Auditions & Employment

LOCAL/COMMUNITY AUDITION INFO WILL BE POSTED WHEN AVAILABLE

Local (commuting distance) Opportunities at the Weathervane —

Full/Part time other: 

Box Office/House Staffers (several openings)
Box Office applicants should possess good and accurate office skills and be comfortable with math and computers, willing to learn new systems.  Customer service attitude, and team shared responsibilities for well-organized coverage of a busy hub for our summer professional theatre.  June 19 – July 7, 10:30-4, Mon-Fri.  Split-schedule for work coverage during performance coverage begins July 8  from 10:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.  House staff works during the performance until night’s end.  All 6 days per week, from July 3 – Sept. 2.  Paid positions with meals during scheduled work.
* Cover letter/resume/questions to Lyn Osborne Winter <mkt@weathervanetheatre.org>

Chef/Cook and Kitchen Helper
Applicants should be organized, creative with both food and budget, careful with time/resource management.  Certification SAFE/ServSafe preferred.  Lead chef budgets/orders/prepares and delivers lunch and dinner meals, buffet style, to our resident company of 50-60, six days a week (Mon-Sat).  Commercial licensed kitchen.
Kitchen Helper accomplishes simple prep under direction of chef, handles clean up and timely delivery of meals.
Should enjoy meeting a diverse and talented group of theatre professionals and be able to accommodate dietary needs and/or restrictions.  More details/information during interviews, which will be scheduled with a successful area restaurant owner/chef.
* Cover letter/resume/questions to Lyn Osborne Winter <mkt@weathervanetheatre.org>

Apprentices:  bring energy and enthusiasm, learn new skills or strengthen your own as an apprentice employee this summer.  Stipend and workplace meals included.  See descriptions and – very important – note where to direct your resume/inquiry.

Stage Management Apprentice,  June 26 – Sept. 2 Applicant should have a love of theater and an interest in learning more about how a show runs from backstage.  Position entails working at all rehearsals assisting the stage management team in the running of rehearsal including tracking and moving props and set pieces, assisting with paperwork, and helping to keep general order of the show.  The position also works backstage for the majority of performances over the summer as an integral member of the backstage crew.  Applicants should be hard workers, have a yes I can attitude, and be an excellent problem solver.  Having theater experience and/or prior stage management knowledge is a plus but not necessary.
* Cover letter and resume to Brendan J. O’Brien, Production Stage Manager at <weathervanesm2017@gmail.com>

Props/Technical Apprentice, June 26 – Sept. 2.  Applicant should possess a team spirit, love working with hands and have artistic and mechanical appreciation for how things look and work.  Driver’s license and good knowledge of area will be useful in finding/gathering prop pieces. Should be able to lift at least 50 lbs, and be an avid problem-solver; working alongside professional technical and scenic crew.
* Cover letter/resume/questions to Bethany Taylor, Production Manager at <bataylor88@yahoo.com>

Costume/Wardrobe Apprentice, June 26 – Sept. 2.  Applicant should have some knowledge of sewing/crafting and the ability to work quickly and independently as part of a dynamic and creative team of designers/stitchers.  Theatre experience/costuming experience is a plus; but good work skills are a requirement.
* Cover letter/resume/questions to Rien Schlecht at <riebaby3838@hotmail.com>

 

Other inquiries – please direct as follows:

  • Acting/Performance Inquiries:  Artistic Director, Jacques Stewart <jacquestew@gmail.com>
  • Musician Inquiries:  Music Director, Colin Keating <ckmaestro@gmail.com>
  • Technical Inquiries:  Production Manager, Bethany Taylor <bataylor88@yahoo.com>
  • All other Inquiries:  Managing Director, Lyn Osborne Winter <weathervanetheatre@gmail.com>

 

Local Volunteers always welcome:  express your interest in helping HERE
Volunteers will be contacted later in the spring.