Museum of Ice Cream

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Theater Director

Corporate | New York, NY | Contract

Job Description

ABOUT  MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM:

Museum of Ice Cream is an inclusive and immersive brand, designed to captivate your sweetest fantasy and sugar-filled daydreams online and IRL. At Museum of Ice Cream, we invite you to believe in the magic of creativity, to remind you that inclusive spaces do exist and to show you that childlike wonder is worth savoring. In our world, ice cream is the agent of change and the vehicle to ignite the creative spirit that lives in all of us. Fueled by the power of imagination, MOIC is a universe of possibilities with tons of room for you to explore.

ABOUT THIS ROLE:

MOIC’s Theater Director will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and implementing the theatrical vision and focus of MOIC’s unique IRL experience.  In this role, you will be responsible for writing, developing and producing the theatrical performance & stage direction for multiple MOIC experiences and will be required to create innovative productions that will be unique to each MOIC location globally. You must have a sensibility for hospitality and be able to implement techniques and practical applications for professional and amateur performance and service staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consult, develop, ideate and establish imaginative, high quality, theater productions that are unique and individualized to each MOIC location.

Establish and produce an artistic vision that is satisfactory to the Museum of Ice Cream senior team.

Orchestrate the moving parts of a theatrical product - ie: costuming, lights, sound, actors & script into a full production.

Design every aspect of the production: plot, style, character, rhythm & mood.

Produce a series of a unique mini-productions multiple times a year (ie: opening night performances for new locations, holidays and special event series, etc.)

Stage block productions - conducive to MOIC’s designed spaces.

Adapt action around workable floor plans.

Lead rehearsals during pre-production and motivate actors and crew members.

Collaborate creatively with the MOIC technical crew.

Operate with a clear understanding of the MOIC narrative and brand mission.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience   

  • Ability to travel nationwide on short notice and temporarily  relocate to each Museum of Ice Cream location

  • Ability to perform under pressure and in a fast-paced atmosphere

  • Strong comprehension of theatrical storytelling, pacing, and character development

  • Proven history of delivering quality work within a tight turnaround

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • A high-level awareness of theatre, arts and education practices