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The John W. Engeman Theater is looking to expand our family. We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

AUDITIONS

GYPSY Auditions

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport announces Local Auditions for its upcoming production of Gypsy at 12PM for CHILDREN and 1:30PM for ADULTS on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Richard Dolce, Producing Artistic Director; Vic DiMonda, Associate Producing Director; Arthur Laurents, book; Stephen Sondheim, lyrics; Jule Styne, music; Igor Goldin; director; musical director TBA; choreographer Drew Humphrey; Wojcik/Seay Casting, Casting Office. Daytime rehearsals in NYC: 8/25/17; Open: 9/14/17; Close: 10/29/17.

 

LOCAL CALL FOR CHILDREN, SINGERS WHO DANCE, DANCERS WHO SING and CHARACTER ACTORS (Northport, LI):

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theatre at Northport

250 Main Street, Northport, NY – Studio 1

11AM – Sign Up for CHILDREN (Audition begins at 12PM)

12:30PM – Sign Up for ADULTS (Audition begins at 1:30PM)

 

CHILDREN and ADULTS should come prepared to sing first. Prepare 16-32 bars of music in the style of the show. You may sing from Gypsy. Please bring sheet music in the key in which you would like to sing, an accompanist will be provided. Bring your full book of music and a recent headshot/resume. CHILDREN and ADULTS asked to stay to dance should bring character shoes and tap shoes.

 

The producer will be actively casting from this call so attendance is highly recommended. If LOCAL L.I. ACTORS are unable to attend these auditions, please send a headshot and resume to Vic DiMonda, c/o The Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768, ATTN: Gypsy or email at vdimonda@engemantheater.com Attn: Gypsy. For consideration NYC BASED ACTORS should send a headshot and resume to Wojcik/Seay Casting at staff@wscasting.com Attn: Engeman Gypsy.

 

 

SEEKING:

 

Rose (Female 40)

A domineering, take-no-prisoners stage mother who will do anything to further the success of her daughters in show business. Mezzo soprano/belt.

 

Louise (Female, 20-30) Awkward as a child and always observant, hides her femininity under the guise of a tomboy. When she finally shines, her unabashedly extrovert self takes over. Mezzo soprano/belt.

 

Herbie (Male, 45-60)
An agent for Rose’s children and a possible husband number 4, has a heart of
gold but also has the power to defend the people he loves with strength; baritone, strong actor.

 

Dainty June (Female, 20-30)
Baby June as a young teenager, the older she gets, the less she enjoys being treated like a child, must dance very well, tap, and be a strong performer with a strong belt, mezzo. Ability to do the splits and twirl a baton a big plus.

 

Tulsa (Male, 20-30)
Boy-next-door type, charming, handsome and endearing, strives to break and be a star, strong vocals and dance, must tap; tenor.

 

Tessie Tura/Ms. Cratchitt (Female, 30-55)

An experienced and wisened Burlesque performer. Specialty – Ballet stripper. Ballet skills optional. Mezzo. / The gate-keeper of the Grantziger’s Palace and a battle-axe, not unlike Rose.

 

Mazeppa (Female,30-55)

An experienced and wisened Burlesque performer. Specialty – Trumpet stripper. Trumpet skills optional. Alto.

 

Electra (Female, 30-55)

An experienced and wisened Burlesque performer. Specialty – Light-bulb stripper. Electrical experience not required.

 

Adult Male Ensemble (Male, 30-60)

Various character roles with minimal singing requirements; seeking strong actors.

 

Teen Farmboys (Male, 20s to play younger)

Male dancing ensemble; must sing and dance well; Broadway chorus type

 

Adult Female Ensemble (Female, 20s to play younger)

Singing and dancing members of the “Hollywood Blondes” (Do not need to be blonde), to double as Strippers and play character parts.

 

Child Roles

Baby June (Female, 8-12)
Rose’s daughter who is constantly being groomed to be the next
Broadway star, cute, blonde, high energy performer with a fantastic belt, who dances well, has gymnastic skills; baton twirling a plus.

