We are currently accepting resumes for the following Apprentice positions for our 2022 Season:

Company Manager Apprentice

The Company Manager/Arts Management apprentice is responsible for assisting with standard theatrical operations, artist travel and lodging and must interact successfully with a wide range of constituencies including artists, staff, travel vendors, lodging vendors, and the community in general. Must have a car – mileage reimbursed.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  Candidates must be exceptionally professional and feel comfortable working with top directors, creatives and actors in American Theatre. This position is an important communication link for all departments, and therefore requires an understanding of, and adherence to, appropriate organizational protocol. The candidate must be able function in a fast-paced environment, and have the skills to identify and solve problems quickly.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Wardrobe Apprentice

Responsibilities include assisting with alterations, costume maintenance, laundering/dry cleaning, maintaining dressing rooms, dressing performers before and during performances, coordinating the receiving and returning of costume packages, maintaining wardrobe work space. Experience with wig supervision and maintenance is highly desired.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  Essential are communication and interpersonal skills, sewing (regular and industrial machine), ironing, altering, laundering. Must be organized, tactful, completely self-reliant, and detail oriented in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be exceptionally professional and feel comfortable working with top directors, creatives and actors in American theatre.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Electrics Apprentice

The electrician apprentice will provide support for the design of each show in our season. The Electrics Apprentice, with guidance and mentoring from the Master Electrician, is responsible for running and maintaining the current show, while also prepping the upcoming production. Experience with the upkeep or maintenance of equipment is preferred. Knowledge of moving lights, and programing of console is helpful.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  

Position runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Carpentry Apprentice

The candidates must have a developed understanding of scenic construction, desire to learn new skills, and ability to carry a 4X8 sheet of plywood alone. The carpenters will contribute heavily to the building, installing, and striking of each set throughout the season – and will be required to be on the run crew of complex shows.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism. The Carpentry Apprentice will work with top designers in American theatre for each show, providing support for each design.

Applicants must have shop experience.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Sound Apprentice

This candidate will be responsible for assisting with the installation and strike of rental sound package at the top and bottom of the season, reconfiguring the system to meet the needs of each show, and running soundboard or serving as A1 for each performance of the Mainstage shows.

Based on the experience of the engineer, the position also has the opportunity to serve as the sound engineer for our children’s shows.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  Strong communication skills are essential, as a dialogue must exist with both the production and artistic staffs.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Props Apprentice

The Props Apprentice will assist the Props Heads with research, sourcing items and purchasing (locally, online), borrowing, renting, furniture upholstery, hand props, independent set dressing, and building of props.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  The apprentice will work with Broadway designers for each show, providing support for each design. Candidates must be exceptionally professional and feel comfortable working with very established Broadway directors, creatives and actors.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Scenic Charge Apprentice

The scenic artist apprentice will assist on all paint treatments of all scenic elements for all mainstage productions and additional elements such as props and set dressing. The Scenic Artist Apprentice will be mentored by the Scenic Charge. Minimum of one year of paint experience and knowledge of proper usage of paint department tools, techniques, and materials required.

The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  The scenic artist apprentice will work with top designers in American theatre for each show, providing support for each design. Candidates must be exceptionally professional and feel comfortable working with very established directors, creatives and actors.

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.

Stage Manager Apprentice

The stage manager apprentice will participate in the pre-production, coordinate communication between rehearsals in NYC and the theatre, serve as an assistant stage manager for all mainstage productions, and stage manage our children’s theatre. Qualified candidates also have the opportunity to serve as the assistant production manager.

Minimum of one year of stage management experience required. The stage manager will work with top designers in American theatre for each production. Candidates must be exceptionally professional and feel comfortable working with very established directors, creatives and actors. The Cape Playhouse values tradition, hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and professionalism.  

Position is flexible with school schedules and runs from mid-May to end of August. Weekly stipend. Housing provided on a case by case basis.

Those interested in applying should send cover letter, resume and contact info for three references to: resumes@capeplayhouse.com with the job title as the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter if you have access to local housing and if you have a car. Application by email only, no phone calls please.