Cruise Ship Job Positions – Entertainment Production Jobs

//Cruise Ship Job Positions – Entertainment Production Jobs
Cruise Ship Job Positions – Entertainment Production Jobs2017-01-10T08:51:09+00:00

Adage / Lead Dancer

Other Job Titles:  Adage (Carnival Cruise Lines), Line Captain Dancer (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Performs in production shows; Adage provides choreography; Teach choreography

Experience and Skills Required:  Professional dance experience is required; Cruise ship experience is preferred.

Average Salary:  $2,500 to $4,500 per month

Production Dancer / Singer

Other Job Titles:  Singer, Show Dancer (Carnival Cruise Lines), Production Singer (Carnival Cruise Lines), Main Stage Performer (Disney Cruise Line)

Job Description:  Singers and Dancers perform in evening production shows; Attend weekly rehearsals. Some cruise ships may require dancers/singers to maintain their own costumes. Singers and Dancers may be required to perform other activities around the ship.

Experience and Skills Required:  Dancers are required to have technical training in Jazz and Ballet; Production Singers must be able to dance; Experience in production shows is preferred; Cruise ship experience is preferred.

Average Salary:  $2,000 to $3,000 per month

Stage and Production Manager

Other Job Titles:  Stage and Production Manager (Royal Caribbean); Entertainment Technical Manager (Holland America), Stage Manager (Disney Cruise Line, Silver sea Cruises)

Job Description:  Oversees the live show productions; Manages and coaches cast and stage performers; Managing and operates rehearsals for onboard entertainers and production shows; Works closely with Production Manager, Cruise Director, technicians and dance captains.

Experience and Skills Required:  At least five years experience in stage show management with large scale production shows; Post secondary education in theater is preferred; Technician experience in lighting, sound and rigging required.

Average Salary:  $2,200 to $4,000 per month

Assistant Production Manager

Other Job Titles:  Head Sound & Light Technician (Royal Caribbean); Audio-Visual Manager (Celebrity Cruises); Audio Visual Operator (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Assists the Production Manager in overseeing all audio visual equipment such as speakers, lighting, and microphones. Manages and directs the lighting and sound technicians.

Experience and Skills Required:  Must have experience in both high tech lighting and audio systems; Technical school education preferred; Experience setting up microphones, speakers and playback equipment required.

Average Salary:  $1,700 to $3,000 per month

Entertainment Technician – Lounge

Other Job Titles:  Entertainment Technician (Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line); Lounge Technician (Royal Caribbean)

Job Description:  This technician is responsible for both lighting and sound in lounges and other entertainment areas including restaurants and bars.

Experience and Skills Required:  Must have experience in both high tech lighting and audio systems; Technical school education preferred; Experience setting up microphones, speakers and playback equipment required.

Average Salary:  $1,700 to $3,000 per month

Lighting Technician

Other Job Titles:  Entertainment Technician (Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line), Light Technician (Royal Caribbean), Audio-Visual Operator Light (Celebrity Cruises), Lighting Technician (Holland America)

Job Description:  Responsible for operating the production show lighting and control systems.

Experience and Skills Required:  Must have at least two years experience in the operation, programming and maintenance of lighting, special effects, and laser.

Average Salary:  $1,700 to $3,000 per month

Audio Technician

Other Job Titles:  Entertainment Technician (Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line), Sound Technician (Royal Caribbean), Audio-Visual Operator Sound (Celebrity Cruises), Audio Technician (Holland America)

Job Description:  Responsible for operating the production show audio and control systems.

Experience and Skills Required:  Must have at least two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of audio systems including mixing and microphone techniques; Musical theater experience preferred.

Average Salary:  $1,700 to $3,000 per month

Stage Technician

Other Job Titles:  Entertainment Technician (Carnival Cruise Lines, Disney Cruise Line); Automation Technician (Holland America), Rigging Specialist (Royal Caribbean);

Job Description:  Responsible for the operation of the automation equipment used in daily and evening shows.

Experience and Skills Required:  Must have minimum of three years experience in the operation of computer automated sets and scenery including flying rigs; Ability to troubleshoot and maintain rigging systems.

Average Salary:  $1,700 to $3,000 per month

Stage Staff

Other Job Titles:  Entertainment Technician – Stage (Carnival Cruise Lines), Stage Staff (Royal Caribbean); Entertainment Technician (Disney Cruise Line)

Job Description:  The stage crew assists the technicians and cruise staff with assembling and disassembling props and stage equipment for guest entertainment.

Experience and Skills Required:  At least one year experience in setting up and taking down stage equipment; Background in lighting and sound preferred.

Average Salary:  $1,000 to $2,000 per month

Other Entertainment Cruise Jobs

In addition, Royal Caribbean offers some unique entertainment. Therefore there are some unusual cruise jobs available. On their Entertainment jobs website, they are also recruiting for positions such as Comedy Stunt Divers, Professional Divers, Synchronized swimmers, Character Performers, Ice Skaters, Ballroom Dancers, Aerial Artists, and Acrobats.

Similar to Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line recruits some entertainment cruise jobs that are specific to Disney such as Character Performers. They also recruit for their private island, Castaway Cay. These jobs include Lifeguards (Recreation Host), Rental Host, Stingray Facilitator, and Recreation Manager.

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