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Crew Positions for The Skin of Our Teeth

Post Date: Apr 27, 2021

Quintessence Theatre Group seeks to fill several roles for our upcoming production of Thornton Wilder’s THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. This project, currently approved by Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), will be rehearsed, and filmed in-person in May and June at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk, with the final product streaming for audiences at the end of June. Quintessence will follow strict covid-19 health and safety guidelines, as per the city, state, and AEA.

Open positions are listed below. Requirements for all positions include:

  1. Applicants must be fully vaccinated by dates indicated in the job descriptions below.  
  2. Applicants must be local to the greater Philly area and provide their own housing. Due to current covid-19 safety guidelines, Quintessence is unable to provide housing.
  3. Applicants must have their own means of transportation to and from work.

Positions available:

Covid Compliance Officer/Production Assistant (CCO/PA) – 1 position available

  1. Dates for this position are Friday, May 7 through Sunday, June 6, 2021.
  2. This position will be responsible for implementing Quintessence’s AEA approved covid-19 safety plan, including enforcing all protocols.
  3. The CCO/PA will be responsible for overseeing covid-19 testing schedules and the gathering of testing results.
  4. The CCO/PA will be the first point of contact should any individual test positive for covid-19, and the CCO will assist Quintessence in implementing the correct positive covid-19 protocols.
  5. The CCO/PA will have taken a Covid Compliance Officer training course or be willing to complete the course before employment begins.
  6. The CCO/PA will also help with other production tasks as needed when not performing CCO work.
  7. Must be fully vaccinated by Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
  8. This is a salaried position. Salary to be discussed during interview.

Non-Equity Assistant Stage Manager (ASM) – 1 position available

  1. Dates for this position are Wednesday, May 19 through Sunday, June 6, 2021.
  2. The ASM will play an integral role in the stage management team, which includes one Equity Production Stage Manager (PSM) and another Non-Equity ASM.
  3. The ASM will report to the PSM and assist with rehearsal, tech, and filming duties.
  4. The ASMs will work together to develop and implement a backstage run plan for all rehearsals, tech, and filming.
  5. The ASM will help preset and reset during filming and assist actors and other crew personnel as needed.
  6. The ASM will be responsible for additional duties as assigned by the PSM.
  7. Must be fully vaccinated by Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
  8. This is a salaried position. Salary to be discussed during interview.

Camera Operator/PA – 1 position available

  1. Dates for this position are Wednesday, May 26 through Sunday, June 6, 2021.
  2. No camera operation experience required, but experience is welcome.
  3. The Camera Operator/PA will assist the Director of Photography (DOP) in camera set-up as needed and directed.
  4. The Camera Operator/PA will run cameras as needed for the DOP.
  5. The Camera Operator/PA will also help with other production tasks as needed when not operating a camera.
  6. Must be fully vaccinated by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
  7. This is a salaried position. Salary to be discussed during interview.

Salary

To be discussed in interview.

How to Apply

All interested applicants should send a resume via email to Quintessence’s associate producer Maggie Davis at maggie@quintessencetheatre.org

Please include the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject of the email “[ROLE] Applicant.