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Skylight Music Theatre Seeks 'Hairspray' Young Performer Supervisor

Skylight Music Theatre Seeks 'Hairspray' Young Performer Supervisor


Skylight Music Theatre’s mission since 1959: To bring the full spectrum of music theatre works to a wide and diverse audience in celebration of the musical and theatrical arts and their reflection of the human condition.


Skylight Music Theatre seeks a Young Performer Supervisor (YPS) for the holiday show HAIRSPRAY. The YPS will be an essential member of the Stage Management team and will be responsible for all youth performers in the production throughout rehearsals and performances.

• Responsible for the supervision, welfare, and management of all Young Performers at all times
• Provide supervision during meal breaks and while young people are in the building before and after rehearsals and performances
• Check in all Young Performers and escort them to the pick-up area at the end of the day
• Shepherd Young Performers to and from the stage for all entrances and exits and ensure they are using proper backstage pathways and not disrupting backstage processes
• Act as a liaison between Stage Management and Parents/Guardians to ensure all Young Performer needs are met
• Communicate with Parents/Guardians professionally and consistently during rehearsals or shows as needed

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The Young Performer Supervisors will report to Stage Management and Director of Artistic Operations.

• Previous experience working with children, preferred in an arts/theater setting
• Stage Management and/or teaching experience beneficial
• An understanding of theatrical rehearsal procedures and performance etiquette
• Excellent communication skills (email and phone), quick and effective problem-solving abilities, thorough organizational skills
• A background check is required

Salary: $300.00 per week
Employment Dates: October 23, 2018-December 23, 2018 (possible extension through December 30), weekly employment of 20-40 hours per week depending on rehearsal/performance schedule. Rehearsals and performances are primarily on evenings and weekends, with some daytime availability required.

Interested individuals should submit by email a cover letter and resume to: Sam Nykiel, Director of Artistic Operations
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