Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is seeking a temporary Production Assistant to work with regular staff to support the 2019 production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Shakespeare in the Arb is in its 19th season. The event draws thousands of community members to see this unique performance that takes place outdoors at various locations throughout Nichols Arboretum.
The Production Assistant is an important member of the Shakespeare in the Arb team and helps to ensure a safe and efficient production. The duties will include staffing performances, training and managing volunteer ushers, preparing tickets, managing the audience at each performance, assisting the cast and director with production needs, assisting with the cast party, and other logistical tasks as assigned.
This position will last for six weeks beginning May 20, 2019 and return August 28, 2019 for the Labor Day Revival during U-M Welcome Week. The Production Assistant will report to the Events Supervisor.