Presentation on theme: "Who’s Who? Working in the Theatre. Who’s who? House Manager Publicist Director Assistant Director Technical Director Box Office Manager Artistic Director."— Presentation transcript:
Who’s Who? Working in the Theatre
Who’s who? House Manager Publicist Director Assistant Director Technical Director Box Office Manager Artistic Director Producer Stage Manager The Office
Who’s who? Lighting Designer Make-up Designer Technical Director Costume Designer Audio Designer Technical Director Scenic Designer Audio One Master Electrician Costume Mistress Make-up Crew Lead Carpenter Audio Crew Costume Crew Lighting Crew Carpenter Property Master Props Crew The Build
Who’s who? Lighting Tech Property Master Stage Manager Costume Mistress Audio Engineer Scenic Crew Audio Two (A2) DresserStagehands During the Run
The Business Team
Producer - Makes all necessary arrangements for the production to be put on Finding the financing. Smoothing the way for the Director Almost the equivalent of the Business Manager. Controls the money
Producer - “Money Man”
Artistic Director - Responsible for the artistic decisions of a company. Set the shows for the season Monitor monies spent. May or may not direct shows
House Manager - Manages the house everything audience side of the main drape ushers, Box Office, refreshments, monies Ensures the house is ready for the evening’s performance.
Box Office Manager - Manages the box office, manages monies from ticket sales
Publicist - Creates and handles all publicity for the production, to include: advertising posters, commercials, Interviews programs
Director - The creator of the artistic vision of the production. interprets the script, creates the production concept, Blocks the actors, Runs the rehearsal various other duties
Technical Director - responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the production. Answer directly to the Director. responsible for the implementation of the Designers concepts.
Stage Manager (SM)- In control of everything that happens During the Run Backstage. All departments report to the SM. Manages the Actors and Technicians during the run of the production.
Stage Manager (SM)- Maintains the Director’s vision of the production after opening night. The only member of the technical staff who will be a member of Actor’s Equity
Assistant Director (AD)- Assists the Director administratively during the audition and rehearsal process. writes blocking notes into the Prompt copy takes rehearsal notes, coordinates the rehearsal schedule various other administrative duties.
Design Staff –
Audio Designer – Creates the sound system needed for the production. Creates cues/effects needed for the production.
Costume Designer – Designs the costumes for the production following the Director’s vision.
Lighting Designer (LD) – Creates a lighting plot to complement the Director’s vision. Implements his design calling the focus of the lighting instruments Writes lighting cues for a production.
Scenic Designer – Creates the set design for the production. Creates renderings to be used during the build process.
Make-up Designer – Creates the make-up schedule for the actors. Assists the actors in the application process.
Audio One (A1) - Head of the Audio (Sound) crew. Responsible for: the set up, maintenance, and operation of the sound system
Costume Mistress - Responsible for constructing the designs of the Costume Designer Maintaining all of the costumes for the production. washing and repairing Also known as the Costumer
Master Electrician (ME) - Head of the lighting department. Responsible for: the installation, maintenance and operation of the lighting plot
Master Carpenter - Head of the Carpentry (scenic building) crew
Property Master - The person responsible for the obtaining and/or construction of the Props. Maintenance
Audio Crew (Sound Crew) - Assists the A1 in the set up of the audio system
Costume Crew - Assists the Costumer in the build and/or collection of costume pieces needed for the production.
Lighting Crew - Assists the ME in the hang and focus of the lighting plot
Set Crew - Builds the scenery pieces needed in the production
Props Crew - Assists the Property Master in the collection and/or build of all props and set pieces needed for the production.
Make-up Crew - Assists the Make-up Designer in the creation of prosthetics Aids the actors in the application process
Sound Engineer - usually the A1 will fill this position. Operates the sound console during the production
Audio Second (A2) - assists the A1 during the production. Usually backstage handling microphones and/or monitors
Dresser - Assists the actors in costume changes occurring backstage
Lighting Technician - usually the ME will fill this position. Maintains the lighting plot, focus and cues during the production Operating the lighting console
Scenic Crew (Stagehands) - Places set pieces on stage for the appropriate scenes Maintain properties and set pieces during the run