As an organization committed to creating theater for and with our community, Trinity Rep invites people to work with us in a variety of ways. Read more below or learn more about community partnerships and audience engagement opportunities.
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The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown and Brown/Trinity MFA programs in Acting and Directing seeks applications for an open rank Professor(s) of Practice position(s) in Acting.
The selected applicant will be responsible for the training of the MFA cohort of actors and directors. The successful applicant(s) will work with current faculty to envision and advance conservatory training for the twenty-first century. The successful applicant places a focus on preparing theatre and performance makers for dynamic careers across different modes of theatre and performance.
As a primary instructor for the Acting area of the MFA Programs, the appointment requires approximately 15 hours per week of classroom teaching. The position will also work with the faculty in mentoring student productions by attending rehearsals, critiquing student productions and occasionally advising student productions as part of their pedagogical duties in addition to routine service and generaladministration of the program. The applicant may be expected to teach Brown undergrad classes in rotation with continuing duties at Brown/Trinity. The position will hold an appointment from Brown University as a Professor of the Practice, with rank based on level of experience.
The promising candidate will have at least 5 years of experience teaching at the conservatory and/or university level. BA/BFA required, MFA preferred. We welcome candidates whose work engages a diverse range of acting pedagogies. We are committed to inclusive representations of diverse gender, ethnic, neurodiverse and racial identities, as well as diverse modes of production, and theatrical and performance literature, and welcome applicants who share this vision and expertise.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Application Materials and Deadlines:
All candidates will submit a cover letter showing interest in the position (which should include a statement of pedagogical philosophy and a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion), a CV, a sample syllabus from an acting or performance class, and contact information for three references.
For fullest consideration, candidates will submit applications by December 15, 2019, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed.
Please apply to Search Committee Chair via Interfolio. The term of employment will begin July 1, 2020.Link to apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/70966
Trinity Repertory Company is seeking an experienced Technical Director. Duties include: overseeing the day to day operations of the scenic department for all mainstage and other Trinity Rep produced shows and maintaining a safe and efficient working environment. The TD collaborates with the production departments and designers to attain the common goals of artistic excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Must be able to meet deadlines; schedule labor; supervise/train the crew; maintain industry standards, purchase, rent or procure equipment and supplies, evaluate budget, mechanical and logistic feasibility; and generate working drawings. Knowledge of AutoCAD, rigging, engineering a must. Candidate should be able to work at heights and work calmly and efficiently with others. Salary Range $60k. Please send resume to: Trinity Repertory Company Attn: Laura Smith 201 Washington St Providence RI 02903 or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Trinity Rep is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.
The Technical Director ensures the successful interpretation, engineering, rigging, realization, and safety of all scenic, lighting, sound, and video designs, while maintaining a safe working environment for all. The Technical Director will serve as a safety officer and facilities manager within the department, and will work to ensure a safe working environment in both scene shop and theater spaces.
Coordinates work schedules with all production departments.
Evaluates budget, mechanical and logistic feasibility.
Generates working drawings for the scene shop.
Distributes technical ground plans and sections to technical departments and stage management.
Collaborates with other production departments on rigging plot, and provides specifications on rigging methods to Stage Supervisor as well as location of scenic pick points.
Maintains clear and consistent communication with other production departments to ensure successful integration of technical elements of shows.
Prices and purchases tools and construction materials.
Provides samples and photos as needed to designers and directors.
Oversees organization of warehouse with Prop Master
Trains running crews.
Provides input to upper management regarding future capital projects and improvements.
Assists designers with knowledge about use and capability of theater’s
Brings group incentive and drive to each production.
Skills and Knowledge:
Strong project management skills that demonstrate the ability to deliver complex projects on time, on budget, and in a safe and efficient way
Must possess written and verbal communication and be able to
collaborate with a wide variety of artists, technicians and administrators with diverse backgrounds
Must have complete proficiency and demonstrable experience using
AutoCAD. Working knowledge of Vectorworks is a plus.
