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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
Stitcher
Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

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

Stitcher

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company, in Washington D.C., seeks a professional Stitcher. The Stitcher will work with a 3-4 person team on costumes that span all eras and construction methods. Expertise in costume construction and period construction techniques, high quality level and understanding of various types of fabrics and materials is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre or Fashion Design OR professional experience of 2-3 years of stitching at an equivalent major theatre, opera or ballet company. Intermediate/expert skill level and time management skills required. This is a full-time, seasonal position with a generous benefit package.

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.

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.