Auditions & Employment

Multiple summer openings for coming 53rd professional Season.  Live, work, and play in the White Mountains!  All EOE.  All require background screening.  Scroll down for local/North Country non-resident summer business jobs, volunteer note, and local auditions.

**Artistic Positions:  CONTACT (job title in subject line) Music Director Colin Keating at <weathervanejobs@gmail.com>

AEA Assistant Stage Manager:  runs the deck for 5 of the 7 productions and the calling stage manager for one more. Ideal candidates are detail oriented, independent workers and must be able to troubleshoot and anticipate during tech due to our compressed schedule. The AEA ASM leads the Non-Eq ASM and Patchwork ASM and intern run crew. [AEA LOA/ref. LORT]

Non-Eq ASM: is in rehearsal for 6 of the 7 productions and will run 5 of the 7, technical needs permitting. They will be the primary ASM for one other show and work with the AEA ASM on all other shows assigned. Salary plus room/board.

Intern Company Stage Manager for children’s theatre/Patchwork Players; consists of 4 TYA productions that tour northern NH and perform on the Weathervane stage, and one musical showcase at the end of the season. In addition to stage managing the four TYA shows, the Patchwork Stage Manager also serves as an ASM or PA for 2 showcases and 4 musicals on the Mainstage. Eligible for 9 EMC points. This position is best suited for an early career professional, at least 1 year of professional experience is required. Salary plus room/board.

Assistant Music Director Mainstage/Music Director for the resident Intern Program in the 4 TYA shows.  The right person should have strong keyboard skills in varying styles, ability to arrange music and confidence running a rehearsal from the piano, with  strong organizational and managerial skills, be accountable and responsible with decisions at work and during off hours. A valid driver’s license is ideal but not required.  Salary plus room/board.

Musicians:  Guitarist, Bassist and Drummer for the 2018 Summer Season.  7 main stage shows and a children’s theatre with 4 productions. This season’s employment starts July 2nd and ends September 1st. The right person for the job should have strong skills playing in varied musical styles.  Basic equipment is provided (amps, cymbal stands, cables) but use of personal instruments is a requirement. Weekly salary is based on experience and includes room and board.


**Costume Design/Stitcher:  CONTACT: Costume Shop Supervisor, Rien Schlecht at weathervanejobs@gmail.com

Runs June 25 – September 1. The right person should be able to work in an extremely fast paced costume shop and within a tight budget.  Design opportunities available. Must have strong organizational and managerial skills, be accountable and responsible with decisions at work and during off hours. A valid driver’s license is ideal but not required. Weekly salary is based on experience and includes room and board.


 

**Technical Jobs:  CONTACT (job title in subject line) Production Manager, Justin Parks at weathervanejobs@gmail.com

Technical Director for the 2018 Summer Season.  June 18 – Sept. 1. The right person should be tactful and pleasant in maintaining a crew, skillful and mindful in the execution of scenic designs, able to work within a tight budget, and able to preserve a sense of humor throughout it all. Must have strong organizational and managerial skills, be accountable and responsible with decisions at work and during off hours, the ability to work independently and efficiently, as well as the ability to lift 75lbs repetitively. A valid driver’s license is required. Salary based on experience and includes room and board.

Sound Designer/Operator  The theatre operates in alternating repertory with 7 main stage shows and a children’s theatre with 4 productions. June 18 – September 1. This position is solely responsible for all sound design, execution, and maintenance of equipment. A strong ability to design as well as operate a console is a must. Being an alternating rep, daily changeovers occur in all departments – requiring the ability to move and climb ladders, lift at least 50lbs, and be comfortable with heights. A valid driver’s license is ideal but not required.  Salary based on experience and includes room and board.

Carpenter: This position works in collaboration with one other carpenter in executing all scenic designs for productions. There are daily changeovers that typically occur in the morning, but occasionally are overnight. An ideal candidate would be able to take responsibility in daily changeovers, as well as lead a small group through basic carpentry tasks. Must be punctual, accountable, able to work independently and efficiently, as well as able to lift 75lbs repetitively. A valid driver’s license is required.  Salary based on experience and includes room and board.

Scenic Artist: This position works in collaboration with other scenic artists in producing designs for all shows. It may include designing one or two mainstage show, as well as artist support on all productions. The position also assists in daily changeovers as well as maintenance of the shows and shops. Must have strong painting skills, ability to work independently and efficiently, and able to lift 50lbs repetitively. A valid driver’s license is ideal but not required.  Salary based on experience and includes room and board.

Props Apprentice: This position works with the Props Master in designing, pulling, building, and maintaining all props for the season. The ideal candidate would be detailed oriented and able to manage rehearsal props versus production props. Must be responsible, able to work independently and efficiently, as well as able to lift 50lbs repetitively. A valid driver’s license is required; stipend apprenticeship, local to region preferred.


 

Local (non-resident) position openings: CONTACT mkt@weathervanetheatre.org

  • Kitchen / Cleaning help.  Part time.
  • Box Office: full and part time. Friendly, efficient, courteous; with computer and math skills and ability to work unsupervised as needed. Meals included as work scheduled

 

 

Our resident professional performance company is gathered in accordance with our contract with Actors’ Equity Association (LOA, ref Lort-D).  Auditions completed.

Local Volunteers always welcome:  express your interest in helping HERE
Orientation happens late June/Early July.

LOCAL/COMMUNITY AUDITIONS
Scheduled in June –

Other inquiries – please direct as follows:

  • Use position in subject line:  <weathervanetheatre@gmail.com>