Baby Louise (Female, 9-13)
An awkward, observant young girl, always playing second fiddle to her sister June; genuine, earnest, and charming

Children’s ENSEMBLE (Male & Female, 9-13)
Kid dancing ensemble; all must sing and dance well.

 

MALE/FEMALE ENSEMBLE: 18-25 to play high school age. Strong singer/dancers with charismatic personalities.

THEATRICAL STAGE TECHNICIAN

The John W. Engeman Theater is currently seeking stage technicians. We are looking for technicians with experience in all fields (Lighting, Sound, and Carpentry.) Having experience in multiple fields is a plus. We have shows running all year around. The Technician will be working in a 400 seat Proscenium theater.

Qualifications:
– General Stagecraft
– Ability to lift at least 75lbs
– Comfortable working at heights
– Must be able to take direction

Responsibilities:
– Providing support to all productions
– Set-up, operation and Striking for Show
– Light Maintenance

Employment Type: Full – Time
Send resumes to mdecristofaro@engemantheater.com

THEATER WARDROBE SUPERVISOR

The John W. Engeman Theater is currently seeking a full-time Wardrobe Supervisor.

Responsibilities include : maintaining costume quality throughout the run of performances, costume preparations, laundry, assisting actors with costume changes, maintaining and cleaning costumes, striking show at closing, and creating all wardrobe paperwork. Wig maintenance helpful but not required.

Ideal candidate will have strong people and organizational skills, as well as experience with sewing, costume crafts, and some wig and makeup skills. Must have own transportation. Position to begins immediately.

Please submit resumes and cover letter.

Employment Type: Full-Time
Send resumes to: jtully@engemantheater.com

THEATRICAL DRESSERS

Dressers must have prior experience in dressing a quick-change heavy show and must be able to facilitate quick changes during each performance as well as handle minor alterations and repairs, laundry, pressing and steaming of costumes. Must possess quick problem solving skills, great organizational ability and must work well in a team environment. Must be available for the entire run of shows, including all of tech week.

All candidates must provide their own transportation to the theater in Northport, NY.

Please send a current resume and references.

Employment Type: Part-Time
Send resumes to: jtully@engemantheater.com

THEATER HAIR, WIG & MAKEUP SUPERVISOR

The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport Long Island, NY is seeking a Wig and Hair Supervisor. Applicant should have experience in styling and maintaining wigs as well as the ability to cut and style human hair. Previous experience in running shows and creating period hairstyles is required. Local to Northport preferred. Must have own transportation.

Please send a current resume and references.

Employment Type: Part-Time
Send resumes to: jtully@engemantheater.com

THEATER BOX OFFICE CUSTOMER SERVICE

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Do you like attending live performance theater? Are you interested in working in a fast-paced environment? The John W. Engeman Theater is seeking part-time, permanent, Box Office Customer Service employees.

Essential job duties and responsibilities include: Professional communication skills, the ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment and strong computer skills. A flexible schedule is essential and weekends are required.

The Box Office Associate is responsible for providing world-class customer service to all John W. Engeman Theater patrons for the purpose of providing them with a memorable overall theatrical experience. Qualified applicants should email resume to pmolloy@engemantheater.com.

 

ASSISTANT HOUSE MANAGER

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is currently seeking an Assistant House Manager. This person should provide professional and courteous front of house operations for The Engeman Theater and ensure the safety and comfort of all of the patrons.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Train, motivate and supervise all front of house staff and ushers
• Resolve seating/patron problems before, during and after the show
• Work with the Production Stage Manager to ensure the proper opening and closing of the house; resumption of the show after intermission
• Unlock/Lock theater doors, turn on/off lights, perform safety check, check public areas for cleanliness/appearance and safety issues
• Oversee sales and cash banks for concession and other front of house operations in the theater

Candidate should be reliable, responsible and able to communicate clearly. This position requires NIGHTTIME AND WEEKEND HOURS so candidate must be able to work appropriate hours.

