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Goodspeed Musicals is holding local Equity auditions for its 2017 season, on Sunday, November 13 from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. in East Haddam, Conn.  Goodspeed is seeking adult Equity male and female actors and Non-Equity boys (ages 7-10; strong singer).

All auditions are by appointment only.  Appointments may be made starting October 17, 2016.  Please call Company Management at (860) 873-8664, ext. 721, Monday through Friday, 9 am - 5 p.m.

Goodspeed Musicals 2017 season will be Thoroughly Modern Millie (3/21-7/2), Oklahoma! (6/13-9/23) and Rags (9/5-12/10).  The Norma Terris Theatre 2017 season will be Deathless (5/9-6/2), Darling Grenadine (7/25-9/17) and A Connecticut Christmas Carol (10/24-12/24).  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.


There are no open administrative positions at this time.


Goodspeed Musicals' Administrative Internship Program welcomes qualified applicants from colleges and universities as well as beginning theatre professionals. A major goal of the program is to serve as a training ground for those hoping to have a career in the theatre. This program offers students and aspiring theatre professionals experiential learning, networking opportunities, free tickets to Goodspeed productions, the opportunity to earn college credit through your academic institution, regular seminars taught by staff members, meetings with members of the staff, access to the world-renowned Scherer Library of Musical Theatre, and educational opportunities tailored to your individual interest. Administrative Internships are designed for individuals interested in working in areas outside of the Production Department, including Marketing and PR, Education and Library, or Producing. Hours and commitment for internship positions are determined by each administrative department. Internships are unpaid and applicants must be able to provide their own transportation and local housing in order to be considered for the program.

For more information about Goodspeed Internships and to apply, CLICK HERE


MASTER CARPENTER Position is year-round with benefits.  Hourly plus overtime.  Excellent woodworking, metal working, rigging, and supervisory skills a must.  Automation experience preferred.  Responsibilities include construction, load-in and load-out of scenery for all shows and maintaining shop tools.  Preferred candidates are available starting February 2017. EOE. Send letter, resume, availability and list of three references to: Matt Francis, Technical Director; email:  


ELECTRICIAN/ LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR  for the 2017 season.  Ideal applicants will have a working knowledge of LED and wireless DMX technologies in addition to an ETC Ion console.  Duties include programing and running light board for all assigned shows and supervising a small crew of electrics apprentices.  Preferred applicants would be available May through December 2017.  Hourly plus overtime. EOE.  Send cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to Will Johnson, Lighting Supervisor;  e-mail:

FIRST HAND  for the 2017 season. Seeking applicants with strong stitching skills, knowledge of major alterations, and experience working on full scale musicals.  Preferred candidates would be available starting March through October.  Hourly wage plus overtime.  EOE.  Send cover letter, resume, availability, and a list of 3 references Cindy Kubala, Costume Director, email:

PROPS RUN CREW HEAD for the 2017 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 starting March 2017.  Hourly wage plus overtime.  EOE.  Fax or send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Ryann Lee, Props Manager; e-mail:

STAGE CARPENTER for the 2017 seeason. Ideal applicants will have experience in management of stage operations, scenic construction, and point rigging. Duties include maintenance of scenic elements and assisting in the construction and implementation of the Goodspeed Opera House productions. Preferred candidates are available February through December.  EOE. Send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to Matt Francis, Technical Director, email:


TECHNICAL DIRECTION APPRENTICE for the 2017 season.  The Apprentice will work with the Technical Director and ATD to help plan the build, load in, and strikes of scenery as well as help with purchasing, drafting, and scheduling of all shows.  Apprentice will also be swing Run Crew member.  Position is hourly plus over time.  Housing is provided for a minimal fee. Preferred candidates are available March 6 through November.  EOE. E-mail cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Matt Francis, Technical Director; email:

TECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS Goodspeed Musicals seeks the next generation of professional technicians of the 2017 season.  Apprenticeships are available in carpentry, properties, electrics, sound, scenic art, and wardrobe.  Preferred candidates are available beginning in March 2017, and have experience working on full scale musicals.  Hourly wage plus overtime.  EOE.  Send cover letter (include dates of availability and area of interest), resume and list of three references to Erica Gilroy, Asst. Production Manager; e-mail: 

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