Careers | Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Career Opportunities

Alabama Shakespeare Festival is a year-round professional LORT theatre housed in a $21.5 million theatre complex located in Montgomery, Alabama, that annually produces a vibrant season of Shakespeare as well as the classics, musicals, and new works.

Director of Marketing & Communications

ASF is currently seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Director of Marketing & Communications (DMC). Responsibilities include the creation and execution of results-driven marketing plans and budgets to meet multimillion-dollar single ticket, subscription, and education sales goals; audience development; consumer research; and institutional branding. A member of the senior management team, the DMC manages staff including the departments of marketing, public relations, patron services, front of house, and box office. The DMC also oversees the management of advertising (media planning/buying/production), direct mail, digital, and promotions. This position requires a bachelor’s degree or above with a minimum of five years’ experience leading marketing efforts for a performing arts organization, along with a thorough knowledge of digital/e-commerce and analytics and excellent writing skills. Experience with Tessitura is preferred. Click here for a more detailed job description. 

Teachers, Camp Shakespeare

ASF is currently seeking teachers for Broadway South. Teachers will be responsible for the development of curriculum, teaching campers, and directing a final performance or showcase as well as maintaining a fun, artistic, engaging, and productive learning environment for campers. Musical theatre teachers, choreographers, and accompanists are especially encouraged to apply. Click here for full job description and details on how to apply. The deadline to apply is April 22.

Assistant Technical Director

ASF is currently seeking an Assistant Technical Director. A key position, the Assistant Technical Director manages the Scenic, Electrics, Sound and Props Departments, as well as coordinates all scenic aspects of the theatre with the Technical Director. Click here for a more detailed job description. 


ASF is currently seeking an experienced, creative, and talented draper. Draper responsibilities include: Creating patterns from the Costume Designer’s sketches, Conduct fittings of pulled purchased and rented garments, overseeing stitching projects, prepare and assist in alterations and repairs of costumes, supervising stitchers. Applicants must have excellent pattern making skills and be able to instruct sewing staff to produce costumes of the highest professional standard. May also assist with maintenance of fabric stock, the organization of Costume Shop supplies, as well as other duties as assigned by Director of Costume Production. MFA or equivalent professional experience required. Competitive salary, housing, and travel are provided.

Please mail or email a letter of interest, resume and list of references to:
Jeffrey Todhunter, Director of Costume Production
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
1 Festival Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117



First Hand

ASF is currently seeking an experienced First Hand to work in the Costume Department for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. Working with the Director of Costume Production, the First Hand will assist in the patterning and cutting of costumes and oversee stitching projects, along with other duties. Click here for a more detailed job description.

Fellowship Program

ASF introduces the Fellowship Program as one of the key elements in its commitment to education. Annually, ASF seeks a diverse company of actors, stage managers, and designers to participate in a program focused on practical, experiential training designed to facilitate the transition into a professional career in the theatre. Click here to learn more. 


To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Michael DiLaura, Human Resources Director, at, unless noted otherwise. EOE-M/F/H/V No calls, please.