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    Riverside High School

    Theatre Department 2024/2025 Positions

     

    MENTEES

    Information will be coming regarding Mentee positions at the beginning of the 2024/2025 school year.  Mentees may be any grade but must also be in a Theatre class for the 2024/2025 school year.

     

    Drama Awards Managers: Chloe Burroughs, Simone Dotson, Kai Macaninch, Kylee Clark, Nia Dillon

    ❖  Work with Gilligan to create the theme of the event

    ❖  Enlist a large crew to set up and break down the event.

    ❖   Attend all the drama awards meetings with the Parent VP’s.

    ❖   Maintain order during the event.

    ❖  Coordinate student volunteers for lighting and sound (to include the karaoke setup) for the event.

     

    Talent Show Managers: Aimee Soriano, Henley Ellwanger, Kylee Clark

    ❖  Organize the tech team and support team for the event.

    ❖   Obtain the judges and create thank you gifts for them for the event.

    ❖   Assist with the selection of acts – to include the auditions.

    ❖   Obtain the Hosts.

    ❖   Assist the hosts in all aspects of the event.

     

    Homecoming parade Managers: Autumn Cantrell, Simone Dotson, Kaitlyn Lanigan, Aimee Soriano

    ❖   Secure 5 trucks or flatbed for the event – including drivers.

    ❖   Find out what can be attached to it.

    ❖  Design the float.  The theme for each truch will be each show.

    ❖  Purchase the decorations needed – with the budget given – then turn the receipts in for 

    Reimbursement.

    ❖  Set up a poster making event at your (or a friend’s) home.

    ❖ See Gilligan regarding student walkers and students who will be in the back of the vehicle.

    ❖  Be the point of contact with all students participating.

     

    Princess Play Managers: Chloe Burroughs, Autumn Cantrell, Kaitlyn Lanigan, Sydney Ivey Asst. Managers; Sierra Greene, Kylee Clark

    ❖  Assist in the auditions

    ❖ Ensure all actors know all costume aspects they need to provide, such as what type of shoes, etc.

    ❖  Provide (or enlist someone to help) with make-up and hair, as needed.

    ❖  Enlist the help of someone to run sound for the event.

    ❖  Organize and demonstrate to the actors the craft project for the event.

    ❖   Ensure actors help with setting up and break down.

    ❖   Organize the costume fittings as needed before the event.

     

    Super Hero Day Managers: Chance McGill, Aimee Soriano, Kai Macaninch, Asst. Managers: Henley Ellwanger, Sydney Kelly, Robyn Mourad, Krishnan Patel

    ❖  Assist in the auditions

    ❖ Ensure all actors know all costume aspects they need to provide, such as what type of shoes, etc.

    ❖  Provide (or enlist someone to help) with make-up and hair, as needed.

    ❖  Enlist the help of someone to run sound for the event.

    ❖  Organize and demonstrate to the actors the craft project for the event.

    ❖   Ensure actors help with set up and break down.

    ❖   Organize the costume fittings as needed before the event.

     

    Coffee house Managers: Sydney Ivey, Simone Dotsom, Chance McGill, Aimee Soriano Asst. Managers: Sydney Kelly, Sierra Greene, Maia Parker, Jaskirat Arneja

    ❖   Create themed coffee houses.

    ❖   Enlist a crew to set up, and break down, each coffee house.

    ❖  Be responsible for the purchase and pick up all food and beverages for each coffee house, using the limit given – then the turning in of the receipts for reimbursement after each event.

    ❖   Maintain the order at the coffee houses.

    ❖   Assist in advertising the events.

     

    Publicity Directors: Kaitlyn Lanigan, Chance McGill, Megan Sawyer

    Oversees all the various aspects of publicity

    The schedule is the most critical element - and must be maintained.

    General description:

    ❖   Attends all publicity meetings.

    ❖   Assists all publicity team members as needed.

    ❖ Works to ensure everything about the riverside theater maintains the high standards of the  department.

    ❖   Is on top of every deadline.

    ❖   Ensures they have all the correct information - always.

    ❖ Ensure all aspects of their event are organized and ready to go, in a timely manner.

     

    Media Team: Megan Sawyer

    ❖  Promotes all public theater events and shows on the web, by the due dates.

    ❖  Obtains a list of the sites, but continually and actively seeks additional ones…. Such as https://www.leesburgva.gov/visitors/festivals-events, https://www.visitloudoun.org/events/events-this-weekend/, https://dullesmoms.com/dmcalendar/category/location/other/

    ❖ Obtains promo videos and ensures they are placed on morning announcements.

    ❖  Works on creative ways to promote the show on the web.

    ❖ Maintains all the accounts, keeping them up to date throughout the year.

    ❖   Works with the team to acquire posters and images to use.

    ❖   Ensures that everyone from a show, or event, is equally shown.

    ❖ Works with other schools to create a LCPS sharing of promotions.

    ❖ Actively Makes our sites visible to all students involved and part of the department, as well as 

    the entire school.

    ❖   Works to promote, but not during rehearsal time, etc.

    ❖ Creates a schedule with Gilligan for opportunities to photograph events and rehearsals

    ❖  Works with the publicity group to distribute photos and promos

    for use

    ❖   Creates several promo videos for events and shows.

    ❖   Equally focuses on all members of the cast and crew.

    ❖  Ensures all photos and videos fall within LCPS guidelines and maintain the high standards of the riverside theater department.

    ❖   Places placards in the approved locations – to include using the ground spikes.

    ❖   Retrieves placards by the first Monday after the show, or during strike.

    ❖   Is responsible for posters being placed around the community.

    ❖  Is responsible for sending posters to all appropriate LCPS schools.

    ❖   Is responsible for placing – then removing - posters throughout Riverside.

    ❖ Is responsible for giving posters to key locations (such as day care centers, retirement

    Communities, etc) as appropriate for the show.

     

     




Last Modified on June 8, 2024