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Calling all boys!  Here’s your chance to join a professional acting company.  Goodspeed Musicals is holding auditions for local Non-Equity child actors (BOYS between ages 8-10) for its upcoming production of Rags. Auditions will be held on Saturday, July 22, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Alice Hammerstein Mathias Rehearsal Studio in East Haddam, Conn. 

Auditions are for the David Herskowitz understudy.  He is a small 8-10 year old with dark hair, full of hope and wonder. Comes over on the boat with his mother Rebecca. Fearless, but unaware of the unwritten rules of navigating the specific neighborhoods of NYC safely, too young to understand bigotry and prejudice that thrive outside of his community. Must be a strong actor with a solid unchanged singing voice.

All auditions are by appointment only.  Appointments may be made starting immediately.  Please call Company Management at (860) 873-0021, Monday through Friday, 10 am - 5 pm. Interested performers should prepare one short up-tempo 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, September 5th – October 5th, and performances, October 6th – December 10th.  Rehearsals and performances occur in East Haddam, Conn. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. 


ASSISTANT HOUSE MANAGER/USHER: part-time April-Dec. Assist Patrons and manage Front of House staff during day, eve and weekend performances at Goodspeed Musicals. Experience in supervising ushers/bartenders and providing excellent customer service is critical. Required:  strong interpersonal and leadership skills; a mature and positive attitude; and a willingness to pitch in and get the job done. Send letter, resume and references to Amanda Michaud/Supervising House Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam CT 06423, fax 860.873.2389, NO calls. EOE.

 BARTENDER: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an individual with a great sense of hospitality to be a Bartender at Goodspeed Opera House.   Experience required.  Hours are flexible, ranging from Matinee shows to evenings and weekends as needed. Please call 860.873.8661 ext. 339 or send resume to


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BACKSTAGE RUN CREW: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a run crew apprentice. Apprentice will work with the backstage crew to help with the set up and movement of props and scenery during performances, as well as repair and maintenance before and after performances. Position is hourly plus overtime with the possibility of housing for a modest charge. Preferred candidates are available to begin immediately. EOE. Send letter, resume, availability and list of three references to: Erica Gilroy, Assistant Production Manager,

PROPS RUN CREW HEAD: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Run Crew Head for our 2017 Terris Theatre season.  Seeking candidates with excellent prop maintenance skills, ability to lift at least 40lbs up several flights of stairs, good endurance for extremely physical 8 shows a week props track, and a positive attitude.  Preferred candidates would be available to work through December 2017.  Hourly wage plus overtime.  EOE. Fax or send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Ryann Lee, Props Manager; e-mail:


TECHNICAL DIRECTION APPRENTICE for the 2017 season.  The Apprentice will work with the Technical Director and ATD to help plan the build, load in, and strikes of scenery as well as help with purchasing, drafting, and scheduling of all shows.  Apprentice will also be swing Run Crew member.  Position is hourly plus over time.  Housing is provided for a minimal fee. Preferred candidates are available through November 2017.  EOE. E-mail cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Matt Francis, Technical Director; email:


Goodspeed Musicals' Administrative Internship Program welcomes qualified applicants from colleges and universities as well as beginning theatre professionals. A major goal of the program is to serve as a training ground for those hoping to have a career in the theatre. This program offers students and aspiring theatre professionals experiential learning, networking opportunities, free tickets to Goodspeed productions, the opportunity to earn college credit through your academic institution, regular seminars taught by staff members, meetings with members of the staff, access to the world-renowned Scherer Library of Musical Theatre, and educational opportunities tailored to your individual interest. Administrative Internships are designed for individuals interested in working in areas outside of the Production Department, including Marketing and PR, Education and Library, or Producing. Hours and commitment for internship positions are determined by each administrative department. Internships are unpaid and applicants must be able to provide their own transportation and local housing in order to be considered for the program.

For more information about Goodspeed Internships and to apply, CLICK HERE

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