Hiring Companies

Thanks to all the companies who attended the 2018 Fall Professional Unified Auditions in Charlotte, NC to hire talent. Click on the name of each company to see additional hiring details.

Please note: Hiring details are provided by the companies and subject to change.

Website: www.bgolex.org
Location: Lexington, KY
Type: Permanent Indoor/Black Box School Tours (multiple venues), Musical, Educational, Non-Equity
Productions: Mary Todd; King of Glory
Hire Dates: Oct. 1 – Nov. 11 2018; March 20 – April 15, 2019
Hiring: 3 male/5 female; acting, singing and/or dancing; leads and character
Salary: $275-300/wk for leads, supporting, character; $75-100/show for featured singer
Benefits: Housing, five-day week, singers not required to live in housing
Additional Duties: None specified

Website: www.bluegatemusicals.com
Location: Franklin, TN
# of Theatres Represented: 4
Type: Permanent Indoor (4 venues), Musical, Non-musical,Year-Round, Non-Equity
Productions:  Stolen; Simple Sanctuary; Christmas in Paradise
Hire Dates: Sept. 2018 – Dec. 2019
Hiring: 34 male/34 female; acting, singing and/or dancing
Salary: $300/wk
Benefits: Furnished housing, private rooms, cable, internet, workout room, pool and meals.
Additional Duties: Meet and greet, strike, promo appearances

Website: www.brightstartheatre.com
Location: Arden, NC
# of Theatres Represented: 50+
Type: Touring, Theatre for Youth, Musical, Non-musical, Year-round, Non-Equity
Productions: Various 40 Min TYA shows including topics like Anti Bullying, Black History, STEM/STEAM, Holidays and more!
Hire Dates: Sept. 2018 – Aug. 2019
Hiring: 20 male/20 female; acting, singing, dancing; leads
Salary: $400/wk
Benefits: Company Van, lodging at hotels; Optional supplementary insurance benefits offered.
Additional Duties: Actors will travel around the country performing in tours of two. Company books all hotels. Tours rehearse in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC! Actors will perform in multiple 45-minute TYA shows with a Q&A after each show driving to multiple locations all across the country! Some tours may be required to teach workshops or residencies. Tours are based with only two actors and all share tour responsibilities 100%.

Website: www.carowinds.com
Location: Charlotte, NC
# of Theatres Represented: 4
: Theme Park, Musical, Non-Musical, Holiday shows, Non-Equity
Productions:  Ticker’s Toy Factory; The Mistletones; Holly Jolly Trolley; Midway Merriment
Hire Dates: Oct. 20 – Dec. 31, 2018
Hiring: 20 male/30 female; acting, singing and/or dancing
Salary: $104/day
Benefits: None specified
Additional Duties: None specified

Website: www.circa21.com
Location: Rock Island, IL
# of Theatres Represented: 1
: Permanent Indoor, Dinner Theatre, Musical, Non-musical, Non-Equity
Productions: Annie (Oct. 25 – Dec. 30); Newsies (Jan. 3 – Feb. 3); Diamonds & Divas (Feb. 8 – April 6); Grumpy Old Men (March 28 – June 1); Holiday Inn  (May 23 – July 20); Shear Madness  (July 11 – Sept. 7);  Singin’ in the Rain (Aug. 29 – Nov. 2)
Rehearsals: Above dates include rehearsal thru closing.
Season Dates: Oct. 2018 – Nov. 2019
Hiring: 45 male/33 female; acting, singing and/or dancing. Hiring all roles except Grandpa (Grumpy Old Men); Medda, Jack, Wie & Mush (Newsies); And only Eddie (Shear Madness)
Salary: $325-400/wk
Benefits: Travel allowance, housing, paid rehearsal, meals per performance, health club membership.

Website: www.turkeyville.com
Location: Marshall, MI
# of Theatres Represented: 1
: Permanent Indoor, Dinner Theatre, Musical, Non-Musical, Year-Round,  Non-Equity
Productions: 2019 Season
Rehearsals: Ave. two weeks prior to shows
Season Dates: Oct. 2018 – Nov. 2019
Hiring: TBA
Salary: $300/wk
Benefits: Housing, Internet, Gym, Discounts
Additional Duties: Strike only

Website: derbydinner.com
Location: Clarksville, IN
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Permanent Indoor, Dinner Theatre, Musical, Non-musical, Year-round, Non-Equity
Productions: Holiday Inn; The Robber Bridegroom; Newsies
Hire Dates: Oct. 29 – Dec. 31; Feb. 4 – March 24; March 11 – May 19
Hiring: 40+ male/30+ female; acting, singing, dancing
Salary: $50 – 600/wk
Benefits: Housing, travel
Additional Duties: None

Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Type: Theme park, Permanent Indoor, Outdoor; Musical, Non-musical, Year-round, Equity & Non-Equity
# of Theatres Represented: 1
: Multiple theme park shows and characters
Hire Dates: Year-round
Hiring: 25+ male/25+ female (Non-Equity) for acting, singing, dancing; 25+ male/25+ female (Equity) for acting, singing, dancing
Salary: Varies by contract
Benefits: Weekly pay;  Affordable healthcare insurance options (f/t); Limited medical plans may be available for part-time positions; Costumes/uniforms provided for certain positions
Additional Duties: Greet guests, attend special events, etc.

