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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is seeking Stage Management Interns for the 2019-2020 season.
Available contract dates:

FIRES IN THE MIRROR: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities

August 19-Oct. 13, 2019                 Studio Theatre

 

JEEVES AT SEA                                                               October 21-Dec. 22, 2019               Studio Theatre

 

NO WAKE                                                                           January 20-Mar. 15, 2020             Studio Theatre

 

GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM                                  March 24-May 17, 2020                  Studio Theatre

 

Duties include assisting the stage manager with prep week duties; rehearsal hall setup, preparing run sheets, scene shifts, and being on book during the rehearsal period; rehearsal set-up, finalizing run sheets and backstage set-up during tech week; being an active member of the run crew for tech and performance; and assisting with minimal strike duties immediately following the final performance.

 

This position requires attendance at all tech and performance calls.  Rehearsal hours may be negotiable.   All rehearsals and performances will be held at the Broadway Theatre Center.  This position pays $100 per week and is eligible for Equity’s EMC program; class credit may be arranged.

For more information go to http://www.milwaukeechambertheatre.com/about-us/opportunities/stage-management-internship-opportunities.aspx

 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Colin Gawronski, Production Manager at colin@milwaukeechambertheatre.com.


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The 2019 Non-Equity Milwaukee General Auditions will take place on Monday, January 21st, 2019, from 8:45am to 6:00pm, at Milwaukee Repertory Theater.  This is a locals only audition – only adult-aged, Milwaukee-based, non-union professional actors who do not require assistance with travel and housing should attend.

THE SIGN-UP PROCESS

Due to the continued high demand for these audition slots, we will again implement the lottery system used last year:

  • The lottery will be conducted for this year’s audition and waiting list slots.   There is an in-person component to this process in order to maintain focus on local talent.
  • Actors who auditioned in the 2018 Milwaukee General Auditions will not be allowed to do so in 2019. Actors who auditioned in 2017 are eligible to do so again in 2019.
  • Actors enrolled in college or university and in their final semester of study before graduation at the time of the auditions will be eligible to attend.  All other student actors must wait until they meet this requirement.
  • Actors born after January 21st, 2001 are not eligible to audition.

On Saturday December 15th, 2018, interested actors will be able submit their respective Non-Equity Milwaukee General Auditions Lottery Entry Forms outside of Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s  Stackner Cabaret https://www.milwaukeerep.com/Plan-Your-Visit/Directions–Parking/ on the 2nd floor atrium of the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex, accessible via elevator or via the escalator near building security.

Lottery forms are available for download here in advance of these auditions so that interested actors may download, print, and complete them in advance of the lottery day.  Paper copies of the form will not be made available on the day of the lottery.  Lottery Entry Forms must be downloaded, printed, and completed in advance.  Interested actors must also present a valid form of photo identification (driver’s license or state-issued identification is recommended) in order to submit their lottery entry.  In addition, please note that an individual is eligible to submit one Lottery Entry only, and only for oneself-entries made for other individuals will not be accepted.

 

 

 

Here are the specifics of the sign-up process that will take place on December 15th, 2018:

  • From 8:30a to 9:30a, Lottery Entry Forms will be validated and accepted.
  • At 9:30a, the Lottery will take place. Participating actors must be present to accept a slot resulting from a Lottery Entry.  If your name is called and you are not present, your entry will be forfeited.
  • As Lottery Entries are drawn, that actor will have the opportunity to sign up for a remaining available Audition or Waiting List slot. Entries will be processed in the order in which they are drawn.

There will be 10 Waiting List slots available.  Sign-up for these slots will occur in the same manner as outlined above once all auditions slot have been filled.  Obtaining a Waiting List slot does not guarantee an audition, but preference for any slots that open (due to cancellation, for example, at a later date) will be given to those actors on the Waiting List. As we have streamlined this process over the last few years, we now recommend any interested actors on the Wait List come to the auditions in the very likely case we are running ahead of schedule and are able to offer a slot in the moment. Please note that this is not a guarantee of being seen.

