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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
Run Crew

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


Run Crew

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks a new member of our Run Crew for one year-round position. Along with the Stage Carpenter, Run Crew performs all pre-show, show running, and post-show responsibilities pertaining to any in-house performances or external events, and assists in repairs to production related materials as needed. Duties include running the onstage technical and props needs, assisting with load-in and strike of onstage technical elements, assisting in maintaining and repairing scenery, props, etc. as needed, shopping for consumable props as directed, acting as fly-person for productions.

This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent work experience. Additional 1-3 years of experience in stage operations with experience in the following: carpentry, rigging, run crew, properties, and basic paint knowledge. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds unaided and have a full range of motion. As the positions involves the running of shows, the employee will work mostly evening and weekend hours, and may potentially work over 40 hours per week.

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.