Seeking Designers & Technicians for 2018-2019 Season

The Top 10 Reasons to Work with Portland Musical Theater Company

1. We end rehearsals and meetings on time.

2. Once the rehearsal schedule is published, it is set.  We won’t call you in on a day off. We respect your time.

3. You’re doing works that audiences love and that you’ll be proud to invite people to.

4. You’ll be referred and recommended. If you want more projects, working with us is a great way to get introduced to others. We’re asked for referrals a lot.

5. You’ll be a part of something special…something bigger than ourselves. When you work with PMTC, you’re not just checking boxes or doing busywork, you are a part of a bigger cause to strengthen community.

6. You want to work in a positive, encouraging environment where your contribution is valued and appreciated.

7. You like problem solving and creative thinking. No cookie cutter solutions here.

8. Work with passionate people like you. Our cast, crew and board are committed to strengthening our community by providing great productions and programs that bring hope and joy. If you want to be a part of a team of like-minded passionate people, then PMTC is the place for you.

9. Develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge. This is real-world work that will grow you as a designer, technician and a professional.

10.  It’s fun! Working with PMTC is FUN! We guarantee you will have a blast working with our cast, crew and volunteers. There’s something new and exciting happening every day.

PMTC seeks theatre designers and technicians to join our mission in 2018-2019 to create musical theater that spreads hope and joy through our community.

All roles receive a small stipend ($50-$200 depending on the position’s scope) and 2 complimentary tickets.

Interviews will be conducted by telephone and in person.

Please complete the form at the bottom of this page. We will email you with details about scheduling an appointment.  Make sure to check your spam/junk folder.

We are hiring designers and technicians for 4 mainstage musicals in 2018-2019:

THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS

CELEBRATING THE GOLDEN AGE OF BROADWAY

Written and Directed by Deanna Maio

Rehearsals start on or after 6/25/18

Performances:  Saturdays and Sundays 9/9/18 – 10/7/18

There’s No Business Like Show Business is a musical revue celebrating the great Broadway Musicals of the 1940s and 1950s. With songs from West Side Story, Carousel, Kiss Me Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, Guys and Dolls, The King and I, The Music Man, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, and more you’ll be sure to be tapping your toes and humming along in just minutes. There’s No Business Like Show Business is a fun and lively tribute to the shows that have shaped our culture and the Great American Songbook.  

Available Roles:

  • Choreographer
  • Assistant Musical Director (Vocals Focus)
  • Assistant Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Sound Board Operator

Not Another Christmas Letter! The Musical

Book, Lyrics and Additional Music by Paul Cozby
Music and Arrangements by Laura Bergquist

Directed by Deanna Maio

Rehearsals start on or After 9/17/18

Performances:  Saturdays and Sundays 12/1/18 – 12/23/18

This show features a series of comic and poignant vignettes with four actors bringing 46 characters to life celebrating everything that drives us crazy about Christmas . . . and why we love it anyway. From receiving that first obnoxious Christmas letter to taking the family picture, from dealing with in-laws, to facing unassembled gifts on Christmas Eve, this show explains why sometimes we want to sing “Wreck the halls!” and then why we’re wistful when Christmas is over.

Available Roles:

  • Choreographer
  • Assistant Musical Director (Vocals Focus)
  • Assistant Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Sound Board Operator
  • Costume Designer
  • Properties and Set Dressing Designer
  • Pianist for Tech and Performances
  • Stage Crew Lead – Supervisors set up and tear down of stage and pipe and drape

DUETS

Written and Directed by Deanna Maio

Rehearsals start on or after 12/10/2018
Performances:  Saturdays and Sundays 1/27/19 – 2/17/19

Musical theatre is storytelling and duets are twice fun. They move the action of a story forward and showcase the relationship between two characters. Duets brings the best 2 character songs from American Musical Theater together in world-premiere musical event.

Funny, sad, serious, ridiculous, you’ll hear your favorites from classic musical theater like Sisters from White Christmas through modern classics like The Confrontation from Les Miserable and much more.

Roles:

  • Choreographer
  • Assistant Musical Director (Vocals Focus)
  • Assistant Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Sound Board Operator
  • Costume Designer
  • Stage Crew Lead – Supervisors set up and tear down of stage and pipe and drape

Tenderly, the Rosemary Clooney Musical

Director TBA

Rehearsals start on or after 2/11/19
Performances:  Saturdays and Sundays 4/21/19 – 5/19/19

Tenderly, the Rosemary Clooney Musical is not a typical “juke-box musical.” It offers a fresh, remarkably personal, and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent and unbridled personality made her a legend. In Tenderly, Rosemary Clooney’s journey starts with her simple Maysville, Kentucky childhood and follows her rise to Hollywood stardom.

With her signature songs woven in and out, we learn both the story of her successes on film, radio, and TV, as well as her struggles in her personal life – with a career fading during the advent of rock-and-roll and her battles with addiction and depression. Audiences stand and cheer as they rejoice at her triumphant comeback and even more successful career as a jazz singer.

Available Roles:

  • Choreographer
  • Assistant Musical Director (Vocals Focus)
  • Assistant Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Sound Board Operator
  • Costume Designer
  • Pianist, Bass, and Drums for Tech and Performances
  • Stage Crew Lead – Supervisors set up and tear down of stage and pipe and drape

CABARET CAFE – 4 VOCALISTS, 1 THEME, AN EVENING OF GREAT MUSIC

Jun 23 @ 7:30pm – PMTC Loves Classic Disney 1937-1985
Jul 21 @ 7:30pm – W-O-M-A-N Celebrating the Divas
Aug 18 @ 7:30pm – It’s Too Darn Hot – The Best Weather Songs
Oct 13 @ 7:30pm – Let’s Go to The Movies: The Greatest American Movie Songs

Seeking:

  • Sound Board Operator
  • Stage Manager
  • Stage Crew Lead

Tell Us More About Yourself

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Note: Portland Musical Theater Company is Portland’s Only All Musical theater company on the East Side. We are a 501c(3) non-profit, community theater company. Portland Musical Theater Company is committed to objective hiring, and does not consider factors of race, gender or ethnicity in hiring except when such factors are required by playwrights. 

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Deanna Maio April 17, 2018 Auditions & Openings, News