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JOB OPENINGS

Job opportunities are listed as they become available.

Overview

The non-profit Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) The Gamm Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

OUR MISSION

Founded in 1984, The Gamm is proud to tell stories that entertain, provoke, and engage seriously with the most important issues of our time. The Gamm further serves the public with educational programming that enriches the cultural and civic life of our community. The Gamm is a regionally recognized, award-winning theater and a proud member of New England Area Theatre (NEAT), a bargaining unit of the Actors’ Equity Association.

OUR HISTORY

Now in its 37th season, The Gamm Theatre is one of the region’s premier professional theaters and a cultural asset since its founding in 1984. The Gamm is a destination for critically acclaimed productions, including numerous world and regional premieres. It is the recipient of several Elliot Norton Awards from the Boston Theater Critics Association, among other professional recognitions. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Estrella and Managing Director Amy Gravell, The Gamm brings world-class theater to audiences in Southern New England, including Rhode Island, Connecticut, Greater Boston, and beyond. Drawing on the talent of local and visiting artists, we present an eclectic season of exciting new works and classics made to feel new — from the naturalistic to the epic. Our productions use an intimate space to engage, provoke and entertain audiences while addressing the most salient issues of our time and all time. 

OUR VALUES

The values of The Gamm include a culture of Excellence, Belonging, and Integrity. These values guide our conduct, activities, and goals. To that end:

 

  • We have an unwavering commitment to artistic and professional excellence.

  • Our theater is a place of belonging – for patrons, employees, artists, and the community. To foster belonging, we wholeheartedly commit to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We endeavor to treat ALL people like human beings – that is, as rich and complex individuals and not political abstractions. We actively promote a common culture based on fairness, understanding, and humanity. And we root everything we do in love and compassion.

  • We behave with integrity, building trust and stewarding relationships and resources.

job opening: technical production supervisor

Experience and Qualifications

Successful candidates will:

  • Assist the Director of Production to plan, implement, and organize all season and non-season productions.

  • Oversee and implement the lighting design and sound/audio design for all season and non- season productions. Successfully hang, focus and collaborate with the designers and meet strict deadlines.

  • Oversee and manage organization of all production equipment including lighting instruments, audio equipment and some props/costumes.

  • Be willing and able to work flexible hours/days reflective of the dynamic schedule of a theater including a variety of evening and weekend hours. Must be available for all tech weekends and preview weeks.

  • Be someone with initiative, creativity, and a collaborative spirit. Must have the ability to work within a fast paced, dedicated team – rolling up your sleeves must be a favored tactic. Must also have the ability to work on one’s own and be motivated to implement work projects.

  • Express a passion for theater and the Rhode Island cultural community with a genuine interest in becoming a messenger of The Gamm’s mission and vision.

  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.

Preferred:

  • Five or more years of experience in technical theater

  • Excellent time management and crew management skills

 

Compensation 

Starting salary for this position is $38,000 – $42,000, depending on experience.
The position is full-time/exempt for a 10-month contract with benefits.
The theater provides medical and dental Insurance, an Employee Assistance Program, and group retirement plan, free admission to Gamm studio classes, as well as paid vacation, personal, and holiday leave.

The Gamm requires full- and part-time staff to be fully vaccainated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or written documentation of medical or religious exemption is required for employment.

Anticipated start date: November 1, 2022

 

Application Process

Applicants should submit cover letter and resume to: hr@gammtheatre.org by October 21, 2022.

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job opening: TEACHING ARTIST

Gamm Education seeks applications for upcoming Teaching Artist and Assistant Teaching Artist placements, including, but not limited to: 

Tuesday/Thursday 4:00 - 6:00, High School Production 

Mondays/Tuesdays during the school day, November - December, High School Shakespeare Project

Wednesdays 3:30 - 5:00, Elementary School, after school project

 

Requirements

  • Own transportation

  • Prior training, education, and/or professional experience with youth 

  • Theater experience in Acting, Directing, and/or Design/Technology

  • Current National BCI and Fingerprinting check

 

Compensation

Varies according to experience and training, $20-$40+/hourly 

Internship credit may be available

 

Application Process

Please send a cover letter, CV/Resume, Theatrical Resume, and Sample Lesson Plan for the age group you are most interested in working with to Jess Corsentino, Education Coordinator - jc@gammtheatre.org

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