PREPARING FOR THE AUDITIONS

Audition slots will be 4 minutes long, and will consist of any two of the following:

  • One contemporary monologue
  • One classical monologue (preferably Shakespeare)
  • One musical theater selection – 60 to 90 seconds in duration. An accompanist will be in attendance.

Please note that the actor’s introduction and any time necessary to communicate with the accompanist will count as part of the 4 minutes.  Please prepare and time your selections carefully, as actors who exceed the audition time of 4 minutes will be stopped.

Actors should plan to bring 35 headshots/resumes that must be neatly stapled back to back prior to the audition date. (Please no paperclips or loose paper.) Actors who choose to audition with a musical theater selection and desire accompaniment should come prepared with sheet music arranged in a way that will be easy for our accompanist to read.

All actors must check in 30 minutes prior to their scheduled audition times. This will allow the auditions to move forward with fewer interruptions.

Questions?  Please email Dylan K. Sladky, Artistic Administrator, at dsladky@milwaukeerep.com.  Due to the volume of questions, please allow two business days for a response.

All interested actors should visit this page regularly for information and updates.

2019 Non-Union Milwaukee General Auditions

Lottery Entry Form

Name:                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Address:                                                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                               

Phone number:                                                                                                               

Phone type:                       O Mobile            O Home              O Work                (Check one)

Email Address:                                                                                                                                                                                 

By submitting this lottery form for the 2019 Milwaukee General Auditions, I hereby acknowledge the following:

  • I understand that submission of this form does not guarantee an audition slot or a waiting list slot in the 2019 Milwaukee General Auditions.
  • I was born before January 21st, 2001.
  • I will not be enrolled in college or university as of June 2019.
  • I am a resident of the Greater Milwaukee area.
  • I did not audition in the 2018 Milwaukee General Auditions.
  • I am not a member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Signature:                                                                                                                                                                          

Date:                                                                                                    

 

 

The 17th Annual

Milwaukee General Auditions

January 21st, 2019

 

 

 


Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) seeks a part-time marketing intern to assist with day-to-day tasks and promote the Company’s productions and special events. This position reports to Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s marketing director.

 

Position is 10-12 hours per week, largely within business hours. The internship is designed to last through the conclusion of MCT’s first show of the season, at the end of August, but could be extended or adjusted depending on candidates’ availability and MCT staff discretion.

 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Assist in writing, editing, and designing of MCT print materials including, but not limited to: advertisements and other promotional materials, e-newsletters, MCT Friends and special event communications, press releases, and audience guides.
  • Work with the marketing director on social media campaigns, participate in writing and posting to MCT blog, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Assist managing director and marketing director in planning and marketing special events for MCT subscribers and donors.
  • Researching and generating group sales leads
  • Database and archive maintenance
  • Assisting with mailings and general office duties as assigned

 

Candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and writing skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in MS Office. Experience with databases, email marketing, In Design/Adobe Creative Suite and social media preferred.

 

Internships are unpaid but can be used for school credit. Interns will also be given complimentary tickets to our productions and invitations to attend other MCT special events. Dates and hours are flexible.

 

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Matthew Reddin, Marketing Director:

matthew@milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 

 

Founded in 1975, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre produces high-quality, professional theatrical works of literary merit in intimate, audience-engaging settings, while principally employing and nurturing local theatre artists. MCT produces five plays each season at the Broadway Theatre Center in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.  For more information, visit milwaukeechambertheatre.com.


 

Hope Summer Rep 2018 Season Breakdown

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

2 one minute monologues (1 must be Shakespeare)

36 bars of up tempo musical theatre song

*Dance call will be held in callbacks

 

ESTIMATED PAY

AEA SPT TIER 3 – $413-per week minimum.

NON AEA Professional Company – $180-$250 per week

Young Company –  $125-$175 per week

Intern Company – $1000 stipend plus 3 college credits

 

Housing is included.

