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.

 

Current Tech Openings

(this information changes frequently)


110 IN THE SHADE musical by Schmidt, Jones & Nash
Directed by 
Paul Reyburn
Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  3 women, 10 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  April 16 – 21 
Tech:  April 22 – 25 
Previews:  April 26 & 27
Performances:  April 28 – May 21, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on May 21

Stage Manager – Toni Solie
Musical Director – Angela May
Choreographer – Shannon Roberg
Set Co-Designers – Scott Gilbert & Corinna Troth
Lighting Designer – Andrew C. Kedl
Costume Designer – Carolann Winther
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Prop Designer – Roxanne Miller
Assistant Stage Manager – Naomi Finsaas
Light Board Operator – Peter Wessendorf
Sound Board Operators – Robert Hoffman, Kerry Landin
Backstage Crew – Corwin Amyx

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


PRIVATE LIVES by Noel Coward
Directed by 
Dann Peterson
Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  3 women, 2 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  May 21 – 26 
Tech:  May 27 – 30 
Previews:  May 31 & June 1
Performances:  June 2 – 25, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on June 25

Stage Manager – Malka Key
Set/Costume Designer – John Woskoff
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Prop Designer – Rick Polenek
Sound Designer – Robert Hoffman
Assistant Stage Manager – Charlie Anderson
Sound Board Operator – Laura Doty
Light Board Operator – Ariel Pizzamiglio

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


RED HERRING by Michael Hollinger
Directed by
Lynn Musgrave
Auditions:  completed
Cast Size:  3 women, 3 men
Rehearsals:  to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  June 25 – 30
Tech:  July 1 – 4 
Previews:  July 5 & 6
Performances:  July 7 – 30, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on July 30

Stage Manager – Kristin Smith
Set Designer – Michael Hoover
Costume Designer – John Woskoff
Prop Designer – Jordan Johnson
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave
Sound Board Operator – Chris Beason

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


The 66th Season

TAKING STEPS by Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Dann Peterson
Mayhem on every floor of this old Victorian manse is even funnier in-the-round in this ingenious and delightful farce by renowned comic playwright Alan Ayckbourn.

Auditions:  July 10 & 11
Cast Size: 
2 women, 4 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  August 27 – September 1
Tech:  September 2 – 5
Previews:  September 6 & 7
Performances:  September 8 – October 1, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on October 1

Set/Costume Designer – John Woskoff
Lighting Designer – Mark Halvorson
Sound Designer – James Harding

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


SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Allen Hamilton
Anne Meacham witnessed her cousin’s unbelievably shocking death, and is breaking under the strain of her memories, in one of Williams’ starkest and most poetic works.

Auditions:  August 14 & 15
Cast Size: 
5 women, 2 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  October 1 – 6
Tech:  October 7 – 10
Previews:  October 11 & 12
Performances:  October 13 – November 5, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on November 5

Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Costume Designer – Carolann Winther

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


AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie
Directed by Brian Joyce
Eight guests who have never met each other are marooned on an island, in one of the most popular mysteries by Agatha Christie.

Auditions:  September 11 & 12
Cast Size: 
3 women, 8 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  November 5 – 10
Tech:  November 11 – 14
Previews:  November 16 & 17
Performances:  November 17 – December 17, 2017 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on December 17

Stage Manager – Toni Solie

These positions are currently available:
 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


RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by George Roesler
Everyone in a small town are turning into rhinoceroses, in Ionesco’s absurdist classic set in today’s America.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
6 women, 11 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  December 24 – 29
Tech:  December 30 – January 2
Previews:  January 3 & 4
Performances:  January 5 – 28, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on January 28

Stage Manager – Briana Skowronek

These positions are currently available:
 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


EMMA by Jane Austen
Directed by Miriam Monasch
Mischievous Emma Woodhouse is a matchmaker in the remote English countryside, who nearly misses out on true love herself, in this classic by Jane Austen.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
6 women, 6 men
Rehearsals: 
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  January 28 – February 2
Tech:  February 3 – 6
Previews:  February 7 & 8
Performances:  February 9 – March 4, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on March 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


THE CANTERVILLE GHOST by Marisha Chamberlain (based on the story by Oscar Wilde)
Directed by Lynn Musgrave
A no-nonsense American family buys an old mansion in rural England, scoffing at warnings of its resident ghost, in this adaptation of a tale by Oscar Wilde.

Auditions:  to be determined
Cast Size: 
3 women, 6 men
Rehearsals:  
to be determined (usually Monday-Thursday evenings, with some weekends)
Load-in:  March 4 – 9
Tech:  March 10 – 13
Previews:  March 14 & 15
Performances:  March 16 – April 8, 2018 (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM; Sundays at 2 PM)
Strike:  Following matinee on April 8

Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave

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


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:  to be determined
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

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


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:  to be determined
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

Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave

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


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:  to be determined
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 – Mark Halvorson
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Assistant Stage Manager – Stacy Kohout

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

 

All titles and dates subject to change.