General Crew Opportunities
Paid crew positions available for productions may include: Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Run Crew, Head of Props, Light Board Operator, Sound Board Operator, Set Construction crew, and Front of House Manager.
To be considered for a paid crew position, you should have previous professional experience, access to reliable transportation (or ideally be based in Washington County), and be available and willing to attend rehearsals and work in Hillsboro. Preference will be given to applicants who posses either significant Educational Theatre experience at a college level and/or Professional Experience.
To be considered for a crew position, please send an electronic resume to our Managing Director Beth Lewis in PC format (.doc or .pdf), including references and contact information for your references (send to: firstname.lastname@example.org). Please also be sure to indicate what crew position(s) most interest you. Applicants selected for consideration will be contacted to arrange an interview time. Hired crew members will be offered a competitive wage, based on the crew role and production.
Backstage Tech Internships
Any student who will be either a Junior or a Senior during the 2017-18 school year can apply for crew positions for any Bag&Baggage show by submitting a short letter of interest to Bag&Baggage Associate Artistic Director Cassie Greer via email at email@example.com. In the letter, please identify what area of production you are interested in learning, and what previous experience you have had working on theatrical productions with you school or other theatre groups. Interns who are selected may fill roles such as: run crew, light board operator, sound board operator, or set construction/installation crew. Preference will be given to students who live and/or attend a school in Washington County. Applicants (with the exception of those interested in set construction/installation) must be available during all technical rehearsals and performances. All interns are paid a small stipend. Required dates of availability and application deadlines for each show of the 2017-18 season are listed below.
The Farndale...Murder at Checkmate Manor - October 8-31, 2017; apply by September 25
Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol - November 26-December 23, 2017; apply by November 13
Death and the Maiden - March 5-25, 2018; apply by February 20
Blithe Spirit - May 7-27, 2018; apply by April 24
Volunteer opportunities are available for those interested in ushering or assisting in other methods of support for the Company. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org expressing your level of interest and availability for volunteer opportunities.