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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

A successful candidate will be a flexible, collaborative, and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about creating opportunities and access to the performing arts. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in theater, education, or related field; prior teaching or teaching artist experience at the K-12 level; strong verbal and written communication skills; familiarity with Common Core and National Core Arts Standards; experience working with diverse, underserved, and/or special education populations. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to elafferty@goodspeed.org. All applications are appreciated and reviewed, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER to work on fund raising efforts as. The Capital Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Development and the Executive Director and is responsible for day-to-day management of Goodspeed’s capital campaign including solicitations, records, external reporting, and research. He/she will provide support for the Director of Development and Executive Director and participate actively in strategic and tactical planning for the Capital Campaign. A qualified candidate will be able to manage key responsibilities and tasks of the position including: support the Board of Trustees, Executive Director, campaign leadership and Director of Development in qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors; maintain a portfolio of approximately 100 donors to solicit for specific campaign gifts; manage and continually refine campaign prospect pool; and conduct and analyze prospect research. 32 hours per week; one–year, renewable contract.

Successful candidate will be a flexible, high-energy, and creative problem-solver and have: 5-6 years of experience in development office, preferable in a campaign or major gifts environment; and/or success managing a portfolio as a major gifts officer. A bachelor’s degree is required. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to jobs@goodspeed.org   All applications are appreciated and reviewed, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

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.

Costume Shop Assistant: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an individual experienced in all aspects of costume technology to assist in our costume shop during the 2019 season.  This position requires a strong attention to detail, a high level of organization, and excellent electronic and verbal communication. Preferred candidates would have experience creating and maintaining costume breakdowns, show bibles, fitting and rehearsal notes, and working on full scale musicals. All applicants must be available January 21, 2019 through October 4, 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, 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.

Wardrobe Assistant: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking Wardrobe Assistants 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. 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.

PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

Company Management Apprenticeship: The Company Management Apprentice will be involved with the day to day details of a company’s time at Goodspeed. Responsibilities vary but can include artist transportation, maintaining company housing, monitoring performances and assisting with first rehearsal and opening night parties throughout the season. They will also be expected to work nights, weekends and on calls shifts as assigned. Our company management department takes pride in maintaining a positive and welcoming environment for our artists, creative teams and seasonal staff.  

The ideal candidate should be ambitious, self-motivated and be able to adapt to an ever-changing environment with complex circumstances and a wide range of personalities Applicants must have strong office, written, verbal and detailed organizational skills along with a sense of humor and maturity. A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record are required. All applicants must be willing to submit to a background check, be comfortable around large dogs and be free of any allergies to dogs.

This apprenticeship would be ideal for a recent graduate or early career professional that is looking to gain an introduction to company management at a regional theatre. This is a paid position for 10.10/hr. plus overtime and provided company housing. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume with references to Amanda Paulick, Company Manager, at apaulick@goodspeed.org. No mail or phone calls, please.

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.

Wardrobe Apprentice: Goodspeed Musicals is seeking Wardrobe Apprentice 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