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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. EOE

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.

ARTISTIC POSITIONS

No openings at this time - please check back.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

BOX OFFICE REPRESENTATIVE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a box office representative to sell tickets and provide information about our organization’s events, in person at the box office and by phone. Must be comfortable working with a computerized ticketing system, have a professional demeanor, and provide superior customer service. Part-time position includes weekdays, weekends and some evenings.  15-20 hours per week through December. Send cover letter and resume to jobs@goodspeed.org . No phone calls.

ACTING INSTRUCTOR: Goodspeed Musicals seeks candidates for an Acting Instructor as part of the new Kids Company Academy for immediate replacement. Teaching artists in the fields of musical theatre acting are encouraged to apply to teach weekly classes on the Goodspeed campus to students ages 7-18. Teaching artists are responsible for creating their own lesson content and preparing any necessary materials for their classes in coordination with the Education Department, as well as preparing students for an informal studio showcase at the end of each semester. Fall classes begin Monday, September 9, 2019 and run through Friday, December 20, 2019; spring classes begin Monday, February 3, 2020 and run through Friday, May 15t 2020. Qualified candidates will have professional skills, training, and experience in one or more musical theatre performance disciplines; prior teaching or teaching artist experience on the K-12 level; experience and desire to teach in an inclusive environment; and a commitment to fostering soft skills such as teamwork, respect, responsibility, and empathy. Please send a résumé, cover letter, and contact information for two references to jobs@goodspeed.org

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

AUDIO ENGINEER- THE TERRIS THEATRE: for the 2020 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 May 2020 to December 2020. 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.

PROPERTIES RUN CREW HEAD: our 2020 Opera House 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.  All applicants must be available from March to December. 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

PROPS CARPENTER: for our 2020 season.  Looking for a self-motivated individual with properties experience to start in February. The qualified applicant will be a carpenter with mechanical and furniture building skills and the ability to problem-solve.  Applicants must be available February through October. Welding is a must. 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.

PROPS ARTISAN: for our 2020 season.  We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and experience faux painting props, working with a wide variety of materials, proficiency in Photoshop, a valid driver’s license and the ability to lift 40lbs.  Applicants must be available February through October. 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 DESIGN ASSISTANT: For our upcoming 2020 season. Duties include working with the Costume Shop Manager to assist the Designer with transportation, the creation of paperwork, the acquisition of materials and garments, and in fittings and tech rehearsals. The Costume Design Assistant will work closely with the Costume Shop, Costume Rentals and Wardrobe staffs to ensure the successful creation and maintenance of costumes for three large scale musicals. Candidates should possess exceptional interpersonal skills, a strong knowledge of the NYC garment district, costume shopping, costume bible maintenance and excellent skills in Excel. Preferred candidates will possess background in stitching and wardrobe as well as design assistance. Valid driver’s license required. Must be available February 18th 2020 through December 4th, 2020. $14.00/hour 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

HEAD ELECTRICIAN - THE TERRIS THEATRE: Preferred applicants would be available April 2020 through November 2020 and have a working knowledge of Conventional fixtures, LED fixtures, Moving lights, wireless DMX, LED Tape installation and control, experience programming an ETC Ion, and basic computer/show networking. Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals.  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.

COSTUME RENTAL ASSISTANT: part-time to work at our costume warehouse.  Responsibilities include assisting our Costume Rental team with the administrative and physical responsibilities of renting and maintaining the costume collection. Seeking candidates who are fast paced, quick learners, and confident working in Microsoft Word and Excel, can lift at least 40 lbs., able to climb 2 flights of stairs and comfortable working at heights up to 12 feet. Hours would be during the work week and during the 9am-5pm window. Hourly plus overtime and preferred candidates would have a good general knowledge of period clothing, costumes, and fashion.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

STAGE CARPENTER: for the 2020 Opera House season. Ideal applicants will have experience in management of stage operations, scenic construction, and point rigging. Duties include maintenance of scenic elements, assisting in the construction and implementation of the Goodspeed Opera House productions, and supervising a carpentry deck crew of three individuals. Gain experience working on long running shows.  Preferred candidates are available March 2020 through the end of November 2020.  $14.00 per hour plus overtime and benefits, 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

DRAPER: For the 2020 season. Responsibilities of this position include 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 February 2020 through the end of September 2020. 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

AUDIO APPRENTICE: for the 2020 season at the Goodspeed Opera House. Duties include assisting Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video. Preferred candidates should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging. 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.

ELECTRICS/AUDIO APPRENTICE: for our 2020 Norma Terris Theatre season. Candidates will have the opportunity to assist both our lighting and audio departments in this apprenticeship, which is perfect for recent graduates. Duties include assisting the Head Electrician in the care and maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in hang and focus, assisting Sound Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video. Preferred candidates should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging, as well as experience working with theatrical lighting equipment. Applicants should be available May through November of 2020. $11.00 per hour 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.

STITCHER APPRENTICE: for our 2020 season. Seeking applicants with a working knowledge of theatrical stitching and garment alterations, and a demonstrated ability to learn new skills, take instruction well, remain calm under pressure, and to work flexibly and congenially as part of a fast moving team. In addition to stitching duties, the Apprentice Stitcher will shadow the Wardrobe Apprentices and act as a wardrobe swing as needed. All applicants must be available February 18 through October 9, 2020, with the possibility to extend to December 4th, 2020. $11.00 per hour 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 APPRENTICE: for our 2020 season.  Responsibilities include load-in and strike, dressing and quick changes (including Wigs), and costume maintenance.  All applicants must be available April 6, 2020 through December 4th, 2020. Preferred candidates would have strong hand sewing skills and experience working on full scale musicals. $11.00 per hour 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 RUN CREW APPRENTICE: for our 2020 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 December. 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 APPRENTICE for the 2020 season. Under the supervision of the Charge Scenic Artist, the apprentice will work alongside both staff and job-in painters in the execution of design renderings and in the maintenance of our paint shop. Dependent on skill level, this job includes the texturing and painting of hard scenery and props, as well as soft goods. Basic painting skills are essential, and experience with color mixing, layout, and drop painting are desirable. Preferred candidate would be available as early as February 2020 through late September 2020. 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, portfolio, and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

STAGE CARPENTRY APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks stage carpentry apprentices for our 2020 Opera House 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.  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.  Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals. Applicants should be available March 2020 through November 2020. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

ELECTRICS APPRENTICE:Goodspeed Musicals is seeking Electrics Apprentices/Spotlight Operators for our 2020 Opera House 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. 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. Applicants should be available March 2020 through December 2020. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.