Seeking Lighting Designer, Costume Designer, Sound Designer, Set/Props Designer.
Job Description Overview
The Fringe Curates/Presents Creative Team will collaborate with Capital Fringe from script selection through the rehearsal and production process of the Curated/Presents productions, presented in the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival. We are looking for committed individuals that want to work collaboratively on exciting new scripts in a repertory environment.
Duties & Responsibilities
Project Selection – feedback (via email and skype) to producers on script finalists
World-Building – Actively participate as a member of the Creative Team in group exploration on themes and possible ideas before starting your own design research.
Research/1st Production Meeting – written description of concepts, images, examples, and ideas pulled from “World-Building” exercises. Bounce ideas off the team, work to unify thematic elements.
Proposals/2nd Production Meeting – Present research choices for each specific area, discussion of any remaining questions with the team to unify concept and execution goals.
First Reads presentation – Present concepts and design to cast and crew at the 1st Reads, inspiring rehearsals and performance with actors.
Rehearsals – Attend rehearsals as needed, working with Creative Team to implement necessary needed design elements into rehearsals.
Final Production Meeting – Final choices presented, budget updated to reflect decisions and final selections. Any remaining needs discussed and plan for tech set.
Time Commitment & Compensation
The Fringe Curates/Presents Creative Team commitment is February through July with the following schedule:
This is a contract position. The competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Due to the nature of the collaborative work involved, only candidates in the DMV area (District of Columbia and surrounding counties of Maryland and Virginia) are encouraged to apply.
Email cover letter, resume and sample work with references to email@example.com. Please put “Fringe Curates/Presents Designer” in the subject line. Deadline for applicants is February 4, 2019.