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is a Coed Summer Performing Arts Camp for ages 10-18, located in Loch Sheldrake, NY (about 2 hours northwest of NYC in the heart of the Catskill Mountains). Our program is designed for youth interested in intensive exposure to the world of theatre, in a Summer Stock-style setting.

Both our students & staff are recruited from all over the world and tend to return to us for several seasons. We generally start accepting submissions for open positions in December each year and conduct interviews in February & March (see Interview Schedule below).

This summer, we will produce 39 full-scale productions in our 8 on-site theatres (from black box to proscenium) in order to achieve our primary mission statement:


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Updated: 10 April 2016
Note: The (*) denotes required forms for ALL staff members.

All jobs at Stagedoor include free housing, meals, and worker's comp insurance.

Plus: For International staff, we will cover the cost for you to get from whatever NYC airport you land at up to our camp (we do not pay for the flight to the USA).

For American staff: We provide transportation from NYC or reimburse up to $50 of your travel costs, provided you turn in receipts.



* Learn More About Us! Watch Our Staff Video

* Health Form

* USA Background Authorization Form

* A Special Note for Counselors

* FAQ / General Information

* A Special Welcome to the Stagedoor Family

Travel Information

NYC to Stagedoor (updated for 2016) Directions
(PDF includes the Shortline Bus Schedule)

Maps & Driving Directions

Tech Staff

Theatre Space Tech Specs

Tech Staff Special Info

Application materials can be submitted at any time, but the review process for new staff will only begin in December, 2015.

Interview FAQs


Feb 18-20, 2016: London, UK

Feb 22-23, 2016: New York City, NY

Feb 26-27, 2016: Chicago, IL

March 3-5, 2016: SETC – Greensboro, NC


Winter Staff Mailing Address:

Stagedoor Manor
1052 N. Main Street
Marion, VA 24354

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We seek to employ... youth oriented, hard working, fun loving

Directors Music Directors Choreographers Stage Managers Asst. Choreographers Prop Artists Set Designers Light Designers Costume Designers Costume Builders Scenic Painters Carpenters Nurses and Infirmary Assistants Make-Up Artists Video Technicians Lifeguards Kitchen Housekeeping Security Guard Office Staff

Come join us for our 9-week summer season!

Please note: You must be at least 21 years old and previous work experience with youth is highly desirable.

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If this sounds like you and the type of place you’d fit in, then send your Resume/CV to us!

Cindy Samuelson - Producer/Camp Owner Chris Armbrister - Program Director Barb Martin - Camp Director Konnie Kittrell - Production Director
Cindy Samuelson
Producer/Camp Owner
Chris Armbrister
Program Director
Barb Martin
Camp Director
Konnie Kittrell
Production Director

Submit your resume to join our HARD-WORKING, FUN-LOVING FAMILY and make some new life-long friendships while you shape & share the early experiences of tomorrow's theatre artists!!

To submit your resume, click on the appropriate link below & email your Resume/CV along with a cover letter (expressing the position for which you are interested in applying AND a brief history of your experience working with/around youth performers) to us. Please include the job position for which you are applying in the subject field of the email.

USA US Theater Personnel submit here (Non-SETC)
UK UK Theater Personnel submit here
Other Other Theater Personnel submit here
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Program Director:
(handles all staffing issues)

Chris Armbrister
Mobile: (001) 818-207-5044
Fax: (001) 267-295-8767


Camp Phone in NY (from May 24 - August 24, 2016):
(001) 845-434-4290

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May 25th

Pre-Camp Arrival/Start Date

May 30th

Team Leader/Group Leader Start Date

June 1st

Tech Staff Start Date

June 8th

Full Staff Orientation (Required: All-summer and Session 1 staff)

June 10-12th

First Production Meetings

June 13th

Session 1 Begins

July 3rd

Session 2 New Staff Arrival/Orientation

July 24th

Session 3 New Staff Arrival/Orientation

Aug 15-16th

Last Staff Day at Camp: 5:00PM (depending on responsibilities)

Aug 17-19th

Summer Address:
Stagedoor Manor, 116 Karmel Road, Loch Sheldrake, NY 12759