Design & Tech

All design and tech positions for the current season are listed below. Positions are unpaid.

CLICK HERE for general job descriptions and their requirements. We require a minimum age of 18 to work in tech at the theatre.
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If you would like to apply, or would like more information, contact Toni Solie at Toni@TheatreintheRound.org or 612-333-2919 ext. 101. You can also send resumes and portfolios to her email, or to her attention at TRP, 245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55454.
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Minors:
Please read TRP’s minor policies (both minors in the company as well as those accompanying adults in the company).

 

Current Tech Openings

(this information changes frequently)


The 67th Season

 

RED HOT AND COLE music & lyrics by Cole Porter
Directed by Mary Cutler

Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  13
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  April 14 – 19
Tech:  April 20 – 23
Previews:  April 24 & 25
Performances:  April 26 – May 19, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM; Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on May 19

Stage Manager – Amanda Oporto
Set Designer – John Woskoff
Costume Designer – Morgan Groff
Lighting Designer – Karen Hokenson
Prop Co-designer – Tyler Lanam
Prop Co-designer – Roxanne Miller
Music Director – Christopher Stordalen
Choreographer – Brianna Belland
Assistant Lighting Designer – Christopher Gehrke
Light Board Operator – Mary Sumner
Backstage Crew – Kendall Simpson, Seth Tempas

These positions are currently available:
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

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THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton
Directed by Brian Joyce

Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  1 woman, 6 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  May 19 – 24
Tech:  May 25 – 28
Previews:  May 29 & 30
Performances:  May 31 – June 23, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on June 23

Stage Manager – Scott Gilbert
Set Co-Designers – Latoya Dennis, Sadie Ward
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Costume Designer – A. Emily Healey
Sound Designer – Jeff Musch
Prop Designer – Robert J. Smith
Assistant Stage Manager – Seth Tempas
Assistant Lighting Designer – Christopher Gehrke
Assistant Sound Designer – Matthew Vichlach
Light Board Operator – Ben Jorenby
Sound Board Operator – Laura Doty

These positions are currently available:
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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JEEVES TAKES A BOW by Margaret Raether (based on the stories of P.G. Wodehouse)
Directed by Dann Peterson

Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  2 women, 4 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  June 23 – 28
Tech:  June 29 – July 2
Previews:  July 3 & 4
Performances:  July 5 – 28, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM; Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on July 28

Stage Manager – Malka Key
Set/Costume Designer – John Woskoff
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Prop Designer – Shannon Tufford
Assistant Stage Manager – Charlie Anderson
Assistant Lighting Designer – Christopher Gehrke
Sound Board Operator – David Pitchford

These positions are currently available:
— Light Board Operator
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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The 68th Season

THE BIRDS by Conor McPherson
(from a story by Daphne du Maurier)
Directed by Seth Kaltwasser
Famed playwright McPherson adapts Daphne du Maurier’s novelette (which inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s film) into a drama of three survivors holed up in a remote cabin – a gripping look at humanity in the face of the collapse of civilization.

Auditions:  June 3 & 4
Cast Size: 
2 women, 2 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  August 25 – 30
Tech:  August 31 – September 3
Previews:  September 4 & 5
Performances:  September 6 – 29, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on September 29

Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Sound Designer – Robert Hoffman
Sound Board Operator – Seth Tempas
Light Board Operator – Amy Broich

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
Lighting Designer
 Prop Designer
Sound Designer
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kari Steinbach
Two sets of twins are mixed up, setting the stage for bewildered romance, incessant drubbings, slapstick and bawdy fun in one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.

Auditions: June 10 & 11
Cast Size: 
5 women, 15 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  September 29 – October 4
Tech:  October 5 – 8
Previews:
 October 9 & 10
Performances:  October 11 – November 3, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on November 3

Stage Manager – Toni Solie
Set Designer – Sadie Ward
Lighting Designer – Bill Larsen
Costume Designer – Carolann Winther
Prop Designer – Lynn Seeling
Assistant Stage Manager – Rachel Holtz
Backstage Crew – Seth Tempas
Light Board Operator – Maureen Webb

These positions are currently available:
 Sound Designer
Sound Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

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TOWARDS ZERO by Agatha Christie
Directed by Wendy Resch Novak
A boisterous argument at a gathering of friends and family at an English seaside mansion is followed by murder – and all the twists and turns of a mystery by Dame Agatha Christie.

