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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Creative Producer offering 26+ years' experience creating impactful, fresh and innovative content. Offers talent for storytelling and capacity to handle technical editing, business operations and team leadership requirements. Successful and taking concepts and producing exceptional products with good understanding of logistics, design and inventory requirements. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Production Processes
  • Education Programming
  • Critical Thinking
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Time Management
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Rehearsal Review
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Budget Management
  • Program Notes
  • Tracking Expenses
  • Leading Performances
  • Teaching Proficiency
  • Team Building
  • Relationship Building
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Organizational Skills
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Planning & Organizing
Experience
01/2018 to Current
Choral and Musical Theatre Director Valley Springs Middle City, STATE,
  • Conducted meetings to discuss production progress and attain production objectives.
  • Stayed calm and polished at all times, even during moments of extreme stress or when dealing with difficult personalities, to accomplish professional goals.
  • Supervised and coordinated work of camera, lighting and sound crew members.
  • Remained composed, polished and highly productive, even during moments of extreme stress to achieve optimal results.
  • Tackled issues with crew members and actors immediately to achieve quick and effective resolution while keeping projects on schedule.
  • Communicated approach, characterization and movement for scenes to minimize rehearsals and takes.
  • Identified and approved equipment and elements required for productions.
  • Established pace of programs and sequences of scenes according to time requirements and cast and set accessibility.
  • Coordinated work of lighting and sound crews to streamline production operations.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create new revenue streams and cut operational costs.
08/2013 to 12/2017
Cultural Arts/AIG Curriculum Specialist Buncombe County Schools Central Office City, STATE,
  • Defined and articulated learning outcomes, measurements, performance metrics and changes to improve student learning.
  • Worked with school administrators to determine course needs and set frameworks.
  • Offered subject matter expertise on curriculum design, selection and purchasing.
  • Developed, deployed and maintained robust training programs accomplishing department and facility goals.
  • Developed curriculum and learning materials to increase comprehension.
  • Evaluated course performance to determine areas in need of improvement.
08/2000 to 06/2013
Choral Director Cane Creek Middle School/Buncombe County Schools City, STATE,
  • Scheduled choir rehearsals, verifying choir members attended rehearsals regularly.
  • Selected, arranged and composed music for use in classes, choirs and informal groups.
  • Kept groups on time and operations within budget.
  • Promoted appreciation for music, stressing value of individual and team effort in reaching common goals.
  • Instructed students in choral music theory and performance at [Type] level.
  • Secured new arrangements and performance rights for events.
  • Planned events, scheduled rehearsals and oversaw execution.
  • Supplied necessary guidance and direction during choir rehearsals to assist choir members in achieving correct tone, pitch and harmony.
  • Chose appropriate musical pieces for choir to perform based upon venue and occasion.
  • Created suitable choir formations for rehearsals and performances.
  • Posted timely updates to chorus website and social media platforms.
  • Selected individual choir members to perform solos based on individual and group auditions.
  • Greeted audiences before performances and gave overview of performance and audience expectations.
  • Directed choir members during musical performances to achieve desired sound.
  • Maintained good morale, communicating effectively with choir members and other staff.
  • Established performance dress code in accordance with established guidelines and venue.
  • Located and secured substitute musicians for absences.
  • Chose suitable music for vocal types and organized rehearsals to prepare members for performances.
  • Chose suitable music for various vocal types and organized rehearsals to ensure performer's readiness.
  • Led special musical events including concerts, musical dramas, Vacation Bible School and seasonal services.
09/1996 to 06/2000
Choral Director AC Reynolds Middle School/Buncombe County Schools City, STATE,
  • Scheduled choir rehearsals, verifying choir members attended rehearsals regularly.
  • Selected, arranged and composed music for use in classes, choirs and informal groups.
  • Kept groups on time and operations within budget.
  • Promoted appreciation for music, stressing value of individual and team effort in reaching common goals.
  • Instructed students in choral music theory and performance at [Type] level.
  • Secured new arrangements and performance rights for events.
  • Planned events, scheduled rehearsals and oversaw execution.
  • Supplied necessary guidance and direction during choir rehearsals to assist choir members in achieving correct tone, pitch and harmony.
  • Chose appropriate musical pieces for choir to perform based upon venue and occasion.
  • Created suitable choir formations for rehearsals and performances.
  • Posted timely updates to chorus website and social media platforms.
  • Selected individual choir members to perform solos based on individual and group auditions.
  • Greeted audiences before performances and gave overview of performance and audience expectations.
  • Directed choir members during musical performances to achieve desired sound.
  • Maintained good morale, communicating effectively with choir members and other staff.
  • Established performance dress code in accordance with established guidelines and venue.
  • Located and secured substitute musicians for absences.
  • Chose suitable music for vocal types and organized rehearsals to prepare members for performances.
  • Chose suitable music for various vocal types and organized rehearsals to ensure performer's readiness.
  • Led special musical events including concerts, musical dramas, Vacation Bible School and seasonal services.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013
Master of Arts: School Administration
Gardner-Webb University - Boiling Springs, NC
GPA:
Expected in 05/1997
Bachelor of Arts: Music Education
Mars Hill College - Mars Hill, NC,
GPA:
Expected in 05/1992
Associate of Applied Science: Agricultural Business And Management
NC State University - Raleigh, NC,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association

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School Attended

  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Mars Hill College
  • NC State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Choral and Musical Theatre Director
  • Cultural Arts/AIG Curriculum Specialist
  • Choral Director
  • Choral Director

Degrees

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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