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.

Costume Assistant 

ASF is currently seeking a highly organized and creative individual to serve as Costume Assistant for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. The ideal candidate will have a variety of skills to support our Costume Production Department. Responsibilities include bookkeeping, organizing the costume office, maintaining costume bibles, shopping and sourcing, and assisting designers. Click here for a more detail job description. 


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. 


Crafts Artisan (Costume Department)

ASF is currently seeking a creative and talented individual to join our Costume Department for the 2019-2020 season. We are looking for someone with excellent time management skills; one who is a good collaborator, and also works well alone. Someone able to understand and interpret a designer’s research and sketches. Good knowledge of costume history is a plus. An ideal candidate will be experienced in working with a variety of materials, for use in the construction of hats, jewelry, headdresses, masks, belts, and all sorts of costume accessories, while exhibiting good safety practices. The candidate must be skilled in patterning and creating craft mock-ups and must be an excellent stitcher. Of particular interest, are candidates with excellent skills relating to dyeing/painting, theatrical millinery, and modification of footwear. Click here for a more details job description.


Assistant Technical Director (Production)

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. 


Draper (Costume Department)

ASF is currently seeking an experienced, creative, and talented draper for the 2019-2020 season. Draper responsibilities include: Creating patterns from the costume designer’s sketches, conducting fittings of pulled purchased and rented garments, overseeing stitching projects, preparing and assisting in alterations and repairs of costumes, and supervising stitchers. Applicants must have excellent pattern making skills and be able to instruct sewing staff to produce costumes of the highest professional standard. 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, resume, and references to Michael DiLaura, Human Resources Director, at, unless noted otherwise in the full job description.

No calls, please.