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Artistic Administrator - Ballet | Production Stage Manager



ARTISTIC ADMINISTRATOR–BALLET 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  
The Artistic Administrator–Ballet functions as a key member of the Ballet and Operations Departments, assuring the smooth functioning of the Dayton Ballet company and the successful organization and integration of all productions by Dayton Ballet. Duties include company management, including coordination of schedules, rosters, equipment inventory, and injury reports; preparation and maintenance of the ballet studios; artistic/production administration including developing and monitoring production budgets, negotiating, creating, and reviewing contracts; arranging for the rental of production materials including sets and costumes; and serving as liaison with ballet guest artists. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in dance, music, theatre, or arts administration and prior experience in arts production and specifically staged production management. Budgeting ability/experience is required; experience negotiating contracts is preferred. Candidates should have a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must be capable of moderate to heavy lifting. Must have personal vehicle and valid driver’s license. 

This is a full-time position with benefits. Compensation: mid-20s/low 30s, commensurate with experience. Schedule will be year-round, approximately 30 hours per week; typically 8–3 M–F, or 8–3 Tues–Sat, or Tues–Sun with fewer hours per day. Position is available July 1, 2018. 



PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  
The Production Stage Manager will manage all aspects of production for staged performances of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, including Dayton Ballet and Dayton Opera mainstage productions, collaborative presentations, miscellaneous Dayton Philharmonic presentations that involve theatrical cues, Dayton Ballet II performances and the Dayton Ballet School show. He/She is responsible for the smooth integration of artistic and technical aspects of staged productions and will be directly and actively involved in coordinating rehearsal and performance logistics and supervising personnel involved in staged productions. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in music, dance, theatre/stage management, or arts administration. Significant prior experience in arts production and specifically opera/musical theatre/ballet production management is required, along with music-reading ability. A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. Must be able to work many nights and weekends. Must be capable of moderate to heavy lifting. Must have personal vehicle and valid driver’s license. Ability to drive up to 26-foot, non-CDL truck highly recommended. 

This a full-time seasonal position (approximately 35 hrs per week, Sept–May). Compensation: mid-20s/low 30s, commensurate with experience. Benefits are offered during the season. Employee may continue benefits via COBRA in the off months (June–August). Position is available September 1, 2018. 


TO APPLY FOR EITHER POSITION: Contact Paul Helfrich, President & CEO, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, 126 N. Main Street, Suite 210, Dayton OH 45402, phelfrich@daytonperformingarts.org. No phone calls, please. Equal Opportunity Employer. 
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