Musical Theatre Southwest is excited about the 2020 season. We are searching for individuals to fill our production teams and accepting proposals for all aspects of the season. Please review the 2020 Show Dates and Proposal Requirements below. You will need to submit one proposal for every production you are interested in.

Show Dates:

For each show, we have included our preferred dates for workshops, auditions and initial read-through with the cast. For show information, click on the show logo below.

Feb 7-23
at the AAPAC

Workshop
Nov 9

Auditions
Nov 22-24

Read-through
Dec 1

Apr 3-26
at MTS

Workshop
Jan 18

Auditions
Jan 31-Feb 2

Read-through
Feb 9

Jun 5-28
at MTS

Workshop
Mar 14

Auditions
Mar 27-29

Read-through
Apr 5

Aug 7-30
at MTS

Workshop
May 16

Auditions
May 29-31

Read-through
Jun 7

Oct 23 – Nov 15
at MTS

Workshop
Aug 1

Auditions
Aug 14-16

Read-through
Aug 23

Dec 4-27
at the AAPAC

Workshop
Oct 3

Auditions
Oct 16-18

Read-through
Oct 25

*Dates are subject to change, depending upon availability of the production team, excluding performance dates.

Proposal Requirements:

As a tool for you we have included some suggestions on what your proposal should include. This will help give you a guideline.  Different items will be needed for different positions. All proposals will be accepted and reviewed and we want to encourage you to be as creative with your proposal as you wish.

Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Proposal Requirements:
  • Concept / Vision
  • About the play
    - Include prefered casting size
  • About the production
    1. Audience set up
    2. What take away would you like your audience to have as they leave the theatre?
    3. Scenic ideas
    4. Costumes ideas
    5. Lighting ideas
    6. Sound ideas
    7. Props ideas
    8. Hair/Makeup ideas
  • Your process as a director
  • Is there anyone you would prefer to have on your production? (They must also submit a resume)
    1. Music Directors, Stage Managers, Choreographers
    2. Set Designer
    3. Costumer
    4. Lighting and Sound
    5. Hair/Makeup
    6. Prop Designer
  • Are there potential conflicts with specific designers that we should know about?
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Proposal Requirements:
  • Concept
  • Your process as a choreographer
  • Portfolio if available
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Proposal Requirements:
  • Concept
  • Portfolio if available
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Proposal Requirements:
  • Concept
  • Portfolio if available
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Submission Letter
  • Your process as a music director
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Submission Letter
  • Your process as a stage manager
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Submission Letter
  • Portfolio if available
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Resume
  • Past experience
  • 3 references
  • Contact Info: email and number
Submission Letter
  • Portfolio if available

Ways to Submit:

Submission Deadline: September 8, 2019

Email: [email protected]

Mail: If you wish to submit a hard copy instead of email please send it to:

Musical Theatre Southwest
Attn: Show Proposal
6320B Domingo Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Online: Use the online submission form by clicking the button below.

Online Submission Form

Questions: Please send questions to: [email protected]

Have you ever wanted to submit a proposal to direct a show but didn’t know how to do it?

Musical Theatre Southwest is holding a workshop on how to prepare a good proposal for our exiting 2020 season. Come learn from the experts on how to prepare a proposal for directing, choreography, set design, or costume design. You will also learn how to work together as a team to bring the director’s vision to life.

Preparing for Proposals: What does a production team do?

Saturday, August 24
3:00 – 5:00 PM
At the MTS Center for Theatre

Location