Jobs

The Peterborough Players is an 83 year-old, award-winning professional (CORST-zz with AEA and SDC) summer theatre in the beautiful Monadnock region of southwest New Hampshire, about 1 ½ hours from Boston.  The Players produces seven mainstage and two intern plays for children and families during a 13 week season, and presents HD programming (including the Metropolitan Opera, the National Theatre, and the Bolshoi Ballet) the rest of the year.  On-campus housing and a beautifully renovated theatre (including a counterweight fly system, trap room, and new lighting and sound equipment) give the Players a first-class facility.  E-mail: jobs@peterboroughplayers.org.  Web: www.peterboroughplayers.org. 


 YEAR-ROUND POSITIONS


MARKETING DIRECTOR

The Peterborough Players seeks a full-time Marketing Director beginning in early 2016. This is a year-round, full-time position. Great opportunity for a young (or young at heart) marketer looking to build a career, or an established professional seeking to live and work in a beautiful and unique setting.

Overall responsibilities include publications, social media, e-marketing, advertising, press relations, and community outreach.  Excellent skills in written and oral communication, organization, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, video editing, and website maintenance a must; photography skills helpful.

Please email letter, resume with two phone/email references, and any support materials to jobs@peterboroughplayers.org, or mail to Marketing Director Search, Peterborough Players, PO Box 118, Peterborough, NH 03458. If emailing, please put "Marketing Director" in subject line. No phone calls please.  EOE.


2016 LOCAL AUDITIONS


The Peterborough Players will hold auditions and interviews for the 2016 season starting at 6:00 PM Thursday evening, March 10 at the Players’ theatre located at 55 Hadley Road, Peterborough.  Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen will see auditions from members of Actors’ Equity, non-Equity local actors, and from those interested in joining the Players’ Second Company as an intern or apprentice. 

Equity members should prepare two contrasting monologues.  The audition will be a general one for the entire season, not necessarily for specific roles.  Non-Equity actors who are not interested in a season-long internship or apprenticeship will audition for possible supporting roles in the Players’ larger-cast productions.  Non-Equity actors should have at least one monologue prepared (memorized is preferred but not necessary) and be ready to read from one of the scripts from the season. 

The Second Company is comprised of interns and apprentices who make a minimum 11 week commitment to the Players’ season.  Intern actors will perform in the two Second Company plays, and many will play a supporting role in at least one of the subscription series plays.  In addition, Second Company members work in the various technical shops and offices, and serve on run crews.  Work begins for the Second Company on June 9; the earliest release date is August 28.  Those interested in performing with the Second Company should prepare a monologue and be prepared to sing something a cappella.  In addition to auditions for Second Company actors, interviews will be held for those interested in technical or administrative internships or apprenticeships.

The 2016 season will be announced in mid-February.  Information on the plays will be found on the Players’ website,www.peterboroughplayers.org.

 

Auditions are by appointment only.  To schedule a time or to obtain further information, call 603-924-9344.


SUMMER POSITIONS


RESIDENT COSTUME DESIGNER/COSTUME SHOP MANAGER

The Peterborough Players seeks a Resident Costume Designer/Costume Shop Manager for a 13-week, 9 show summer season.  The resident will design at least four and as many as six shows in our season of seven mainstage and two intern company productions.  The successful candidate will be a creative designer, a skilled technician, have strong organizational and leadership skills, and the desire and ability to manage intern crews.  June 6 through at least August 20, with possible extension through September 18.  Weekly salary plus housing.  Please email cover letter, resume with at least two references, and any support materials to jobs@peterboroughplayers.org, or mail to Costume Search, Peterborough Players, PO Box 118, Peterborough, NH 03458.  www.peterboroughplayers.org.  No phone calls please.  EOE.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

The Peterborough Players seeks a Master Electrician for a 13-week, 9 show summer season.  The successful candidate will work with the Resident Lighting and Sound Designer in our season of seven mainstage and two intern company productions.   The successful candidate will be a skilled electrician, highly organized in order to manage one-day changeovers, and have the desire and ability to manage and train intern crews.   June 6 through at least August 20, with possible extension up to September 18.  Weekly salary plus housing.  Please send letter, resume with at least two references, and any support materials to Electrician Search, Peterborough Players, PO Box 118, Peterborough, NH 03458, or e-mail to jobs@peterboroughplayers.org.  Fax: 603-924-6359.  Web: www.peterboroughplayers.org.  No phone calls please.  EOE.

TECHNICAL INTERNS

The Peterborough Players seeks two interns, one in the Costume Shop and one in the Scene Shop, for a 13-week, 9 show summer season.  The successful candidates will assist the production staff and guest designers in our season of seven mainstage and two intern company productions.  June 8 through at least August 28, with possible extension up to September 18. Weekly salary plus housing.  Please send letter, resume with at least two references, and any support materials to Intern Search, Peterborough Players, PO Box 118, Peterborough, NH 03458, or e-mail to jobs@peterboroughplayers.org.  Fax: 603-924-6359.  Web: www.peterboroughplayers.org.  No phone calls please.  EOE. 

 

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All theatre season photos by Deb Porter-Hayes, unless otherwise noted.
All Met Opera photos courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.