Technical Positions

We will conduct technical interviews at the following location:

If you are unable to make it to SETC, 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 24, 2016. 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 

~ ALL POSITIONS ARE NOW FILLED ~

Costume Stitcher (2)   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$1,800 plus overtime as needed flat fee plus housingAssist shop foreman with new construction, shop renovation and assembly of finished wardrobe for Romeo + Juliet and Cymbeline produced in stock. Requires skill and experience with period costuming, proficiency with standard and industrial sewing equipment and ability to assist interns and volunteers. 40 hour week (overtime paid if we go beyond that), beautiful Williamsburg location, pleasant facilities. Private bedroom Housing provided. Submit letter of interest, current resume, and the names of two references we might contact by February 24 to
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Costume Stitcher".

Cutter/Asst. Designer   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$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, two letters of recommendation by February 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Cutter/Asst. Designer".

Costume Shop Intern (3)   5/31 - 7/26 

POSITIONS 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 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Costume Shop Intern".

Scenic Painter   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$2,000 for season plus housing. Under the supervision of Resident Scenic Designer, paint scenery for Romeo + Juliet and Cymbeline. 40 hour week (plus overtime payment if we go beyond), two story paint frame in shop, will be painting both two dimensional and three dimensional scenery. Private bedroom Housing provided. Submit current resume and one letter of reference by February 24 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Scenic Painter".


Properties Master  5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$2,000 for season plus housing. Create Properties (build, buy, rent, alter existing stock) for productions of Romeo + Juliet and Cymbeline. Supervise one intern assistant. Looking for skills in paint, upholstery, construction, photoshop, etc. 40 hour work week with overtime paid if hours go longer. Private bedroom housing, beautiful Williamsburg location. Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least two references by February 24 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Properties Master".


Master Electrician  5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$1,800 for season plus housing. Hang and Focus productions of Romeo & Juliet and Cymbeline. ETC Ion Board.  Supervise one Lighting Intern and a few volunteers. Submit current resume and one letter of recommendation by February 24 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Master Electrician".

Sound Designer   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$2,000 for season plus housing. In consultation with directors design sound for Romeo & Juliet and Cymbeline. Supervise one sound intern. Familiarity with Q-Lab required. Engineering of speaker placement, etc. Submit current resume and two letters of recommendation by February 24 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Sound Designer".

Master Carpenter/ATD   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$2,000 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. 600 seat proscenium, 48 line house, well equipped shop, six-day week. Submit current resume and two letters of recommendation by February 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Master Carpenter/ATD".

Lead Carpenter (2)   5/31 - 7/14 

POSITION FILLED
$1,800 for season plus housing. Build, load-in productions of Romeo & Juliet and Cymbeline. 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). 40 hour work week, overtime paid if we go beyond. Private bedroom housing included. Submit current resume and contact information for at least two references by February 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Lead Carpenter".

Production Interns   5/31 - 7/26  

POSITIONS FILLED
$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, cover letter, and contact information for at least two references by February 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. For those applying for internships in properies or scenic painting, please include a portfolio of your current work. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - Production Intern - [your area of interest (e.g., carpentry, painting, electrics, etc.)]".

Production Stage Manager 5/31 - 7/24 

POSITION FILLED
$2,400 for season plus housing. Supervise two ASM’s in overlapped rehearsals and performances of Romeo & Juliet and Cymbeline in 600 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 24 to virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - PSM".

Assistant Stage Manager  5/31 - 7/26 

POSITIONS 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, cover letter, and a list of at least two references for us to contact  by February 24 to 
virginiashakespeare@gmail.com. Please title the email "2016 Season Application - ASM".