Music Theatre of Wichita is currently preparing for its 42nd summer season. Nationally recognized as one of the nation’s finest summer musical theatres, MTW each year presents five lavish, full-scale Broadway musicals in the 2100-seat Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita.
Our backstage and onstage personnel represent a cross-section of some of the most talented theatre artists working in the field today. Major designers and directors from New York and other theatrical centers work hand in hand with the Music Theatre Tech Staff.
MTWichita will begin seeking staff positions at the start of 2013. Employment varies but for most of the production staff, they will be hired mid-May through Mid-August. Please send resumes starting in in December and MTWichita will review all resumes until the positions are filled.
THE SHOWS AND PERFORMANCE DATES:
Spamalot June 12 – 16
Les Misérables June 26 – June 30 The King and I July 10 -14
Betty Blue Eyes July 24 -28 Mary Poppins August 9 – 11 & 14 – 18
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
MTW annually welcomes back many returning artists, both onstage and off, but the following areas may have openings in 2013:
- Technical Director
- Asst. Technical Director
- Costume Shop Manager
- First Hand
- Properties Master
- Asst. Properties Master
- Properties Artisan
- Properties Carpenter
- Paint Charge
- Scenic Artists
- Wardrobe Supervisor
- Wardrobe Assistant
- Head Crafts/Milliner
- Crafts Assistant
- Asst. Lighting Designer
- Master Electrician
- Wig/Make Up Designer
- Wig/Make Up Assistant
- Asst Sound Designer
- Audio Assistant
- Production Stage Manager (Equity)
- General Technicians
-Production Management Intern
Note: We enjoy having our crew reflect the cultural and racial diversity that we celebrate in our country.
People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Music Theatre of Wichita offers entry level production positions to qualified applicants for the summer season, lasting mid May through Mid August. Production interns work with our professional production staff, designers, and directors from Chicago and New York and other regional Theaters throughout the country.
Production Interns starting pay is at $250. Following departments may have openings in 2013:
Full staff should be working by May 22. A smaller crew of key personnel may begin earlier to help load in shops and start construction for MTW productions, including Jesters, Cabaret, and all productions throughout the summer season. Some may also join later. All dates are flexible, pending artists’ schedules.
All shops are located in the Century II Complex. They are air-conditioned, separate spaces, and are readily accessible to the stage of the Concert Hall. The paint shop includes a 26’ x 54’ motorized paint frame.
WHAT WE OFFER:
A chance to do “Broadway Quality” work, with excellent designers and directors. The budgets are sufficient, the space is modern and workable, and each year this theatre proves to be an unusually good network connection to other major theatre centers. Few theatres offer the quality of work we have here.
HOW YOU MAY APPLY:
Jeff Taylor, Production Manager
Music Theatre of Wichita
225 W. Douglas, Suite 202
Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 265-3253 (phone)
(316) 265-8708 (fax)
Email to email@example.com.
Painters, Props and Costume persons should be prepared to submit a portfolio upon request.
Your application should be received by March 1, 2013.
Encouraged to apply early.