Musical Theater Composer and Lyricist

92nd Street Y
New York, NY 10128
US

CONTACT NAME

Jake Powell

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

92Y Musical Theater is seeking a composer/lyricist to create music for our upcoming Theater for Young Audiences productions. This is a season of professional productions created exclusively for young audiences introducing families to the joy of musical theater with age-appropriate themes, songs, and dances aimed at engaging and inspiring the next generation of musical theater enthusiasts. These shows are 35 minutes long and are aimed toward audiences ages 3-11. Rehearsals are typically weekdays from 9-3 with shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am and 1pm.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Director and Book Writer to accurately represent the story
  • Compose music & lyrics for 2-5 songs
  • Underscore scenes within the show
  • Have demos available for the Choreographer before rehearsals
  • Accompany all rehearsals and performances
  • Provide sheet music for the score
  • Provide recorded demos for each song

 

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about bringing educational theater to children ages 3-11
  • Ability to create work in a short period of time
  • Flexibility to adapt to Director/Choreographer’s needs
  • Experience composing work for young audiences
  • Skilled accompanist

 

Compensation:

  • Competitive stipend for composition and score
  • $50/hr for rehearsals
  • Royalty payments for future productions

To apply, please provide a cover letter and relevant examples of your work.

SALARY

$50/hr

HOW TO APPLY

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