New Repertory Theatre

400 Talcott Ave 2nd Floor
Watertown, MA 02472
www.newrep.org
harrietsheets@newrep.org

Date Posted:
January 11, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Part-Time

Actor/Educator for Classic Repertory Company Apprenticeship

Description:

Seeking post-college actor/educators for a paid acting apprenticeship with Classic Repertory Company. We are looking to replace one actor in our eight person company for our spring tour. Actor to play the roles of Oberon/Theseus in Midsummer and Snowball in Animal Farm. All genders are welcome to audition.


Classic Repertory Company (CRC), New Repertory Theatre’s educational outreach touring program, brings performances and workshops to schools, colleges, senior centers, community centers, parks, libraries, and presenting organizations all across New England. The mission of CRC is two-fold: to make high quality theatre more accessible, and to provide a bridge between the academic and professional world of theatre. Our company members bring a spirit of play, a passion for ensemble work, and a strong interest in arts education and advocacy.


REHEARSALS:Put in rehearsals from March 16 through March 20, 2019. Rehearsals take place at New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, MA.


PERFORMANCES:Performances from March 21 through May 24, 2019. One week off from April 15 to April 21, 2019. Average of 5-6 shows per week. Most performances are on weekdays, but actors must be available for possible shows on nights and weekends during this time period.


Qualifications:
Applicants should have strong theatre background, ideally having recently graduated with a BA or BFA in Theatre. Should also have an interest and experience in theatre education. 
How To Apply:
Please submit headshot and resume to sarahmorrisette@newrep.org to set up an audition.
Apply by:
January 17, 2019
About this Organization:

About New Repertory Theatre

Now in its fourth decade, New Repertory Theatre has established itself as one of the Boston area’s premiere theatre companies and has been the professional company in residence at the Mosesian Center for the Arts (formerly the Arsenal Center for the Arts) in Watertown, Massachusetts since 2005. The Center’s two performance spaces (the 340-seat Mainstage Theater and the 90-seat Black Box Theater) have allowed New Rep to expand its programming and flourish.


The mission of New Repertory Theatre is to produce plays that speak powerfully to the vital ideas of our time.

  • Through the passion and electricity of live theater performed to the highest standards of excellence, New Rep seeks to spark community conversations on crucial contemporary issues. Its work expands and challenges the human spirit of both artists and audiences.
  • New Rep presents world premieres, contemporary plays, and classic works in several intimate settings. Its productions are designed to be accessible to all; and New Rep is committed to education and enrichment for learners of all ages, with a special dedication to the creation of innovative in-school programming and outreach to underserved audiences. New Rep embraces theater as the basis for enduring connections with our community and as a springboard for meaningful civic engagement.
  • New Rep is an active advocate for the arts and a major voice in the national dialogue defining the role of theater in our culture.