Casting & Hiring
The New London Barn Playhouse employs over 70 positions each summer, including administration, artistic & production staff, musicians, and performers.
Acting Intern Company Auditions:
New London Barn Playhouse, an SPT Theater in New London, NH, seeks non-Equity performers for its Acting Intern Company. The 2017 contract runs from May 28-August 20 with the possibility of casting in the final show of the summer, which runs until September 3. Acting Interns form the foundation of the company and play leading roles and/or chorus in each show alongside AEA actors. Compensation is $1,200 for the summer plus EMC points. Tech work is required 3 mornings a week, basic housekeeping chores are assigned, and participation in load-ins and strike is mandatory. Each Acting Intern will be offered a leading role for the season and will audition for the available roles in remaining shows. They will also perform in three original musical revues throughout the summer.
NLBP participates in the following auditions:
New England Theater Conference Auditions in Natick, MA: March 11-13, 2017. Learn more at the NETC website.
Southeastern Theater Conference Spring Auditions in Lexington, KY: March 2-4, 2017. Learn more at the SETC website.
Local EPAs: Time and date TBD. We usually hold a call in April. More information to follow.
Local Non-Equity Auditions: Local, Non-Equity Auditions for the 2017 summer season will be held on Saturday, April 29th in White River Junction, VT and Sunday, April 30th in New London. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org after March 31 to request an audition appointment; appointments will be scheduled during the month of April. Headshot and resume submissions are encouraged (but not required) with appointment requests. We typically ask individuals to prepare 32 measures of a song and present a monologue of your choice under one minute. These auditions will also include our youth auditions for the children’s roles in The Secret Garden.
Junior Intern Auditions:
Auditions for the 2017 Junior Intern Company for the 2017 summer season will be held on Saturday, April 29th in White River Junction, VT and Sunday, April 30th in New London. More information and audition appointments will be available after March 1 by emailing Director of Education Josh Feder at email@example.com. Those auditioning are asked to a short song and a monologue or poem of their choice (both under one minute). For ages 12-18. Teenagers interested in technical internships (scenic/lights/sound, costumes, or stage management) should make an audition appointment to interview with the staff.
Directors, Designers & Production Staff:
The New London Barn Playhouse continuously accepts resumes for future employment of Production, Design, & Artistic Staff. Positions may include Scenic Designers, Costume Designers, Lighting Designers, Stage Managers, Carpenters, Stitchers, Wardrobe, Sound Technicians, Master Electricians, Choreographers, Box Office & Administrative Staff. Specific openings are posted on Playbill.com, Backstage Jobs & Artsearch as early as January. Interested applicants are encouraged to refer to these ads, however, please feel free to address questions or comments to Keith Coughlin, Artistic Director, & Shay Garber, Production Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New London Barn Playhouse typically hires a Main Stage Associate Music Director, a Junior Intern Company Music Director, and at least three additional musicians for the summer season. Specific openings are posted on Playbill.com, Backstage Jobs & Artsearch as early as January. Interested applicants are encouraged to refer to these ads; however, please feel free to address questions or comments to Keith Coughlin, Artistic Director, at email@example.com.
If you have questions about auditioning, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about applying for a position on our production staff, please email email@example.com.
If you have questions about becoming a musician with us for the summer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.