Website Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Professional Summer Stock Theatre
Now seeking apprentices for SSMT’s 35th season!
Newsies (rehearsals begin June 5, performances run June 21-July 1)
West Side Story (rehearsals begin June 21, performances run July 5-15)
Mamma Mia! (rehearsals begin July 15, performances run July 19-29)
Apprenticeships (performing and technical) are available for high school juniors or seniors who are at least 16 years of age. No housing is provided, so all candidates must live locally or have access to local housing and transportation. Please email a list of your theatrical experience (along with a headshot or recent photo for performing apprentices) to firstname.lastname@example.org AND complete the employment application below.
- Performing Apprentices will appear as cast in one show during the season. Any time not spent in rehearsal will be utilized in one of the shops (scenic, lighting, paint, or costume) to develop skills as well-rounded theatre artist. Additional technical duties such as assisting with costumes, props, or sets may be assigned for performances as well. Commitment is from the beginning of the rehearsal period to the end of performances of one show during the season. Auditions for performing apprentices will be scheduled by invitation.
- Production Assistant Apprentices will assist the stage management team as well as the director, choreographer, and musical director as needed in the rehearsal room during the entire rehearsal process. Duties will vary by show but may include tasks such as assisting in setting rehearsal props and furniture for scene work, running messages between departments, and taking notes as directed. Commitment is for rehearsal period only.
- Technical Apprentices will work in the scenic, lighting, or costume shop for one show (two weeks of build time and then serve as a member of the run crew for performances). Commitment is from the beginning of the rehearsal period to the end of performances of one show during the season.
- Lighting Apprentices will serve on the lighting run crew for all 3 productions, learning basic technical production skills. Commitment is from June 18 through July 29.
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