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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.

Click on each position for a detailed description.

Administrative Positions:
Production Manager
Company Manager

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

  Sound designer M.L. Dogg in tech for  Downstairs  (2017)    Photo: Bob Van Degna

Sound designer M.L. Dogg in tech for Downstairs (2017)  Photo: Bob Van Degna

Watch as the set for Dorset Theatre Festival's production of Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE comes together! Video: Ben Lieberson Music:

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

To Apply:
Email resume, cover letter, and professional references to 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.