Unfortunately, Dollywood Entertainment has cancelled and will no longer be joining us for these auditions.

Website: www.dollywoodauditions.com
Location: Pigeon Forge, TN

Type: Theme Park, Musical, Non-Musical, Non-Equity
# of Theatres Represented: 5
: Christmas in the Smokies; It’s A Wonderful Life; ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas; O Holy Night

Hire Dates: Mid-October to early January
Hiring: 18 male/16 female; acting, singing, dancing
Salary: $455/wk starting
Benefits: On-site medical center, five-day week, relocation package, park passes and area discounts

Website: www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org
Location: Miramar Beach, FL
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Permanent Indoor & Black Box Musical, Non-Musical, Theatre for Youth, Touring, Educational, Year-Round, Non-Equity
Productions: Curious George (TYA); It’s a Wonderful Life; Dancing Lessons; Around the World in 80 Days
Hire Dates: Oct. 2, 2018 – April 2019
Hiring: 11 male/6 females; acting, singing; leads, supports
Salary: Varies by Contract
Benefits: Housing & the Beach
Additional Duties: Load-in & Strike

Website: www.empireperformingarts.com
Location: Cordele, GA
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Permanent Indoor, Stock, Repertory, Musical, Non-Musical, Theatre for Youth, Year-Round, Non-Equity
Productions: The Lion King; Alice in Wonderland; The Sound of Music; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Hire Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer
Hiring: 8 male/8 female; acting, singing; leads, supports, characters
Salary: Competitive Pay
Benefits: Housing & Meals
Additional Duties: Light theatre duties and promo work

Website: www.thelostcolony.org
Location: Manteo, NC
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Black Box, Outdoor, Schools: Theatre for Youth, Touring, Educational, Non-Equity
Productions: Mystery of the Lost Colony; Ghosts of the Lost Colony
Hire Dates: Sept. 17 – Oct. 13, 2018; March 6 – April 27, 2019
Hiring: 4-5 male/2-4 female; acting
Salary: $300-350/wk
Benefits: Housing, Worker’s Comp, Per Diem on Tour
Additional Duties:Load-in/out, facilitate classroom activities, Q& A with students; Road Mgr – Tour Logistics, Driving

Website: www.mctinc.org
Location: Missoula, MT
# of Theatres Represented: 30+
Touring, Theatre for Youth, Educational, Year-round, Non-Equity, 3-6 months
Productions: Gulliver’s Travel In Space; The Frog Prince; Pinocchio; The Snow Queen
Hire Dates: Dec. 31, 2018 – May 25, 2019
Hiring: 20 male/20 female; acting, singing, dancing, some direction
Salary: $350/wk
Benefits: Housing, transportation, workman’s comp, flex, some health insurance.
Additional Duties: Teaching, set-up/strike, etc.

Website: www.nationaltheatre.com
Location: Minneapolis, MN
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Theatre for Youth, Touring, Educational, Non-Musical, Non-Equity, Seasonal (School Year)
Productions: Once Upon a Flame; and many others
Hire Dates: Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
Hiring: 40 male/40 female; acting – comedic and straight; leads and character
Salary: $400/wk ($200/rehearsal)
Benefits: Airfare, lodging
Additional Duties: Driving, Tracking Troupe Expenses

Website: www.newstagetheatre.com
Location: Jackson, MS
Type: Permanent Indoor, Repertory Year-Round; Equity, Non-Equity, AEA Guest
Productions: A Christmas Carol; Sweet Potato Queens; Bright Star
Hire Dates: Nov. 8 – Dec. 21, 2018; Feb. 19 – March 24, 2019; May 7 – June 16, 2019
Hiring: 6 male/6 female (Equity); 6 male/6 female (Non-Equity); leads, supporting, ensemble
Salary: $400 – AEA/wk
Benefits: Housing provided
Additional Duties: None

Website: www.norwegiancreativestudios.com
Location: Riverview, FL
# of Theatres Represented: 27
Cruise Ship; Musical, Year-round; Non-Equity
Productions: Production Shows; Across multiple cruise ships
Hire Dates: Year-round
Hiring: 40 male/40 female; vocalists, singers
Salary: $1,000+/wk
Benefits: Travel the world, free gym access, food and lodging provided.
Additional Duties: Social/entertainment duties.

