“Being in a beautiful park and working in fresh air is a great treat after a season spent in the traditional windowless theaters. Even after all these years, the wide-open skies, storms, Northern lights, and double rainbows inspire me.” – Jack Mehler, Scenic and Lighting Designer

Trollwood Performing Arts School, located at Bluestem Center for the Arts, is a unique arts organization committed to providing high quality arts education, exceptional community entertainment, and serves as a community events and exposition center.

Trollwood serves as the managing arm for Bluestem Center for the Arts, a world-class facility headquartered in Moorhead, MN. The campus includes river views, grassy meadows, woods and wildlife, outdoor stages, a 2,500-seat amphitheatre, and the beautiful Marcil Commons which serves as an educational center and rental space including warm, knotty pine rooms with beautiful park views.

Trollwood Performing Arts School’s youth programs are committed to providing high quality performing arts education and exceptional community entertainment.

Since 1978, thousands of young people have spent their summers learning, growing, and making friends at Trollwood. Trollwood offers nine annual arts education, youth leadership and performance programs.

The school deliberately incorporates the outdoors because it is our belief that a connection to the natural environment fosters creativity, self-discovery, and an understanding of a healthy way of being alive. With nature as a model, students gain a better appreciation of the value of diversity, adaptability, cooperation, and interdependence.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume,​ three email references, and portfolio information to trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us.  Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560.

For more information on the application process or questions please call 218-477-6500 or email us at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume,​ three email references, and portfolio information to trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us.  Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN 56560.

For more information on the application process or questions please call 218-477-6500 or email us at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us

COSTUME DESIGNER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization producing a Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 patrons in an outdoor amphitheater at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Costume Designer for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Requirements include creating concept, vision, and design for all costumes. Successful candidate will have a technical theatre degree with emphasis in costume design and a minimum 3 years professional experience as a Costume Designer for musical theatre. Professional collaborative and educational environment. Work with a professional costume team, oversee purchasing, drafting, cutting, and building costumes as required by the design.  Must be highly proficient in costuming techniques.

Contract: Off-Site prep, February to May. Full time/on-site, June through Mid-July. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with COSTUME DESIGNER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

COSTUME SHOP MANAGER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Costume Shop Manager for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Working with the Costume Designer, coordinate the costume shop operations and the timely completion of costumes. Experience managing a shop for an expansive theatrical production, high skills in a wide variety of costume techniques including construction, pattern drafting and draping skills is a must. Significant administration experience, positive leadership, and excellent communication skills required. Responsible for managing quality of costumes throughout rehearsals and assisting in hiring professional shop staff. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract:  On-site, flexible dates: Mid-May – Mid-July or early August, negotiable. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with COSTUME SHOP MANAGER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

COSTUME STITCHER/WARDROBE CREW: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking stitchers for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Looking for candidates who truly love working on costumes, enjoy working with kids, relish a robust, energetic atmosphere, have strong construction proficiency and great communication skills. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract: Full time/on-site, flexible dates: Mid-May – early August, negotiable. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with STITCHER/WARDROBE in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization producing a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer in outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Technical Director for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for Trollwood. Technical Director will produce all working drawings for construction of scenic elements, designed by Jack Mehler, NYC based stage and lighting designer for Trollwood Performing Arts School. Degree in technical theatre and minimum 3 years experience as Technical Director. Expertise in carpentry, stagecraft, welding, rigging, drafting, and shop management. Supervises professional team of 5-8 professionals in addition to student crews and volunteers.

Contract: Off-site part time prep February to early/mid-April. On-site, full time with flexible start and end dates to be negotiated from as early as Mid-April up to early May and contracts ending either July 17 or August 6. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

MASTER CARPENTER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Master Carpenter for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Must have degree in technical theatre with a minimum 3 years professional experience preferred.  Mastery of carpentry and stagecraft construction, advanced carpentry, welding, and rigging required. Assist with supervision of a professional shop staff in the completion of all scenic elements. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract: On-site, full time with flexible start from as early as Mid-April up to early May and contracts ending by July 17. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with MASTER CARPENTER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

CARPENTER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Carpenters for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Must have degree in technical theatre with a minimum 3 years professional experience preferred.  Mastery of carpentry and stagecraft construction, advanced carpentry, welding, and rigging required. Assist with supervision of a professional shop staff in the completion of all scenic elements. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract:  On-site, full time with flexible start from as early as Mid-April up to early May and contracts ending by July 17. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with CARPENTER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

LIGHTING TECHNICIAN: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Lighting Technician for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Assist the Electrics Director in executing lighting design, setup, hang and focus. Seeking candidate with technical experience, circuiting and focusing theatrical lighting instruments. Must possess operational knowledge and experience of moving lights, LED lights, DMX controllers and dimmers, and ETC light boards. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract: Full time with flexible start and end dates to be negotiated from as early as Mid-April up to Mid-May and contracts ending either July 17 or August 6. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with LIGHTING TECHNICIAN in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

PROPS MASTER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Props Designer for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Working with the director, scenic designer and technical director, plan and schedule prop requirements for the Mainstage Musical. Organize and obtain resources needed to complete projects. Seeking qualified candidates with college education and 2-3 years’ work experience in props construction and management for a theatrical production.  Satisfactory portfolio displaying high quality work with attention to detail, as well as a wide range of techniques in props creation required. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth and volunteers as well as maintain a positive learning environment.

