Careers | Alabama Shakespeare Festival
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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.

ASF is an Equal Opportunity Employer-M/F/D/V

SCENIC PAINT ARTIST

JOB TITLE: SCENIC PAINT ARTIST
DEPARTMENT: PRODUCTION
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION
CONTRACT: $650–750/Week (OVERTIME ELIGIBLE)
DATES AVAILABLE Season Contract
ABOUT THE POSITION

Working closely with the Scenic Paint Charge, the Scenic Paint Artist will help to complete work on all scenic elements (primarily through painting) to achieve the Set Designer’s artistic vision, accomplishing all texture and painted effects for the production.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret the drafting, renderings, models, and research materials for proper execution of design finish 
  • Determine the proper techniques and materials necessary to complete the Set Designer’s vision of scenic elements 
  • Work in direct communication with Scenic Paint Charge and other Scenic Artists, overhire and/or volunteers to assure accurate and desired finishes
  • Create and maintain all necessary paperwork and color tracking 
  • Maintain, organize, and ensure cleanliness of paint shop space, tools, equipment, and supplies 
  • Provide paint touch-up kits for the maintenance and upkeep of the paint finishes during show runs  

Safety and Maintenance

  • Take an active role in the implementation of ASF’s health and Safety policy 
  • Oversee routine inspection and maintenance of all paint equipment 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work space for all personnel 
  • Ensure best practice and use of protective wear by staff and volunteers 
  • Properly handle, use, and dispose of all toxic materials in the work space 

Characteristics and experience vital to this position

  • Familiarity with theatrical/entertainment working environment 
  • Ability to prioritize and adapt in a fast paced environment 
  • Demonstrated skill in various scenic painting techniques, including but not limited to wood graining, marbling, brick work, other faux techniques, carving, sculpting, texturing, and cartooning. 
  • Familiarity with various scenic art tools including, but not limited to, brushes, roller, bamboo, graining tools, and sprayers 
  • Knowledge and experience working with and painting drops and other soft goods 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Must be able to lift at least 75 pounds unaided and in repetition 
  • Ability to regularly stand, bend, kneel, reach, and crouch 
  • May be required to occasionally work in extreme conditions, such as at various heights, in confined spaces, in high temperatures, and during adverse weather conditions 
  • Must maintain a safe and orderly working environment 
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license 
  • Must be willing to work some nights, weekends, and/or early mornings 

Pay Range-$650–750/week (overtime eligible)
Season Contract, Benefits Eligible

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references via resume portal. If you have any questions, please reach out to Director of Production Edward Coffield ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

COSTUME CRAFTS ARTISAN

COSTUME CRAFTS ARTISAN

JOB TITLE: COSTUME CRAFTS ARTISAN
DEPARTMENT: PRODUCTION
REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF COSTUME PRODUCTION
CONTRACT: FULL TIME/SEASONAL
PAY RATE: STARTING AT 17.50/Hour
DATES AVAILABLE: 2023/2024 Season

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets and implements costume crafts projects as designed by the Costume Designer. The projects may include but not limited to: hats and headpieces, jewelry, footwear, armor foam structures and mechanical costumes, masks, belts, fans and purses.
  • Fabricates the patterns for items through sculpting, drafting or draping.
  • Fits items on actors as necessary.
  • Completes alterations on Costumes as necessary.
  • Manages time in an effective manner.
  • Manages personal safety.
  • Maintains an organized workspace.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Costume Production.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated experience with a variety of materials, including but not limited to: clay, leather, buckram, thermoplastics, foams, adhesives and solvents, metalwork.
  • Demonstrated ability to use power tools including but not limited to: drills, sanders and band saws.
  • Knowledge of respirator use and basic safety procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability in mold-making techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of painting and dyeing techniques.
  • Good knowledge of Costume History.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Great organizational skills.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references via resume portal. If you have any questions, please reach out to Head of Costume Production Ryan Sozzi ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

WIG/MAKEUP RUN CREW

WIG/MAKEUP RUN CREW

Job Title: Wig and Makeup Run Crew

Department: Production/Hair and Makeup

Reports to: Head of Hair and Makeup and Assistant Head of Hair and Makeup

Over-hire: 30- 40 hr/week, $12.50-$15.00/hr

Dates Available: Seasonal (Per Show)

ABOUT THE POSITION

  • Keep basic maintenance of all wigs used in production as instructed by the wig/ makeup assistant.
  • Keep track of all makeup supplies needed for production.
  • Clean, disinfect, and sanitize all hair supplies used nightly.
  • Set up all stations needed for running production.
  • Clean/sanitize production wig room once a week.
  • Performs quick changes which involve hair, including wigs, re-styles, facial hair and touch-ups.
  • Applies and maintains the application of any specialty make-up as instructed by Head of Hair and Makeup or Assistant Head of Hair and Makeup
  • Assist in styling shows that are in the shop when needed.
  • Manages time in an effective manner.
  • Maintains an organized workspace.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by by Head of Hair and Makeup or Assistant Head of Hair and Makeup

