Production manager A Christmas Carol

On average 0.32 FTE from 15 August to 8 January| Vacancy for a Paid position, Part-time, Temporary, Freelance/ZZP or in paid employment | Closing date: 25-07-2022

 

About us

The Dutch Don't Dance Division foundation is a household name in The Hague and far beyond. It has been a dance company from The Hague for 25 years that consists of young and talented dancers. Under the inspiring leadership of artistic director Thom Stuart, they will be given a place for two years to develop their artistic talent and to work diligently on the permanent pillars of the Dutch Don't Dance Division foundation:

  • threshold-lowering performances - creating dance in all kinds of places throughout the city for a diversity of target groups -

  • dance education for all ages – Dutch Summer Dance Course and school performances –

  • the annual community project - young and old work together for months on a Christmas performance for the big stage in Amare (the new theater in The Hague!)

 

DeDDDD has built up a strong position as a bridge builder from the amateur dance field to various vocational courses and the professional field. Working with top-level amateurs is one of the many strong points within this company. These amateurs, young and old, are trained and coached as fully-fledged professional dancers in a safe harbor where there is respect for everyone, within everyone's quality and any limitations that they also see as challenges. A positive view on a diverse collaboration between different people with a common goal: dancing.

 

We are looking for a short term

Production manager A Christmas Carol

Average 0.32 FTE (15 August 2022 to 8 January 2023)

One of DeDDDD's most successful projects is the annual Christmas production. In collaboration with the Residentie Orkest, this community art performance A Christmas Carol can be seen again from 25 to 29 December 2022 in  Amare. This magical Christmas ballet is filled with a variety of dancers. Young, old, amateur, professional or dance student.

To ensure that this production runs smoothly, we are looking for a hands-on production manager from August 15, 2022 (until January 8, 2023) for an average of 12 hours a week, whereby the number of hours per week in the run-up to the performances will increase. rises further.

 

Schedule

The auditions for the performances are scheduled for Wednesday evening, September 14 and Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. Interested parties can register for these auditions from 15 August. Rehearsals for A Christmas Carol will take place weekly from 1 October on Wednesday and Friday afternoons and evenings and on Saturdays.  In November and December also on Sundays. There is always someone from production present during the rehearsal. The last weekends and assembly period looks like this:

December 3 to 18, 2022       _cc781905-bb3bde-3194-badcc -136bad5cf58d_  Costume walk in studio on weekends

December 21 & 22, 2022       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb5_cde-3194-bb5585cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ _cc781905-5cde-3194_bad    Technical and set design Amare

December 23 & 24, 2022       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bad-55_cde-3194-bb558    Dress rehearsals together with the Residentie Orkest

 

The performances of A Christmas Carol take place from 25 to 29 December. So you spend Christmas in the beautiful Amare theater!

 

Activities:

  • Coordination of the production activities to be performed in preparation for the audition, rehearsals and performances;

  • Responsible for planning;

  • Identifying and solving production problems;

  • Drafting and tuning  production plan, rehearsal schedules and scripts;

  • Coordination and organization of the audition;

  • Consulting production with cooperation partners such as the Residentie Orkest and Amare, suppliers, location, hotels, catering, etc;

  • Organizing and chairing production meetings;

  • Communication with and first point of contact for dancers and parents;

  • Coordination and tuning of technique, costume, make-up, volunteers, props;

  • Coordination and coordination of publicity;

  • Be the point of contact during the implementation days themselves.

 

You will be supported by a production employee during the executive activities, who can immediately teach you the tricks of the trade.  You make a task distribution together and determine the distribution of working days together. You also work in close collaboration with the (small) team of DeDDDD.

 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has affinity with DeDDDD and its activities;

  • Has broad cultural interests;

  • Is an energetic person with a proactive and independent work attitude;

  • Has good communicative and organizational quality;

  • has a proven track record as a production manager;

  • Knows how to motivate people;

  • Is flexible and stress resistant;

  • Preferably resides in The Hague or its immediate vicinity (due to the varying working hours).

 

What do we offer?

  • An inspiring, informal working atmosphere in which creativity and initiative are highly valued;

  • Classification of the position is in accordance with the collective labor agreement for Theater and Dance.

 

React

Do you want to be the center of this magical Christmas performance? Then respond before Tuesday 26 July 2022 via vacancies@ddddd.nu ; we would like to receive your motivation and CV! For more information about the position of Production Manager, please contact Eline Habraken, via zakelijk@ddddd.nu or 06-38958036.

 

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated .

Production employee A Christmas Carol

Average 0.32 FTE (15 August 2022 to 8 January 2023)

 

One of DeDDDD's most successful projects is the annual Christmas production. In collaboration with the Residentie Orkest, this community art performance A Christmas Carol can be seen again from 25 to 29 December 2022 in  Amare. This magical Christmas ballet is filled with a variety of dancers. Young, old, amateur, professional or dance student.

