Opportunities

Available Positions

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

AUDITIONS


Man of La Mancha Open Auditions

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport announces Open Auditions for its upcoming production of Man of La Mancha at 10AM for FEMALE SINGERS and 2PM for MALE SINGERS on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Richard Dolce, Producer; Vic DiMonda, Associate Producing Director; Dale Wasserman, book; Mitch Leigh, music; Joe Darion, lyrics; Peter Flynn, director; TBA, musical director; Dev Janki, choreographer; Wojcik/Seay Casting, Casting Office. Daytime rehearsals in NYC: 8/27/18; Open: 9/13/18; Close: 11/4/18.

 

OPEN CALL FOR SINGERS WHO ARE STRONG MOVERS/DANCERS:

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Pearl Studios — 500 8th Ave, NYC

3rd Floor – 301/315 (Holding)

WOMEN:  10am – 1pm.  Sign up begins at 9am and the list will be pulled by 11am.
MEN:  2pm – 5pm.  Sign up begins at 1pm and the list will be pulled at 3pm.

 

Come prepared to sing first. All actors should prepare to sing 16-32 bars of music in the style of the show. 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. You may be asked to stay or return to dance. Jazz or character shoes are fine.

 

Note: There may be typing at this call.

 

The producer will be actively casting from this call so attendance is highly recommended. NYC ACTORS unable to attend these auditions may only submit through our casting team, Wojcik/Seay Casting. ONLY LOCAL L.I. ACTORS unable to attend these auditions may send a headshot and resume to Vic DiMonda, c/o The Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768, ATTN: Newsies or email at vdimonda@engemantheater.com

 

Seeking:

 

PRISONER/GUITAR PLAYER/MULETEER: (Male, 25 to 40)

Masculine and charming. Must have an excellent sense of humor and a commitment to collaborate in an ensemble. Strong Strong Flamenco Guitarist (Any vocal range)

 

FEMALE ENSEMBLE: (Female, 20s to 40s) To play various roles. Must have an excellent sense of humor and a commitment to collaborate in an ensemble. Strong Singers with Dance/Movement skills. (Various Vocal Ranges)

 

MALE ENSEMBLE: (Male, 20s to 40s) To play various roles, including Muleteers, Soldiers, Prisoners and Men of the Inquisition. Must have an excellent sense of humor and a commitment to collaborate in an ensemble. Strong Singers with Dance/Movement skills. (Various Vocal Ranges)

HEAD CARPENTER

The John W. Engeman Theater is currently seeking a Head Carpenter. Having experience in multiple fields is a plus. We have shows running all year around. The Carpenter hired will be working in our Ronkonkoma based scenic shop as well as our Northport location, 400 seat Proscenium theater. Theatrical carpentry experience preferred. This is an immediate position.

Qualifications:
– General Stagecraft
– Ability to lift at least 75lbs
– Comfortable working at heights
– Must be able to take direction and work with a team
-Comfortable operating machinary
-Paint and welding skill are a plus!

Responsibilities:
– Providing support to all productions
– Building Scenic elements, Set-up, operation and Striking for Show

Contact
Jennifer Tully
Director of Production
jtully@engemantheater.com

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

SCENIC PAINTER

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is seeking a skilled and experienced Scenic Painter for upcoming productions. Position to begin immediately. Must be local to Long Island with own transportation.
Please send resume 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

The John W. Engeman Theater is seeking part-time, permanent, Box Office Customer Service employees.

Candidate should be available both during the week and on the weekend, 15-25 hrs per week.

Essential job duties and responsibilities include: Professional communication skills, the ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment and strong computer skills.

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.

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

Our volunteers help in all aspects of our theater. Please complete the form below and we will contact you if we have an available position!
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