We Players work features large casts and crews often numbering 40+ individuals per project, including artists with diverse backgrounds ranging from Shakespeare to bouffon, classical technique to circus, modern dance to masters of jazz, fine artists to fashion designers, and hailing from states across the nation. Work with We!
We accept resumes and letters of inquiry year round for creative positions – see below for details!
Wardrobe/Costume Construction Team
Support staff to the lead Costume Designer. Sewing skills required.
We envision a large volume of properties used throughout the production. Priority will be given to applicants with fine craftsmanship skills who enjoy working with natural materials.
To Apply: Email a 1 page cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a brief personal statement and a list of relevant experience. Include name, contact information, city of residence and primary modes of transportation.
We love to hear from both experienced and emerging design artists who are excited by the variety and specialism of site integrated work. You can submit a CV to us at email@example.com at any time and your information will be kept on file for reference.
We Players’ work incorporates design skills across the spectrum of construction, props, scenic painting, set dressing, sound, music and costume. Whenever possible, prospective design artists are invited for informal interview as occasion demands. Web links to view examples of your work are very welcome. Please ensure that your CV or letter tells us as much as possible about your design interests and skills. However, please do not send bulky email attachments as they will not be stored. All applications will be acknowledged and we will contact you if we would like to begin a conversation.
Production Assistants/Site Team
We Players’ site-integrated theatre productions require a fit and capable team of essential support staff. This is a very physical position that includes running around the greater performance environs where there is often uneven terrain and steep inclines. Tasks include, but are not limited to: maintaining props/ storage areas, miscellaneous building/ painting/ prop construction, and set up/ break down during performances. This team works closely with the Artistic Director and reports to the Production Manager.
To Apply: Email a 1 page cover letter and your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a brief personal statement and a list of relevant experience. Include name, age, contact information, city of residence and primary modes of transportation.
Work with We Players offers challenging, creatively satisfying opportunities for crew members with expertise and enthusiasm for stage management, lighting, and sound. We welcome you to submit a CV to us at email@example.com any time, and your information will be kept on file for reference.
Productions generally entail a demanding level of site logistics and rigging. Prospective crew are usually invited for interview as occasion arises. Recruitment for production and performance staff is advertised here on our web site as well as through email. All enquiries are acknowledged and we will contact you if we would like to meet in person.
We Players accepts applications from experienced actors, dancers, and musicians who are inspired by our work. We invite you to submit a CV and headshot to us at firstname.lastname@example.org any time and your information will be kept on file for reference. All applications will be acknowledged and we will contact you if we would like to make an appointment.
Our auditions for performers are held by invitation only for each production as occasion arises. Calls for performers are made here on the web site as well as through email.
In addition, we offer annual “company generals”. This extended workshop format audition is a necessary first step in beginning a conversation with company creative directors. If you are interested in attending, be sure to select your preferences on the mailing list.
Internships and Work Experience Opportunities
We Players accepts volunteer interns on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Internships offer the opportunity to gain practical experience in most aspects of our work, including administration, producing, project management, marketing as well as education and outreach. Internships vary and are personalized – company directors do their best to find appropriate tasks for the unique personality and skills of each intern/volunteer. Contact us at email@example.com and introduce yourself!
Areas of involvement can include, but are not limited to:
There are myriad tasks that we can pass to dedicated interns and volunteers, offering behind-the-scenes access/ involvement with our productions.
General company support
Communications and Marketing; List organization/ database management.
Speaking Engagement Coordinatorr (~5 hours per week)
Requirements: interested in research and posses concise writing skills; Tasks include: managing company directors public appearance schedule, writing pitches, research community engagement & public speaking opportunities, diligent communications/follow up with partners
Mapping the production, mapping the resources and people coming together for particular productions (eg: sites/ farms throughout greater Bay Area which serve as source locations for plants harvested for dyeing textiles, organic props, food for performances, etc.)