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renal

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Working a Touring Show
« on: Dec 09, 2016, 12:37 pm »
I hope this is the right place to post this, if not, let me know and I'll be sure to move it.

I was wondering if anyone has any advice on how to look for employment on a particular leg of a touring show, I live in the SF Bay Area and would love to PA for Hamilton and/or the rest of the season when it comes to the Bay, and I was wondering (in general as well) who to contact in the instance of wanting to work on a show that is touring to your city. Do you have to know someone involved, or is there a good rule of thumb on who to contact?

Thanks for the help!

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Re: Working a Touring Show
« Reply #1 on: Dec 13, 2016, 04:13 am »
Touring shows don't always hire local PA's or even AEA SM's.

Hamilton might as it is the first "leg" of the tour, the best thing to do is reach out to the PSM of the tour.  The show is actually rehearsing in NYC.  (one of my SMs from The Lion King tour currently in SF is joining the SM team).  Even subs / replacement are hired from other places . . . since we have to pay per diem regardless of the city playing as long as we are not in the point of organization.  Just reach out the PSM.
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