Thanks for your interest. 2019 Season staffing will begin in November 2018
Applications are being accepted for technical positions for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival's 2018 season. These are paid positions from mid-May to mid-August..
We also have unpaid internships in Company Management, Costumes, Lighting, Props, Scenic Art, Scene Shop, Sound and Stage Management. While internships are unpaid, housing is provided at no cost and six hours of course credit is earned from Illinois State University free of tuition or fees.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to Elena Hansen, Production Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 15, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as materials will be reviewed as they are received and positions may be filled prior to the April application deadline.
The Festival plays to audiences of over 10,000 every summer and operates under an Actors' Equity Association U/RTA Tier I contract. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Technical staff is typically contracted either for the build period from mid-May until mid-July or for the full season from mid-May until mid-August.
Supervisors are generally asked to arrive a week earlier. The Illinois Shakespeare Festival employs between 60-75 technicians each summer. Housing is available at a nominal cost.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.