Employment

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The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival engages the widest possible audience in a fresh conversation about what is essential in Shakespeare’s plays. Our theater lives in the here and now, at the intersection between the virtuosity of the actor, the imagination of the audience, and the inspiration of the text. It's also a phenomenal place to work, to learn, and to create!

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants shall be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.


 

Seasonal Front-of-House Staff Positions (Applications Due January 31, 2018)

The Festival's artistic home, an open-air Theater Tent overlooking the Hudson River, is a place where all are welcome to experience effervescent theater in a warm, approachable environment. Front-of-House staff members are often the first point of contact for new and returning audience members and must be comfortable assisting individuals from all backgrounds. We currently seek energetic, driven candidates for a variety of seasonal Front-of-House staff positions for the 2018 Summer Season:

  • Assistant Managers: House (x3), Concessions (x2), and Box Office (x1)
  • Box Office Support Staff
  • Concessions Support Staff
  • Venue Support Staff
  • Greeting/Informational Services Staff

Appropriate candidates may have a variety of work experiences, but 1-2 years of prior customer service/public-facing employment are required, and a passion for theater/the performing arts is preferred. Candidates must be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week - including late nights and weekends - through the entirety of the Summer Season (June 7 - September 3). Apply Here >

Production Interns (Applications Due January 31, 2018)

HVSF Production Interns will be offered the opportunity to sharpen their skills through direct collaboration with department heads and staff. An indispensable part of this nationally recognized theater, the HVSF Intern Company is the next generation of theater professionals. Throughout the internship, in a seminar series designed exclusively for interns, staff members from across the company illuminate the workings of a large arts organization and offer guidance to career paths ahead. Apply now for internships in Production Management, Stage Management, Lighting, Sound, Company Management, and Costume. Learn More & Apply >

Administrative Interns (Applications Due February 28, 2018)

Sharpen your skills through collaboration and mentorship as part of a skilled arts management team! Over the course of their intensive residencies, Administrative Interns are engaged in both short and long-term projects for their respective departments while representing the organization at both the HVSF administrative office and the HVSF Theater Tent. Apply now for internships in Development, Education & Outreach, and Marketing. Learn More & Apply >

Production Manager (Posted September 7, 2017)

HVSF seeks a highly motivated, skilled, and experienced Production Manager to join the team at this exciting point in the Festival’s history. They will work in close partnership with the Artistic Director, Managing Director, and an engaged and energized staff to oversee all production and facilities aspects of HVSF’s operations. This position represents an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to join the senior staff of a dynamic company poised for a new phase of growth and expansion. Learn More & Apply >