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.

Teachers, Camp Shakespeare

ASF is currently seeking teachers for Camp Shakespeare and 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. Professionals with a background in acting, dance, voice, stage combat, Shakespeare, and other theatrical experience are encouraged to apply. Click here for full job description and details on how to apply.

 

Counselors, Camp Shakespeare

ASF is currently seeking counselors for our Camp Shakespeare and Broadway South.  Counselors will be responsible for assisting teachers with leadership and guidance of campers in daily activities, with special attention to developing camper participation, personal growth, and self-confidence. Counselors will also serve as stage managers for their group’s performance, lead warm-ups and theatre exercises, and serve as role models to campers. Camp dates are June 3 to July 26. You do not need to be available for the entire summer, contacts are for specific camp weeks. The span of day for counselors is 8:15 a.m. – 4:15 a.m., Monday through Friday. We do not have camp July 1-5. Click here for full job description and details on how to apply.

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. 

Wig Assistant

ASF is currently seeking an experienced Wig Assistant to work in the Costume Department for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. The Wig Assistant will be responsible for wig construction, styling, and maintenance. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, knowledgeable, and creative. Click here for a more detailed job description. 

Wig Artists

ASF is currently seeking highly experienced Wig Artists for our upcoming productions of Steel Magnolias & Into the Breeches. Candidates must be self-motivated and detail oriented with a positive attitude, be creative, well organized, and able to maintain a clean workspace. Candidates must have excellent wig building skills. This position reports to the Wig Master and Director of Costume Production. Duties include but are not limited to wig construction (ventilating) styling, maintenance, as well as some makeup skills. Assistant will attend technical and dress rehearsals as well as run shows. Competitive salary and housing available. Contract begins immediately and runs through May 5, 2019.

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

Email: jtodhunter@asf.net

 

Draper 

ASF is currently seeking an experienced, creative, and talented draper for the balance or our upcoming productions Steel Magnolias and Into the Breeches. 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.  Contract available immediately, ending April 6, 2019.

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

Email: jtodhunter@asf.net

 

First Hand

ASF is currently seeking an experienced First Hand to work in the Costume Department for the upcoming 2018-2019 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 mdilaura@asf.net, unless noted otherwise. EOE-M/F/H/V No calls, please.