Design & Tech

Photo of lights hanging in ceilingAll 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 66th Season

 THE METROMANIACS adapted by David Ives
Directed by Kari Steinbach
Mistaken identity, misplaced ardor and a fight for true love all lead to a happy ending in this adaptation of a classic 1738 French farce.

Auditions:  Completed
Cast Size:  
2 women, 5 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  April 15 – 20
Tech:  April 21 – 24
Previews:  April 25 & 26
Performances:  April 27 – May 20, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on May 20

Stage Manager – Amanda Oporto
Set Designer – Devyn Becker
Lighting Designer – Bill Larsen
Costume Designer – Deb Murphy
Prop Designer – Tyler Lanam
Sound Designer – Robert Hoffman
Assistant Stage Manager – Rachel Holtz
Light Board Operator – Charlie Anderson
Sound Board Operator – Stephanie Hipple

These positions are currently available:
 Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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POSTMORTEM by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Lynn Musgrave
William Gillette, an actor who has portrayed Sherlock Holmes for more than 30 years, plans to solve an actual crime in this mystery/thriller that has delighted audiences across the country.

Auditions:  Completed
Cast Size: 
4 women, 4 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  May 20 – 25
Tech:  May 26 – 29
Previews:  May 30 & 31
Performances:  June 1 – 24, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on June 24

Stage Manager – Mady Davis
Set Designer – Michael Hoover
Lighting Designer – Chad Van Kekerix
Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Prop Designer – Sharon Selberg
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave
Light Board Operator – David Pitchford
Assistant Prop Designer – Toni Solie

These positions are currently available:
 Sound Board Operator
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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JEEVES IN BLOOM by Margaret Raether (based on the stories of P.G. Wodehouse)
Directed by Dann Peterson
The peaceful English countryside may never be the same after Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves pay a visit!

Auditions:  March 26 & 27
Cast Size:  
2 women, 4 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  June 24 – 29
Tech:  June 30 – July  3
Previews:  July 4 & 5
Performances:  July 6 – 29, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on July 29

Stage Manager – Malka Key
Set/Costume Designer – John Woskoff
Lighting Designer – Chad Van Kekerix
Prop Designer – Rick Polenek
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Assistant Stage Manager – Charlie Anderson
Light Board Operator – Stacy Kohout

These positions are currently available:
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.

 


The 67th Season

WAIT UNTIL DARK by Frederick Knott (adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher)
Directed by Alissa Blaeser
Susan Hendrix realizes she may have only one chance to save herself – but she must wait until dark to play out the chilling conclusion to this classic thriller.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
2 women, 4 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  August 26 – 31
Tech:  September 1 – 4
Previews:  September 5 & 6
Performances:  September 7 – 30, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on September 30

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
Backstage Crew
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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GRAND OPENING by Jon Hassler
Directed by David Metcalf
The Foster family learns about living in a small town in Minnesota in this popular work by famed local writer Jon Hassler. 

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size:  4 women, 9 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  September 30 – October 5
Tech:  October 6 – 9
Previews:  October 10 & 11
Performances:  October 12 – November 4, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on November 4

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

We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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GO BACK FOR MURDER by Agatha Christie
Directed by Lynn Musgrave
To prove her mother’s innocence, Caroline Crale persuades those who were present at her father’s murder 15 years ago to go back to the scene of the crime.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size:  4 women, 6 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  November 4 – 9
Tech:  November 10 – 13
Previews:  November 14 & 15
Performances:  November 16 – December 16, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on December 16

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

We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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THESE SHINING LIVES by Melanie Marnich
Directed by Linda Paulsen
Based on a true story, this touching drama follows four women who developed fatal radiation poisoning from their work and who fought the company to save the lives of future workers.

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

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

We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR by Nikolai Gogol (adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher)
Directed by Kari Steinbach
In this classic farce, the crooked citizens of a small village prepare for a visit by a government inspector when a case of mistaken identity sends everyone into a panic.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
7 women, 10 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  February 3 – 8
Tech:  February 9 – 12
Previews:  February 13 & 14
Performances:  February 15 – March 10, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on March 10

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
Backstage Crew
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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LITTLE WOMEN by Peter Clapham
Directed by Seth Kaltwasser
A beautifully dramatized adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel about the four young March sisters coming of age during America’s Civil War.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size:  7 women, 4 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  March 10 – 15
Tech:  March 16 – 19
Previews:  March 20 & 21
Performances:  March 22 – April 14, 2019 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM; Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on April 14

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

We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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RED HOT AND COLE music & lyrics by Cole Porter
Directed by Mary Cutler
A scintillating mixture of biography and song celebrates the great American songwriter Cole Porter, featuring “Night And Day,” “Anything Goes,” and many more of his greatest works.                                               

Auditions:  to be determined
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

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
Backstage Crew
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton
Directed by Brian Joyce
In 1890, Ransome Foster goes west to start a new life. But he ends up beaten and half-dead. Should he run – or fight the vicious outlaw who’s after him?                                                                                     

Auditions:  February 25 & 26
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

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Set Designer
 Lighting Designer
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light Board Operator
Backstage Crew
— Set Construction Crew
— Lighting Crew
— Strike Crew
We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume 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
Bertie Wooster brings his charms to America, where our hapless hero is soon mixed up with chorus girls and gangsters. Can even his stalwart manservant Jeeves save Bertie this time?

Auditions:  to be determined
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

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

We may also need people as assistant stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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All titles and dates subject to change.