Los Angeles, CA | Washington, D.C.
Seeking a highly-motivated individual to leverage live show productions pre/post shows.
Production Type: Live Concerts/Comedy Shows/Stage Plays
Position: P/T Intern/Freelance
Industry: Live Entertainment
The Production Assistant (PA) will work directly with producers, senior producers and executive producer to assist in the production of live concerts,, comedy shows and stage plays. The PA supports all productions and artistic operations functions. LSS Universal's (LSSU) performances encompass a wide variety of venues ranging from large theaters to black box theatres. During rehearsals and live performances, the PA serves as a point of contact for the Artistic Director, LSSU staff, stage manager, stage crew, front of house Visual Merchandiser vendors. The production assistant establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts including venue contacts, opening artists, technical and creative service providers.
The PA must be able to:
⦁ Maintain the annual Production Calendar and Production Expenses to be paid worksheet
⦁Assist with the creation, distribution, and management of production‐ related contracts.
⦁Create rehearsal schedules and timelines for performances
⦁Communicate accurate information about productions to LSS Universal staff so they can effectively manage their responsibilities
⦁ Research potential venues and maintain a venue database in the staff portal
⦁Research local, regional, national, and international entertainers
⦁Assists with the creation of production expense budgets for performance events
1‐2 years experience as a student, volunteer, or professional stage manager or in other production role.
Eager to learn and accept direction
Highly proficient computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet software.
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated evidence of successful teamwork. Collegian approach to communication, comfortable with occasional public speaking
Ability to handle varied levels of multi‐tasking and to adapt to rapidly changing environments
Working knowledge of theatrical, film, and/or production procedures and practices and eagerness to apply that knowledge in a wide range of productions