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.
Lighting and Sound Technician: American Players Theatre is currently seeking applicants for the position of Lighting and Sound Technician. This staff member will assist with the installation, execution, and maintenance of theatrical lighting and effects, and serve as light board or sound board operator for varying productions in two theaters, one of which is outdoors. This is an early career position for applicants with growing knowledge and experience in lighting and sound. Qualified applicants will have a working knowledge of electrical wiring, theatrical lighting, ETC lighting consoles, and some sound experience in sound. Experience with regional theater, repertory theater, and/or outdoor theatre a plus. Applicants must be comfortable with working outdoors, daily climbs of 45’, and heights.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a seasonal, salaried position reporting to the Lighting Supervisor. Pay is $450 - $500 per week with housing provided by APT. Contract dates: April 30, 2019 through November 18, 2019. Interested applicants should send a PDF resume with references to Michael Broh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Lighting and Sound Technician in the subject line.
Stitchers: American Players Theatre seeks Stitchers for its 2019 season. Be part of a team building high-quality period costumes. Work hours average 45 per week, and the shop is filled with natural light. Experience with period construction, construction for outdoor theatre and/or extended runs preferred. APT boasts two theaters, a 1089-seat outdoor amphitheatre and a 201-seat indoor theatre, and produces eight plays in repertory in the wooded hills of southwest Wisconsin. This is a salaried position of $415 per week and housing is provided by APT. Contract dates available: April 30, 2019 to June 13, 2019; May 7, 2019 to June 20, 2019. You must be available these dates to be considered. Email letter, resume, and 3 references including phone numbers to: Michael Broh, at email@example.com.
Wardrobe Assistant: American Players Theater is currently seeking applicants for the position of Wardrobe Assistant. This staff member is responsible for assisting the Wardrobe Supervisor in preparing costumes for each performance and production of the 2019 season, as well as serving as run crew for specific productions as assigned. Applicants should have a strong organizational and communication skills. Prior experience with an Equity company highly preferred and repertory and/or outdoor experience is helpful. The Wardrobe Assistant works with a caring and committed resident acting company for an 8 play repertory season in two theaters, one of which is outdoors.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Learn quick-changes as directed and assist with same
• Help create show check-in sheets, prep sheets and run sheets
• Assist actors with dressing and undressing as requested
• Assist with the maintenance of costume pieces, including laundering, repairing, pressing and alterations
• Assist in strike at the end of the season
• Make dry cleaning runs as directed by the Wardrobe Supervisor
• Other duties as assigned
This is a seasonal, salaried position paying $495 per week with housing provided by APT. Contract dates: May 29, 2019 through October 13, 2019. Interested applicants should send a PDF resume with references to Michael Broh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include Wardrobe Assistant in the subject line.
All facilities and grounds positions are currently filled.
All patron services positions are currently filled.
We are fully cast for 2018, please check back in the fall for audition information for our 2019 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.