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AUDITIONS
ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS | ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIPS
PRODUCTION POSITIONS - FULL TIME |
PRODUCTION POSITIONS - SEASONAL POSITIONS |
PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

auditions

Local auditions for the 2015 season have already been held.

AEA auditions will be announced in trade publications such as Variety and Backstage.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

HOUSE MANAGER: full-time March-December. Oversees Front of House operations and customer service during day, eve and weekend performances at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Experience in supervising, hiring and training ushers/bartenders, and experience with patron relations is critical. Candidates should possess strong management, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with all ages; mature and positive attitude; computer skills; and a willingness to pitch in and get the job done. Send letter, resume and references to Human Resources/House Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam CT 06423, fax 860.873.2389, info@goodspeed.org. NO calls. EOE.

TELEMARKETING : Do you have the gift of gab and free evenings? Goodspeed Musicals seeks closers for its part-time Subscription Services department.  Fun job!  Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30-9:00.  Earn $9.15/hour plus commission and theatre tickets. Call William Addison at 860.873.8664 ext 740. EOE

ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIPS

For more information about Goodspeed Internships, visit the programs page

To apply for any of these internships, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to our Education Director, Joshua S. Ritter at jritter@goodspeed.org

Producing Internship
The Producing Intern works under the supervision of the Associate Producer and Line Producer to observe first hand the process of bringing a Goodspeed production from inception to the stage. Duties include analyzing and reviewing script submissions; general correspondence; clerical work; and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Excellent writing, communication, research skills and computer proficiency (Excel and Word.) Must have his/her own transportation

Marketing/PR Internship
The Marketing/PR Intern works under the supervision of the Advertising Manager and Public Relations Manager. Duties include assisting with promotion of our single ticket and subscription campaigns; writing/editing copy; design and layout of flyers and posters; maintaining press and photo archives; poster and brochure distribution; updating the press and patron list database; assisting with creating audience surveys, and new e-marketing concepts. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college, computer proficiency (Excel, Word, some graphic design experience helpful). Must have his/her own transportation and must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.

Education/Library Internship
The Education/Library Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Education/Librarian and Education Assistant. Duties include assisting with the annual Festival of New Artists; NYU Writers Residency; Music Direction Intensive; Audition Intensive; conducting research for a variety of educational projects; assisting with projects in the Scherer Library of Musical Theatre; marketing and planning for other Goodspeed Institute educational intensives; general correspondence clerical work, and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college and a demonstrated interest in Theatre Education. Candidates must have an attention to detail, excellent writing, communication, and research skills. Interns should also be proficient in using Excel and Word. Must have his/her own transportation.

Development Internship
The Development Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Development. Duties include researching corporate and foundation opportunities; preparing reports on identified funders and grants; data entry; filing; mail preparation; and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the department. Requirements: Excellent organizational skills; research skills; attention to detail; and ability to work independently.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS - FULL TIME

No open positions at this time - please check back.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS - SEASONAL POSITIONS

DRAPER: Preferred candidates are available March 2015, and have strong stitching skills with knowledge of major alterations.    Work with Broadway caliber designers and actors in a fun, rural atmosphere, two hours from NYC.  EOE.  Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Cindy Kubala, Costume Director; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX 860-873-2480, or email ckubala@goodspeed.org

PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

For more information about Goodspeed Apprenticeships, visit the programs page

PROPERTIES APPRENTICE Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Apprentice. Position requires excellent prop maintenance skills, tracks are extremely physical, and please have the ability to lift at least 40lbs. Preferred candidates are available beginning in March/early April 2015, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly wage plus overtime. EOE. Fax or send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Ryann Lee, Props Manager; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to rlee@goodspeed.org

CARPENTRY APPRENTICE Goodspeed Musicals seek a  Stage Carpenter Apprentice.  Duties include rigging, dressing and gripping scenic elements as well as assisting the other crews with their duties. Position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals seeking to develop a basic knowledge of stage carpentry.  Hourly plus overtime.  Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals and would be available beginning in April.  EOE.  Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to Matt Francis, Technical Director, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or fax to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to mfrancis@goodspeed.org 

ELECTRICS APPRENTICE Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Electrics Apprentice for the spring production of "The Theory of Relativity".  Duties include assisting staff Electricians in the care & maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in the hang and focus, and operating a followspot for performances.  Hourly plus overtime. Must be available April 21 through June 5.  EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Jay Hilton, Lighting & Sound Supervisor; Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to jhilton@goodspeed.org

ELECTRICS APPRENTICE Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Electrics Apprentice for the summer and fall of 2015.  Duties include assisting staff Electricians in the care & maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in the hang and focus, and operating a followspot for performances.  Hourly plus overtime. Must be available Starting May 26-September 13, 2015 and/or September 29-Nov 20, 2015.  EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Jay Hilton, Lighting & Sound Supervisor; Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to jhilton@goodspeed.org

Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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