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Job Opportunities



Local auditions for the 2015 season have already been held.

AEA auditions will be announced in trade publications such as Variety and Backstage.


HOUSE MANAGER: full-time March-December. Oversees Front of House operations and customer service during day, eve and weekend performances at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Experience in supervising, hiring and training ushers/bartenders, and experience with patron relations is critical. Candidates should possess strong management, organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with all ages; mature and positive attitude; computer skills; and a willingness to pitch in and get the job done. Send letter, resume and references to Human Resources/House Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam CT 06423, fax 860.873.2389, NO calls. EOE.

TELEMARKETING : Do you have the gift of gab and free evenings? Goodspeed Musicals seeks closers for its part-time Subscription Services department.  Fun job!  Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30-9:00.  Earn $9.15/hour plus commission and theatre tickets. Call William Addison at 860.873.8664 ext 740. EOE


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

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. 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.


ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR:  Position is year-round, salary plus benefits.  Preferred applicants will be accomplished scenic carpenters with proficiency in carpentry, welding, rigging, and basic automation.  Strong language skills, organizational and management ability a must.  Computer spreadsheet, database, and AUTOCAD essential, 3D AutoCAD preferred.  Preferred candidates would be available early January, 2015.  EOE.  Send letter, resume, and list of three references to:  Matt Francis, Technical Director; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, FAX 860.87302480,


PROPERTIES ARTISAN: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Artisan for our 2015 season.  We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and experience faux painting props, working with a wide variety of materials, a valid driver’s license and the ability to lift 40lbs.  EOE.  Fax or email letter, resume, and three references to: Ryann Lee, c/o Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT  06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to 

DRAPER: Preferred candidates are available March 2015, and have strong stitching skills with knowledge of major alterations.    Work with Broadway caliber designers and actors in a fun, rural atmosphere, two hours from NYC.  EOE.  Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Cindy Kubala, Costume Director; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX 860-873-2480, or email


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 


Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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