EMT seek EdFringe team

Jan 19 2016 | By More

Director, MD and choreographer wanted

Edinburgh Music Theatre is looking to appoint a production team for its 2016 Edinburgh Festival fringe productions.

The team will be responsible for two shows, which will be performed over three nights by a cast selected through an audition process.

2016's Fringe Fantasmic show. Photo: Angela Mackenzie

2016’s Fringe Fantasmic show. Photo: Angela Mackenzie

The company, which is staging The Producers at the Church Hill Theatre in March, traditionally stages two concert productions at the fringe – in 2015 it was Fringe Fantasmic and Anthems – Broadway Showstoppers which both received four star reviews in Æ.

The working titles for this year’s shows are Fringe Fantasia and Anthems. The two 50 minute concerts comprise themed song and dance routines including solo and large company numbers

EMT is looking to appoint a Director, Musical Director and Choreographer to “bring the concerts to life”.

a passion for musical theatre

Launching the hunt, a spokesperson for EMT said: “In recent years the concerts have played to sell out houses and EMT is keen that the high standard set continues.

“We are looking for individuals who have a passion for musical theatre, leadership skills, professionalism, the ability to work well with others and the ability to work to deadlines and budgets.”

Applicants must be available for the rehearsals and during production week. Rehearsals take place in Barclay Church Hall, 2 Barclay Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 4HR on Wednesday evenings from 7-10pm, starting in May 2016. There will be additional rehearsals near to performance dates.

The concerts will be staged at St Andrew’s & St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, EH2 2PA, on the evenings of Wednesday August 10 – Friday August 12, 2016 at 7.10pm and 8.40pm.

The Production Team will report to the EMT Board. To apply for any of the roles, send a current CV and covering letter to Hazel Beattie, Chair, EMT at edinburghmusictheatre@live.com.


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