EMC Points Available

 

SEASON BREAKDOWN

 

THE WIZ

Directed by: Marcus Denard Johnson

 

 

ROLES AVAILABLE

 

AUNT EM: Female, Mid 30’s (Range: Mezzo Soprano, G3-C5)

Dorothy’s Aunt. Life has not been easy for her and promises little else. Harsh towards Dorothy at times, but acts out of love.

 

DOROTHY: Female (Range:  Mezzo Soprano, G3-B5)

Bright eyed and alive as can be. Would rather remain a child as long as possible instead of accepting the responsibilities of adulthood.

 

UNCLE HENRY: Male, (Range: Non-Singing)

Dorothy’s Uncle. Physically run down from years of hard work on the farm. Often acts as the voice of reason towards Aunt Em.

 

ADDAPERLE: Female, (Range: Mezzo Soprano, F3-C5)

Good Witch of the North. Has magic powers she refers to as “doing tricks.” Her magic abilities don’t always pan out as well as she would like them to.

 

SCARECROW: Male, (Range: Tenor, D3-A4)
Tired of being a scarecrow and the prospect of not going anywhere. Embarks on the journey to see The Wiz in hopes he can provide a brain.

 

TIN MAN: Male, (Range: Baritone, E3-A4)

Human at one time. Lost all his limbs to a cursed axe. Joins in the journey in hopes the Wiz will provide him a heart because “it isn’t enough to be good looking.”

 

LION: Male, (Range: Baritone, G2-Bb4)

Travels around the jungle scaring people, but has “a yellow streak a mile wide.” Coward state stems from deeper mother issues and gets regular counseling from an owl. Joins in the journey to see the Wiz to gain some courage.

 

GATEKEEPER: Male, (Range: Non-Singing)

Guards the gate to the Emerald City.

 

THE WIZ: Female/Male, (Range: Tenor/Alto, C3-A4)

All powerful leader over the land of Oz. Hides his true nature behind the façade of a temperamental leader. His true identity is an enigma.

 

EVILLENE: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Alto, Bb3-Db5)

Wicked Witch of the West. Low-down evil. Not a kind bone in her body nor kind thought in her rotten mind.

 

LORD HIGH UNDERLING: Male, Age Flexible (Range: Non-Singing)

Weak coward. Evillene’s number one.

 

WINGED MONKEY Male/Female (Range: Non-Singing)

Servant of the Wicked Witch of the West. Summoned to do her bidding. The mere mention of him brings fear. Strong movement/Dance skills.

 

GLINDA: Female, (Range: Alto, C4-Eb5)

Good Witch of the South. Prettiest of all the witches. Very wise in the way of show-business.

 

ENSEMBLE:
TOTO – a dog, PIT SINGERS, TORNADO, MUNCHKINS, CROWS, KALIDAHS, POPPIES, FIELD MICE, EMERALD CITY CITIZENS, SOLDIER MESSENGER

 

THE ODD COUPLE

Directed by: Jahnna Beecham

 

ROLES AVAILABLE

Felix Unger – A fussy man who knows that he is difficult to live with but cannot—or will not—make any concessions or compromises. His wife, unwilling to continue their marriage, asks him to leave the family despite his suicide threat, and he then moves in with Oscar. Made comical by his exaggerated behavior, Felix is persuaded by the end of the play to live temporarily with the Pigeon sisters, who pity him, but it is probable that they too will find him exasperating.

Gwendolyn Pigeon – Oscar and Felix’s giggly upstairs neighbor, one of a pair of English sisters. She is a widow.

Cecily Pigeon – Oscar and Felix’s giggly upstairs neighbor, one of a pair of English sisters. She is a divorcée.

Speed – One of Oscar and Felix’s poker buddies. Gruff and sarcastic, often picking on Vinnie and Murray.

Murray – A NYPD policeman, one of Oscar and Felix’s poker buddies.

Roy – One of Oscar and Felix’s poker buddies. Oscar’s accountant. Roy has a dry wit but is less acerbic than Speed.

