Jobs

We’re hiring theatre professionals for a variety of opportunities! To apply for any of the contract positions listed below, send requested materials to Claire at claire@shineplano.com. Must have relevant degree plus 3 years of experience OR 10 years of experience. If you are a college student or person at the beginning of your career, we’d love to have you apply for our fellowship program!

What You’ll Love About Our Work Environment:

  • We are flexible.
  • We value people over production.
  • We are creative problem solvers.
  • We value transparency.

Shine is a family-friendly, faith-based youth theatre, founded in 2015. We produce full scale theatre productions, workshops, classes, camps, and other special events. We are located at 3035 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075


DIRECTORS, CHOREOGRAPHERS, MUSIC DIRECTORS

We are seeking applicants with a relevant degree in the performing arts and several years of experience directing/choreographing in children’s theatre, youth theatre, and/or as a middle school or high school private or public school theatre teacher. Click here to see available contracts.

Directors, choreographers, and music directors enjoy working with our smart and respectful students. They are eager to learn and have excellent work ethic. Directors need experience/willingness to work in a community theatre setting with limited resources and (dedicated!) volunteer production teams.

Please submit a visual portfolio, resume, cover letter, and references to claire@shineplano.com. References should be able to speak to your work as a director, choreographer, or music director.

STAGE MANAGERS

We are hiring contract/project based stage managers for projects immediately and throughout our 2022 Season. Click here to see available contracts.

We require that you have at least 3 years of experience in stage management. Our ideal candidate holds or is completing a degree in Stage Management or Theatre and has experience in stage management for shows featuring young performers. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to claire@shineplano.com. References should be able to speak to your work as a stage manager or working with young people. 

DESIGNERS, TECHNICIANS, TECHNICAL DIRECTORS

We are always accepting candidates to join our roster of designers and technicians! We are especially looking to connect with technical directors, lighting designers, scenic designers, scenic painters, and props designers. Click here to see available contracts.

We require that you have at least 3 years of experience in your field. Please submit a website/visual portfolio, resume, and references to claire@shineplano.com. References should be able to speak to your work as a designer or technician.

TEACHING ARTISTS
We are always accepting candidates to join our team of Teaching Artists! We are especially looking to connect with those who are passionate about teaching disciplines relevant to musical theatre performance: acting, theatre jazz, tap, ballet, singing for musical theatre, auditioning for musical theatre, etc.

We require that you have at least 3 years of teaching experience in your field. For consideration, please send resume and 3 references to claire@shineplano.com. Your references should be able to speak to your experience teaching or working with young people.

 

Available Directing, Choreography, Music Director Contracts

Director: Annie Kids Contract Position │ This is a large scale, full production value summer camp. 30 minute show featuring kids ages 6-12. Camp is the week of June 15. Concept and production meetings will be held in the months leading up to camp. Hiring immediately.

Director: Bye Bye Birdie Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 13-18. Auditions are August 6-7. Rehearsals begin in mid August. Show runs October 28-November 6 at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Director: She Loves Me Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 13-18. Auditions are October 1. Rehearsals begin in early October. Show runs December 2-18 at The Shine Theatre, a 80 seat black box space. Our ideal candidate is willing and capable of working with two casts.

Choreographer: Annie Kids Contract Position │ This is a large scale, full production value summer camp. 30 minute show featuring kids ages 6-12. Camp is the week of July 11. Concept and production meetings will be held in the months leading up to camp. Hiring immediately.

Choreographer: Jungle Book Kids Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 8-12. Auditions are July 27-28. Rehearsals begin in early August. Show runs September 23-25 at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Choreographer: Bye Bye Birdie Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 13-18. Auditions are August 6-7. Rehearsals begin in mid August. Show runs October 28-November 6 at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Music Director: Annie Kids Contract Position │ This is a large scale, full production value summer camp. 30 minute show featuring kids ages 6-12. Camp is the week of July 11. Concept and production meetings will be held in the months leading up to camp. Hiring immediately.

Music Director: Jungle Book Kids Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 8-12. Auditions are July 27-28. Rehearsals begin in early August. Show runs September 23-25 at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Music Director: Bye Bye Birdie Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 13-18. Auditions are August 6-7. Rehearsals begin in mid August. Show runs October 28-November 6 at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Music Director: She Loves Me Contract Position │ Featuring students ages 13-18. Auditions are October 1. Rehearsals begin in early October. Show runs December 2-18 at The Shine Theatre, a 80 seat black box space. Our ideal candidate is willing and capable of working with two casts.

Available Stage Management Contracts

Stage Manager: 5 week contract beginning immediately | Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | First rehearsal May 31. Show runs June 10-26. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | This is a large scale, full production value summer camp. 30 minute show featuring kids ages 6-12. Camp is the week of June 15. Concept and production meetings will be held in the months leading up to camp. Hiring immediately. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | First concept meeting April 21. First rehearsal June 13. Show runs July 16-31. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | 30 minute show featuring performers ages 8-12. First concept meeting in June. First rehearsal in early August. Show runs September 23-25. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | First concept meeting on or around July 26. First rehearsal in mid August. Show runs October 28-November 6. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate has experience working with a large cast, calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Stage Manager: Contract position | First concept meeting on or around August 30. First rehearsal in early October. Show runs December 2-18. Duties are to execute responsibilities consistent with the standards in the theatrical profession. Ideal candidate is willing and capable of working with two casts, has experience, calling a show, exceptional organization skills, and quick problem solving skills.

Designers, Technicians, Technical Directors

Technical Director Contract Position │ Implements and oversees the build of all scenic designs for our summer 2022 shows. Duties are to supervise a volunteer build chief and a large crew of volunteer carpenters and painters, coordinate build and paint schedules, order all supplies within budget, collaborate with the production team. Ideal candidate has an excellent understanding and ability to read technical drawings and is excited by the challenges and rewards of working within the context of a nonprofit community theatre. Must possess ability to lead a team in a timely manner and ensure scenic elements arrive on time.

Scenic Designer Contract Position │ Tech week is June 6-9 with daytime rehearsals. 60 minute one-act musical presented at The Shine Theatre, a 80 seat proscenium black box theatre.

Lighting Designer Contract Position beginning immediately | Load in is May 8. Tech week is May 9-12. 60 minute one-act musical presented at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Lighting Designer Contract Position │ Tech week is July 11-14 with daytime rehearsals. 30 minute one-act musical presented at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Scenic Painter Contract Position beginning immediately │ Load in is May 8. Tech week is May 9-12. 60 minute one-act musical presented at The Courtyard Theatre in Downtown Plano, a 300 seat proscenium theatre.

Scenic Painter Contract Position │ Tech week is June 6-9 with daytime rehearsals. 60 minute one-act musical presented at The Shine Theatre, a 80 seat proscenium black box theatre.



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