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The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. Diversity enriches our work environment and our stage productions. It invigorates the services we provide to the community. Therefore, the Shakespeare Theatre Company strives to increase accessibility for all segments of the community, both to join the organization and to grow professionally within.

Please submit resume below OR email cover letter, resume, and references to employment@shakespearetheatre.org.

Available positions include:

Production
Assistant Properties Director
Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor
Overhire Carpenters

Audience Services
Box Office Sales Associate (Full-time and part-time)

Marketing
Teleservices Associates (Part-time - evenings and weekends)

Assistant Properties Director

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The Shakespeare Theater Company, in Washington DC, seeks an experienced Assistant Properties Director. Primary duties will include but are not limited to: build and maintenance of props, timesheet/payroll tracking, accounts payable, budget tracking, supply purchasing, maintenance needs tracking and communication, and logistical organization and execution. The Assistant will serve in lieu of the Properties Director when needed, and will assist in the day-to-day direction and prioritization of the prop shop staff.

This position requires a Bachelor’s in Theatre, or equivalent professional experience, at least 4 years of professional theatre work, and one to three years of supervisory experience. Basic MS Office and accounting skills preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to lift at least 50lbs on a regular basis.

Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks an Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor. This position will assist in overseeing all stage technical operations of our two theatre facilities located in Downtown Washington DC. Duties include assisting in overseeing the execution of the carpentry/rail/properties aspects for each production, acting as Crew Chief for all STC-produced, presentation, and rental productions, performing and/or insuring maintenance for all scenic and properties elements of a production as necessary, and assisting in scheduling shifts, payroll, and other aspects of staff management.

A Bachelor’s Degree in technical theatre or equivalent experience is required. 1-3 years’ experience in carpentry or general technical theatre and 1-3 years of work with the following skills required: general carpentry, rigging, fly systems, properties, run crew, welding, basic understanding of stage electrics, strong understanding of technical drawings, strong knowledge of automation and motor systems. Additional experience in a supervisory role with proficiency in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD programs preferred.

Overhire Carpenters

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Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks Overhire Carpenters for our next load in from Sunday November 16th to Friday November 21st, 2014. The calls will be from 7am to 6pm and involve installing our upcoming production of THE TEMPEST at the Harman Center for the Arts. Basic to intermediate skill level required. Competitive rates offered.

Box Office Sales Associate

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company, performing at the Lansburgh Theatre and Sidney Harman Hall in Downtown Washington DC, is currently seeking a full-time Sales Associate in our box office. Qualified applicants will provide the highest level of customer service to STC patrons and handle customer service problems as they arise while ensuring a positive resolution. The Sales Associate will sell and reserve tickets to all productions, process exchanges and sell and renew subscriptions for our current and new subscribers with little supervision, and will be expected to work evenings and weekends to distribute tickets during will calls, answer questions from patrons and be able to provide a wide variety of information in a helpful and professional manner. Candidates should have experience in Tessitura and Windows, an attention to detail, and a calm and pleasant demeanor. Please indicate your interest in either the full-time or part-time position when applying.

Teleservices Associates

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If you love great theatre and have sales experience...we have a great part time job for you that rewards you with hourly pay, commissions,  bonuses and free tickets!  The Shakespeare Theatre Company performing at the Lansburgh Theatre and Sidney Harman Hall in Downtown Washington DC, the nation’s foremost classical theatre, is currently seeking energetic, articulate theatre lovers for our current sales and fundraising campaigns. Join DC’s finest performing arts sales and fundraising team and call from our Capitol Hill administrative offices, conveniently located just 2 blocks from the Eastern Market Metro stop on 8th Street Southeast. Relaxed professional atmosphere, 12 to 20 hours per week earning $9.50 to $15 /hr, and of course free tickets to all STC productions. This is a great opportunity for you to provide fun and rewarding support to one of DC’s leading arts institutions.

Please call 202-547-3230 x2345 for more information. Please specify where you saw the ad and your availability. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a work force made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds.


The Shakespeare Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Shakespeare Theatre Company to employ individuals without regard to gender, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor made unlawful under applicable fair employment laws. In accordance with such laws, reasonable accommodations are made for persons with disabilities.