Apprentices are required to participate in six (6) out of the eleven strikes of the season. In addition, ALL APPRENTICES ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE FINAL STRIKE/ APPRENTICE PARTY FROM 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16. You must attend the strike on the Saturday before your Tech Sunday and following the final performance of the show you are crewing. It is important for apprentices to honor strike assignments. In the event of an emergency, an apprentice must contact another apprentice to “trade” strike commitments; and must contact Jena (email@example.com or (724) 272-3968).
– Strikes take place the final Saturday of a production and last approximately one to two hours. Call time for strike is 9:15 pm
– Strike duties include transporting set pieces and props to the barn, loading in new set pieces and props to the theatre, organizing dressing rooms and costumes and assisting stage managers and production managers as needed.