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s in costume technology, costume design or relevant degree or experience
  • High school degree
  • Preferred: Demonstrated experience in wig construction and styling.
  • Previous backstage experience.
  • Demonstrated experience of theatrical makeup application.
  • Ability to work well in high pressure situations.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Great organizational and time management skills.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references via resume portal. If you have any questions, please reach out to Head of Costume Production Ryan Sozzi ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

WARDROBE CREW (OVERHIRE)

JOB TITLE:  WARDROBE CREW (OVERHIRE) 

DEPARTMENT:  PRODUCTION 

REPORTS TO: WARDROBE SUPERVISOR/ASST. WARDROBE SUPERVISOR/DIRECTOR OF COSTUMES  

PART-TIME/OVERHIRE: $12.50–$15.00/Hour
START: JUNE 27, 2023
END: AUGUST 6, 2023
HOURS: 40 hours/week guaranteed, with overtime payments if worked above

General Description

As a member of the WARDROBE CREW, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work tech week and attend designer run
  • Follow along with wardrobe paperwork and alert the Wardrobe Supervisor of any changes
  • Come in at call time, as set by the wardrobe supervisor
  • Do any prep work that needs to be done before half-hour actor call time (steaming, pressing, making sure each piece is present and accounted for, presetting pieces on or backstage)
  • Present at half hour to assist actors into and out of costume as need be
  • Assist backstage as needed, including quick changes and tracking pieces
  • Assist with laundry, check repair sheets, and help maintain costumes for the run, including minor hand sewing and machine sewing
  • Assist with dry cleaning at the end of the week (Sunday)
  • Assist with the striking of all costumes after the last show, by laundering the pieces, getting dry cleaning ready, cleaning out dressing rooms, and organizing everything/getting it ready for costume storage
  • Knowledgeable about the backstage theatre environment
  • Come in with a positive demeanor and ready to work
  • Willing to work nights and weekends

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references via resume portal. If you have any questions, please reach out to Wardrowbe Supervisor & Rental Coordinator Emma Scott ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

JOB TITLE: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT: FACILITIES

REPORTS TO: FACILITIES MANAGER

FULL-TIME/HOURLY: $15/HOUR

General Description
The Facilities Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g., carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, etc.). Performs general cleaning and other tasks as assigned. This is a full-time, nonexempt hourly position.

Primary Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Daily Inspection of mechanical rooms and equipment
  • Daily inspection of the building from top to bottom
  • Monthly checks of safety equipment (Fire Extinguishers and such)
  • Set up and breakdown special events
  • Be able to work a “On Call” schedule on weekends
  • Communicate (both verbal and written) with others in a clear, conscientious, and respectful way.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical (can work with candidate)
  • Knowledge of basic plumbing (can work with candidate)
  • Knowledge of basic HVAC (can work with candidate)
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical repair (can work with candidate)
  • Knowledge of basic carpentry (can work with candidate)
  • Knowledge of concept of troubleshooting
  • Custodial and housekeeping duties as assigned
  • Assists the Facilities Manager with any special projects or repairs
  • Assists the Facilities Manager with any emergency repairs
  • Maintain logs on the various tasks that the department does.

Hourly Rate: $15/hour

To apply, please submit qualifications to

This is a full-time hourly position in Montgomery, AL. Eligible for benefits. Day and evening positions available. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to Jill Samuelson ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

FACILITIES JANITORIAL TECHNICIAN

JOB TITLE: FACILITIES JANITORIAL TECHNICIAN

DEPARTMENT: FACILITIES

REPORTS TO: FACILITIES MANAGER

FULL-TIME/HOURLY: $12/HOUR

General Description

The Janitorial staff member is responsible for performing routine building cleaning tasks. Janitorial staff maintain company premises in a clean and orderly way by picking up trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, or using industrial cleaning equipment to clean floors. Candidates must be able to lift 35 pounds, climb ladders, squat/kneel/crouch, tolerate repetitive movements. ASF is seeking candidates for daytime and evening shifts.

