Rooted in the landscape of the Hudson Valley, with the plays of William Shakespeare as our touchstone, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival engages the widest possible audience in a theatrical celebration of our shared humanity. 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.
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HVSF is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment, and we strongly encourage applications from BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) candidates. Candidates from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interim Education Associate
This is an interim hourly position to support HVSF’s Education Department in a time of transition. Hours will range from 20-30 per week at an hourly rate of $30-$35 per hour. This will require the ability to work some weekends and nights throughout the summer season.
Opportunity in Brief: HVSF seeks an energetic, experienced, and organized Interim Education Associate to support HVSF at this time as they determine the best next steps for a growing Education Department. They will report directly to the Director of Education/Associate Artistic Director and will support a transforming Education Department collaborating with the Artistic Director, General Manager, Director of Production, Director of Development, Director of Marketing, and all of HVSF’s staff Teaching Artists.
This is a seasonal, part-time commitment starting June 2023 through September 2023 requiring weekend and evening availability and paid $18 per hour. The work for this position is primarily in-person. This position operates in a professional front-of-house outdoor theater environment. All staff members at HVSF are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19.
Opportunity in Brief: HVSF seeks an energetic, warm, and highly organized House Manager to join HVSF’s summer Front-of-House team and lead a dedicated group of seasonal staffers. Working in close partnership with HVSF’s Audience Services Manager, Director of Production, and Stage Managers, the House Manager will ensure consistent and efficient handling of nightly on-site operations. This position reports directly to the Audience Services Manager.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is a great place to gain hands-on experience in customer service and the inner workings of a regional non-profit theater company. The Festival is a place where all are welcome to experience engaging live theater in a warm, approachable environment. Front-of-House staff members working in Box Office, and House (the Theater) are often the first point of contact for new and returning audience members and must be comfortable assisting and speaking with customers and welcoming individuals from all backgrounds.
Please use this form to tell us about yourself, your experience, and your interest in the arts. Select candidates will be invited to participate in a group recruitment day.