SUBMISSIONS/
OPPORTUNITIES

Show Submissions

The Milburn Stone Theatre is currently accepting script/ score submissions to be considered for future seasons. Please send

submissions to Artistic Director, Andrew John Mitchell:

email: amitchell@cecil.edu

Physical address: The Milburn Stone Theatre C/O Andrew Mitchell, 1 Seahawk Drive, North East, MD 21901

DEATHTRAP, 2013

2021-2022 Season Production Positions 

The Milburn Stone Theatre is currently accepting applications for the 2021/2022 Season. Below please find the Job Responsibilities for each of the Production Staff Positions that we hire on a contractual basis for each show. Clicking on the name of the position will take you to the Application to complete.

 

Pay varies for each position and show in our season. Please read the information on the application to find out further information about stipends offered.

 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Andrew Mitchell at amitchell@cecil.edu or (443) 674-1929

 

DIRECTOR

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to attend and audit all auditions and call backs

  • Expected to be on time and prepared for all rehearsals

  • Responsible for running all blocking rehearsals, run-throughs, and attending any rehearsal requested by other production staff members

  • Expected to attend all tech week rehearsals

  • Expected to attend all scheduled production meetings

  • Responsible with keeping communication open between themselves and the Milburn Stone Theatre Staff and Production Staff

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a rehearsal schedule in collaboration with the Music Director, Choreographer, and Stage Manager

 

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd_jnL81DngqB60ozlcU0zBJ1pIDiJ81oXH8bAMyjbIvuDwSg/viewform

 

MUSIC DIRECTOR

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to attend and audit all auditions and call backs

  • Expected to be on time and prepared for all rehearsals

  • Responsible for running all music rehearsals, accompanying run-throughs, and attending any rehearsal when requested by other production staff members

  • Responsible for running tracks or playing in/conducting the pit for all tech week rehearsals and performances

  • Expected to attend all scheduled production meetings

  • Collaborates with the Chorographer to ensure that tracks used for rehearsals match the performance plan

  • Responsible for the assembly of an orchestra or pit band, in coordination with the Milburn Stone Theatre, within the budget provided. When the members are assembled, the Music Director will provide names and contact information to the Production Manager

  • Responsible to supply their own substitute if they are unable to accompany a rehearsal

 

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeSYnZKzfsIwdlpkSEczqxECpMGtDY9Bl72tH40ANsIxmkH3w/viewform

 

CHOREOGRAPHER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Asked to attend and audit all auditions, and is expected to attend all dance calls and callbacks

  • Expected to be on time and prepared for all rehearsals

  • Responsible for running all dance rehearsals, attending all run-throughs and any rehearsal when requested by other production staff members

  • Expected to attend all tech week rehearsals

  • Expected to attend all scheduled production meetings

  • Responsible to designate a Dance Captain from within the cast when deemed necessary. This decision must be made in coordination with the Director, Music Director, and Stage Manager

 

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXnAgem7A2V83yfrSIpJbvrCjSXs-mXVKRC0XRDsj4pw75Aw/viewform

 

STAGE MANAGER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to run all auditions and call backs

  • Responsible for attending all rehearsals and assisting in rehearsal operation (ie: setting up the stage, cast attendance, creation of prompt book, recording director’s blocking, managing the cast and crew, calling breaks)

  • Responsible for creation of properties list in collaboration with the production staff, and continually updating the properties list through the rehearsal process

  • Responsible for maintaining the show page on Virtual Callboard, including but not limited to updating rehearsals, and filing timely rehearsal/performance reports

  • Responsible for running the entire show from the beginning of tech week to closing night, including calling all cues

  • Responsible to attend cueing, run cue to cue, and run the light board after cue to cue to the end of production

  • Responsible for securing the facility at close of each rehearsal and performance 

  • Responsible for all necessary paperwork

  • Expected to attend all scheduled production meetings

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWRCEfjTkdx1crcpfPpjv17M8sTfRPq1n2OA37xRGmHnUSeA/viewform

 

COSTUME DESIGNER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available

  • Responsible for collaborating with the production staff in the creation of a design

  • Responsible for research, costume renderings, fittings, rental packages, final show pieces, construction, purchasing, adjustment, and/or pulling of costumes for the production

  • Required to attend all production meetings, and one run-through before the final production meeting

  • Required to lead costume strike within at most 72 hours of closing

 

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfogHkVZYdKTOrbt-8ST6f5gZ2FsaIWNWeb2QbTKbyAph3MAg/viewform

 

PROPS MASTER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available

  • Responsible for collaborating with the production staff in the creation of a design

  • Responsible for all hand and costume props included handheld magic needed for the production unless otherwise stated

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available for each production

  • Expected to first work with the existing inventory. Any rental or purchase of additional equipment must be made in writing to the Production Manager and approved by MST

  • All on-site construction or creation of prop elements must work in conjunction with the Technical Director 

  • Required to attend all production meetings, and one run-through before the final production meeting

  • Provide specified rehearsal props as noted in rehearsal reports or meeting notes

  • Required to strike props within at most 72 hours of closing

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfogHkVZYdKTOrbt-8ST6f5gZ2FsaIWNWeb2QbTKbyAph3MAg/viewform

 

AUDIO ENGINEER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available

  • Expected to work with the existing audio equipment. Any request for the rental or purchase of additional equipment must be made in writing to the Production Manager, and approved by the MST Staff

