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Summer Production Staff

Early response is encouraged (before February 1); notifications for phone and in person interviews will start to go out early-December. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2017.

If you are currently an undergraduate student looking for experience as an intern check out open positions in Design and Production Internships

DMMO Crew Heads and crews are paid hourly, receive free housing and a travel stipend.

All crew/department head and some assistant positions (marked with *) require at least 2+ years professional experience and/or work in a BFA/MFA program. All other positions require professional experience and/or work in a BA/BFA/MFA program. Special consideration will go to those who have previously worked in summer stock rep. All Stage Management applicants must be able to read music.

DMMO has the following position open for the 2017 summer season:

Carpentry Department: Modification and construction of scenery. No run crew.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Paint Department:Paint scenery. No run crew.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Stage Department: Technical and dress rehearsals, work notes, repertory changeovers, and run crew.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Properties Department: Construct, alter, and fabricate all props. Run Crew Chief and Interns run shows and assist properties artisans in notes and repairs.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Wardrobe Department: Fittings and alterations for seasonal costume rental. Some costume construction. Run crew.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Electrics Department: Hang, circuit and focusing of the season plot; perform daily changeovers; run special effects during productions; assist with the set up of audio/visual equipment.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Stage Management Department: 3.5 weeks of rehearsal, technical rehearsals, running shows.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

Hair & Makeup Department: Daily maintenance and setting of wigs, pre-performance application of wigs and makeup and assist with chorus quick changes.
Now accepting applications for 2017 summer festival.

To apply for a position:
Send filled out Employment Application form (download link here), resume with 3 references, and a cover letter to:
jlile@dmmo.org

OR mail to the following address:
Des Moines Metro Opera
ATTN: Jim Lile
106 West Boston Ave.
Indianola, IA 50125

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