The Illinois Shakespeare Festival proudly employs 70+ technicians and around 20 front-of-house staff each summer. Technical staff are typically contracted either for the build period from mid-May until mid-July or for the full season from mid-May until mid-August. Housing is available to production staff at a discounted cost.
The Festival plays to audiences of over 10,000 every summer and operates under an Actors' Equity Association U/RTA contract. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Interested candidates for paid positions should submit applications including uploading a cover letter, resume (with references), and a digital portfolio, if available. You are welcome to submit applications to as many areas as you feel qualified.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early as materials will be reviewed as they are received, and positions may be filled prior to the application deadline of April 15, 2020.
Visit the ISU Jobs Website: Jobs.IllinoisState.edu
Click ”Search Postings” in the upper left navigation area.
In the “General Summary” box on the lower right, type “Shakespeare”. All of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival postings will appear.
Current ISU students -- please apply for the postings labeled “Student Help.”