Steamer No.10 Theatre Seeking Young-looking Actor for “Clinton’s Ditch”

Steamer No.10 Theatre is seeking a young looking actor – male or female
– for the paid, non-union, role of the student in Clinton’s Ditch – Saga
of the Erie Canal.  Singing skills are preferred, but not required.  The
show rehearses during the day – weekdays, and tours to schools in May
and June with the occasional tours to Canal Festivals in the Summer and

Auditions are by appointment only.  Send headshot and resume to:

Clinton’s Ditch is an hour-long production with music, that brings 200
years of Erie Canal history to life. It covers the need for a canal,
debate over building it, construction, opening celebration, and life on
the canal.The show explores the waterway that opened the American West
to trade and settlement, securing New York City’s position as dominate
port-of-entry and financial capital.

Clinton’s Ditch is designed to work with NYS Ed. curriculum on Erie
Canal history for the 4th & 8th grades. The show is touted by teachers
as an excellent review that brings the material to life. Clinton’s Ditch
has toured New York each year for the past 20 years in May and June,
with performances schools or the Steamer No.10 Theatre.


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