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Goodpeed Musicals does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes are only accepted for specific job openings. Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. Goodspeed Musicals does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information.

Goodspeed employees are also eligible for The Andrew A. Isen Prize at Goodspeed Musicals. The prize, to be given annually, will recognize a young person between the ages of 20-29 who has demonstrated excellence in their work during the previous Goodspeed Musicals season.

AUDITIONS

NYC Equity Auditions will be announced in trade publications such as Variety and Backstage.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

There are no open positions at this time.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

WARDROBE ASSISTANT for our 2019 season. Responsibilities include load-in and strike, dressing and quick changes (including Wigs), and costume maintenance. All applicants must be available April 1, 2019 through December 1, 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Preferred candidates would have strong hand sewing skills and experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

PROPS CARPENTER for our 2019 season.  Looking for a self-motivated individual with properties experience. The qualified applicant will be a carpenter with mechanical and furniture building skills and the ability to problem-solve.  Hourly plus overtime.  Welding is a must. All applicants must be available from March (late February preferred) to early October, be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

COSTUME SHOP MANAGER: seeking for an experienced full-time Costume Shop Manager. The successful candidate will be driven and detail-oriented; have excellent communication skills; possess demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects and deadlines effectively; exhibit strong administrative and organizational skills; and be familiar with the intricacies of running a regional theatre costume shop. Minimum requirements include: bachelor’s degree in theatre (BA/BFA or MFA in Costumes preferred) or 5+ years of related experience/training. For a complete posting, click here. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Overhire AutoCAD Draftsperson: Candidates must be self-starters who are proficient in AutoCAD with experience in reading and creating construction drawings. Candidates must have the ability to work remotely with a reliable internet connection, a license to 2017 or newer AutoCAD, and a license to Microsoft Office.  Responsibilities include creating shop drawings from designer drawings and sketches, working independently, and communicating suggestions and ideas to the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director. Knowledge of woodworking, metalworking, construction and theatrical design preferred. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Draper: creating costumes from sketches and drawings, determining yardage for fabric and trims, fabricating patterns, either by draping or flat patternmaking, fitting costumes to actors, and alterations. Preferred candidates would have experience in supervising a small crew of first hands and stitchers, completing projects within tight deadlines and budgets, tailoring and alterations, and with domestic and industrial sewing machines and sergers. Candidates should have a working knowledge, and experience in, many costume construction techniques and costume periods/styles. All applicants must be available to start by April 1, 2019. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

Terris Theatre Props Run Crew Head: Goodspeed Musicals seeks Properties Run Crew Head for our 2019 Norma 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 April through the end of August 2019.  Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Scenic Carpenters: Goodspeed Musicals seeks Scenic Carpenters for our 2019 season. Duties include assisting in the construction and implementation of scenic elements for each mainstage production, plus numerous outside projects. Wood working, welding, rigging, and ability to lift 75 pounds is a must.  Applicants must be available to start early January. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

Journeyman Carpenter: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Journeyman Carpenter for our 2019 season. This is an entry level carpentry position. Duties include assisting in the construction and implementation of scenic elements for each mainstage production, plus numerous outside projects. Basic wood working skills and ability to lift 50 pounds is a must.  Applicants must be available February through November 2019. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

Run Crew: Goodspeed Musicals seeks Run Crew members for our 2019 season.  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.  All applicants must be available from late March through the end of November 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, housing available for a small weekly fee, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Opera House Production Audio Engineer: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an experienced Audio Engineer for our 2019 Goodspeed Opera House season. Preferred candidates will have experience mixing live theatre with 24-30 channels of wireless mics, be comfortable with Yamaha digital consoles, and have experience with rigging and maintenance of lavalier mics. All applicants must be available from March to late November, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Terris Theatre Production Audio Engineer: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an experienced Audio Engineer for our 2019 Norma Terris Theatre season. Preferred candidates will have experience mixing live theatre with 16-24 channels of wireless mics, be comfortable with Yamaha digital consoles, and have experience with rigging and maintenance of lavalier mics. All applicants must be available March 11, 2019 to December 13, 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Hair and Wig Supervisor: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Hair and Wig Supervisor for our 2019 season.  Duties include hair/wig changes during performances, assisting the wardrobe department with quick changes, and performing maintenance and repairs on all wigs & facial hair.  Candidates must have a knowledge of period hair styling on human hair and synthetic wigs.  All applicants must be comfortable working directly with performers own hair.  Professional theatrical experience in running quick changes and backstage tracking involving wigs, facial hair, and costumes a must. Basic skills in ventilating and wig construction are required.  All applicants must be available April 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, theatrical experience and wig making resume, availability, and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

