•   |  Apprentice Program

    Dorset Theatre Festival apprentices on opening night of Downstairs (2017) Photo: Mairi McCormick Photography
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    Check back early in 2018 for next summer’s apprentice openings.

    DORSET THEATRE FESTIVAL, an acclaimed AEA summer company in Vermont, offers opportunities for in-depth professional experience in a small, selective and supportive summer apprenticeship program. Apprentices work directly with professional theatre staff and renowned actors, directors, playwrights and designers, many with Broadway credits, in our charming, well-equipped theatre in a quintessential rural Vermont setting. Areas include stage management, sound/lighting, wardrobe, scene painting, set construction, props, house/concessions management and box office.

    Two years of college (or equivalent) is expected, plus prior work in area of interest and a willingness to have fun while working long hours as a valued team member. Regular time off to enjoy the spectacular Vermont summer season is provided. Weekly stipend is $150; housing is provided. To apply, email letter, resume and list of references to: jobs@dorsettheatrefestival.org.

    Contact name:
    Michael Giannitti