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Performers can mail headshots and resumes to:

Patrick Parker
Associate Artistic Director
Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive Millburn, NJ 07041
E-mail: Patrick Parker


On Stage

Audition Notices are posted on this page (as the information becomes available). Audition Notices are also posted in the Backstage Newspaper two weeks prior to the auditions. These notices contain the name and address of the audition location, audition times, the roles available, what we are looking for, and requested audition material.

Paper Mill Playhouse does not accept unsolicited script submissions. All inquiries and agent submissions may be sent to Patrick Parker, Associate Artistic Director at Paper Mill Playhouse.


“Irving Berlin’s HOLIDAY INN”

ECC for Dancers
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Gordon Greenberg
Music Director: TBD
Choreographer: Denis Jones
Associate Choreographer: Barry Busby
Book: Gordon Greenberg, Chad Hodge
Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Casting: Telsey + Company / Laura Wade
Rehearsal begins: Oct 29, 2018
First performance: Nov 21, 2018
Press opening night: Nov 25, 2018
Closing: Dec 30, 2018
Auditions: Sep in NYC

All members of the ensemble must be strong singers who dance well and are comfortable with tap. Performers of all ethnicities encouraged to audition.

MALE ENSEMBLE
To play Early 20s–30s: Seeking strong singer/dancers to portray various roles including reporters, directors, chorus kids, party guests & club performers. Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with tap.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE
To play Early 20s–30s: Seeking strong singer/dancers to portray various roles including club performers, chorus kids & party guests. Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with tap.

Dancer’s ECC Information:

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
Pearl Studios 500
500 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th St.)
12th Floor
10:00AM – Women
2:00PM – Men

In the Room: Patrick Parker (Associate Artistic Director), Amy Van Norstrand (Dance Department), John T. Wolfe (Dance Captain) & Laura Wade (Casting Director)

Please come ready to dance and bring character shoes and tap shoes. Bring a photo/resume stapled together


“Irving Berlin’s HOLIDAY INN

ECC for Singers
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Gordon Greenberg
Music Director: TBD
Choreographer: Denis Jones
Associate Choreographer: Barry Busby
Book: Gordon Greenberg, Chad Hodge
Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Casting: Telsey + Company / Laura Wade
Rehearsal begins: Oct 29, 2018
First performance: Nove 21, 2018
Press opening night: Nov 25, 2018
Closing: Dec 30, 2018
Auditions: Sep in NYC

All members of the ensemble must be strong singers who dance well and are comfortable with tap. Performers of all ethnicities encouraged to audition.

MALE ENSEMBLE
To play Early 20s-30s: Seeking strong singer/dancers to portray various roles including reporters, directors, chorus kids, party guests & club performers. Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with tap. All vocal types.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE
To play Early 20s-30s: Seeking strong singer/dancers to portray various roles including club performers, chorus kids & party guests. Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with tap. All vocal types.

Singer’s ECC Information:

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
Pearl Studios 519
519 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th St.)
12th Floor
10:00PM – Women
2:00PM – Men

In the Room: Patrick Parker (Associate Artistic Director) & Laura Wade (Casting Director)

Please prepare 16 bars of a traditional musical theater song in the style of the show. A piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together


“Irving Berlin’s HOLIDAY INN

EPA
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE
MILLBURN, NJ
AEA COST TIER 4 ($857.00/WEEK MINIMUM)

Producer: Paper Mill Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director: Mark S. Hoebee; Associate Artistic Director: Patrick Parker)
Director: Gordon Greenberg
Music Director: TBD
Choreographer: Denis Jones
Associate Choreographer: Barry Busby
Book: Gordon Greenberg, Chad Hodge
Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin
Casting: Telsey + Company / Laura Wade
Rehearsal begins: Oct 29, 2018
First performance: Nove 21, 2018
Press opening night: Nov 25, 2018
Closing: Dec 30, 2018
Auditions: Sep in NYC

The following roles are cast:

Jim Hardy
Ted Hanover
Lila Dixon
Louise

SEEKING:

Linda Mason – Female. 30s. A school teacher with hidden talents; at first she is tough and distant, unwilling to fall for Jim’s charms; but she is ultimately won over by his kindness, humor and their mutual love of music; a lovely, charming and funny girl; must sing and dance extremely well; belt/mix.

Danny – Male. Early 50s. The energetic and sarcastic manager for the musical act of Hardy, Hanover, and Dixon. Will stop at nothing to make his clients stars.

Charlie Winslow – Male. To play 9-12 years old. Precocious, straight forward and practical, but oddly charming; not one to mince words; one of Linda’s students who works part time as a messenger for the bank; seeking a strong actor/singer; changed or unchanged voice. MUST BE NON UNION.

Those interested in Stage Management positions should email their resume to Laura Green, Director of Production, at lgreen@papermill.org.

