Seacoast Rep seeks Black Jazz Pianist for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"

Seacoast Rep seeks Black Jazz Pianist for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"

CATEGORY: Musician

Seacoast Repertory Theatre
Portsmouth, NH 03801
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth, NH is looking to hire a black, male identifying jazz pianist for the on-stage band of our upcoming production of “Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill”, running Sept 29th - Nov 5th.

This production stars the incomparable Ysanne as Billie Holiday, and is directed by Najee Brown with music direction by Kathleen Castellanos.

The pit will be onstage, consisting of keys, drum, bass, and guitar. “Lady Day” is a 90 minute one woman play, interlaced with the music of Billie Holiday. The pianist is “Jimmy,” who is also the band leader, & has a few minor line exchanges with Billie throughout the course of the show.

The contract is 1099 and stipend is negotiable.

It is also a spread out show schedule (8 shows total) that could allow for commuting to and from Portsmouth, NH in between show days, depending on location in the Northeast.

Please send reel, headshot & resume to: artisticdirector@seacoastrep.org

DURATION

September 24, 2021 - November 5, 2021

SALARY

1500

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