In order to ensure that this production runs smoothly, we are looking for a hands-on production employee (to support the production manager) from August 15, 2022 (until January 8, 2023 at the latest) for an average of 12 hours a week, whereby the number of hours per week increases in the run-up to the performances.

 

Schedule

The auditions for the performances are scheduled for Wednesday evening, September 14 and Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. Interested parties can register for these auditions from 15 August. Rehearsals for A Christmas Carol will take place weekly from 1 October on Wednesday and Friday afternoons and evenings and on Saturdays and Sundays. There is always someone from production present during the rehearsal. The last weekends and assembly period looks like this:

December 12 to 20, 2022       _cc781905-bb3b95-3194bad78 136bad5cf58d_ Walkthrough in studio

December 21 & 22, 2022       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb5_cde-3194-bb5585cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ _cc781905-5cde-3194_bad    Technical and set design Amare

December 23 & 24, 2022       _cc781905-5cde-3194-bad-55_cde-3194-bb558    Dress rehearsals together with the Residentie Orkest

 

The performances of A Christmas Carol take place from 25 to 29 December. So you spend Christmas in the beautiful Amare theater!

 

Activities:

  • Under the supervision of the production manager, you carry out production activities in preparation for the audition, rehearsals and performances;

  • On the days that you are present, you are the first point of contact for questions from dancers and parents;

  • Creating and maintaining address lists, attendance schedules, audition schedules and a thousand and one other lists;

  • Creating newsletters and updating the dancers webpage in consultation with the artistic director and the production manager;

  • All kinds of hand and span services that are involved in the organization of such a performance.

 

When performing your work, you can always rely on an experienced production manager, who can teach you the tricks of the trade. You make a division of tasks together and determine the division of working days together. You also work in close collaboration with the (small) team of DeDDDD. Of course there is a fee for the work; the amount of this is in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Theater and Dance and is coordinated in consultation.

 

React

Do you want to be part of this magical Christmas performance as a production employee? Then respond before Tuesday 26 July 2022 via vacancies@ddddd.nu ; we would like to receive your motivation! For more information about this position, please contact Eline Habraken, via zakelijk@ddddd.nu or 06-38958036.

Board member

The Dutch Don't Dance Division from The Hague is looking for a new board member as of September 2022 to strengthen its foundation board. We are looking for a driven (starting or experienced) director (m/f) with a heart for dance who has a warm heart for our dynamic organization and who wants to help us achieve our ambitions.

who we are:

Twenty years ago, De Dutch Don't Dance Division (DeDDDD) was created in the living room of Thom Stuart and Rinus Sprong in The Hague. A solid community has now been built where young children are introduced to the stage, where dancers in training and recent graduates learn to spread their wings, where retirees and less mobile people are active and where patients with MS or Parkinson's get a chance. work with their bodies. DeDDDD, in her studio at De Gheijnstraat in The Hague, is one of the few places in The Hague, or even the Netherlands, where all these different people meet and share a passion.

Organizational characterization

The DDDD is a foundation. In addition to the dancers, there are also an artistic director, a business director, an education officer and a desk assistant. The foundation is managed by a volunteer board, which acts as a formal employer.

‍About the board

‍The board currently consists of five members, each with specific qualities. The members jointly form a multidisciplinary, diversely composed and pleasantly functioning team.

Certain areas of management focus may be assigned to portfolio holders. The Culture Governance Code is a guideline for our work.    

 

Who are we looking for?

Due to the expiry of the term of office of one of our members, we are looking for a new (general) board member with a legal and/or HRM profile.

‍Our intended candidate:

  • has an affinity with dance;

  • can work well in a team;

  • is decisive and can act result-oriented;

  • has a legal background and/or experience in the field of HRM issues.

Administrative experience is not required, so candidates without managerial experience are also asked to reflect

The candidate does not perform any (daily or other) work that could give rise to a conflict of interest.

At De DDDD we stand for inclusion and diversity in the broadest sense: perspectives, ideas, culture, age, gender, sexual preference, religion, etc.

Procedure

After selection, selected candidates are invited for an introductory interview with the application committee, consisting of a delegation from the board. There will also be an introduction to the business and artistic director. After the introductory meetings, the committee nominates one or more suitable candidates to the board. The board is introduced to the nominated candidate(s), after which the new board member is elected and appointed.

Time use

Approximately six hours per month, including participation in board meetings (6 times a year).

 

Fees

The board position is unpaid. It is possible to declare costs incurred, which are directly related to the performance of the board function.

Information

Are you interested in this great board position? Mail a concise motivation letter with curriculum vitae to our chair, Jetta Klijnsma, before 15 July 2022, via vacancies@dddd.nu   

Also check out our website: www.ddddd.nu

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.