EPA Information:

Monday, Sep 17, 2018
Pearl Studios 519
519 8th Ave. (between 35th & 36th St.)
12th Floor
10:00 – 6:00 (lunch 1:30 – 2:30)

In the Room: Patrick Parker (Producing Artistic Director) & Laura Wade (Casting Director)

Please prepare 32 bars in the style of the show. A piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together


NON EQUITY DANCE AUDITIONS

For the Paper Mill Playhouse production of HOLIDAY INN will be held in NEW YORK CITY on
Thursday, Sep 20, from 10:00AM – 2:00PM
at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave. 3rd Floor
SEEKING NON-UNION PERFORMERS for the following roles:

Male Ensemble Dancers – Male, 20s–30s. Seeking strong singer/dancers to
portray various roles including reporters, directors, chorus kids, party guests &
club performers. Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with
tap. All vocal types.

Female Ensemble Dancers – Female, 20s–30s. Seeking strong singer/dancers to
portray various roles including club performers, chorus kids & party guests.
Must be extremely strong singers who are comfortable with tap. All vocal types.

ENSEMBLE.
*Performers of ALL ethnic & racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.*
• Do NOT arrive before 9:30am
• Please bring a picture and resume stapled together
• Please come ready to dance.
• Callbacks will be Sep 24 and 25 in NYC
Rehearsals begin October 29 and will take place in NYC and in Millburn, NJ
Performances at Paper Mill run Nov 21 – Dec 30
Must be available for entire schedule – no exception
Paper Mill Playhouse does NOT provide housing


Child and Teen Performers

Are you interested in performing? Please see the Education menu above for information on acting classes and auditioning for the Paper Mill Summer Conservatory. For more information, please email our Education Department at Classes@PaperMill.org

Off Stage

Marketing Insights and Data Analyst

Description:
Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is in search of a full time, Marketing Insights, and Data Analyst. The Analyst works closely with the Marketing and Communications department to utilize all available analytics tools and data sources to inform marketing and customer experience strategies, and measure and report on the effectiveness of those strategies. This position offers a competitive benefits package.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Track, digest, and report on effectiveness of Marketing initiatives including advertising, direct mail and social media using all available data and analytic tools.
• Provide timely reporting on sales and trends for the Communications and Marketing Department.
• Monitor Google Analytics to determine effectiveness of individual campaigns.
• Work closely with marketing and development teams to determine and create effective segmentations for email and direct mail and telemarketing campaigns.
• Guide the organization’s use of data to develop more sophisticated marketing and communication strategies.

Qualifications:
• Excellent data analytic skills.
• Experience with Tessitura ticketing system a plus.
• Excellent working knowledge of Google Analytics.
• Experience with MS Word and Outlook with an advanced knowledge of Excel.
• Works well with others.
• Loves Theater.

Paper Mill is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ability are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to AnnePollock, Human Resources Manager at apollock@papermill.org. No phone calls.

Telesales Rep

Paper Mill Playhouse is currently accepting applications for salespeople to work on our season Subscription and Membership drives. Interested candidates need to be well spoken, dependable, and sales oriented. Must be able to work well under pressure. Paid training, ongoing sales support, complimentary tickets to our main season shows. Hourly rate plus incentives and bonuses.

A minimum of 4 shifts per week are required. Shifts currently available are:

  • Monday – Thursday 4PM to 7:30PM

Please e-mail your resume to Sean McGinity at SMcGinity@PaperMill.org.

Bartender

Paper Mill is seeking staff for the concessions bar. Duties include: setting up and breaking down the snack bar, maintaining an accurate inventory count during each show, preparing drinks, handling cash and credit card transactions with guests. Candidate must be able to:
• do simple math calculations without use of a calculating device.
• be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
• stand for long periods of time
• have ability to work well under pressure
• communicate well with customers

Customer service experience required. Bartending experience is a plus but not required.

This is a part-time position, hours begin two hours before each show and must be available through the first two hours of the show (clean up after intermission).
Pay rate begins at $10/hour.

Resume and cover letters may be sent to Anne Pollock, Human Resources Manager, 22 Brookside Dr. Millburn, NJ 07041 Fax 973.315.1418, APollock@PaperMill.org. No phone calls please.

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist us during performances in the theater and during office hours in administration. There are many different kinds of opportunities available for people with different areas of interest, skill sets, and time availability.

Learn More About Volunteering


Internships

To apply for an internship please e-mail your resume along with a cover letter which describes your areas of interest, your relevant skills, and details about your availability to: internship@papermill.org

For high school students

Paper Mill’s Theater School Internships are open to high school students who assist with Theater School classes for two hours per week. A number of special benefits, including complimentary tickets and shadowing opportunities are available to Theater School Interns. Theater School internships run from September through April and applications are usually available the preceding June.

For college students and college graduates

Paper Mill offers non-paying internships in all areas of administration, including education programming, marketing, fundraising and finance, company management, casting, and non-union production management. Internships are available only during the presenting season from September through June. Paper Mill Playhouse does not provide housing for interns and internships are not available during the summer months.