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

auditions

GOODSPEED OPERA HOUSE

Details for 2014 auditions will be posted in trade publications. Do not call or email Goodspeed to schedule an appointment.

DAMN YANKEES

The audition process has been completed.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

The audition process has been completed.

THE NORMA TERRIS THEATRE

Details for 2014 auditions will be posted in trade publications. Do not call or email Goodspeed to schedule an appointment.

LOCAL AUDITIONS

NON-EQUITY AUDITIONS FOR LOCAL BOYS · Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn
Child actors (BOYS between ages 10-13) on Saturday, March 22 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. Auditions are for Charlie Winslow, a precocious, brutally honest 10 year-old who works part time as a messenger for the town bank. Never one to mince words, Charlie speaks his opinions loudly and asks a lot of questions; particularly when he's been reading the confidential messages he is delivering. Seeking an excellent young character actor with strong speaking and singing voice – and a great sense of humor. All auditions are by appointment only. Appointments may be made starting immediately. Please call Company Management at (860) 873-8664, ext. 387, Monday through Friday, 10 am - 5 pm. Interested performers should prepare two songs (up-tempo and ballad, 32 bars – not the entire song).  Bring a resume, photo and sheet music. Music must be legible and in the proper key (no lead sheets please). An accompanist will be provided. Candidates must be available for rehearsals, August 19 – September 18, and performances, September 19 – November 30. Rehearsals and performances occur in East Haddam, Conn. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Ushers - Part-time: Matinee ushers needed for Wednesday and Thurday afternoons at Goodspeed Opera House.  Responsible, cheerful adult who enjoys working with the public. Please stop by the Opera House during business hours to fill out an application or contact Paulette Ganoe by email or phone (860.873.8661 ext 339). 

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. SUMMER 2014 INTERNSHIP FILLED - NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2014.

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

There are no open production positions at this time.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS - SEASONAL POSITIONS

There are no open production positions at this time. 

PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

For more information about Goodspeed Apprenticeships, visit the programs page

TECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS Goodspeed Musicals seeks the next generation of professional technicians. Apprenticeships are available in carpentry, properties, electrics, scenic art, and wardrobe. Preferred candidates are available beginning in March 2014, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly wage plus overtime. EOE.  Send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Erica Gilroy, Assistant Production Manager; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to egilroy@goodspeed.org 

COMPANY MANAGEMENT: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an outgoing person on seasonal basis to assist Company Management staff in all day-to-day housing, office, and transportation matters. Position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals seeking to develop a basic knowledge of company management. Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and a sense of humor. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position available from March 1, 2013 to December 13, 2013. Send resume and references to: Kristan McLaughlin, Company Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423; fax to 860.873.2329; or e-mail to kmclaughlin@goodspeed.org (please use “Goodspeed Musicals Apprentice Position” in the subject line).

 

Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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