Vinnie – One of Oscar and Felix’s poker buddies. Vinnie is mild-mannered and henpecked, making him an easy target for Speed’s verbal barbs.

 

 

AN ILIAD

Directed by: Lenny Banovez

 

ROLES AVALIBLE

Actor: Role is already cast.

 

Musician: Looking for Actor/Musician to play Cello. Must be strong sight reader.

 

GODSPELL

Director: Lenny Banovez

 

Looking for a diverse and talented ensemble of 10-15 actor/singer/dancers to play a variety of roles.

 

ADDITIONAL

Theatre for Young Audience Show is DRAGON PACK SNACK ATTACK. A World Premiere Musical Adaptation from the best-selling children’s book. This production will be performed by the 2018 HSRT Young & Intern Companies.

Follow this link to sign up: http://www.slottr.com/sheets/9568467


Stage Management Internship Expectations

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Description 2018

Dates

Estimated Hours

(span of day averaged)

Prep Week January 23-29 15-30 (negotiable)
Rehearsal Jan. 30-Feb. 16 44 hours/week
Tech February 17-22 60 hours
Performance Feb. 23-Mar. 18 28 hours/week

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Attend all rehearsals as arranged and all performances as required by MCT’s Production Manager.
  • Work one-on-one with the Stage Manager (AEA) to facilitate rehearsals.
  • Resetting the rehearsal hall, assisting with scene shifts, preparing run sheets and being on book during the rehearsal period.
  • Coordinate with the Stage Manager, Deck Chief and Wardrobe Mistress to finalize run sheets and setup the backstage and greenroom areas in the theatre during Tech Week.
  • Be in attendance for every performance to run the show on deck with the Deck Chief.
  • Assist the Deck Chief and Stage Manager in minimal strike duties immediately following the final performance.

 

COMPENSATION:

  • This position is paid a fee of $100 per week OR class credit can be arranged.
  • Participants gain experience working within the structure of an Equity SPT production, working with and observing an Equity Stage Manager.
  • Participants can collect EMC points towards Equity membership.
  • Participants gain contacts with professional actors, directors and designers in the local theatre community and beyond.

 

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Brandy Kline, Production Manager brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com or call 414-617-2500 for more details.

 


Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) seeks a part-time marketing intern to assist with day-to-day tasks and promote the Company’s productions and special events. This position reports to Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s marketing director.

 

Position is 10-12 hours per week, largely within regular business hours.

 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Assist in writing, editing, and designing of MCT print materials including, but not limited to: advertisements and other promotional materials, e-newsletters, MCT Friends and special event communications, press releases, and audience guides.
  • Work with the marketing director on social media campaigns, participate in writing and posting to MCT blog, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Assist managing director and marketing director in planning and marketing special events for MCT subscribers and donors.
  • Researching and generating sales leads
  • Database and archive maintenance
  • Assisting with mailings and general office duties as assigned

 

 

Candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and writing skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in MS Office. Experience with databases, email marketing, In Design/Adobe Creative Suite and social media preferred.

 

Internships are unpaid but can be used for school credit. Interns will also be given complimentary tickets to our productions and invitations to attend other MCT special events. Dates and hours are flexible.

 

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Matthew Reddin, Marketing Director:

matthew@milwaukeechambertheatre.com

 

 

Founded in 1975, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre produces high-quality, professional theatrical works of literary merit in intimate, audience-engaging settings, while principally employing and nurturing local theatre artists. MCT produces five plays each season at the Broadway Theatre Center in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.  For more information, visit milwaukeechambertheatre.com.


Now Hiring: Stage Management Intern

 

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Description 2017

Dates

Estimated Hours

(span of day averaged)

Prep Week July 11-17 15-30 (negotiable)
Rehearsal July 18-Aug. 4 44 hours/week
Tech August 5-10 59.5
Performance August 11-27 30 hours/week

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Attend all rehearsals as arranged and all performances as required by MCT’s Production Manager.
  • Work one-on-one with the Stage Manager (Brandy Kline, AEA) to facilitate rehearsals.
  • Resetting the rehearsal hall, assisting with scene shifts, preparing run sheets and being on book during the rehearsal period.
  • Coordinate with the Stage Manager, Deck Chief and Wardrobe Supervisor to finalize run sheets and setup the backstage and greenroom areas in the theatre during Tech Week.
  • Be in attendance for every performance to run the show on deck with the Deck Chief.
  • Assist the Deck Chief and Stage Manager in minimal strike duties immediately following the final performance.

