Lake Country Playhouse will always be driven by the dedicated volunteers who help us provide the best guest experience everyday. From corporations and arts organizations to community leaders, families and individuals, our volunteers do more than just donate their time and resources – they form the roots that connect us to the communities that fuel our future growth.                                     

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES as of 10/3/2019

STAGE MANAGER, A CHRISTMAS CAROL - The stage manager provides practical and organizational support to the director, actors, designers, stage crew and technicians throughout the production process. They also are the director's representative during performances, making sure that the production runs smoothly. The stage manager records the director's decisions about blocking and notes for the actors, keeping track of logistical and scheduling details and communicating what goes on in rehearsals to the rest of the team. This enables the director to concentrate his or her full attention on directing. No experience necessary, must be willing to jump in and learn. Interested? Contact Director Bob Hurd at robert_hurd@att.net

COSTUME DESIGNER - TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE - Create the look of each character by designing clothes and accessories the actors will wear in performance. Costumes for this production will be pulled from stock, very little if any sewing will be required. Costume designs also need to include any accessories such as canes, hats, gloves, shoes, jewelry and masks. Must help to keep costumes fresh and clean between weekends and after production Contact Director: Breanne Brennan: brebrennan@hotmail.com https://www.lakecountryplayhousewi.org/thetrialofebenezerscrooge

PROPERTIES AND SET DECORATOR - TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE - Determines needed props and set decoration for the show considering script, time period of show. All items should be pulled from existing LCP stock. Works with producer as necessary to find alternate sources of props if unable to find what is needed. Works closely with each actor to develop understanding of usage of any special props. Set up prop table and assigning specific tasks to individuals if needed. At end of the run, enlist help of others to return props to appropriate storage. Contact Director: Breanne Brennan: brebrennan@hotmail.com https://www.lakecountryplayhousewi.org/thetrialofebenezerscrooge

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR - TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE: Contact Director: Breanne Brennan: brebrennan@hotmail.com https://www.lakecountryplayhousewi.org/thetrialofebenezerscrooge

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT- The Director of Development works closely with President and Board of Directors to oversee and manage all aspects of Lake Country Player's development program. The Director of Development must be able to think strategically and practically to implement a comprehensive and results-oriented development plan that includes traditional and innovative strategies. Key components of this plan should include goals and strategies for the Capitol Campaign, small and large giving, planned giving, fundraising, and should include a focus on building key relationships with families, community, corporate, and foundation leaders. Internships welcomed. Interested? Contact President Bob Hurd at robert_hurd@att.net

SET DECORATOR - SECRET GARDEN - General time commitment February-April. This person is responsible for securing all items needed to decorate the set. Creates background scenery using artwork, furniture, drapery, floral elements, furnishings and other props to decorate the set. Works with director to understand his/her vision and needs related to time period or other limitations. Works with stage manager or producer as necessary to find alternate sources of set pieces if unable to find what is needed; works with producer and director to ensure props are ready according to schedule. Collaborates with production designers and directors. General Commitment time frame February-April 2020. Internships welcomed.

PROPERTIES DESIGNER - SECRET GARDEN - This person is responsible for designing and securing all stage properties needed for each character in show. Key duties include: Works with director to understand his/her vision and needs related to time period or other limitations; determines needed props for considering script, time period of show, and usage of props. Will need to be creative to source props from existing stock, create from scratch or source loaned items from other nearby theatres. Works within a small budget, collects all receipts for expenses and turn in to producer; works with producer as necessary to find alternate sources of props if unable to find what is needed; works with producer and director to ensure props are ready according to schedule; works closely with each actor to develop understanding of usage of any special props; works with stage manager and props crew to explain and develop mechanics of running the show, including setting up prop tables and assigning any specific tasks to each crew member; strikes all props at end of show and return to place of origin. General Commitment time frame February-April 2020. Internships welcomed.

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