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    Above: Dorset Theatre Festival staff on opening night of Downstairs (2017) Photo: Mairi McCormick Photography

    Dorset Theatre Festival is now hiring Administrative and Production Staff for the 2018 summer season!

    About Dorset Theatre Festival:
    From June to September, Dorset Theatre Festival mounts 4 main stage productions, in a charming 300-seat proscenium theatre built from 3 restored pre-revolutionary barns.

    Every summer, Dorset Theatre Festival draws from some of this country’s most talented playwrights, actors, and directors to launch new plays that go on to national acclaim, mount regional premieres to bring the best of Off-Broadway to Vermont, and incubate emerging playwrights and artists.

    Dorset Theatre Festival’s mission is to create bold, innovative, and authentic theatre that engages a diverse, multi-generational community, and economically diverse region: enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring our audience through the celebration of great plays. Locally engaged and nationally relevant, we produce theatre that matters.

    Administrative Positions:
    Production Manager
    Company Manager
    Box Office Manager / Marketing Associate
    House Manager

    Production Positions:
    Technical Director
    Assistant Technical Director
    Master Electrician / Sound Supervisor
    Scenic Charge Artist
    Master Carpenter
    Staff Carpenter
    Costume Shop Manager
    Assistant Costume Shop Manager
    Properties Master

    Click on each position for a detailed description.

    Salary commensurate with experience and shared housing provided for the summer season.

    To Apply:
    Email resume, cover letter, and professional references to jobs@dorsettheatrefestival.org with your name and position in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter how you came across this opportunity.

    Dorset Theatre Festival is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Dorset Theatre Festival discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Dorset Theatre Festival is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.