LEAD COSTUMER

 

Duties Include:

  • Responsible for pulling costumes from existing wardrobe to remount show for tour
  • Responsible for assisting design staff with fittings and alterations
  • Responsible for loading/unloading of costumes
  • Maintenance, repair, and laundry of all costumes and wigs
  • Set up dressing areas, dress show

Salary: $450/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING SOUND TECHNICIAN

 

Duties Include:

  • Assist loading/unloading of truck and set up/strike
  • Provide general assistance in all technical areas
  • Work with venue audio equipment and techs
  • Audio playback and wireless microphone reinforcement during the performance

Salary: $500/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.

 

TOURING GENERAL TECHNICIAN

 

Duties Include:

  • Assist loading/unloading of truck
  • Act 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: $400/wk + $210/wk per diem, while on tour.