Contract:  On-site, flexible dates: mid-May – July/Aug, negotiable. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with PROPS MASTER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Scenic Charge Artist for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Looking for qualified candidates with a college level education and 2-3 years’ work experience scenic painting for a theatrical production. Satisfactory portfolio displaying high quality work with attention to detail, as well as a wide range of technique and experience in scenic painting required. Candidate should have experience working/teaching with youth as well as an ability to impart technical painting requirements on the productions scenery and furniture. Organize and obtain resources needed to complete projects.

Contract: Full time from May 24 through July 17. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with SCENIC CHARGE ARTIST in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

SCENIC PAINTER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Scenic Painter for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Working with the scenic artist, designer and scenic team, implement the painting of the production’s scenery and furniture. Seeking qualified candidates with a college level education and 2-3 years’ work experience scenic painting for a theatrical production.  Satisfactory portfolio displaying high quality work with attention to detail, as well as a wide range of technique and experience in scenic panting required. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract:  Mid-May – Mid-July. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with SCENIC PAINTER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

SOUND DESIGNER/DIRECTOR: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Sound Designer for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Must have degree in technical theatre or related field and minimum 3 years professional experience. Collaborating with the Mainstage Musical Director, plan the production audio needs for the Mainstage Musical. Provide materials illustrating show-specific preparation of the technical and creative audio elements. Create a production time analysis and calendar stating clear goals and deadlines to execute the sound system design. Supervises one professional staff member in addition to students, and volunteers during the production phase to ensure quality and on time completion of audio goals. Train students on the operation of necessary equipment to run the show. Supervise all rehearsals and performances of the production to ensure the highest possible quality of all audio elements. Organize and supervise the strike and storage of all audio elements of the Mainstage Musical. Responsible for shop safety, coordinating with other departments and budget management. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract: Full time/on-site start date: Flexible, Mid to late May through August 6. Trollwood is not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with SOUND DESIGNER/DIRECTOR in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

SOUND TECHNICIAN: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Sound Technician for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Working with the Sound Designer/Director, establish a production plan and schedule for completion of the audio needs for the Mainstage Musical. Work with the student staff to accomplish production goals and deadlines, while creating a healthy learning environment. Under the direction of the Sound Designer/Director, assist in supervising show operations and run crew. Maintain continuity and quality of the production through to the end of the run. Finally assist with organizing and executing the strike of all audio elements of the Mainstage Musical.  This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract:  On-site, full time with flexible start from Mid-May and contracts ending Early-August. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with SOUND TECHNICIAN in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

PRODUCTION MANAGER: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization that produces a high quality Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 audience members in an outdoor amphitheater located at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Production Manager for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and Artistic Director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. Oversee the daily operations of the production, serving as the primary leader for all department heads under the direction of the Artistic Director and Executive Director. Comfortable coordinating and serving as a resource in all aspects of technical theatre. Coordinate the production calendars with the department heads; outline the specific needs and challenges of the production. Facilitate efficient communication between all teams and departments throughout the production process and oversee the progress and quality of work in each department during the production process. Working with the Artistic/Stage Director and Stage Manager, plan and coordinate the rehearsal schedule, spaces, and resources. Oversee staff scheduling within each department to ensure production goals and administrative budgetary goals are met. Work with the technical departments to organize the strike of all technical elements of the Mainstage Musical. This is an educational theatrical production, and the candidate must possess the ability to teach youth.

Contract:  On-site, flexible dates: Mid-May –Early-August, negotiable. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with PRODUCTION MANAGER in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

ASM/DECK CHIEF: TROLLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL 2022

Join professionals from across the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization producing a Broadway-style musical production each summer attracting over 25,000 patrons in an outdoor amphitheater at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking ASM/Deck Chief for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN directed by Michael Walling, NYC based regional theatre director and artistic director for award winning Trollwood Performing Arts School. This position will be required to work with the Stage Manager to produce, maintain and distribute schedules, reports and other written materials communicating expectations and pertinent information to the cast, their guardians, production team, artistic team, and administration. The Deck Chief/ASM is the on-stage leader of the Stage Run Crew and works in conjunction and under the direction of the Stage Manager, to oversee the day-to-day on stage technical operation of all scenic elements and run crew personnel to ensure safety guidelines and processes are defined and followed “on deck” based on the standards of Trollwood Performing Arts School and Fargo Public Schools. Successful candidate will have a technical theatre degree with emphasis in Stage Management and a minimum 3 years professional experience in theatre management for musical theatre. Professional collaborative and educational environment.

Contract: May 31 – August 6, 2022. Not affiliated with any unions.

Salary: Competitive. Travel stipend and housing provided.

Send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to HIRING MANAGER at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with ASM/DECK CHIEF in subject line. Or mail information to Trollwood Performing Arts School, 801 50th Ave S, Moorhead, MN, 56560. www.trollwood.org

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders, man lifts, boom lifts, and at heights of up to 50 feet. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.