The Associate Production Manager, reporting to the Associate Director, Production, will work as a member of production team to manage and support concert production needs in order to ensure successful performances and to maintain a positive relationship with orchestra members and crew. Position Elements:
Functioning within a team of production managers, manage all aspects of production planning and execution for select Concerts. For all assigned concerts:
Communicate with Music Director, visiting groups, other conductors and their managers to obtain and provide production information.
Create production summaries, run of show plans and stage plots.
Rent Backline, production equipment and instruments as needed.
Engage part-time employees and production independent contractors as needed.
Maintain and track budgets.
Coordinate and communicate information related to seat holds and kills.
Oversee, set-up, rehearsals and strike; call performances.
Support Production Managers members during complex concert projects. Participate in all aspects of the execution phase of projects.
Manage all aspects of production planning for assigned marketing events & special events that involve musicians.
Maintain detailed understanding of IATSE Crew, production equipment and systems at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford (“LAPA Venues”).
Collaborate with visiting performing groups to ensure their production needs are planned for and accomplished within the parameters of LAPA Venues.
Ensure union agreement compliance during production planning & execution processes.
Share in Production Management concert duty, including nights and weekends as necessary.
Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with Music Director, Orchestra, stage crew, senior management, artists’ managers, guest conductors and artists, outside vendors, all other departments in the Association.
Assist with tour planning as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
Prior experience with orchestras
Touring experience preferred
Ability to read music
Proven leadership and project management ability in the performing arts
General knowledge of artists and repertoire
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; attention to detail
Secondary language fluency a plus
Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, drafting software
Deal tactfully at all levels
Focus on many projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines
Thrive in a fast-paced environment with high volume of work
Work effectively in a highly collaborative and communicative team environment
About Hollywood Bowl / Los Angeles Philharmonic
Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.