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maddalena deichmann

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maddalena deichmann

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Working on any step of the production process, taking production needs from concept to realisation. With strong organisational, administrative and management experience, I am a reliable and trustworthy professional that can provide a strong organisational backbone against which artistic and creative processes can take place; I enjoy creating the best possible environment for creative personalities to flourish and express their best.

A professional in the performing arts for over 15 years, I worked in production, management and administration in venues in Europe and in the United States.

Professional creed and specific skills include:
• Work well under pressure and within tight deadlines in a busy working environment
• Willingness to personally perform even the most menial tasks to remove project obstacles;
• Excellent organisational and co-ordination skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise the workload;
• Excellent listening, problem solving and analytical skills;
• A detailed attention to budgeting and monitoring financial resources;
• Ability to build lasting relationships with colleagues, clients and customers alike;
• Good team player but confident to make own decisions;
• Experience dealing with diary management and travel and logistics coordination;
• Experience dealing with highly sensitive information and with the most demanding people and situations;
• Expertise in production assessment and collaborating with other managers and technical directors in the evaluation of the technical and personnel needs of a repertoire.
• A passion for developing new and innovative approaches to problem solving and a deep belief in teamwork.
• Excellent skills in guiding, motivating, training and mentoring young artists, managers and crewmembers.
• Excellent stage management skills, show-calling and cue control.

Specialties: Read Music
Languages: bilingual Italian/English, some Spanish, French, German
UK, US, Italian driver's license
Citizenships: Italy, Germany, U.S.A.
NYFD Fire Guard
AEA and AGMA member
Familiar with union regulations: AEA, IATSE, AGMA, musicians' unions
Budgeting & budget managing
Dance and Music terminology
First Aid/CPR/EAD Certification
Computer skills: MAC/PC, Microsoft Office, Adobe design suite CS5, Adobe Acrobat Pro; social networking