Roles in HLT

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PRODUCER-The Producer is the main co-coordinator of the Pirates of Penzance pre-performance actions.. She/He will co-ordinate all the separate requirements for the Show by ensuring a timeline of preparation is followed to meet the growing production needs of the Musical Director and Stage Director. They will call and chair the monthly meetings up to the performance dates. The meeting should include all the committee heads, the Musical and Stage Director and the Chairperson of HLT. They must ensure the communications are kept up to date and expedite the immediate needs of all committees.
STAGE MANAGER -The Stage Manager attends all the rehearsals, co-ordinates the read through and rehearsals, notifies all relevant people to attend, keeps attendance, and cues lines during rehearsals. The SM runs the actual show, becoming the “director” immediately after the final rehearsal. The SM sets and oversees all the technical needs, interfaces with the theatre manager of the facility being used by HLT. Also responsible for setting up and taking down the stage sets. Also does the cue to cue management, AND CALLS THE Show from the Sound Booth in the facility the Show is in. Also, manages the move in and move out.
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER-  The ASM are the main supporters of all the SM’s responsibilities, and thus have the same general outline as the SM. Ideally, there will be 2 ASM’s calling the Show with the SM, one on each side of the Stage, co-ordinate the entries of the actors and use and maintenance of the props during the scenes, ensure all necessary items are available for the actors to use, and get them back after the on stage us has been completed.
STAGE DIRECTOR – The Stage Director will work in coordination with the Music Director by coordinating the staging of the play. In conjunction with the choreography, the movement of the actors, and the placement of the set and props and the general management of the stage for the entire show. The SD will work in conjunction with the MD, the set building, costumes and props to ensure a smooth and safe operation during the running of the play.
COSTUMES- The Costume committee head discusses with the Stage and Musical Director their needs for the Pirates of Penzance. They then acquire through purchase, sourcing or manufacture the costumes agreed upon. They must maintain the condition of the costumes, do the measuring and fitting of the costumes for the actors and educate the relevant actors on the handling and maintenance of the costumes when in their hands. An inventory at the end of the show is also required.
PROPS-  The Props committee head discusses with the Stage and Musical Director their needs for the Pirates of Penzance. They then acquire through purchase, sourcing or manufacture the props agreed upon. They must maintain the condition of the props, ensure they meet the needs and safety of the actors and educate the relevant actors on the handling and maintenance of the props when in their hands. An inventory at the end of the show is also required.
LIGHTING- The Lighting committee head discusses with the Stage and Musical Director their needs for the Pirates of Penzance. They then acquire through purchase, sourcing or manufacture the Lighting needs agreed upon. They must maintain the condition of the lighting, set them up in co-ordination with the SM and Theater Manager, ensure they meet the needs and safety of the actors and work with the relevant people to maximize performance with the lighting. An inventory at the end of the show is also required.
SOUND- The Sound committee head discusses with the Stage and Musical Director their needs for the Pirates of Penzance. They then acquire through purchase, sourcing or manufacture the equipment agreed upon. They must maintain the condition of the equipment, set them up in co-ordination with the SM and Theater Manager, ensure they meet the needs and safety of the actors and educate the relevant actors on the handling and maintenance of the equipment if and when in their hands. An inventory at the end of the show is also required.
SET DESIGN- The purpose is to design the two sets for the Pirates of Penzance. . The two are a seashore in Cornwall England, and a burned out chapel in the moonlight. Economical to build and ease of manufacture, assembly, and movement are the utmost importance.

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