  • Responsible for collaborating with the production staff in the creation of a design

  • Responsible for the successful execution of the audio design, including operating the sound board, creating the live mix of the show, and maintenance of the final design through the closing performance

  • Responsible for design, supervision, and plotting of sound effects

  • Responsible for supervising all sound equipment in the house and onstage used during the production

  • Required to attend all production meetings, and one run-through before the final production meeting

  • Required to lead audio strike and restore audio equipment within at most 72 hours of closing

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfogHkVZYdKTOrbt-8ST6f5gZ2FsaIWNWeb2QbTKbyAph3MAg/viewform

 

LIGHTING DESIGNER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available

  • Responsible for collaborating with the production staff in the creation of a design

  • Expected to work with the existing lighting equipment. Any request for the rental or purchase of additional equipment or supplies must be made in writing to the Production Manager, and approved by the MST Staff

  • Required to attend all production meetings, and one run-through before the final production meeting

  • Expected to attend all tech week rehearsals and may provide technical notes during designated time

  • Responsible for providing a full light plot to scale (no smaller than ¼” = 1’) showing type, color, and position for all necessary instruments

  • Responsible for providing associated paperwork

  • Responsible for being present for and supervising the focus of lighting equipment and the setting of all light cues

  • Responsible for having the lights in a workable condition by the end of cue to cue, and providing the Stage Manager and Technical Director with all necessary information for show maintenance

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfogHkVZYdKTOrbt-8ST6f5gZ2FsaIWNWeb2QbTKbyAph3MAg/viewform

 

SET DESIGNER

  • Responsible to the Artistic Director, Production Manager, General Manager, and Technical Director of Milburn Stone Theatre

  • Expected to follow the Production Calendar, as set by the Production Manager in coordination with the Artistic Director

  • Expected to work within the scope of time, budget, and personnel available

  • Expected to work with the existing shop and paint tools. Any rental or purchase of additional equipment must be made in writing to the Production Manager and approved by MST

  • Expected to work with the Technical Director to set dates to come in and answer any questions or concerns and assist with set build and completion. The designer must set meetings ahead of time and must make at least one visit per week leading up to tech week, these visits will begin the week prior to set build commencing.

  • Responsible for providing all necessary information for the successful completion of the design. This may include ground plan, section, paint elevations and scale set model (physical or digital). If working drawings are required by the Technical Director, the Scenic Designer will supply those drawings as well

  • Complete all work on the set one week prior to opening. Touch ups may be done during tech week and the weeks in between performances

To submit an application please click the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfogHkVZYdKTOrbt-8ST6f5gZ2FsaIWNWeb2QbTKbyAph3MAg/viewform

Special Event/Booking Requests

The Milburn Stone Theatre is actively looking to book music acts, live podcast recordings, motivational speakers, comedy and improv duos/groups and stand up performers for future seasons. For booking considerations, please send your digital EPK to Artistic Director, Andrew John Mitchell at amitchell@cecil.edu

Employment Opportunities 

* Theatre Assistant

 Position:                      Theatre Assistant – Part Time

Department:                Milburn Stone Theatre


Hours:                          Variable

 

Pay Rate:                     $12.00 per hour

 

General Duties:

The Theatre Assistant maintains regular Box Office hours to process online, phone and walk-up     ticket orders and ticket exchanges. They become familiar with the administrative and back-end management of the AudienceView ticketing system and demonstrate skills in processing all sales in an efficient manner. Theatre Assistants will also help with the overall organization and set up of the theatre for productions and events. The Theatre Assistant reports directly to the Managing Director of Milburn Stone Theatre.

 

This position works on an as needed schedule. Shifts will be posted on the scheduling site, and     employees can pick up shifts if they are available to work them. Shifts will be posted monthly, with some shifts being added if business demands it. Shifts will be posted with information about the type of work that will be required during the shift. 

 

Responsibilities:

·       Processes in-person, online and telephone ticket orders using the ticketing system

·       Provides excellent customer service

·       Uses cash register and responsible for closing out at end of shift

·       Required to work weekend and evening performances when applicable

·       Assists patrons and outside rentals with a professional, positive and friendly demeanor

·       General office duties (including, but not limited to filing, copying, preparing mailings, etc.)

·       Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

·       Oversees concession set up and replenishment

·       Organizes and trains volunteer ushers for in-house productions and rentals

·       Maintains lobby aesthetics

·       Provides administrative assistance to the Director & Artistic Director

·       Assist in the Theatre House & Theatre Shop with organization and clean up

·       Assist in preparation with upcoming Productions and Rentals which can include: Hanging Lights, Painting, House Clean Up, Backstage Clean Up, etc. Any specialized work will be overseen and training will be provided by the Technical Director or Assistant Technical Director

  • Required to work a minimum of 5 shifts in each quarter (July – September, October – December, January – March, & April – June), but may not work over 29 hours in a single week (Saturday – Friday)

  • Performs other related work as required

 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma Required

  • Preferred: Associates Degree

 

Deadline:                     For best consideration please apply by August 15, 2021 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Milburn Stone Theatre is always looking for volunteers to assist in supporting theatre operations. Ushers, concessionaires, actors, running crew, set-builders, painters, costumers, and other positions are available. Call the production manager, Melissa Redfield for information at (443) 674-1936. for details.