Skills in carpentry, welding, rigging, and sewing.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other cloud based software.
Embraces a commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion by acting as an internal advocate in growing the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion skills of the Scenic Department employees and modeling inclusive behavior.
Five or more years of experience in related positions; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
Ability to handle situations involving electrical, scenic and mechanical risks; long hours; heavy work; work at heights in the grid and on ladders.
Must be able to work nights and weekends
$60k. Start date July or August 2020
Interested candidates should contact Laura Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brown University/Trinity Repertory MFA Programs is looking for experienced, local, non-Equity Stage Managers for the productions during the 19-20 season. Individuals must be reliable and well-organized with a professional attitude. Must be able to work with a creative team, assist the director, keep a prompt book, run rehearsals & performances, and supervise actors. This is an excellent opportunity for early career Stage Managers to work in a professional and educational theater setting. Rehearsals are in the evenings and Saturdays during the day (Sunday’s day off). Paid position. Must be based in Providence area – housing and transportation not provided. Please send a brief cover letter & resume to Cole Ratkoski Tavares, Production Manager at email@example.com. EOE.
August – May
Pay: $525.00 per week
Trinity Rep is seeking a Soundboard Operator starting in August for the 2019-2020 season. Position includes assisting with the installation of sound systems and operation of the soundboard for main stage productions. Candidate should possess professional experience, and the ability to work well both independently and with others in a high paced environment. Must have the ability to work at heights and be able to lift at least 50lbs. Qlab, rigging and soldering a plus. Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Peter Hurowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The majority of Trinity Rep roles are cast from our resident acting company and the students in the Brown/Trinity MFA program. If a production calls for addition casting, audition notices will be posted here. We also hold open auditions once a year, usually in the summer, for both union and non-union actors. There are no auditions to join the acting company.
Trinity Rep is committed to the development and production of new theater works. As part of that commitment, we seek to include at least one world premiere production in each season, and work throughout the year to develop new plays through readings and workshops. Our Mabel T. Woolley Literary Department reads and reviews hundreds of scripts, looking for new plays which support our aesthetic vision and our resident acting company.
To submit a play, please have your agent contact us at the address listed below. At this time, unsolicited scripts from playwrights without representation cannot be accepted.
The Mabel T. Woolley Literary Department
Trinity Repertory Company
201 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
For immediate assistance, please email Tyler Dobrowsky, Associate Artistic Director at email@example.com.
Trinity Rep offers recent college graduates intensive professional training through our volunteer internship program. Interns are an integral part of our organization and serve alongside our staff in artistic, administrative, and production departments. Learn more about the internship opportunities.
To apply for the 2020-21 Season internship program, please click here.
Applications are due April 1, 2020.
Do you love Trinity Rep? Do you find yourself regularly talking about Trinity Rep’s productions and programs to your friends, family, and colleagues? Well, then we need YOU!
The Community Builders, a connectivity and outreach program for adults, makes you the ultimate theater insider. In return, we ask you to help spread the word about the great work we’re doing onstage and off.
As a Community Builder, you will:
- Read all of the scripts for the season
- Meet once as a group in the fall to discuss the scripts and identify one play with which you would like to especially work on building community connections.
- Work with Trinity Rep’s Director of Community Engagement, Michelle Cruz, to identify who you will reach out to and what you will attempt (eg, bring a specific group to: a performance or Context & Conversation)
- Create a check-in schedule for you and Michelle leading up to the show’s first rehearsal, which may involve email, phone, or in-person communication.
In return, you will be compensated with:
- Early access to all scripts Access to all first rehearsals (which are always Tuesdays at 1:30 pm)
- Insider information regarding the shows and the artistic teams involved. Input and influence on who accesses Trinity Rep and its programs
- An end-of-season celebration, including any community connections we make throughout the season.
To apply send an email or letter to Michelle Cruz at firstname.lastname@example.org describing why you’d like to be a Community Builder, including what communities you are a part of, what you love about live performance, and the three aspects of your life you hold the most dear.