Auditions:  August 12 & 13
Cast Size: 
4 women, 7 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  November 3 – 8
Tech:  November 9 – 12
Previews:  November 13 & 14
Performances:  November 15 – December 15, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on December 15

Prop Designer – Robert J. Smith
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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BLACK COMEDY by Peter Schaffer
Directed by Paul Reyburn

It’s a pitch-black comedy – especially after a fuse blows in the apartment of an artist and his girlfriend. A classic British comedy by Peter Shaffer (Marat/Sade, EquusAmadeus).

Auditions:  September 23 & 24
Cast Size: 
3 women, 5 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  December 29 – January 3
Tech:  January 4 – 7
Previews:  January 8 & 9
Performances:  January 10 – February 2, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on February 2

Set Designer – Lee Christiansen
Sound Designer – Robert Hoffman

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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DOG LOGIC by Tom Strelich
Directed by Miriam Monasch
This quirky and dark comedy is a surreal look into the mind of young Hertel Daggett, the reclusive owner and caretaker of a run-down pet cemetery – which is threatened with development into a shopping mall.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
2 women, 2 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  February 2 – 7
Tech:  February 8 – 11
Previews:  February 12 & 13
Performances:  February 14 – March 8, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on March 8

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Barbara Field
(based on the novel by Charles Dickens)
Directed by George M. Roesler
A crisp re-telling of the story of Pip and his transformation from a poor orphan to a man of means in this adaptation of the famous tale by Charles Dickens.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
4 women, 6 men, 3 children
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  March 8 – 13
Tech:  March 14 – 17
Previews:  March 18 & 19
Performances:  March 20 – April 12, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on April 12

Stage Manager – Briana Skowronek
Light Board Operator – Laurie Swigart

These positions are currently available:
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
Sound Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew
 

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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PRINTS by John Middleton
Directed by Lynn Musgrave
We follow two reporters hot on the case of the kidnapping of beer tycoon William Hamm in 1933 in this fun mish-mash of fact, fancy, and St. Paul history.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size:  
3 women, 5 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  April 12 – 17
Tech:  April 18 – 21
Previews:  April 22 & 23
Performances:  April 24 – May 17, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on May 17

Stage Manager – Alex Berger
Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Prop Designer – Greg Johnson
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave
Assistant Stage Manager/Projections – Kristin Smith
Light Board Operator – David Pitchford
Sound Board Operator – Chris Beason

 These positions are currently available:
— Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
Costume Designer
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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PUTTING IT TOGETHER by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Dan Foss
A dinner party in a Manhattan penthouse is the setting for this revue of nearly thirty songs celebrating the work of Stephen Sondheim, one of theatre’s greatest composer/lyricists.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
5 roles
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  May 17 – 22
Tech:  May 23 – 26
Previews:  May 27 & 28
Performances:  May 29 – June 21, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on June 21

Costume Designer – Mickey Foley

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
Lighting Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as assistant stage managers or backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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JEEVES AT SEA by Margaret Raether
(based on the stories of P.G. Wodehouse)
Directed by Dann Peterson
Bertie Wooster revels in life aboard the Vanderley yacht. But in no time at all, he faces doom, or – even worse – marriage. Have no fear; Jeeves will sort it all out.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size:  
2 women, 4 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  June 21 – 26
Tech:  June 27 – 30
Previews:  July 1 & 2
Performances:  July 3 – 26, 2020 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on July 26

Stage Manager – Malka Key
Set / Costume Designer – John A. Woskoff
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Assistant Stage Manager – Charlie Anderson
Light Board Operator – Seth Tempas

These positions are currently available:
 Lighting Designer
 Prop Designer
Sound Board Operator
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Costume Crew
— Strike Crew

We may also need people as backstage crew. Contact Toni for more information.

All titles and dates subject to change.