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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Moscow Ballet:


Production Assistant

Moscow Ballet seeks 2 experienced Production Assistants for annual tours, November 1 – December 30, 2015

Primary responsibility will be management and set up of Props and puppets. (hard and soft goods)

Additional responsibilities will include assisting Front of House staff with merchandise load in and management. Production Assistant will need to interact with public / performance attendees and will need appropriate Front Of House clothing.

  • Touring experience in similar roles
  • Management of Puppets and Props. Large scale Puppet set up and simple prop assembly.
  • Props inventory reported to Production Manager.
  • Customer service / Front of House experience
  • Professional level social skills
  • Clean background and ability to work with Children

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Tour Media Coordinator - Videographer/Photographer

Moscow Ballet seeks a skilled and energetic Video/Photo professional for the Great Russian Nutcracker tour during November and December 2015. There are two skill sets needed for this position.

Videographer Media Coordinator will capture each performance on HD video, with a focus on the 30-100 local children performing with Moscow Ballet in each city. Media Coordinator should bring all camera equipment necessary. DSLR’s are not acceptable video capturing devices for this tour. Media Coordinator will establish and manage a workflow that will include capturing video and sending it back to Headquarters for processing.

Photography Media Coordinator will photograph each of 30-100 local children in full costume, in each tour city. Photos should receive light retouching and then be uploaded to Moscow Ballet’s account with Shutterfly. Media Coordinator to supply camera equipment.

In addition, some performances will not feature children. During those performances Media Coordinator should capture images of the performance that will be used for promotion and advertising.

Media Coordinator will also be responsible for creating content used for PR and Social Media outlets, including backstage photos/video. Media Coordinator will collaborate with a team to achieve this.

Requirements:

  • Prior tour experience a huge plus
  • 4-year Degree in related field
  • Professional level social skills.

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Merchandise Associate

Moscow Ballet seeks a skilled and energetic Merchandise Manager for the Great Russian Nutcracker tour during November and December 2015. The qualified candidate will be experienced in direct to consumer selling, use of credit card processing platforms, sophisticated retail presentation, logistics and how these elements combine in a touring environment. Candidate should be fluent in the use of Microsoft Office products.
Merchandise Manager will also be responsible for fulfillment of multiple sales promotions, including distributing hundreds of Moscow Ballet products pre show. In addition, Merchandise Manager will coordinate resupply drop shipments and freight deliveries to strategically chosen 
venues. License and valid US Passport required.

Merchandise Manager will be responsible for: 

• Daily count it and out of merchandise stock
• Selling product before and after each performance and during intermission
• Operation of up to three different credit card processing platforms (terminal, tablet, smartphone)
• Creation of sales reports using Microsoft Excel
• Execute consistent reporting of sales data to Tour Manager and/or Producer.
• Deliver cash after each performance to Tour Manager or Producer.
• Restock daily supply from larger merchandise stock, carried by trailer. Involves moving heavy boxes through venues and surrounding areas.
• Prior tour experience
• 4-year Degree in related field
• Professional level social skills

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Tour Manager

Moscow Ballet seeks a skilled and energetic Tour Manager for the Great Russian Nutcracker tour during November and December 2015. Tour Manager will be responsible for coordinating all cast and crew production movements, meals and hotel accommodations. Tour Manager will collect data from all departments and distill this information into daily schedules, to be distributed to other managers on the road. License and valid US Passport required.

Tour Manager will be responsible for:

  • Cross checking merchandise sales logs
  • Management of promotions and marketing engagements
  • Booking hotel rooms for bus driver
  • Coordinating cast meals
  • Restocking tour supplies
  • Must have:
  • Prior tour experience
  • 4-year Degree in related field
  • Professional level social skills
  • Clean background and ability to work with Children
  • Entertainment experience required.

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Lighting Director

The Lighting Director will be responsible for loading in lights and running performances of Moscow Ballet’s 2015 Great Russian Nutcracker tour. 

The tour will visit theatrical venues with extreme variation in facility technical specifications. The qualified candidate will be well versed in ETC consoles and moving and conventional fixtures of all types. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge of lighting theatrical stage events and ballet/dance specifically. The successful candidate will have experience directing local union crews in rig installation and removal. 

LD will also help Production Manager run load ins and outs on a daily basis. 
LD will manage local crews by calling the order of cases to be loaded back onto the smi truck at the end of each performance. 

Moscow Ballet’s 23rd North American Great Russian Nutcracker tour is a challenging and rewarding engagement, lasting from mid November 1 until December 31. The tour will load in, perform, and load out of a new city every day.

Candidate must have valid passport and be able to enter Canada. 

Required benchmarks:


- Experience lighting ballet and theater
- Prior tour experience 
- 4-year Degree in related field

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Wardrobe Technician

Moscow Ballet seeks a skilled and energetic Wardrobe technician for the Great Russian Nutcracker tour during November and December 2015. Candidate must have the ability to work as a team with two other technicians, one American and one Russian.  The wardrobe department is responsible for maintaining over 200 hundred costumes for a Russian adult cast of 35. In addition, wardrobe is responsible for fittings and alterations for up to 100 local children in each city. Background screening and Cori checks required.

Professional touring ballet company experience preferred or equivalent training/experience. Must have excellent sewing and altering skills.  Duties include altering and repairing men’s and women’s costumes ranging in complexity from simple garments to multi-piece and extremely delicate costumes. Knowledge of classical and romantic tutus is required. Wardrobe is responsible for issuing & collecting costumes as needed, assisting with quick changes, spot cleaning, launder/hand washing and repairs. 

Successful applicant will be the primary point of contact for local dance school coordinators in each city. Intense and ongoing communication will be expected via email and phone, with the goal of creating a seamless day of show for local youth dancers, venue staff and touring ensemble.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required.

Must have:

- Prior tour experience
- 4-year Degree in related field
- Professional level social skills

Please send cover letter, resume and references to JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING


 

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