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General Audition Information

Arizona Broadway Theatre is holding youth auditions for our upcoming production of The King & I on November 14, 2015, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Boys and girls with good singing voices and stage presence are needed to play the Royal Children of Siam. We are looking for children between 48" (4') and 62" (5'2") tall, who can play ages 7-12 years old.
PLEASE NOTE: there will not be auditions for the roles of Louis Leonowens and Prince Chulalongkorn at this time.

The auditions will start promptly at 6 p.m. No appointment or advance preparation is necessary; the children will be taught the music at the audition. Parents should bring a headshot (or picture) of their child and a resume (if available) to the auditions. Enter through the Stage Door at the back of the theatre.

Youth rehearsals will begin the second week of December. The run of the show is from January 9 – February 15.
Additional rehearsal and performance information will be made available at the auditions.


We are also accepting non-equity submissions immediately for the following roles in our upcoming 2014-2015 season:

THE KING & I (December 17, 2014 - February 15, 2015)

Lady Thiang – Plays 30s-40s. Head wife of the King and mother of the Crown Prince. Steady influence in the court. Strong, discreet, loving. Strong singer/character actor needed. Alto/2nd Soprano, Asian/Asian-American/Latino preferred.

Lun Tha – Plays 20s. Emissary to the Prince of Burma; courageous yet doomed lover of Tuptim. Frustrated by his powerlessness. Lyric baritone/tenor, Asian/Asian-American/Latino preferred.

Male Ensemble – 18-30. Seeking talented dancers who sing for the male ensemble, Asian/Asian-American/Latino preferred.

Please email headshots/résumés directly to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with the submission role in the subject line. Approved applicants will receive sides with submission instructions. As other audition dates and times are set, they will appear on this web page. Qualified actors/singers/dancers may also submit their materials (headshot, résumé, CD, DVD, audio- or videotape) for general consideration to:

Arizona Broadway Theatre Attn:
Casting 7701 West Paradise Lane Peoria, Arizona 85382

ABT is a professional non-equity dinner theatre that hires talent nationwide for its fully staged musicals. Equity actors are considered for certain roles, which will be listed as such in audition notices. ABT is not a participating EMC theatre.


Internship Opportunities

Arizona Broadway Theatre is always looking for passionate, driven students to join our team and learn about the world of performing arts. ABT currently welcomes a variety of interns from communications to props. Students may apply for one of three available sessions with each application (fall, spring and summer). When submitting your application, please also include your resume.

After completing your application, please send the form to the appropriate staff member below:
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (scenic, props, costumes, sound, lighting, stage management, production management, company management, artistic management)
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (communications) To download an Internship Application, click HERE.


Employment Opportunities

Costume Director
Expires: 03/31/15
Pay: DOE - Plus Benefits biweekly

Arizona Broadway Theatre, a professional non-profit, year-round theatre located in Phoenix, AZ, is seeking a full time Costume Director to start as soon as the most qualified candidate is identified. The Arizona Broadway Theatre is currently in its tenth season, producing eight musicals and 6-8 Theatre For Young Audiences shows per year.

The Costume Director will be responsible for the planning, development, budgeting and control of all costume and wardrobe areas for all productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the completion of all costume elements of a production to the Theatre's and Costume Designer's satisfaction.
  • Hire and Supervise staff in all costume and wardrobe areas.
  • Determine and manage the yearly budget for all costume/wardrobe areas.
  • Oversee the season schedule for the costume/wardrobe areas including designer due dates, costume staff schedule and wardrobe staff schedule.
  • Maintain costume production quality of the highest standard.
  • Analyze scripts and create costume plots. QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Knowledge of and experience in all areas of theatrical costuming.
  • Working knowledge of costume and fashion history including costume manufacturing history.
  • Working knowledge of costume materials including historical references and modern availabilities.
  • Knowledge of and experience in basic accounting procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • A minimum of five years experience as a costume shop manager or costume director.

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    Stage Manager
    Expires: 03/31/15
    Pay: DOE - Plus Benefits biweekly

    Arizona Broadway Theatre, a professional non-profit, year-round theatre located in Phoenix, AZ, is seeking a full-time stage manager to start as soon as the most qualified candidate is identified. The SM will be assigned to 3-4 of the 8 musicals produced over the course of a season. The SM will run all rehearsals for each show as well as running all performances. The SM will supervise all actors and backstage crew members during production, dress and technical rehearsals.

    IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Stage Management
  • Professional Stage Management Experience.
  • Excellent supervisory, leadership and communication skills.
  • The ability to manage shifting and competing priorities, exercise good judgment and discretion, and maintain a positive attitude. Please provide a cover letter and resume including salary requirements.

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    Production Manager
    Expires: 02/28/15
    Pay: DOE - Plus Benefits biweekly

    Arizona Broadway Theatre, located in Phoenix AZ, is seeking an experienced theatre professional to work with key staff members and production personnel to manage the production elements of its performances, primarily an eight show season of musicals. The Production Manager will also work as needed with all departments and on projects to help ensure that the organization's theatrical production standards are successfully integrated and maintained.

    Arizona Broadway Theatre is currently in its 10th season, and operates as a non-profit corporation. Its year-round season includes eight musicals running 5-6 weeks each. In addition, we present 20-30 concerts, and Theatre for Young Audience productions, and summer youth academies complete our programming. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and manage production budgets for all productions and projects.
  • Develop and administer production calendars, including design deadlines, load-in and tech schedules, and all design and production meetings.
  • Guide the creative team through the design process to ensure the timely completion of designs and their execution within the allotted time, budget and personnel constraints.
  • Supervise Costume Director, Technical Director, Audio/Visual Supervisor, Properties Artisan, and Scenic Charge Artist
  • Provide oversight and management of the production process.
  • Assist with the hiring of designers and production staff. IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE: -A minimum of five years professional experience as a production manager or key member of production management team. -A broad understanding of all aspects of technical theatre. -Demonstrated success with successfully developing, implementing and managing budgets, production calendars, and schedules. -Excellent supervisory, leadership and communication skills. -The ability to manage shifting and competing priorities, exercise good judgment and discretion, and maintain a positive attitude. Please provide a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements.

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    Properties Master
    Expires: 04/22/15 Full-Time
    Continuing Position Pay: Commensurate With Experience biweekly

    Working with the Scenic Designer, Technical Director and Stage Director, purchase, build or pull from inventory all necessary props for eight main stage and up to 15 Children's and small stage shows performed annually. Responsible for preparing props budget and monitoring adherence to approved budget.

    Experience working with properties in a live stage performance environment and the artistic ability to craft props are required.

     



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    ABT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    To download an Employment Application, click HERE.

     


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