Use your acting skills to give tours as a character at the Mark Twain House!
Living History Tour Guides - Open Auditions
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 (age 20+).
George Griffin: Mark Twain’s butler, confidant and friend. African-American (30 +)
The Rev. Joseph Twitchell: Twain’s best friend, older gentleman (40 +)
Livy Clemens: Mark Twain’s elegant and educated wife.(40 +)
Lizzie Wills: an energetic, snooping, gossipy maid. English (UK) (30 +)
Katy Leary: stalwart lady’s maid, Irish, with Mark Twain’s family for thirty years. (30 +)
Patrick McAleer: Irish coachman, with Mark Twain’s family for twenty years. (40+)
Previous acting experience preferred.
Please email your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 860-280-3156.
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