Creative install supervisor

Link to the Application:

Resume Submission:  creativerecruiting@nclhcreativestudios.com 

This is a position with Creative Studios by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in Tampa, Florida (with short-term onboard ship travel required at times)

Under the direction of NCLH Creative Management, the Install Creative Supervisor will serve as general supervisor and facilitator of the show remount and cast changeover process for a Ship’s Production Program on any of our three brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and/or Regent Seven Seas Cruises. This consists of teaching and remounting existing show material while ensuring originally intended staging, direction, choreography, design and technical aspects are maintained.

Applicants must: be at least 18 years old to apply; be able to work and travel unrestricted in the United States; show proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19. 



  • Supervise, teach, and install all cast members for a Ship’s Production Program 
  • Re-mount existing show content as originally intended, with an eye for detail and a sense of efficiency (this is not a position to choreograph or create new content)
  • Review and maintain Stage Write blocking files as needed
  • Understand the balance of working both micro and macro while setting and installing the shows 
  • Arrive prepared, with a clear set of goals and set the tone as a leader 
  • Bring positive energy and a sense of adaptability to the process and work environment
  • Determine tracking for the shows to best showcase individual talent and style and make recommendations for cast leadership positions 
  • Provide constructive feedback to the cast, encouraging growth and excellence 
  • Attend and participate in all weekly pre- and post-production meetings
  • Support and collaborate with the entire Creative Team, Production and Design Team, Costuming Team and Onboard Team



  • Five or more years professional experience as a dancer, dance teacher, and/or director
  • Possess extensive knowledge of various dance styles and a solid technical foundation
  • Partnering or ballroom experience is a plus
  • Tap or aerial experience is a plus
  • Leadership skills and experience
  • Support and embrace an inclusive and diverse culture
  • Must work well with others and promote a team-oriented culture
  • Ability to think critically and self-start
  • Strong decision-making skills with the ability to problem-solve and manage last minute challenges and changes in a calm and organized manner 
  • Highly proficient written and verbal communication skills, along with strong presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience staging and installing live theater productions
  • Cruise industry professional experience
  • Stage Write software proficiency
  • Dance Captain experience
  • Associates Degree or higher

Work Environment

  • The position requires domestic, international, and shipboard travel
  • Position spends approximately 35% of the time on ships and approximately 65% of the time in our Tampa Creative Studios rehearsal facility
  • Able to work extended hours and weekends

Estimated Start Date: ASAP

Reports to: Manager, Creative Content and Operations

Work Type: Contractor

DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed; the level of knowledge and skills typically required of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by contractors in this position.