• Stage Crew Rules and Professionalism

    All stage crew members must read and abide by all listed rules. Anyone who fails to comply with these rules may be removed from stage crew.
    1. All crew must act in a respectful and professional manor whenever they are on duty in the performing arts center. This includes:
      1. being polite at all times (please and thank you)
      2. refraining from inappropriate discussion topics
      3. staying on task at all times
      4. using appropriate language (especially on headset)
    2. No roughhousing or horse play is aloud on stage, in the shop or in any part of the performing arts center at any time.
    3. All crew must have appropriate shoes to participate in work calls, rehearsals, load-ins, and events. Appropriate shoes have closed toe and closed heal and are in good condition. Sandals, flip flops, high heels, and slippers are never aloud.
    4. All crew must have appropriate attire. No loose or baggy clothing, no sleeve less shirts, no skirts or dresses may be worn during work calls, rehearsals, load-ins, or events. Shorts may NOT be worn when working a live event.
    5. Crew members must arrive in a timely fashion for all events. (You are on time if you are five minutes early. You are late if you are on time.)
    6. Crew members may not be backstage or in the control booth during an event they are not assigned to work
    7. Family and friends may not be in sensitive areas without prior permission from Mr. Perkins.
    8. All crew must have transportation too and from all events. Crew members may not remain in the performing arts center once Mr. Perkins has left.
    9. Crew members are not expected to work events they are not available for, however if a crew member agrees to work an event and finds they are unable to attend, they are responsible for finding a replacement. Crew members have 72 hours after a schedule is posted to request a change due to a conflict. After that time it is the crew member’s responsibility to find a replacement.
    10. Crew members must help maintain the quality and neatness of the performing arts center. Crew members who repeatedly leave messes may be removed from crew. This includes but is not limited too:
      1. Neatly and correctly coiling all cables and cords
      2. Putting away all technical elements used during an event 
      3. Proper care of headsets and radios
      4. Returning all tools to their appropriate homes in the scenic shop
      5. Cleaning up all trash in the control booth
      6. Removing personal items after long events
      7. Turning off all used lighting
    11. No crew will be allowed on the catwalks or in the spot towers without permission from Mr. Perkins.
    12. Remember that when you are here you are on Mr. Perkins time. If you do not wish to participate then don’t come.