 

COMPENSATION:

  • This position is paid a fee of $100 per week OR class credit can be arranged.
  • Participants gain experience working within the structure of an Equity SPT production, working with and observing an Equity Stage Manager.
  • Participants can collect Equity Membership Candidate points.
  • Participants gain contacts with professional actors, directors and designers in the local theatre community and beyond.

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to Brandy Kline, Production Manager, at brandy@milwaukeechambertheatre.com.

 

 

 

 


Artistic Internship – Casting

 

Artistic Internship – Casting:  Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM), WI.   Assist Artistic Director with all aspects of casting upcoming season. Excellent opportunity for a self-starter, organized individual with a desire to be in the midst of the casting process, from recruitment to auditions to callbacks to offers.  Work alongside Artistic Director in casting the upcoming 17/18 season of 5 mainstage productions: Madagascar; A Christmas Carol; Tuck Everlasting; Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly; and The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane.  Most work can be done independently and off-site; minimal office hours required; 5-10 hrs/wk, a few more when auditions are occurring. Attend auditions and callbacks, communicate with actors and directors, organize and create actor database/files, and assist Artistic Director with various season preparatory tasks. Great credit to add to your resume and experience to gain for anyone interested in artist management, company management, and producing. Start immediately, go through August (end date flexible). Modest stipend provided. Send email of interest and resume to: employment@ctmtheater.org Subject line: Artistic Internship. www.ctmtheater.org

The mission of the Children’s Theater of Madison is to create vibrant theater experiences that engage, educate, and inspire young people and their communities.


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Non-Union Milwaukee General Audtions

The 2017 Non-Union Milwaukee General Auditions will take place on Monday, January 30th, 2017, from 8:45am to 5:00pm, at Milwaukee Repertory Theater.  This is a locals only audition – only adult-aged, Milwaukee-based, non-union professional actors who do not require assistance with travel and housing should attend.

THE SIGN-UP PROCESS
We will again implement the lottery system used last year, due to the continued high demand for these audition slots:

  • The lottery will be conducted for this year’s audition and waiting list slots.   There will still be an in-person component to this process, in order to maintain focus on local talent.
  • Actors who auditioned in the 2016 Milwaukee General Auditions will not be allowed to do so in 2017.  At this time, we anticipate that actors who auditioned in 2016 will be eligible to do so again in 2018.
  • Actors enrolled in college or university and in their final semester of study before graduation at the time of the auditions will be eligible to attend.  All other student actors must wait until they meet this requirement.
  • Actors born after January 30th, 1999 are not eligible to audition.

On Saturday January 7th, 2017 at 9:30a, interested actors will be able submit their respective Non-Union Milwaukee General Auditions Lottery Entry Forms outside of Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Stackner Cabaret on the 2nd floor Arboretum of the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex, accessible via elevator or via the escalator near building security.

Lottery forms are available for download here in advance of these auditions, so that interested actors may download, print, and complete them in advance of the lottery day.  Paper copies of the form will not be made available on the day of the lottery.  Lottery Entry Forms must be downloaded, printed, and completed in advance.  Interested actors must also present a valid form of photo identification (driver’s license or state-issued identification is recommended) in order to submit her/his lottery entry.  In addition, please note that an individual is eligible to submit one Lottery Entry only, and only for oneself – entries made for other individuals will not be accepted.

