New York, NY 10004
CALL FOR ARTISTS
New York Metro Area and Connecticut (New Haven)
Improvisors/Physical Actors/Variety Performers
Audition Workshop: September 19, 5:30-9:00 pm.
Details provided to selected candidates.
Deadline for submission: September 16th
Submit materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
Use subject line: NY-NJ-CT Auditions
Healthy Humor, Inc. seeks local, experienced, professional performing artists/actors to perform year-round in pediatric hospitals. A specialty in variety skills such as physical comedy, improvisation, music, clowning, magic, juggling, dance or puppetry is a distinct advantage.
The position requires an open mind and heart, maturity, selflessness, and a desire to utilize one’s art in service to the needs of others. It demands an ability to connect playfully with people of all ages from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. A well-developed funny bone is essential.
This is an ongoing, part-time, paid position, working for Healthy Humor Inc., a national company of elite performing artists who have dedicated themselves to creating moments of joy, wonder, laughter and comfort to hospitalized children and all others who need it the most. Healthcare Clowning is a growing profession, worldwide; Healthy Humor’s founders have over 60 years of experience in the field.
This is a non-union position.
Paid training period
Ongoing artistic development: classes with master teachers, individual coaching, biennial National Conference
Please include in your submission:
A letter describing your interest
A straight headshot
A character or performance photo
Your email and phone number
Where you are based
Send all documents in PDF, photos in JPG format. We would be happy to see your website, so include a link. No phone calls, please.
Healthy Humor is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from artists of color and bi-lingual artists. Healthy Humor is an equal opportunity employer.