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Kylie Stover

Music Director

CTT Music Director Job Description

  • Hiring musicians for each production while adhering to budgets and instrumentation needs

  • Arranging music as needed throughout the season

  • Creating simple rehearsal tracks that reflect the arrangement needs of the

    choreographer

  • Attending company rehearsals at minimum 3 times per month. The company rehearses Sundays from Noon to 3 pm and Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-5pm.

  • Liaising with the Company Manager to schedule above rehearsals

  • Liaising with Production Team to insure that all audio needs are clear for performances

  • Communicating with musicians to schedule rehearsals both with and outside of the company rehearsals as well as confirming availability for tech/show week schedules

  • Potentially composing music for tap dance pieces

This is a contracted position that runs from October 1 - June 30 and is approximately 5-15 hrs per month depending on proximity to show dates. There will be two to three performances and a gala during this period. In most seasons there are occasionally opportunities to tour. Payment includes a monthly fee ($200/month) plus additional fees for rehearsing ($30/rehearsal) and performing ($250 per weekend).

This position requires someone with expertise in arranging music, being a band leader & communicating with others. Experience working with dance and theater companies is a plus. Background in jazz is preferred, however musicians of all styles of music are encouraged to apply. They should also be communicative, self-motivated and detail-oriented. A specific interest in working with a dynamic, growing tap dance company is encouraged!

If interested, please send a resume and any samples of songs you have either composed and/or arranged to kstover@chicagotaptheatre.com by October 19th with “Music Director” in the subject line.

Contact Info:
Kylie Stover
5754207987
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago, IL