Technical Positions

We will be conducting technical interviews in 2 locations:

Williamsburg, VA - December 8, 2014 and at the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee March 4-8, 2015 (for info visit http://www.setc.org/convention). 

If you are unable to make it to either of the above locations, you may apply for a technical  position via email as described below. If choosing this method of application, please submit your application materials by February 26th, 2015. After this date we will conduct reference calls and phone interviews. We expect to complete hiring by late March. Position offers are sent via email.

 
Position Descriptions:

Costume Stitcher (2)   6/9 - 7/23 
$1,750 for season plus housing.  Assist shop foreman with new construction, shop renovation and assembly of finished wardrobe for productions produced in stock. Requires skill and experience with period costuming, proficiency with standard and industrial sewing equipment and ability to assist interns and volunteers. Six-day week, beautiful Williamsburg location, pleasant facilities. Submit letter of interest, current resume, 2 letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2015 Season Application - Costume Stitcher".

Cutter/Asst. Designer   6/9 - 7/23
$1,900 for season plus housing.  Assist Designer with fabric selections, cut from original and existing patterns for productions. Requires skill and experience with period costuming, proficiency with standard and industrial sewing equipment and ability to assist interns and volunteers. Six-day week, beautiful Williamsburg location, pleasant facilities. Submit letter of interest, current resume, 2 letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Cutter/Asst. Designer".

Costume Shop Intern (3)   6/9 - 8/4
- POSITION NOW FILLED -

$1,200 for season plus shared campus housing. College credit available with payment of tuition. Construction and running of productions produced in stock on the campus of The College of William & Mary. Requires experience with standard and/or industrial sewing machines, experience with wardrobe, and an interest in period costuming. Six-day week in pleasant facilities. Submit letter of interest, resume, and one or two letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Costume Shop Intern".

Scenic Painter   6/9 - 7/23
$1,900 for season plus housing. Under the supervision of Resident Scenic Designer, paint scenery for All’s Well That Ends Well and Antony & Cleopatra. Six-day week, two story paint frame in shop, will be painting both two dimensional and three dimensional scenery. Submit current resume and one letter of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2015 Season Application - Scenic Painter".

Properties Manager   6/9 - 7/23
- POSITION NOW FILLED -

$1,900 for season plus housing. Acquire, build and organize hand properties and furniture. Design and painting skills essential, proficiency with welding and other construction preferred. Work under supervision of Scenic Designer and Technical Director. Responsible for maintenance of current good stock of furniture and properties. Submit current resume and two letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2015 Season Application - Properties Manager".

Master Electrician 6/9 - 7/23
- POSITION NOW FILLED - 

$1,800 for season plus housing. Hang and Focus productions of All’s Well That Ends Well and Antony & Cleopatra. ETC Ion Board.  Supervise one Lighting Intern and a few volunteers.  Submit current resume and one letter of recommendation by Feb. 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Master Electrician".

Master Carpenter/ATD   6/9 - 7/23
- POSITION NOW FILLED -

$1,900 for season plus housing. Assist TD with work schedule, maintain materials inventory, supervise two lead carpenters and student production interns on builds. Proficiency with wood, plastic and metals technology. 760 seat proscenium, 48 line house, well equipped shop, six-day week. Submit current resume and two letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Master Carpenter/ATD".

Lead Carpenter (2)   6/9 - 7/23 
- POSITION NOW FILLED -

$1,750 for season plus housing. Build, load-in, and strike. Proficiency with wood, plastic and metal technology in well-equipped shop. Work with Resident Scenic Designer, TD, Master Carpenter, Properties Master, and production interns in overall company of 55 (Equity Guest Artist Contract). Submit current resume and two letters of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Lead Carpenter".

Production Interns   6/9 - 8/4
$1,200 for season  plus shared campus housing. College credit available with payment of tuition. Set construction, electrics work, properties, scenic painting, and sound all available in intensive season. Six-day week, pleasant work environment, company of 55 (Equity Guest Artist Contract). Resume should stress nature of experience in area of choice. Submit current resume and at least one letter of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.comPlease title the email "2015 Season Application - Production Intern - [your area of interest]".


Production Stage Manager 6/7 – 8/2
- POSITION NOW FILLED -
 

$2,400 for season plus housing. Supervise two ASM’s in overlapped rehearsals and performances of All’s Well That Ends Well and Antony & Cleopatra in 750 seat proscenium house.  Though this is not an Equity position we utilize Equity Guest Artists so familiarity with Equity regulations a plus.  Six day week, beautiful Williamsburg location. Submit current resume and one letter of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2015 Season Application - PSM".

Assistant Stage Manager 6/9 - 8/4
- POSITION NOW FILLED -

$1,200 for season plus shared campus housing. College credit available with payment of tuition. Assist stage manager in all tasks. Record blocking, track properties, and provide communications to all department heads. Serve as deck crew chief for one of the productions.  Six-day week, pleasant work environment, company of 55 (Equity Guest Artist Contract). Submit current resume and at least one letter of recommendation by February 26 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2015 Season Application - ASM".