Here are the specifics of the sign-up process that will take place on January 7th, 2017:

  •  From 8:30a to 9:30a, Lottery Entry Forms will be validated and accepted.
  •  At 9:30a, the Lottery will take place.  Participating actors must be present to accept a slot resulting from a winning Lottery Entry.  If your name is called and you are not present, your winning entry will be forfeit.
  • As winning Lottery Entries are drawn, that actor will have the opportunity to sign up for a remaining available Audition or Waiting List slot.  Winning entries will be processed in the order in which they are drawn.

There will also be 10 Waiting List slots available.  Sign-up for these slots will occur in the same manner as outlined above, once all auditions slot have been filled.  Obtaining a Waiting List slot does not guarantee an audition, but preference for any slots that open (due to cancellation, for example) at a later date will be given to those actors on the Waiting List.

PREPARING FOR THE AUDITIONS
Audition slots will be 4 minutes long, and will consist of any two of the following:

  • One contemporary monologue
  • One classical monologue (preferably Shakespeare)
  • One musical theater selection – 60 to 90 seconds in duration.  An accompanist will be in attendance.

Please note that the actor’s introduction and any time necessary to communicate with the accompanist will count as part of the 4 minutes.  Please prepare and time your selections carefully, as actors who exceed the audition time of 4 minutes will be stopped.

Non-Equity actors should plan to bring 30 headshots/resumes and should be neatly staples back-to-back prior to the audition date. Actors who choose to audition with a musical theater selection and desire accompaniment should come prepared with sheet music.

Questions?  Please email Dylan K. Sladky, Artistic Administrator, at dsladky@milwaukeerep.com.  Due to the volume of questions, please allow two business days for a response.

All interested actors should visit this page regularly for information and updates. 

COMPANIES INTERESTED IN ATTENDING
(updated December 7
th, 2016)

The Alchemist Theatre –
The Bunny Gumbo Theater Company –
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre –
American Player’s Theatre –
Next Act –
Milwaukee Repertory Theater –
Milwaukee Comedy –
All In Productions –
Actor’s Craft Seventh Avenue Theatre –
Theatre RED –
Third Avenue Playhouse –
Cooperative Performance Milwaukee –
First Stage Children’s Theatre –
Fireside Theatre –
Bronzeville Arts Ensemble –
Theatre LILA –
Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theatre –
Children’s Theater of Madison –
Forward Theater Company –
In Tandem Theatre –
Lori Lins Talent –
Renaissance Theaterworks –
Solstice Theatre –
The Third Avenue Playhouse –
Zoological Society of Milwaukee/Kohl’s Wild Theater –

http://www.milwaukeerep.com/Test-Area/Rep-Redesign-Home/Inside-The-Rep/Non-Union-Milwaukee-General-Auditions/


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Northern Sky Theater is seeking male interns for two substantial roles in our 2017 summer season.  Auditions will be held on Saturday, November 19th from 10am-2pm at Next Act Theater, 255 S. Water Street, Milwaukee WI 53204. We are looking for the following:

 

Young Male in our season world premiere. This show is set in the 1954. The role age is 16, a teenager with a passion for rock & roll. Strong solo and harmony singing is required of this actor and basic dance skills.

Young Male in a remount of a show set in 1944. Role age is 18-25. Speaks very little English and has a German dialect. This actor must be a strong tenor and also play guitar.

 

Northern Sky interns participate in all areas of production and report to the Production Stage Manager. During the season interns attend all rehearsals, assist with computer reports, prompting, props, costume maintenance, scenic change-overs, PR events, run-crew, etc. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn and engage in all aspects of the theatre while spending the summer in beautiful Door County. Housing is provided and there is a weekly stipend.

 

Contract dates are May 14 – August 28, 2016.

Applicants must have a driver’s license and car available for the summer, as our theater, rehearsal space, offices, and housing are quite spread out throughout the county. It is preferred that applicants have completed one year of college, but it’s not required to be considered for this internship.

 

For an appointment, please contact Molly Rhode at molly@northernskytheater.com.

Please bring in a monologue and song of your choice. You will also be asked to read and sing from the shows. Materials will be provided.

 

For more information on Northern Sky’s intern program, please visit:

http://northernskytheater.com/about/internship.html