Primary Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Perform cleaning duties such as cleaning floors, restrooms, hallways, etc.
  • Emptying trash, sweeping, and cleaning surfaces
  • Perform cleaning duties adhering to approved department cleaning procedures
  • Keep building and outbuildings in clean and orderly condition
  • Clean countertops and communal work surfaces
  • Clean up after caterings
  • Mopping, dusting, washing floors, vacuuming, cleaning windows
  • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
  • Mopping, scrubbing floors, vacuuming and spot cleaning carpets
  • Removing trash and sanitizing trash containers
  • Performing Housekeeping duties to include vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, dust mopping and wet mopping floors, furniture dusting, cleaning and replenishing restrooms supplies
  • Maintain cleaning supplies
  • Use cleaning chemicals and equipment safely and effectively, according to manufacturer and organization directions
  • Perform light dusting, window cleaning, vacuuming, and dishware cleaning

Hourly Rate: $12/hour

To apply, please submit qualifications to

This is a full-time hourly position in Montgomery, AL. Eligible for benefits. Day and evening positions available. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to Jill Samuelson ([email protected]).

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE

JOB TITLE:                    BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE
DEPARTMENT:            MARKETING
REPORTS TO:               DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB FUNCTION:

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF), The State’s Theatre, is accepting applications for the part-time position of Box Office Associate in Montgomery, AL. NOTE: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications will be kept on file. 

Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF) seeks friendly and organized individuals to serve as Box Office Associate. Alabama Shakespeare Festival is a year-round professional LORT (C&D) theatre housed in an impressive two-theatre complex located in Montgomery, Alabama. ASF produces a vibrant season of classics (including Shakespeare), contemporary plays, musicals, and new works. In addition to ASF’s stage productions, ASF serves its community through the Festival’s many arts education programs, including SchoolFest, a student-matinee program that provides 30,000–40,000 students annually with subsidized tickets for a performance of one of ASF’s plays.

The priority of a Box Office Associate is to provide good customer service for all patrons.

  • Assist patrons with all aspects of ticketing and subscription needs using Tessitura® ticketing and customer relationship management (CRM) software.
  • Provide pleasant, accurate, and expedient customer service for everyone entering the theater.
  • Knowledgeably answer patrons’ questions about ASF and the current season of plays.
  • Professionally answer phone calls and transfer to ASF staff when requested.
  • Communicate with Shift Leader and Front of House staff about ticket orders with special circumstances or customer service issues.
  • Staff for special events on ASF’s grounds and in the community.
  • Assist with marketing projects as needed.
  • Work shifts as Gift Shop Associate, which includes processing sales, restocking inventory and supplies, maintaining displays, and dusting and vacuuming the shop.
  • Work shifts in Front of House as needed.
  • The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills.
  • Prior experience working in the customer service industry is a plus.

This is a part-time position. Must be able to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Currently, the ASF Box Office is open Monday–Saturday, Noon–5 p.m. Open until 8 p.m. during evening performances and until 3 p.m. on performance Sundays.

SALARY RANGE: Starting at $11/hour

This is a part-time position in Montgomery, AL. Benefits include participation in 403(b) retirement plan. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to Leigh Owen at [email protected].

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the State’s theater, builds community by engaging, entertaining, and inspiring people with transformative theatrical performances and compelling educational and community programs. From its founding in a high school auditorium in Anniston in 1972 to its designation as the State Theatre of Alabama in 1977 to the stunning $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery (built in 1985), ASF has been a leader in the performing arts throughout the state, region, and country. As a beloved Alabama arts institution, ASF broadens the cultural identity of the South by producing classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Since its inception, ASF has provided education programs to more than one million students; annually, SchoolFest, a student-matinee program, presents high-quality theatrical experiences to nearly 35,000 students. ASF’s values include heritage, excellence, community, accessibility, life-long learning, stewardship, and Equity Diversity, and Inclusion. More information can be found about our values by going to asf.net/about 

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION COMMITMENT

ASF’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in the stories we tell and people we hire.  Diversity is more than a commitment at ASF — it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, and veteran status.

ALABAMA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL’S ANTI-RACISM STATEMENT

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. More information can be found about our anti-racism work and commitments by going to asf.net/anti-racism.

 

Thank you for considering employment with ASF.

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Anti-Racism Statement

ASF commits to anti-racism in its systems, practices, and theatre-making. As a storytelling institution charged with building community, we believe our civic, not-for-profit mission cannot be achieved with racist policies, ideals, or thinking in place. We commit to a conscious decision to make frequent, consistent, equitable choices daily. These choices require ongoing self-awareness and self-reflection as we move through life. We commit to combating discriminatory treatments, unfair policies, or biased practices based on race that result in inequitable outcomes for whites over Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and extend considerably beyond prejudice. Learn more about ASF’s Anti-Racism initiatives at ASF.net/Anti-Racism.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival and its artists, staff, and artisans are busy at work. The pandemic is inspiring us to develop creative programs and events to bring the arts to you in this age of social distancing. Please join us along this journey by making a contribution today. Your tax-deductible gift will help ASF engage, entertain, and inspire students and adults. 

Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated.