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There are many way to get involved at Workshop Players! The best part about volunteering,  beside bringing quality theater to life, you receive two free tickets to the show! 

Director.  We choose our directors by having anyone interested in directing submit an application and 4-6 plays they would like to direct to the play reading committee. The Board of Trustees then interviews and make the decision on who will direct. The play reading committee then reads the plays the directors submits and makes recommendations to The Board. This usually happens in March and April. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager. We are always looking for stage managers and assistant stage managers. We do have a job description and list of duties. If you have never stage managed we could certainly have you assistant stage manage. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Costumer/Costume Designer. You will be responsible for costuming the show. You will need to make a costume plot and assign dressers if needed.  We can help with this, so don’t worry if you are not familiar with making a costume plot. You don’t need to sew, a lot of our costumes are found in our own inventory or purchased at thrift shops! You need to work well as a team player. You will need to be present at some rehearsals. You will need to attend weekly production meetings and report progress.  If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Props Head. This position entails gathering props and working well as a team player. Being present at rehearsals and making a prop plot and  run crew duties. We can help you with any of these, so don’t worry if you are not familiar with making a prop plot! We need a creative person to gather and organize props! You will need to attend weekly production meetings and report progress. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Run Crew/Dressers. Your responsibilities will include changing the set during scene changes. It could something small, like removing tea cups to something bigger like bringing on chairs. You make the magic happen in the semi darkness. You will be required to attend rehearsals. Dressers are responsible for helping actors with quick clothing changes. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Light Designer. This does require some knowledge of stage lighting, but if interested we can teach you! It does require climbing a very tall ladder and wearing a safety harness. Per our policy you will not be in the theater alone when hanging lights or working on very tall ladders. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Sound Designer. You will be responsible for creating sound effects for the show. This does require some knowledge of importing onto a flash drive. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Light and Sound Operator. You responsibility will be to run the lights and sounds during rehearsals and during the show. You do not need to know how to do this! We can train you! It is all computerized and runs by the click of the mouse! You will work closely with the stage manager, listening thru a headset on when to execute light cue or sound cue. Our light booth is upstairs and requires you to climb a short ladder. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Set Designer. You will work closely with the director, theater manager, production manager and set crew. Together you will come up with a set design. You will need to be at all set calls and work with the set crew to get set done in a timely fashion. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Set Crew/Builder. We welcome anyone who wants to come out and help with the set. You don’t need any special skills, but they are helpful. If you like to paint, hammer, saw or hold tools for someone on a ladder then this is a fun way to be part of any show! If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Set Strike Crew. If building a set is fun, then taking it apart is more fun! You would be coming out after the last show and helping us take the set apart and put everything away! The best part about this is, we have pizza after we are done! If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Book Holder. Your responsibilities will be to hold the script and feed lines to actors when they call “line”. You will need to be to all rehearsals. You do not need any special skills. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Usher. We need two ushers for every performance. You will welcome patrons coming to see the show and either tear their ticket stub or give them a program. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Board Member. We are always looking for individuals who want to help continue providing quality entertainment at Workshop Players Theater. We do have a list of duties and qualities for a Board Member. We welcome anyone and everyone! If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

Committee Members. Do you have time to donate working on a committee or special projects? We would love to have your help! It could be anything from hanging some posters in local businesses to help organizing a fundraisers to taking care of our small gardens. If you are interested please send and email to contact@workshopplayers.com

 


IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY  by Ray Cooney

DIRECTOR: Mason Adams
STAGE MANAGER:  Tanner Lias
ASST ST MGR
PRODUCTION MANAGER  Dawn Watson
SET DESIGN
LIGHT DESIGN
COSTUME DESIGN  Jeanne Pou Keene
PROPERTIES HEAD  Shelbey Linder
RUN CREW
BOOK HOLDER:
AUDITIONS:  April 21 and April 22
SHOW DATES:  July 9 – 26
SETTING:  London Hospital
LIGHTING RUN:
SOUND RUN:
BULLETIN BOARD DESIGN: