SSMT Seeks Directors, Choreographers, Scenic Designers, And Lighting Designers For 2020 Season

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
Winchester, VA 22601

Job Details


Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre is a professional, non-Equity company in its 36th

season produced by Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University. The 2020 season is as follows:


Rehearsals: 6/10 – 6/25

Performances: 6/25 – 7/5



Rehearsals: 6/26 – 7/9

Performances: 7/9 – 7/19



Rehearsals: 7/10 – 7/23

Performances: 7/23 – 8/2

Each show runs two weeks with performances Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm and 2:30 pm matinees on the second Wednesday and every Saturday and Sunday. Technical staff reports May 27, rehearsals for the first show begin June 10. 


All shows are produced with full sets and costumes and the complete cast and orchestra as licensed. The entire company averages 100-130 members, ranging from interns working their first professional contract to season industry leaders with regional theatre and Broadway experience. Audiences are drawn from a 150-mile radius; total attendance for a typical season is 30,000 people.


Housing is available in a university residence hall or you may make your own housing arrangements; you are responsible for your own meals. 

SSMT is a professional theatre with an educational mission. All positions are paid, and all departments have an intern or entry level position geared to undergrads seeking professional experience early in their career trajectory. Department heads and members of the creative team are expected to lead in a professional manner and serve as mentors for young theatre artists. 


We like to work with people who love what they do! Applicants should be organized, collaborative individuals who know how to trust their instincts to deliver a polished product in a timely manner. As part of our educational mission, applicants with strong leadership skills are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and link to reel or portfolio to Producing Artistic Director, Jeremy Scott Blaustein ([email protected]) by November 10, 2019.

Please direct general inquiries and questions to Associate Managing Director, Ms. Elizabeth Albert ([email protected]). 


January 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020



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