Elliott M Burke 141 A Old Enfield Road Belchertown, MA 01007 T 413.303.9609 C 857.222.0008 E email@example.com
Career Objective Seeking extensive freelance or permanent work in stage and production management, sound design, writing, research, development and directing for theatrical productions. Interested in traveling/ relocating locally or abroad.
Experience Ten years + professional freelance experience in various aspects of theatre production including: Research And Development Detailed background research on specific historical, cultural and curious aspects of drama and plays. Specialized music and sound research for productions. Production Management Coordinating design teams with the director and artistic director, hiring of technical crews for electrics and set construction. Overseeing production crew throughout the entire run of show from rehearsal to strike. Purchasing and rental of any extraneous materials or equipment needed. Stage Management Management of small, medium and large house productions involving casts and crews ranging from six to one hundred and fifty people through rehearsal, production and performance. Technical Director Coordinating and overseeing the technical crews and production of electrics, set design and construction, load in and strike, and maintenance throughout the run. Light And Sound Board Operator Manning sound and light console systems designed for small, medium and large house productions, in many cases decidedly not~state~of~the~art or even modern. Technical Crew Varied duties of set construction including carpentry, light rigging, masking, patching and painting. House Rehearsal Supervisor On hand supervision of performance space during scheduled rehearsals of orchestral, symphonic, choral and chamber ensembles. Monitoring of theatre for safety and privacy and assisting the conductor and production manager with any needs. Administration Database development, entry and maintenance using Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Access. Payroll processing, accounting, supply inventory and ordering.
Talents and Skills Graphic design and layout, music composition, and web page design and layout.
Education Chabot College, Hayward, CA. 1992 - 1994. Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Journalism Division. Theatre Production and Management, Scenery / Props Construction, Stage Tech. Editor and Humanities Reporter for college newspaper "The Spectator."
San Francisco Community College, San Francisco, CA. 1991- 92. Theatre Arts and Dramatic Literature. Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA. 1989 - 90. Creative and Technical Writing.
Personal Fast, strong self-motivated and independent worker. Creative, imaginative and flexible with an even-keeled temperament and a unique sense of humor. I am highly organized, attentive to detail, extremely punctual and dependable. Additional management skills include twenty years as a professional chef and kitchen manager. An expanded and detailed http://www.ishahel.org/resume.html
References will be made available upon request.