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NCPC Fall Meeting ("Bull Chat")

Open to ALL members, Bull Chat includes agent and artist pitches, networking, and a presenters' booking meeting.

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What's behind the new logo? The quotation marks represent the conversation and communication amongst NCPC members, as well as the dialogue created between artist and audience. The symbol also has subtle shapes of "p" and "c" for Presenters Consortium. Finally, the green and blue(ish) represent the mountains and coast of NC.

Our new look reflects the vibrancy of this organization and prepares us for a dynamic future. And we're excited to share that future with you!

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November 13-14, 2018
Carolina Theatre of Durham - Durham, NC


Registration is now open for Bull Chat, NCPC's meeting featuring rotating agent/artist pitches, networking, and block booking. Make valuable connections with your colleagues and button up your season plans while enjoying some time in the Bull City - all for only $60 per person, meals included.

Hotel rooms are available at the Durham Marriott City Center (connected to the Carolina Theatre) for $145/night. 


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Welcome New and Returning Members

Welcome to this month's new and returning members! We're glad you're here.

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country (Boone, NC)
Black Market Productions (Katonah, NY)
Peace Center (Greenville, SC)

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This three-day conference at the spectacular Victoria Theatre and Schuster Center will be PACKED with activities including:

professional development sessions, networking opportunities, opening party, keynote speaker, exhibit hall, juried showcases, opportunities for one-on-one mentoring sessions, block booking meeting, special intro session for first-time attendees, closing party & more.

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Louisburg College Box Office Assistant Manager



Serves the public by selling tickets for the Allen de Hart Concert Series

Prepares and submits sales reports to assist the box office manager as needed

Operates a cash register and credit card equipment

Supports marketing and promotional projects for ticketed events

Sells and processes ticket orders via mail, telephone, Internet, and over-the-counter

Distributes literature to patrons and answers questions in response to inquiries about shows and events.

Assists in preparing and maintaining box office documents and files

Assists with opening/closing of the ticket office, including preparation of cash banks and event information

Serves as volunteer coordinator for the concert series



Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Possesses good analytical, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Knowledge and/or interest of campus events and programming

Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in a high volume sales environment

Possesses excellent public relations and communication skills

Ability to lift 10 pounds


Required Education

Minimum – High School Graduate

Preferred – Associates Degree


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

2 years Administrative experience required

Microsoft Word, Excel, PayPal

Previous Box Office experience a plus


Required Work Hours

10-15 hours a week, occasional evenings on concert series performances

The box office assistant manager does not normally work May-July


To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for at least three references (one must be from a current or previous supervisor) to:


Robert Poole

501 North Main St.

Louisburg, NC 27549


Deadline for application is 5pm, August 21, 2018.


Full time position assists with technical support for events and productions held at CoMMA including audio, lighting, video and rigging and operating one or more of these functions during events and productions. Work involves setting up for events and assisting with the technical support during the events and maintaining equipment.   Three or more years’ experience in theatre technical production and considerable knowledge of sound, lighting, and computer technology used in theater / concert events.  Possession of an Associate’s degree in Theatre Design and Technical Production, or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred and valid driver's license required. Starting salary is $ 30,388. Open until filled. First reviewing of applications will be on Monday, August 13, 2018. Applications may be obtained online at or at the Human Resources Department, Morganton City Hall, 305 E. Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC.  Phone (828) 438-5253 EOE


Primary Reason Why Classification Exists

To perform technical work in the facilitation of producing live events in the City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class assists in the production and administration of all events held at the CoMMA.  Work involves setting up for events and assisting with the technical support during the events.  The employee also assists with the maintenance on all technical equipment located in CoMMA and helps restore the facility to normal status following events.    Judgment, initiative and creativity are required in performing this work.  Work is performed under the general direction of the Production Director and performance is evaluated on the basis of attainment of specific performance objectives, personal observation, cost effectiveness and feedback from performers and the public.

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Assists with technical support for events and productions held at CoMMA including audio, lighting, video and rigging; operates one or more of these aspects during events and productions
  • Identifies faulty or broken equipment, repairs and/or assists in repair.
  • Frequently will act as stage manager for locally sponsored events.
  • Maintains neat & clean shop & stage appearance.
  • Follows and monitors facility and production safety procedures.
  • Assists with backstage hospitality areas and services.
  • Answers telephones & provides facility & event information; assists with box office activities when office staff is sick, on vacation, or as may be needed.
  • Maintains electronic marketing systems, i.e. Message Center, the in-gallery flat screens, message boards and assists with CoMMA’s website.
  • Provides technical assistance to other City departments, i.e., Historic Morganton Festival and Red White and Bluegrass Festival.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of sound, lighting and computer technology used in theater/concert events.
  • Considerable knowledge of maintenance required in technical equipment.
  • Ability to be creative in audio mixing, lighting control, stage construction and staging techniques.
  • Ability to use telephone, computer, cash register, adding machine and other office equipment.
  • Ability to follow instructions, and perform in a timely efficient fashion.
  • Ability to plan, organize and evaluate technological needs of events and productions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, users and public
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to be on-call.
  • Skill in web design, media manipulation, supervising crews and crowd management.


Possession of an Associate’s degree in Theatre Design and Technical Production, or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Three (3) or more years’ experience in theatre technical production.

Physical Requirements

This is heavy work requiring the exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift and move objects;  work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of machines, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in both inside and outside environments subjecting employee to extreme heat and cold; loud noise causing employee to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level; working in proximity to moving to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places; working in narrow aisles and passageways.

Special Requirements

  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license
  • Crowd Management Certification
  • Be available to work varying schedules including weekends and nights

FLSA Status Nonexempt


This classification specification has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform the job. The City of Morganton reserves the right to assign or otherwise modify the duties assigned to this classification.

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