Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Seeking Assistant Directors/Stage Managers!

Seeking Assistant Directors/Stage Managers for Three By the Sea - a new children’s play by Donna Latham featuring tales of the sea- produced by/at Looking Glass Theatre, directed by Julia Martin.

* Looking for highly-organized, creative, and well-rounded Assistant Directors/Stage Managers able to attend all performances and most rehearsals. Daytime rehearsals on Fridays, weekends and some weekdays begin January 21. Tech scheduled for February 28 – March 4. Show opens March 5, performances Saturday at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. through April 10.

AD/SMs should have knowledge of basic lighting and sound board operation, an interest in directing and great time management skills. No pay, but possible future directing opportunities. This is a great way to start a wonderful relationship with a great local theatre company.

More information at

Rehearsals Begin: 1/21/11
Opens: 3/5/11
Closes: 4/10/11

Please send all cover letters and resumes to
Place AD/SM in title of email when submitting.

Interviews for AD/SMs are currently being conducted.


Tuesday, January 4, 2011



Deadline Extended to January 17, 2011!

Seeking proposals from theatre companies. Non-union productions only.

Grantee(s) will receive performance space (anytime between March 10-April 10, 2011) including one technical rehearsal, and marketing and publicity (text provided by you) to our email press and audience lists and a listing or link on our web site. Additional rehearsal time will be made available at a deep discount when available.

Prime-time profit sharing:
75% of ticket sales go to Looking Glass, 25% to Grant Recipient.

Grantee shows will be credited as COMPANY NAME, in conjunction with The Looking Glass Space Grant Program, presents SHOW TITLE.

DEADLINE: Applications accepted now through Monday, January 17 at 6pm.

Proposals must be submitted via email to Founding Artistic Director Justine Lambert at as one (1) attachment. Companies are encouraged to make contact (via the above email address) in advance indicating their intent to apply and/or with any questions. Applicants will be contacted with the final decision no later than Friday, January 21, 2011.

What you provide: A production(s) that reflects our mission statement.

OUR MISSION-Reflecting life on the stage with truth and theatricality while exploring a female vision. See web site for more!

Bottom line-Either playwright or director must be female (both is great, but not required). Cast must be half or more female (gender bending casts are accepted to meet this requirement). Female subject matter not required.

NOTE: We are a non union house. No project with AEA members can be considered.

1) The Proposal-A one-page description of the project including story, concept, and tone. Include running time. Include technical requirements and keep them MINIMAL, shows will be sharing the space.
2) Creative Team-List of all creative team members already on board with short bios. (Director or Playwright must already be chosen)
3) Space Request- Your ideal opening date and performance dates requested between March 10-April 10, 2011 (Maximum of 12 performances)
4) Marketing Description-A description of how you will attract a crowd!
5) Company Mission-Your mission statement and a description of activities along with current staff list.

Please put the above sections in their stated order and include the number and name of each section at the top of that section. Recommended length about four pages.

Scripts are not required but may be requested after initial proposal review.

Looking Glass Theatre is located at 422 West 57th Street (btwn 9th/10th Aves).

Justine Lambert, Founding Artistic Director
Jenn Boehm, Co-Artistic Director/Managing Director