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19 May 2022


Tour Actor/Director

Black Hills Playhouse  Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States

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Job Description

BHP tour teams are responsible for auditioning, casting, and rehearsing local children K-12th grades.
The tour team works onsite approximately 20 hours over a week’s time.
The week comes to an end with two performances of an hour-long musical with the BHP Actor/Directors performing supporting roles alongside the children.
The tour team also conducts educational workshops as part of each residency week.
Tour teams must work together to create an exciting and memorable experience for each community.

BHP tour teams are responsible for the loading, unloading, set up and tear down of set, sound and lights as well as minor costume repairs as needed.

The tour teams work with the Associate Director of Education to coordinate merchandise sales and tour business as assigned.  If not booked for a tour residency, tour teams act as BHP support staff when needed.


● Excellent teamwork, communication, customer service, and people skills required
● Well-rounded performance skills
● An outgoing, enthusiastic, and positive attitude
● Show initiative in problem-solving
● The ability to work successfully and ethically with children
● The ability to work calmly under pressure
● A valid driver’s license and good driving record
● Passion for sharing your love of theatre to the next generation

Reports to: Associate Director of Education

Hours: This position is designed for 30+ hour/wk. Due to the nature of the role, considerable flexibility will be required as to the pattern of the work. Evening and weekend work will be involved and travel is a must. This is a full time, year-round position.

● $400 per week on the road
● Use of a company owned tour vehicle and all necessary items for production
● Housing provided during training and residency weeks
● Job related expenses while on tour (travel to and from training site not included)
● Use of a company cell phone and laptop as needed
● Percentage of merchandise sales
● Ability to attend regional performing arts events
● HRA health reimbursement account

This position is based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


Employment Equity Statement
The Black Hills Playhouse strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and veterans to apply or audition. We are an equal opportunity employer and applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Tour Actor/Director
Black Hills Playhouse
 Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: actor and director. States: South Dakota.

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