LOCAL AEA AUDITIONS - DECEMBER 7, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals is holding local adult Equity auditions for its 2015 season, on Sunday, December 7 from 10 am to 5 pm in East Haddam, Conn. Goodspeed is seeking adult Equity male and female. All auditions are by appointment only. Appointments may be made starting immediately. Please call Company Management at 860.873.8664, ext. 387, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm.
Goodspeed Musicals 2015 season will be Guys and Dolls (3/10-6/20), La Cage aux Folles (5/25-9/12) and The Honeymooners (8/18-12/6). The Norma Terris Theatre 2015 season will be announced soon. Candidates must be available for four weeks of rehearsal and a 4 to 14-week performance run.
Interested performers should bring a resume, photo and sheet music and be prepared to sing two short numbers: an up-tempo song and a ballad. Music must be legible and in the proper key (No lead sheets please). An accompanist will be provided.
Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.
There are no open administrative positions at this time.
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 email@example.com
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
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.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
WIGS & HAIR SUPERVISOR: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Wigs & Hair Supervisor for our 2015 season. Duties include hair/wig changes during performances, assisting the wardrobe department with quick changes, and performing maintenance on all wigs & facial hair. Preferred candidates would hold a Connecticut Cosmetology License and have experience working on full scale musicals. EOE. Please fax, mail or e-mail letter, resume and list of three references to Cindy Kubala, Costume Director; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam; Ct. 06423. Fax 860-873-2480; e-mail: email@example.com
WARDROBE APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Wardrobe Apprentice. Responsibilities include load-in and strike, dressing and quick changes, and costume maintenance. Hourly plus overtime. Preferred candidates would be available starting October 17,2014, and have experience working on full scale musicals. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Goodspeed Apprenticeships, visit the programs page
ELECTRICS APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Electrics Apprentice who is available starting September 2014. Duties include assisting staff Electricians in the care & maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in the hang and focus, and operating a followspot for performances of one of our fall productions. Hourly plus overtime. EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Jay Hilton, Lighting & Sound Supervisor; Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to email@example.com.
STAGE CARPENTER APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seek a stage carpenter apprentice. 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. Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals and would be available beginning in September. EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to Matt Francis, Technical Director, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or fax to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDIO APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Audio Apprentice for the fall production of The Circus In Winter. 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 to start around September 29 and should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging. Hourly plus overtime. EOE. Position Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Jay Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.