Employment Opportunities

Any job postings – full time, part time, seasonal or overhire – will be posted here as well as on OffStageJobs.com, Playbill.com, Backstage.com and our Facebook page.

We are also continuously accepting professional resumes from the following:

  • Union and Non-Union Stage Managers
  • Costume Designers (please include a website link for your portfolio)
  • Wardrobe Coordinators and Wardrobe Assistants
  • Scenic Painters (please include a website link for your portfolio)
  • Props Designers (please include a website link for your portfolio)
  • Deck Hands

Please send resumes with position of interest and salary history to: Executive Producer, Stephen Ferri

Currently Seeking

The White Plains Performing Arts Center is looking for energetic, passionate individuals to serve as Apprentices to our creative team for the Summer Theatre Academy program.

Apprentices will engage in numerous aspects of STA camp, and duties may include: leading games and exercises for campers, supporting camp staff with behavior management, assisting with stage management, blocking, choreography, and music. Apprentices will lead workshops and classes for campers, and encourage campers to apply new skills in their work onstage. We are particularly interested in applicants with backgrounds in any of the following areas: stage management/tech, dance, and music. Apprentices will participate in training prior to the start of camp, and receive ongoing professional development opportunities from STA staff designed to help them build valuable theatre education skills.

DATES:

  • Orientation: Saturday, June 26 10am – 4pm
  • Legally Blonde Jr. (3-week camp): Monday June 28th – Friday July 17th, Performances Fri. July 17th & Sat. July 18th *There will be no camp on Monday, July 5 due to Independence Day.
  • The Little Mermaid Jr. (3-week camp): Monday July 19 – Friday August 7th, Performances Fri. Aug. 7th & Sat. August 8th
  • Peter Pan (2-week camp): Monday August 9th – Friday August 21st, Performance Fri. Aug. 21st
  • Annie Kids (1-week camp): Monday August 23rd – Friday August 27th, Performance Fri. Aug. 27th

HOURS:

  • 9:00am – 4:30pm daily, Monday-Friday
    *Apprentices will split early/late care coverage week-to-week. Early care begins at 8:30am.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least one year of college theatre/music/dance training or equivalent experience required
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old
  • Previous experience working with elementary and middle school aged students is preferred though not mandatory
  • Applicants must have access to local housing – no housing provided

STIPEND:

  • 3-week camps: $375
  • 2-week camp: $250
  • 1-week camp: $125

TO APPLY:

Please send a brief cover letter that details why you are interested in this position and why theatre education matters to you. Please also send a resume highlighting theatrical and/or childcare experience, and contact information for at least two references. Send all documents as PDFs to education@wppac.com. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

Submit ASAP – Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2021!

Casting

Casting notices for all MainStage, Stage 2 and other productions will be posted here in addition to Playbill.comBackstage.com and our Facebook page.