Shakespeare Theatre Company
Washington, DC

Expires: 02/15/19


$17.25 per hour

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, located in downtown Washington DC, seeks a new Run Crew member to join our six-person Stage Operations team. This position is based at our Lansburgh Theatre; along with the Deck Chief, the Run Crew performs all pre-show, show running, and post-show responsibilities pertaining to any in-house performances or external events, and assists in repairs to production related materials as needed. Duties include running the onstage technical and props needs, assisting with load-in and strike of onstage technical elements, assisting in maintaining and repairing scenery, props, etc. as needed, shopping for consumable props as directed, and acting as fly-person for productions. Together, the Stage Operations team maintains our two theatres between productions and ensures the smooth transitions between shows and events. This is a full-time, seasonal position with excellent benefits.

This position requires an Associates Degree in Technical Theatre or equivalent work experience. Additional 1-3 years of experience in stage operations is required, with experience in carpentry, rigging, run crew, properties, and basic paint knowledge preferred. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds unaided, have a full range of motion, and possess a valid drivers license. As the positions involves the running of shows, the employee will work mostly evening and weekend hours, and may potentially work over 40 hours per week.

STC is committed to building an inclusive organization and a workforce that better reflects the diversity of the region we serve and encourages people of all communities to apply. Please apply on our website at http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/about/careers-and-casting/jobs/, or you may send a cover letter, resume, and references to employment@shakespearetheatre.org. No phone calls please.


Lindsey Morris

Human Resources Manager



Fax: (202) 547-0226

Business Address

516 8th Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

Venue Address

Harman/Lansburgh Theatres

610 F Street NW +

450 7th Street NW

Washington, DC 20004

Posted: 01/11/2019 16:40:13 EST

Last Updated: 01/11/2019 20:00 EST

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