American Players Theatre
5950 Golf Course Road
P.O. Box 819
Spring Green, WI 53588
Box Office: 608-588-2361
About American Players Theatre
APT is a classical summer theatre company, situated in rural Wisconsin, with an annual operating budget of $6 million that draws an audience in excess of 110,000 each year. It performs in a beautiful 1088-seat outdoor theater and in a 201-seat indoor theater. The company has enjoyed steady growth, striking artistic success, remarkable financial stability and increasing national recognition in recent years. In December 2011, APT was selected by Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal as his “company of the year.”
American Players Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all to apply.
Properties Apprentice: American Players Theater is currently seeking applicants for the position of Properties Apprentice. This is a learning position for a candidate interested in stage properties. Applicants should have a strong interest in props, and some educational or community theatre experience. The Properties Apprentice acts as part of the 5-7 person Prop team to produce props, set decoration and decorative elements for an 8 play repertory season in two theaters, one of which is outdoors.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with the construction and finish of props as directed by the Properties Director
• Assist with local shopping for materials and supplies
• Participate in load-ins and other work calls
• Assist in the maintenance of props in the course of each production’s run
• Assist in the maintenance, inventory, rental, upkeep and storage of prop stock
• Maintain a clean and safe work area
• Attend regular shop meetings
• Other duties as assigned
This is a seasonal, salaried position running from May 7, 2019 - August 10, 2019 (dates are very flexible). Salary is $350 per week, with housing provided by APT.
Interested applicants should send a PDF resume with references, and photographs of work samples (or a link to the same) to Michael Broh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Properties Apprentice in the subject line.
APT is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Assistant House Manager: American Players Theatre is looking for a responsible, organized, and enthusiastic people-person to work with APT’s house staff. The Assistant House Manager position begins in early June, runs through the beginning of October and requires night and weekends. The ideal candidate will have previous customer service and managing experience, be able to handle difficult situations with a positive attitude, have excellent communication skills and enjoy working outdoors. Please send a letter of intent and resume to Cari Stebbins at email@example.com.
Associate Concessions Manager: American Players Theatre is looking for a responsible, organized, and enthusiastic people-person to work on APT’s concessions team. The Associate Concessions Manager is a part time position that begins in mid May and runs through the beginning of October. Hours required are at least one week night and one weekend day, as well as flexible weekday hours. This position will include buying, receiving, distributing, and inventorying product as well as working in the concessions stand during shows. The ideal candidate will have previous customer service and managing experience, proficient computer skills and excellent communication skills are a must.
Please send a letter of intent and resume to Cari Stebbins at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-588-9210 for more information.
Shuttle Drivers: American Players Theatre is looking for responsible and enthusiastic individuals to work with APT’s house staff. Part and full time positions begin in early June or mid-August and run through the beginning of October and require night and weekends. Applicants must be over 18 years old and have a clean 2 year driving history. Ideal candidates will have previous customer service experience, be able to handle difficult situations with a positive attitude, have excellent communication skills and enjoy working outdoors. Please send a letter of intent and resume to Cari Stebbins at email@example.com or call 608-588-9210 for more information.
All facilities and grounds positions are currently filled.
We are fully cast for 2019. Please check back in the fall for audition information for our 2020 season.
All administrative positions are filled right now.
APT does not have a production internship program. Due to the nature of our repertory season and the speed at which we work we are unable to support interns in the way they should be. If you are available for our entire season, which runs from early May to mid-October, you may be interested in our Production Assistant position. All PA positions are currently filled; please check back later in the year for next season's posting.