Website: www.pratherentertainmentgroup.com
Locations: Broadway Palm Dinner (Ft Myers, FL); Dutch Apple Dinner (Lancaster, PA); Off-Broadway Palm (Ft Myers, FL); Prather & APEX (National Touring Companies)
# of Theatres Represented: 5
: Permanent Indoor; Dinner Theatre, Musical, Non-musical, Touring, Year-round, Non-equity, AEA Guest Contracts
Productions: Broadway Palm: Elf (Nov. 8 – Dec. 25); Saturday Night Fever (Dec. 11 – Feb. 9); Guys & Dolls (Jan. 31 – March 1) (Nathan Detroit and Nicely Nicely are already cast); Dutch Apple: Stand by Your Man (Dec. 27 – Feb. 9); Lucky Stiff (Jan. 31 – March 16); Joseph…Dreamcoat (March 7 – May. 4); Off-Broadway Palm: Winter Wonderettes (Nov. 1 – Dec. 25); Prather/APEX National Touring: Wizard of Oz 2018-19 National-International Tour – casting for tour replacements.
Rehearsals: Above dates include rehearsal (all rehearsals held 2 weeks prior to opening)
Season Dates: Fall 2018 to Fall 2019
Hiring: 20 male/20 female (Non-Equity) for acting, singing and dancing; 1 male/1 female (Equity)
Salary: $355-500/wk
Benefits: Housing, meals on performance days, round-trip transportation, health club membership. Tour contracts include housing, weekly per-diem, transportation.
Additional Duties: Promos, moving sets.

Website: www.lovetherep.com
Location: Seaside FL
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Permanent Indoor, Outdoor/Amphitheatre, Repertory, Theatre for Youth, Educational, Non-Equity
Productions: The Prince and the Pauper; Beauty and the Beast; Awkward Oxen – Improv Hour
Hire Dates: Feb. – April 2019 and May – Aug. 2019
Hiring: 16 male/16 female; acting; leads and supporting
Salary: $200 – $400/wk
Benefits: Housing included
Additional Duties: Load-in and strike

Website: www.rhinoleap.com
Location: Asheboro, NC
# of Theatres Represented: 1
Permanent Indoor, Repertory, Touring, Seasonal, Non-Equity, AEA Guest, and Special Appearance
Productions: To Kill a Mockingbird
Hire Dates: Sept. 24 – Nov. 18, 2018
Hiring: 4 female; acting
Salary: $500 – $600/wk
Benefits: Travel Stipend or Housing
Additional Duties: None

Website: www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com
# of Theatres Represented: 27
Cruise Ships, Musical, Year-Round & Seasonal, Non-Equity
Productions: Various themed cruise ship shows
Hire Dates: Year-round contracts available
Hiring: 50+ male/50+ female; singing and dancing
Salary: $3,550 – $8,000/month
Benefits: Housing, meals on board, great travel
Additional Duties: None specified

Website: www.rwsnyc.com
# of Theatres Represented: 30
Permanent Indoor, Cruise Ships, Theme Parks, Outdoor Theme Parks, Musical, Year-Round & Seasonal, Equity, Non-Equity.
Productions: Holland America Cruise Line Production Shows (year-round); Hersheypark (Summer & Holiday); Holiday World (Summer & Holiday); Busch Gardens (Williamsburg)
Hiring: 500+ male/500+ female (Non-Equity); 100+ male/100+ female (Equity); primarily singing and dancing; leads and ensemble
Salary: $450 – $1,200/wk
Benefits: Housing provided for select contracts, industry contacts
Additional Duties: None specified

Website: www.shadowboxlive.org
Location: Columbus, OH
Permanent Indoor, Repertory, Non-Equity, Year-Round
Productions: 5 productions of original sketch comedy / live rock’n’roll music; 6 non-traditional music and dance theater productions, or full-length musicals; weekly performance of our training sketch comedy/rock’n’roll show, The Lunchbox.
Hire Dates: Year-round – Ongoing start dates throughout the year. Performers are involved year-round in 1 or more of 3 concurrent productions, in addition to the weekly Lunchbox show. Each production runs for 8-12 weeks, offering numerous and varied opportunities for performance time.
Salary: Ensemble Company Members $19,500/yr
Benefits: Company-subsidized rental housing. 50% off medical, optometry, dental, after 90 days with the company. Training opportunities in rock n roll style singing, dance and sketch comedy.
Additional Duties: Various administrative and service staff duties offering hands-on, real-world business experience in all aspects of the daily running of the theatre.

Website: www.thunderbaytheatre.com
Location: Alpena, MI
Permanent Indoor, Musical, Non-Musical, Stock, Repertory, Theatre for Youth, Touring, Educational, Year-Round, Non-Equity
Productions:  The Glass Menagerie; Educational Tours; 2019 Season
Hire Dates: March–April; April–May; May–Dec. (2019)
Salary: $100–$150/wk
Benefits: Housing, utilities, discounts, gym
Additional Duties: Tech work mandatory