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VOLUNTEER & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Stage Management Apprentices/Production Assistants at Goodspeed Musicals
Seeking these key members of the stage management teams on all Goodspeed productions. The position is ideal for non-AEA stage managers to work on complex musicals with limited spatial resources. Duties include assisting the PSM and ASM with setting up and managing daily rehearsals, technical rehearsals onstage, and performances. This encompasses generating paperwork and run sheets; working closely with our creative teams, actors, and run crews; coordinating people and things in very close quarters; and helping maintain the show from both technical and artistic standpoints; as well as lending a hand with all other aspects of stage management life at Goodspeed. Candidates should be intensely focused on a career in stage management and be able to handle a great deal of detail in a fast-paced environment. A high level of written and verbal communication skill, as well as a lot of flexibility and creative thinking is required. Of course, the ability to work well with others, make coffee, and wrangle copy machines is necessary—as is a sense of humor! The ideal candidate will also have stage management experience outside the confines of college; knowledge of the AEA LORT contract; the ability to understand musical terms and follow a score; and familiarity with the challenges in working on long-running shows. Due to the requirements of our season, all applicants must be comfortable working around (and with) large dogs, and be free of any allergies to dogs. One position for qualified non-AEA candidates available beginning on/around March 4, 2019. Email cover letter, resumé, & three references (in PDF format) to: Brad Spachman, Production Stage Manager: email@example.com. Deadline: April 4, 2019
Arts Center Killingworth
Adult and Teen Volunteers Needed. Volunteers sought to assist at gallery opening receptions, gallery show installations, summer camps (counselors and models needed), and arts festivals and expo tables throughout the year. Teens earn community service credit. No experience necessary. Call (860) 663-5593 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the volunteer page for more information and other volunteer opportunities at artscenterkillingworth.org/volunteer
Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London is seeking enthusiastic individuals interested in art, art history, American history, and public relations to join our Volunteer Docent Program. Docents play an important role in leading museum tours for children and adults, greeting the public, and engaging visitors in hands-on art activities.
All new docents will receive extensive training in New London, regional, and the Museum’s history, our permanent and special exhibitions, as well as a foundation for leading tours for all ages. To ensure that both the Museum and docents make the most of the training, we ask for a two (2) year commitment, attendance in bi-monthly meetings from September through June, and a minimum of 12 hours of service each year. All active docents will be eligible for Docent Benefits. Bi-lingual, especially Spanish, is a plus but is not required. A history with art, children and/or the public is a bonus. For more information, click HERE.
Goodspeed Musicals’ Administrative Internship Program welcomes qualified applicants from colleges and universities. A major goal of the program is to serve as a training ground for aspiring theatre professionals. This program offers interns experiential learning and networking opportunities, complimentary tickets to Goodspeed productions and productions at other theatres when available, the opportunity to earn college credit through an academic institution, the ability to view archival Goodspeed production footage, regular seminars taught by Goodspeed staff members, meetings with staff members, a tour of Goodspeed facilities, access to the world-renowned Scherer Library of Musical Theatre and educational opportunities tailored to interns’ or volunteers’ individual interests.
Goodspeed offers internships in the following departments: Education & Library, Marketing/Public Relations, Producing, Company Management, and Management (graduate-level applicants only). Each administrative department determines hours and commitment for internship and volunteer positions individually. All internships are unpaid. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at www.goodspeed.org/education-library/internships. (Posted 1/16/17)