Paid Opportunites at Ovation!
Ovation! has several opportunities right now - Music Director for Evita, Show Choir Director and various instructor positions. Come be a part of our vibrant organization and share your talent and enthusiasm for the performing arts with us.
Show Choir Director - Starts February 2014
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge, sponsor of the Ovation! Performing Arts Academy (OPAA), seeks a director for its vibrant show choir programs GLEE (advanced, mixed, 9th-12th grade) , Voce' (all-girls, 5th-8th grade) and Glee Jr. (1st-4th grade). The successful candidate will be an experienced musician who teaches from the piano with experience in choral and/or ensemble direction who works exceptionally well with youth, performers. The Show Choir Director works as a partner with a professional choreographer or, if they are an experienced choreographer, they can provide this service and be compensated accordingly. (Our original director Todd Hulet departed for New York and our Interim Director Brandon Peck, and choreographer Debbie Pierce, must depart to lead other projects for which they were already contracted prior to leading our choirs for the Fall/Winter session.)
Our classes are taught from our studio at 600 Ericksen on Bainbridge Island - a quick walk from the ferry. Paid hourly - competitive with Seattle Metro. Ferry fare reimbursement is available. Presently, Glee and Voce' rehearse Monday and Wednesday between 430-830pm and Glee Jr. rehearses Tue and Thur afternoons (but this is flexible). The spring session will begin in mid-February and culminate in a concert in April or May 2014. There is an option to continue to lead the program after this initial trial period. (Come catch our act!! Our Winter Show Choir Concert - PLAYLIST (Our Favorites on Shuffle) - is January 17 and 18th, 2014!
Please email a resume to or contact us via our website at or via our Facebook page. Opportunities abound as this individual is encouraged to create additional programs and classes which complement Ovation!'s core mission as a performing arts organization.
Music Director - Evita
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge's mainstage arm seeks a Music Director for its June 28-July 14, 2014 production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice masterwork EVITA. Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge is a non-profit community performing arts organization based on Bainbridge Island - a short ferry ride from downtown Seattle - has a ten-year history of presenting critically acclaimed, challenging musical productions including Into The Woods, Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hansel and Gretel, and many more. Over our history we have presented 24 mainstage shows which have included musical theatre, opera and operetta - all with a large, live orchestra.
The Music Director works as a partner to the Director (our resident Artistic Director Ron Milton) and participates in the audition and casting process, teaches the music to the cast, accompanies rehearsals, leads orchestra rehearsals and sitz probe and conducts the show from the pit. Competitive stipend and ferry reimbursement available. Our rehearsal studio is located at 600 Ericksen on Bainbridge Island -a short walk from the ferry terminal (and rides are arranged). Auditions are slated for late February and rehearsals are scheduled to begin in early April 2014. Typically, rehearsals are Tue and Thur evening and Sunday afternoons (with occasional Saturday afternoons as needed). It is always Ovation!'s intent to bring the composer's objectives to life. This is a complex and difficult score and the first month of rehearsals will be devoted to the music only.
Ovation! Performing Arts Academy Instructors:
Ovation! is always looking for instructors to join its family. Presently we are seeking an individual to teach a Monday afternoon (early dismissal) musical theatre class (beginning in January or February 2014) for youth performers and would like to add additional classes for adults and youth - both experienced and inexperienced. If you would like to learn more, please email a resume to . You are welcome to propose a class you believe would work well for our organization based on your experience and qualifications. Competitive stipend and beautiful rehearsal studio (professional dance floor) with piano available.
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge and the Ovation! Performing Arts Academy (OPAA) are non profit community arts and education organizations located on Bainbridge Island, Washington, which is in the Greater Seattle area. Founded in 2003, Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge prides itself in producing exceptional musical theatre in a collaborative, challenging environment for all ages. OPAA, founded in 2010, is designed to provide excellent musically-based performance and educational opportunities for all ages in a fun, team-oriented environment. Learn more about us, and see photos of our show choirs and mainstage productions in action, at , on Facebook and on Twitter (#ovationmtb).