Employment

 

Random Farms is currently seeking to hire the following positions:
Voice Teacher
Photography / Videography Student Intern
Costume Assistant
Scenic Carpenter

MUSICAL THEATER VOICE TEACHER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Seeking an experienced voice teacher, specializing in musical theater style based on a classical foundation. Knowledge of vocal technique, musical theater repertoire, and audition technique is required. Previous experience working with children/teens a must. Light piano accompaniment required in lessons. 

We are looking for an hourly contractor who can commit to 2-3 weekday afternoons and at least one full weekend day.

Random Farms values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

JOB DETAILS

Start Date: August 2022

Salary: $45 / hour

Schedule: In person; ~3-4 days a week (one of those days could be virtual if there is student interest)

Travel: The organization’s rehearsal studio is in Elmsford, NY. Contractor must provide their own transportation.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send a resume in PDF format to jobs@randomfarms.com with “Voice Teacher Application” in the subject line. Applicants being further considered will be contacted for a phone interview. Finalists will be asked to attend an in-person work session with a student.

PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEOGRAPHY STUDENT INTERN

JOB DESCRIPTION

Seeking an unpaid student intern to work with their in-house lead photographer and videographer shooting children’s musical theater productions throughout Westchester.  This is an excellent opportunity to receive hands-on training in a supportive and friendly environment.

The internship program runs Nov 1 – Dec 9.  Interns need to be available to meet 2-3 times/wk via Zoom and/or in-person.  Commitment is 10-20 hrs/wk total.

Interns will also need to be able to provide their own transportation. While video equipment is provided, interns will need their own smartphone and camera (details below)

Random Farms values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

POSITION DETAILS

Start Date: November 1, 2022

Schedule: The internship program runs November 1 – December 9. Interns need to be available to meet 2-3 times/wk via Zoom and/or in-person.  Commitment is 10-20 hrs/wk total.

Travel: Interns will need to be able to provide their own transportation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Age 16 or older
  • Enrolled (within 6 months) in school
  • Suggested equipment: full frame mirrorless camera such as Nikon Z 7 ii, Sony a7 ii, Canon EOS R6 or better; fast zoom lenses
  • Have own transportation
  • Have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud on a Mac platform (Adobe Premiere Pro, Lightroom, and Photoshop)
  • Work well both independently and with others
  • Have the ability to synthesize feedback
  • Fast decision making and quick on feet

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist lead photographer / videographer with setup and breakdown of equipment
  • Learn live professional candid, stage performance, and event photography
  • Maintain and organize video equipment
  • Assist on photo and video shoots
  • Learn post production processes in photo and video editing

BENEFITS:

  • In-depth training in digital photography and on mirrorless cameras 
  • In-depth training in composition, color theory, and lighting
  • In-depth training editing photos in Lightroom
  • In-depth training editing videos in Adobe Premier
  • Real-time practice making snap decisions during live shoots

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send a resume in PDF format and link to your portfolio (or include samples of your work) to media@randomfarms.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line. Those selected will need to provide a letter from their school verifying enrollment.  School credit may be available, depending on the school – please indicate if that is something you are looking for.

COSTUME ASSISTANT

JOB DESCRIPTION

Looking for detail oriented, self-directed people who are flexible and enthusiastic to meet the ever-changing needs of a show in progress. Adults, college students, high school students aged 16 and up.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with costume fittings, load-in, set-up and strike at theater (costumes, wigs, accessories).
  • Helping student actors in and out of costumes, quick changes during dress rehearsals and performances.
  • Basic sewing skills are helpful but not mandatory.

JOB DETAILS

Dates/Hours:

  • October / November / December Hours @ Elmsford, NY Studio: Weekdays 3:00-8:00pm, Weekends 9:00am-5:00pm
  • November Hours @ White Plains Performing Arts Center: Weekdays: 3:30pm-8:00pm, Weekends: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • December Hours @ Yorktown Stage in Yorktown: Weekdays 3:00-8:00pm, Weekends 9:00am-5:00pm
  • December / January Hours @ Paramount Hudson Valley Theater: Weekdays 4:00pm-9:30pm, Weekends 9:00am-9:00pm

*Specific dates/times can be worked around personal availability

*Must be able to provide transportation to our rehearsal/performance spaces:

  • Rehearsal Studio: 77 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford NY
  • Performance Venue: White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains, NY
  • Performance Venue: Yorktown Stage, 268 Veterans Road, Yorktown Heights NY
  • Performance Venue: Paramount Theater, 1008 Brown St, Peekskill, NY

Wage: $15-18 / hr, commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send a resume in PDF format to our Costume Designer, Terri Canziani.

SCENIC CARPENTER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Seeking a Scenic Carpenter for its winter production of Legally Blonde.

Random Farms values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Scenic Designer by cutting, base painting, and assembling set pieces
  • Assist during load-in, tech, load-out
  • Confident cutting / assembling stage platforms and facing 
  • Proficient at using: circ saw, table saw, miter saw

JOB DETAILS

Build Dates @ Random Farms Studio in Elmsford, NY:

  • Build dates are TBD but plan for three 8-hour days between: 12/2-12/4, 12/9-12/10, 12/16-12/18, 12/30
  • Dates will be determined after candidates speak with Scenic Designer about availability

Tech Dates @ Paramount Theater in Peekskill, NY:

  • Sunday, 1/22, approx 8:30-4:00pm  (Load In)
  • Monday, 1/23, approx 9:30-4:00pm (Tech)
  • Sunday, 1/28, approx 3:30-9:30pm (Load out @ Paramount Theater in Peekskill, NY and relocation of set pieces to Elmsford, NY)

Wage: $26/hr
Travel: Contractor must provide their own transportation.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, please send a resume to jobs@randomfarms.com with “Scenic Carpenter” in the subject line.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Random Farms Kids’ Theater is a not-for-profit organization that offers musical theater programming to young people from kindergarten to college. The company was founded in 1995 and currently serves approximately 1,200 young people each year with an annual operating budget of $1.7 million. Random Farms operates primarily in Westchester County, NY, though many of its participants travel from nearby counties in NY as well as CT and NJ. There are currently 10 full-time employees, plus several part-time employees and independent contractors.

Random Farms is a year-round theater and we are frequently looking for energetic and creative people to join our team! To be the first to find out about job openings, join our email list so you get our monthly newsletter.