It is the General Board's task to develop the Livingston Theatre Company as an organization. Colloquially known as the Gen Board, members have tasks ranging from raising money and advertising, to designing posters and selling tickets. Others plan company-bonding events, and a few even maintain the historical records of the company. Above all, the Gen Board is the business back bone of the organization, it is their goal to keep everything running smoothly. Descriptions of each Gen Board position may be found below.
|Assistant Managing Director||Patrick Phillips|
|Assistant Artistic Director||Megan Lako|
|Assistant Production Managers||Sarah WalleyMeghan Bochinski|
|Director of Advertising||Katie Siegel|
|Recruitment Director||Cristina Ferucci|
|Social Media Manager||Jennifer Dars|
|Web Developer||Gabrielle Talvacchia|
|Graphic Designer||David Dizdari|
|Director of Campus Events||Jessa Bedser|
|Director of Education||Jamie Einiger|
|Director of Alumni Relations||Tatianah Demande|
|Director of Social Affairs||Rafael Lozada|
|Director of Development||Amy Cruz|
|House Managers||Edward LooneyAxel Gonzalez|
|Technical Director||Craig Dilliplane|
|Technical Coordinator||Richard Daley|
|Music Coordinators||Jon DawsonSkyler Fortgang|
|Creative Coordinators||Loretta AdamsJignya Patel|
|Dance Coordinators||Olivia AccardoJenna Zielinski|
Assistant Managing Director
The assistant to the managing director will work directly under the Managing Director in all facilitation related aspects of the company. They will be present at every general board meeting, keeping up to date with all company activity. After each meeting the assistant managing director will be responsible for posting the meeting minutes in an email to be sent to the general board, as well as the executive board, for those members who may have been absent. The Assistant Managing Director will act as a secondary resource for the general board positions, ensuring that they are completing their responsibilities in a timely fashion.
Assistant Artistic Director
The Assistant Artistic Director will work directly under the Artistic Director and help them reach any goals set for the company, specific productions, or special events. The Assistant Artistic Director will work with the Artistic Director to establish relationships with each rehearsal staff, and to serve as another outlet in helping to bring each director’s vision to life.
Assistant Production Manager
The Assistant Production Manager attends each Production Staff meeting, assisting the Production Manager when necessary. The Assistant Production Manager will also assist in facilitating move-in and strike days, attend each build, offer a helping hand to the technical director, and help recruit crew members for our productions. The Assistant Production Manager will be very familiar with the proposed set design of each of our productions and will help the production manager as any questions or problems arise.
Marketing - Recruitment Director
The Recruitment Director acts as a specific branch of the Marketing Team. While each marketing position will aid in the development of all marketing strategies, the Recruitment Director will focus on bringing new students into the company. Responsibilities will include running Involvement Fairs, promoting auditions, and developing new recruitment methods.
Marketing - Director of Advertising
The Director of Advertising acts as a specific branch of the Marketing Team. While each marketing position will aid in the development of all marketing strategies, the Director of Advertising is responsible for marketing the LTC productions and making sure as many tickets as possible are sold. Responsibilities include managing flyer distribution, organizing tabling to promote productions, and developing new marketing programs to increase ticket sales.
Marketing - Social Media Manager
The Social Media Manager acts as a specific branch of the Marketing Team. While each marketing position will aid in the development of all marketing strategies, the Social Media Manager is responsible for updating the company’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and any other social media accounts. They will work closely with the rest of the Marketing Team to share the latest news and information about our company with the public.
Marketing- Web Developer
The Web Developer acts as a specific branch of the Marketing Team. Since most of our marketing strategies direct the public to our website, it is the web developer’s responsibility to make sure the website is accessible, user friendly, and constantly up to date. The main purpose of the website is to allow prospective/current members to find any relevant information about the company, its productions, and upcoming events. HTML coding experience is recommended, but not required.
Marketing - Photographer/Videographer
The photographer/videographer acts as a specific branch of the Marketing Team. While each marketing position will aid in the development of all marketing strategies, the Photographer/Videographer is responsible for any headshots that are taken for a production and filming and editing any marketing videos produced.
