Pocono Mountains Music Festival

Pocono Mountains Music Festival

Pocono Mountains Music Festival


Production Apprentice

Festival Production Apprentices Needed 
for the 2018 Pocono Mountains Music Festival


July 23 – August 4, 2018

Come join a great team and learn about the inner workings of creating a memorable performance.

10 Production Apprentices are being sought to work in the picturesque Pocono Mountains just 2 hours away from New York City.
This is a “Production and Creative” apprenticeship and is not performance based.
Apprentices will be working in ALL of the following areas throughout the Festival:

*Public Relations & Social Media
*Box Office
*House Management
*Stage Management
*Backstage Crew/Stagehand
*Lighting Design
*Props and Costumes
*Assistant to the Artists
*Company Management

*Working with, learning from and assisting the Directors, Choreographers and Musical Director


Deadline for Application: June 15



Work with Industry Professionals

• College Student with theatrical background
• Completed application, with short (250 word) essay about your interest and theatrical experience.
• One letter of recommendation, with your name in the subject line, emailed to education@poconofest.org.
• Drivers License
• Available every day of the Festival (July 23 – August 4) from 9am to 5pm OR until the concert/event is over.
• State of Pennsylvania background clearance to work with school-age students. (We will assist you in doing this upon acceptance into the program.)
• Deadline for application is June 15, 2018.


• Audit the classes in the 2018 Performing Arts Camp with leading performers in the industry. Check out the instructors!
• Many Q & A opportunities with leading Entertainment Industry professionals
• Possible college credit
• Exposure to seven musical and theatrical art forms as presented by the Festival. Learn more about the 2018 Season!
• Meals provided while working at the Festival
• One free ticket for a guest to a concert of your choice
• Meeting, assisting and working with top Theatrical & Musical Industry Professionals, making connections and building relationships
• Resumé worthy experience and training

Audit 2018 Camp classes


• The 2018 Apprentice Program will be July 23 – August 4.
• Apprentices will work all day, every day of the Festival, including each concert/event that happens in the evening. We will rotate your “duties”, so that you get experience in all areas.
• Apprentices may be asked to run errands, so access to a car is preferable.
• Some lifting and manual labor may be required, such as moving platforms and chairs.


For those interested, please complete the application form on the website, including a short (250 word) about your interest and theatrical experience. One letter of recommendation is required, with your name in the subject line, emailed to: education@poconofest.org.


More staff to be announced!

Festival Artistic Director Scott Coulter is an in-demand actor, teacher, cabaret artist, and director. For his work in cabaret, he’s been awarded five MAC Awards (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs), four Bistro Awards and two Nightlife Awards.  His self-titled debut CD won the 2003 MAC Award for Outstanding Recording and was chosen as the best recording of the year by TheatreMania and Cabaret Scenes magazine.

Scott directed and starred in in A Christmas Carol: The Symphonic Concert  in its world premiere with the Baltimore Symphony. He reprised his performance in the Emmy-nominated PBS production. He is also an Emmy nominee for his performance in American Song.

Scott is founder/owner of Spot-On Entertainment, a concert production/booking company and is a resident director of original programming at Feinstein’s/54 Below (Broadway’s Supper Club) in NYC.  He is a proud graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

See Scott’s full bio HERE.

Originally from Michigan, Chris Domanski holds an MFA in Scenography from the Ohio University School of Theatre. Chris is now an Associate Professor of Theatre at East Stroudsburg University after teaching 13 years at the University of Central Oklahoma. Before Oklahoma, Chris lived in New York City where he worked in Eddie Pierce’s scenic studio on the Broadway production of Wicked and at Santo Loquasto’s studio, working on productions of Movin’ Out and Elephant Man. He was also a recipient of The Tobin Foundation Award for design excellence at the USITT Young Designers Forum and as a result, his work has been presented nationally and internationally.

Chris has designed over 200 productions for theatre, musical theatre, dance, and opera. Some of his recent productions are: Xanadu and Boeing Boeing (Lyric Theatre), Peter Pan, Sound of Music, Kiss Me Kate , and Anything Goes (Summerstock OK), La Cage Aux Folles (Pollard Theatre), Cripple of Innishman and Pirates of Penzance (Cornel University), The Great American Trailer Park Musical and Summer of 42’ (UCO’s Broadway Tonight), Cosi Fan Tutte, Gianni Schicchi, Once on This Island, Sunset Boulevard, The Full Monty, Side Show, Woyzeck, Henry V, Wait Until Dark, and Tartuffe (University of Central Oklahoma).