National Repertory Orchestra

Internships 2013

Department:             Operations
Office:                       Breckenridge – Seasonal
Location:                  Breckenridge, CO
National Repertory Orchestra – Production & Operations Intern:
The Production & Operations Interns primary responsibility is to work on a three-person production team.  The production staff is also aided by the assistance of several Orchestra Members (Production Fellows) in the set-up and strike of the stage.  The Production Intern is expected to work closely and effectively with the Production Manager, Artistic & Operations Director, Orchestra Manager, Music Librarian, Music Director, and Guest Conductors to ensure clear communication regarding production needs and abilities for the festival among the staff and clear dissemination of this information.  The intern also reports to the Artistic & Operations director to aid with general operations throughout the festival including artist liaison assistance and community outreach logistics.  The intern will also work closely with the Recording Engineer to assist with microphone adjustments, CD creation, and other duties as needed.  This internship provides a variety of insight into several aspects of festival operations.    
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assisting the Production Manager and Stage Manager in the daily functions of the production needs of the festival including but not limited to: all production efforts necessary for all rehearsals, performances, workshops, special events, run-outs, master classes, and seminars.  Assist in transportation of all production and percussion equipment to all events and rehearsals.  Responsible for monitoring all equipment and instruments to ensure proper handling and care, back-of-house duties and stage production requirements as directed by the Stage Manager.  Coordinates with the Riverwalk Center Technical Director to maintain facility including lights, sound, and general equipment.  Assists with supervision of production fellows, creating necessary paperwork, documents, and forms. Assists the Recording Engineer with set-up and strike of recording equipment, recording manufacturing, and other duties as needed.  Assists the Artistic & Operations director with artist liaison coordination and community outreach logistics.  
Previous orchestral and back-stage experience is desirable but not required.  Must be able to handle organizational and communication aspects of the position in a positive, professional, and timely manner.  Strong organizational skills required.  Must work well under pressure and is willing to take directions and requests from many people while being able to prioritize tasks.  The job requires manual labor: lifting trunks and equipment weighing up to 75lbs and transporting these trunks and equipment by use of a hand truck to the stage or transport truck for run-outs.  This job may require driving large vehicles.  Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player.    
Resort Housing, Weekly Grocery Stipend, College Credit Negotiable
June 2, 2013 – August 10, 2013
Application Procedure: 
Please send cover letter, resume, and references to  PDF format preferred.  For questions, email or call 970.453.5825.  Thank you for your interest in the National Repertory Orchestra.
Application Deadline: April 19, 2013

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