Friday, December 31, 2010
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Monday, December 27, 2010
Give our (dis)regards to Broadway - How the six biggest stage flops in town met their terrible demise
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
College Laboratory Technician/Technical Director/Shop Foreman
The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) seeks a College Laboratory Technician for a Technical Director/Shop Foreman, for a full-time position starting in the Fall 2011 semester. Responsibilities include the building and supervision of wood and metal construction of scenery and rigging for Queens College productions including the set-up and movement of sets, props and all scenic elements, maintenance of scene shop, stages and equipment; supervision of student crews; co-ordination of construction planning with the production manager and a knowledge of drafting and mechanics.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma with a minimum of four years' related experience. Additional education may be used to meet the experience requirement: an Associate degree may be substituted for two years experience, and a Bachelor's degree may be substituted for four years experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Hand and CAD drafting skills. Knowledge of Word, Excel and Vectorworks.
Salary Range:: $36,795 - $54,848
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package.
How to Apply: To apply, please log on to www.cuny.edu. Navigate to Employment, click on application for employment, and then log into the applicant tracking program Job Postings on CUNY First. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should click on the appropriate link to register. Applications should be submitted through CUNYFirst. Applicants must attach a cover letter, and resume, and list three professional references. Resume, cover letter, and three references must be uploaded as a single document. Please follow instructions under "How to Apply Online."
Applications must be received by closing date January 22, 2011
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
Monday, December 20, 2010
After quitting his day job in a "leap of faith," theatrical director and producer Mark Clayton Southers is hired by the August Wilson Center.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Much of the credit goes to the cast of this Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre production, most notably its leads Michael Ball, Derdriu Ring and Simon Bradbury who inject vigor, conviction and good humor into their portrayals.
British playwright Harold Brighouse wrote the play while serving in World War I. It had its first production in 1915.
When a colleague asked me this question after seeing the show this weekend, I could not resist a chance to meld my two great loves: economics and theater.