Special Events - Director of Campus Events
The Director of Campus Events acts a specific branch of the Special Events team. While each Special Events position will aid in the organizing and development of all events, the Director of Campus Events is responsible for scheduling, staffing, and planning official LTC events on campus, other than the main stage productions. This includes performances and involvement at events such as the Bed Races, Open House, Dance Marathon, open mic nights, banquets, and the 24 Hour Musical Challenge. The Director of Campus Events can also conceive as many new events possible that help to improve LTC’s presence in the Rutgers community as a whole.
Special Events - Director of Education
The Director of Education acts a specific branch of the Special Events team. While each Special Events position will aid in the organizing and development of all events, the Director of Education focus is creating and designing events that’s purpose is to further educate the company members in different aspects of theater. Events could consist of a technical equipment workshop, bringing in guest speakers, and working with other student organizations. In addition, similar to the former Outreach Director position, the Director of Education will be responsible for developing workshops at local schools.
Special Events - Director of Alumni Relations
The Director of Alumni Relations acts a specific branch of the Special Events team. While each Special Events position will aid in the organizing and development of all events, this position is responsible for maintaining contact with alumni to ensure their continued support for LTC. In doing so, this position will be in charge of organizing any and all official LTC Alumni gatherings or collaborative performances. This position also will take on responsibilities of the former Historian position: creating and maintaining an archive of videos and photos of all productions and LTC events, as well as a slideshow and other media to be played at the box office showcasing previous productions.
Special Events - Director of Social Affairs
The Director of Social Affairs acts a specific branch of the Special Events team. While each Special Events position will aid in the organizing and development of all events, this position is responsible for planning informal events that will bring the members of the company together, for example, attending and supporting other Rutgers theatre productions as a group, going bowling, movie nights, etc. The Director of Social Affairs will work towards inclusion of all members as a part of this company, whether or not they are involved in the current production. The Director of Social Affairs can conceive any new events that will help to bring together the members of this ever-growing community.
Formerly known as Box Office Manager, the House Manager is responsible for setting up online ticket sales for each production, communication with season ticket holders, setting up concessions, staffing each performance with ushers, coordinating seat reservations, and making sure every patron has the best service experience possible when they come to see the show. This position works with computers, scanners, printers, and tablets to move customers through the box office as swiftly as possible. The house manager works closely with the stage managers to make decisions on when ticket sales can begin pre-performance, when house can open, etc.
The technical director is responsible for bringing the set design for each show to life. He or she makes decisions on how things will be built and with what materials and hardware. This position works closely with the Production Manager in order to make sure the design is executed in a timely fashion, moved into the performance space, and moved out of it in an efficient way.
Director of Development
The director of development is responsible for researching and applying to different grants. This position works directly under the Business Manager. Above proficient writing skills preferred as this position does involve a lot of writing.
The creative coordinator is responsible for maintaining an accurate record of all costumes and props in the space along with making sure it is well organized and clean after every strike. This position would also be the liaison between the creative team of each production and ABC with ensuring that all trips are well organized and managed. He or she will also be a resource for the creative team. This position works closely with the Production Manager and the rest of the Tech Team.
The music coordinator is responsible for guiding the music director of each production and helping to recruit and organize pit orchestras. The music coordinator is also expected to be a resource throughout the rehearsal process for staff members or cast members who need assistance in any manner regarding music. Proficiency in reading music and playing piano are recommended.
The dance coordinator is responsible for assisting the choreographers for each production by acting as a resource for this production staff position. Additionally, the dance coordinator is expected to assist the company with developing, teaching, and mentoring dancers and choreographers both within the company and outside of the company for educational purposes. Experience in multiple styles of dance is recommended.
The graphic designer is responsible for creating all artwork for marketing, website, outreach, special events, development, box office, and set design purposes. Any time a production or event needs a colorful visual representation, the graphic designer is responsible for bringing it to life. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Microsoft Office Publisher are recommended.