Please send resume and contact information to bhallisey@engemantheater.com Serious inquiries only please.

HOUSEKEEPER/PORTER

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is currently seeking a full-time housekeeper/porter to help maintain the overall cleanliness of The Theater.  Candidate should be reliable and dependable and be able to communicate clearly.

Daily tasks to include but are not limited to:

* Vacuum, sweep, mop and otherwise clean/maintain the floors and carpets
* Scour, wash, clean/maintain all wash basins, sinks and toilets
* Dust, polish and clean/maintain all surfaces in the theater; spot clean walls as needed
* Replace light bulbs, toilet tissues, air fresheners as needed
* Any other cleaning and maintenance duties as necessary

The candidate should have a high standard of cleanliness

NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS ARE REQUIRED!

Please submit resume and/or work history via email to bhallisey@engemantheater.com

VALET CAPTAIN

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is currently looking for a Valet Captain to join our team.

In order to ensure that the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport’s customer service standards are upheld and valet tasks are performed efficiently, a valet captain oversees the staffing, training and daily duties of the valet team.

Candidates should have:

  • A clean background check and driving record
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • A good working knowledge of most vehicles
  • An ability to drive a manual transmission
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Prior valet experience is preferred

 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with car parking duties during busy periods
  • Coordinate parking solutions for various events
  • Ensure the safety and security of all valet parked vehicles
  • Periodically checked vehicles stored in lots
  • Evaluated the performance of each staff member
  • Ensure that valet traffic is not impacted town traffic

Please email resume and/or work history to bhallisey@engemantheater.com.

VALET DRIVERS

The John W. Engeman Theater, Long Island’s only year round professional theater, in the heart of Northport village, is looking for energetic Valet Parking Attendants.
Attendants must be extremely outgoing, friendly, clean-cut, and consistently offer the highest quality customer service.
* Must have a valid and clean license
* Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.
* Must be motivated and show initiative
* Excellent communication skills
* Exhibits high level of commitment
* Must be honest, hospitable and enthusiastic
* Must take great pride in their work
* Greeting customers promptly and with a friendly attitude.
* Park and return customer vehicles upon request in a timely and safe manner.
* Run long distances during shift.
* Be able to work outdoors in all types of weather.
* Dress & act professional at all times.
* Must be able to drive manual transmission

BARTENDER

Bartenders must be extremely outgoing, reliable, friendly, clean-cut, and consistently offer the highest quality customer service. Bartending experience is necessary for this position.

* Must be able to work flexible hours, including late nights, weekends and holidays.
* Excellent communication skills
* Must be honest, hospitable and enthusiastic
* Work quickly & efficiently while providing a great experience to our guests
* Ability to learn/use computer system.
* Good analytical skills, and the ability to handle cash transactions effectively.
* Dress & act professional at all times.
Position is available immediately. Send resume and/or work history to above email – interviews to be arranged accordingly

The schedule is Wednesday through Sunday nights with some hours during the day on Saturday and Sunday.  Some additional shifts on other nights as well!

Send resumes to bhallisey@engemantheater.com

HOST/HOSTESS

The John W. Engeman Theater, Long Island’s only year round professional theater, in the heart of Northport village, is looking for energetic Hosts and Hostesses.

Hosts/Hostesses must be extremely outgoing, friendly, clean-cut,and consistently offer the highest quality customer service.

* Must be able to work flexible hours, including late nights, weekends and holidays.
* Must be motivated and show initiative
* Excellent communication skills
* Exhibits high level of commitment
* Must be honest, hospitable and enthusiastic
* Must take great pride in their work
* Greeting and assisting customers promptly and with a friendly attitude.
* Ability to learn computer system.
* Good analytical skills, and the ability to handle cash transactions

Please email resume/job history to bhallisey@engemantheater.com. Interviews will be arranged from resumes/job histories received!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for volunteer Ushers

Volunteer Application

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