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Folger Shakespeare Library
Washington, DC

Expires: 08/12/18

Job Dates

Permanent

Pay

$16-$17 per hour

The Folger Shakespeare Library and Folger Theatre, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., seek an experienced casting assistant to join the Public Programs division on a part time basis.

The Casting Assistant works closely with the Associate Artistic Producer, Artistic Producer, and creative teams within the Folger Theatre to manage casting for actors and understudies. Specifically, the Casting Assistant is responsible for: managing local casting, including offer execution, artist and facility arrangements, and payables; updating, appending, and maintaining the Folgers actor database; scheduling auditions for Folger Theatre productions; and communicating with the production team to staff and run audition sessions. In addition, the Casting Assistant will: represent the Folger Theatre at area auditions and productions; collaborate with New York-based casting directors for well-informed and executed auditions; and perform other duties as needed, specifically related to the annual Gala and Shakespeares Birthday Open House.

Our ideal candidate will have theater industry and customer service experience, with a preference for individuals with prior casting experience. Computer literacy, attention to detail, and the ability to work as part of a team are required. This is a part-time position, with hours as needed for the casting of the season of plays at the Folger Theatre.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume on our website, http://www.folger.edu/employment-opportunities. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No phone calls please. The Folger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Contact

Human Resources

jobs(at)folger(dot)edu

http://www.folger.edu

Business Address

201 East Capitol Street, SE

Washington, DC 20003

Posted: 07/11/2018 11:26:19 EST

Last Updated: 07/11/2018 15:00 EST

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