First Hand: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking a First Hand for our 2019 season. Seeking applicants with strong stitching skills, knowledge of major alterations, and experience working on full scale musicals. Preferred candidates would be available January 28, 2019 through September 20, 2019. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Stitcher: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking a Stitcher for the 2019 season. Seeking applicants with strong stitching skills, knowledge of major alterations, and experience working on full scale musicals.  All applicants must be available February 18, 2019 through September 19, 2019. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org. G

Terris Theatre Wardrobe Supervisor: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking a Wardrobe Supervisor for the 2019 Norma Terris Theatre season.  Responsibilities include load-in and strike, dressing and quick changes, and costume maintenance.  Candidates must be available from May 6, 2019 through September 1, 2019, and preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly plus overtime, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

STAGE MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE: Stage Management Apprentices/Production Assistants are key members of the stage management teams on all Goodspeed productions. The position is ideal for non-AEA stage managers to work on complex musicals with limited spatial resources. Duties include assisting the PSM and ASM with setting up and managing daily rehearsals, technical rehearsals onstage, and performances. This encompasses generating paperwork and run sheets; working closely with our creative teams, actors, and run crews; coordinating people and things in very close quarters; and helping maintain the show from both technical and artistic standpoints; as well as lending a hand with all other aspects of stage management life at Goodspeed. Candidates should be intensely focused on a career in stage management and be able to handle a great deal of detail in a fast-paced environment. A high level of written and verbal communication skill, as well as a lot of flexibility and creative thinking is required. Of course, the ability to work well with others, make coffee, and wrangle copy machines is necessary—as is a sense of humor! The ideal candidate will also have stage management experience outside the confines of college; knowledge of the AEA LORT contract; the ability to understand musical terms and follow a score; and familiarity with the challenges in working on long-running shows. Due to the requirements of our season, all applicants must be comfortable working around (and with) large dogs, and be free of any allergies to dogs.  One position for qualified non-AEA candidates available beginning on/around March 4, 2019. Email cover letter, resumé, & three references (in PDF format) to: Brad Spachman, Production Stage Manager: brad@goodspeed.org.

Wig Apprentice: for our 2019 season. Duties include assisting the Resident Hair Designer and Wig Supervisor with all tasks associated with running the hair department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to; the styling and maintenance of all wigs and facial hair, repairing and ventilating pieces as needed, creating and updating production paperwork, act as a swing to cover the Wig Supervisor in the event of a planned or emergency absence, assisting the Costume Rental Collection staff with daily operations including; the transfer of costumes, labeling, restocking, and repairs of inventory, and assisting in the creation/data entry of inventories. All applicants must be available March 11, 2019 to November 24, 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, company housing option available, and the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, theatrical experience and wig making resume, availability, and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Electrics Apprentices: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking Electrics Apprentices/Spotlight Operators for our 2019 season. Duties include assisting the Production Electrician in the care and maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in the hang and focus of each show, and operating a followspot for performances. Preferred candidates would be available mid-March 2019 to late November 2019. All applicants must be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, housing available for a small weekly fee, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Opera House Props Run Crew Apprentice: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Apprentice for our 2019 season.  Seeking candidates with excellent prop maintenance skills, ability to lift at least 40lbs, good endurance for extremely physical 8 shows a week props track, and a positive attitude. All applicants must be available from March to late November, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

Audio Apprentices: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking Audio Apprentices for the 2019 Season.  Duties include assisting Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video.  Preferred candidates would be available March 2019 through September 2019, and should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging.  All applicants should be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

Stage Carpentry Apprentice: Goodspeed Musicals seeks Stage Carpentry Apprentices for our 2019 season.  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.  All applicants must be available from late March through the end of November 2019, and be comfortable around and with large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs. Hourly plus overtime, housing available for a small weekly fee, and applicants have the possibility to be eligible for the Goodspeed Musicals Andrew Isen $5,000 prize. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.