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

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

Stage Manager – Mady Davis
Set Designer – Corinna Troth
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Costume Designer – Carolann Winther
Prop Designer – Sharon Selberg
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave
Assistant Director – Megan West
Sound Board Operator – Laura Doty
Light Board Operator – John Dykstra
Backstage Crew – Michael Modry
Fight Choreographer – Mike Lubke

These positions are currently available:
— Strike Crew
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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 – Abby Schneck
Set Designer – Philip Hoks
Lighting Designer – Mark Halvorson
Costume Designer – Deb Murphy
Prop Designer – Robert J. Smith
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave
Assistant Director – Alison Anderson
Light Board Operator – Amanda Oporto
Sound Board Operator – Thom Rigger

These positions are currently available:
— 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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RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by George M. Roesler
Everyone in a small town are turning into rhinoceroses, in Ionesco’s absurdist classic set in today’s America.

Auditions:  October 30 & November 1
Cast Size: 
an ensemble of 10-12 actors
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
Set Designer – Dietrich Poppen
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Costume Designer – Bobbi Iverson-Roesler
Sound Designer – James Harding
Composer – Don Sweet
Assistant Stage Manager – Randy Marciniak
Assistant Lighting Designer – Trygve Eggen
Mask Designer – Kim Lawler
Sound Board Operator – Laura Doty
Light Board Operator – David Pitchford

These positions are currently available:
 Prop Designer
— 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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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:  November 20 & 21
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

Set Designer – Sadie Ward
Costume Designer – Carolann Winther
Sound Designer – Warren Sampson

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Lighting Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Board Operator
— Light 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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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

Stage Manager – Toni Solie
Set Designer – John A. Woskoff
Lighting Designer – Mark Kieffer
Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Prop Designer – Chad Van Kekerix
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave

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 stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.
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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:  January 15 & 16
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 – Cody Biggerstaff
Set Designer – Emma Davis
Lighting Designer – Bill Larsen
Sound Designer – Robert Hoffman
Assistant Stage Manager – Rachel Holtz

These positions are currently available:
 Costume Designer
 Prop Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light 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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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

Set Designer – Michael Hoover
Lighting Designer – Chad Van Kekerix
Costume Designer – Rebecca Karstad
Sound Designer – Lynn Musgrave

These positions are currently available:
— Stage Manager
 Prop Designer
 Sound Board Operator
 Light 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:  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 – Chad Van Kekerix
Prop Designer – Rick Polenek
Sound Designer – Abe Gabor
Assistant Stage Manager – 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 stage managers, backstage crew, or costume crew. Contact Toni for more information.

 

All titles and dates subject to change.