Seasonal Employment

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Seasonal Employment

The Black Hills Playhouse (BHP) seeks actors, production members, customer service staff, and chefs for the 14-week summer stock season in Custer State Park. Along with the summer stock staff, the BHP is also seeking 2 tour actor/directors for the 2022/23 tour season.

 

All positions are paid DOE and include room and board. Housing for the summer stock season consists of shared dormitory rooms or small apartments. Meals are served in a dining hall.

Summer Stock Start & End Dates:
May 23 - August 21, 2022
Dates may vary by contract.

The tour team travels the state and surrounding areas with all theatre elements needed to put on a show...except the cast!  The tour team leads a week-long rehearsal process in each town, culminating in performances with local community members.  The tour team also gets experience in leading theatre workshops, counseling Summer Theatre Camps and assisting with All-Ability productions.

Seeking:

Acting Company

Acting Intern

Touring Actor/Director (Dakota Players)

Stage Manager

Electrics

Props

Costumes

Paints

General Technician Intern

Chefs

Customer Service Representatives (Box Office/Snack Bar)

 

Position Inquiries

Directors and designers should inquire directly with Artistic Director, Dan Workman, dworkman@blackhillsplayhouse.com.  Hiring for these positions is generally done between September and December previous to the season.

 

Technicians, customer service representatives, & chefs should inquire directly with Associate Director Randy Niles, randy@blackhillsplayhouse.com

Online Acting Submissions

Actor submissions are accepted through February 1, 2022.

 

Apply electronically by submitting a headshot, a résumé, and link(s) to your audition material using the "Submission Form" button below.  Audition materials should be limited to 2 minutes and include a song and a monologue.

 

Callbacks will be scheduled and held virtually.

 

When hiring is complete for the season (generally late March to mid-April), it will be posted on our website and social media.

 

Online Technician Submissions

Technician submissions are accepted through March 1, 2022 

 

Apply by submitting a resume (including three references) with links to any related portfolio materials using the "Submission Form" button below.

If selected, interviews will be conducted virtually. 

  

When hiring is complete for the season (generally late-March to mid-April), it will be posted on our website and social media.​

 

Customer Service & Chef Submissions

Apply by submitting a resume (including three references) using the "Submission Form" button below.

 

If selected, interviews will be conducted virtually. 

 

When hiring is complete for the season (generally late-March to mid-April), it will be posted on our website and social media.

In-Person Audition and Interview Locations

Black Hills Playhouse will be attending the following auditions / interviews

KCACTF Region 5 Professional Auditions - Register through the organization (available only to those registered.) www.kcactf5.org

 

Oglala Lakota Artspace -

Saturday, January 22. 2022

Auditions 1pm

 

University of South Dakota - Vermillion, SD (in person)

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Tech interviews 9-11 am 

Auditions 11am-Noon and 1-3pm

Sign up on the USD callboard or contact Victor Shonk victor.shonk@usd.edu.

 

Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (in person)

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Auditions and technical interviews 2-6pm

Sign up by contacting Amber Cook cookamberm@gmail.com

 

MWTA - Midwest Theatre Auditions. Webster University - St. Louis, MO

Feb. 25-27, 2022

Available only to those registered with MWTA.

 

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