Music Director for The Wizard of Oz - Spring 2019 All Ages Show

WINDY CITY PERFORMS
Professional Theatre & Performing Arts Conservatory

 
MUSIC DIRECTOR / PIANIST  FOR MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION
 
WCP is looking for a 2 key positions for our Spring show, The Wizard of Oz, in Jefferson Park. The show is an all-ages production, with paid professional actors alongside auditioned Youth and Teens.  
 
Rehearsals begin in February, and take place on Saturday mornings, and Tuesday & Thursday evenings. Tech Week is March 23-29, and shows open March 30.  Runs through May 6, 2019.
 
The cast and other creative staff are already set.
 
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Teach and rehearse musical numbers, plus accompany the shows.
Competitive rehearsal stipend, plus performance payment. There will be a small pit orchestra, you will be responsible for recruiting and rehearsing the pit musicians, as well.  We are open to a rehearsal MD, then hiring a performance pianist - please submit your availability in the letter of interest. 
 
 
 
ALSO LOOKING FOR....
 
CHOREOGRAPHER & MOVEMENT SPECIALIST: Design, teach and rehearse production numbers and smaller dance moments; assist in developing the look and feel of the show's movement and physicality.  We would like this person to commit to about 75% of the rehearsals, plus tech week.  
Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

For both positions, prefer previous successful professional-level work. Also, previous experience with young performers.

Music Director must be excellent sight-reader and able to play open score.

To Apply: 

Send letter of interest and resume to:  employment@windycityperforms.org

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Jerry R Soria-Foust
Contact Phone Number: 
3123243700
Organization: 
Music Director for The Wizard of Oz - Spring 2019 All Ages Show | Chicago Artists Resource

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