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Position : LIVING HISTORY ACTOR

Job Description :

The Mark Twain House & Museum welcomes applications for Living History actors.  These are paid, part-time, daytime positions, with flexible schedules.  We are in particular need of actors who can work weekend days. 

Living History actors primarily lead public house tours, in costume and in character.  Preparation includes learning a 75-minute script and learning about Mark Twain, his family, and his historic Hartford home.  

Our current Living History characters are:

  • Susy Clemens: Mark Twain’s daughter (17-19 years old)
  • George Griffin: a former slave, who became Mark Twain’s butler and friend
  • Livy Clemens: Mark Twain’s elegant and educated wife 
  • Lizzie Wills: an energetic, gossipy maid 
  • Katy Leary: stalwart lady’s maid, with Mark Twain’s family for thirty years 
  • Patrick McAleer: Irish coachman, with Mark Twain’s family for twenty years

 

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Contact info: Please email your cover letter and resume to Betsy Maguire, Manager of Living History Tours, at Betsy.Maguire@marktwainhouse.org 

 

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