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There are some iconic songs where the original key is expected; we use these well-known pieces as an assessment for your vocal skills. How to Become a Broadway Stagehand. Websites fall into a similar category of social media for musical theater actors.

References 4 StateUniversity. Apply for stagehand work with regional theaters and small production companies that have collective bargaining agreements with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union.

Her new job title is somewhat misleading, as she no longer wields a hammer or saw; her role is now more administrative and managerial.

Local One is committed to bringing the legal protections that a union contract gives to any stagehand or technician that requests it.

The East and West coasts. There are many benefits and privileges available to Local One members. Though styles and content have of course evolved, musical theater has been a staple of performance for more than a century, and has been the source some of our greatest performers. Roennevig, Michael. Since you find yourself reading this guide, it will not surprise you to hear that Backstage is without a doubt a leading resource for musical theater performers, both those just starting out as well as those who are more established.

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A typical week will include working on a number of shows in various stages of production. What do I need to know before beginning my musical theater career?

They're already in your corner and you've won them over! The downside, Eigen points out, is that headlines about high pay drive bad publicity for the union at a time when unemployment is high and many workers are struggling with low paychecks and meager raises.

Leslie Odom Jr. We love our teachers, and so will you. Typically, a big Broadway theatre will have a permanent house carpenter, house electrician, house propman and a flyman. Know your type and range as far as being cast. Powered by.

For the racehorse, see Stagehand horse. Working with an accompanist: When you leave the room, what will they think of you? The notion that Local One is dominated by patronage goes back to the guild system in Britain and the U.