Join our Team

Virginia Theatre Festival is proud to offer employment opportunities for theatre artists, technicians, and administrators. Our summer season offers a variety of opportunities for current college students, recent college graduates, and theatre professionals at all levels of experience.

We are currently accepting applications for positions supporting our 2024 summer season. Click on each position’s title below to view the full job description, contract dates, and pay rate.

Virginia Theatre Festival is committed to telling diverse stories and to fostering an inclusive environment both onstage and off. We are seeking talented artists and technicians from all backgrounds, for our summer season.

VTF is an equal opportunity employer.

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Seasonal Positions

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Company Manager for our Summer 2024 season.  Qualified candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to organize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team situation. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Managing Director and will support the administrative staff with all aspects of managing a 90+ member company and serve as primary liaison between company members and staff.

Pay Rate
20.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 22, 2024, through August 9, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Serve as an integral leader in the experience of visiting artists and staff
  • Act as point of contact for company members’ requests
  • Coordinate bios for company members
  • Assist with any company meetings and events
  • Troubleshoot issues in a professional manner
  • Supervise Assistant Company Manager
  • Coordinate, arrange, and prepare company housing and transportation
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Possess a positive, cheerful, and professional demeanor with both patrons and co-workers
  • Ability to work both independently and together with co-workers
  • Capability to think critically and to make decisions
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations
  • Comfortable using technology

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Prior customer service experience
  • Experience in theatrical production
  • Familiarity with AEA and union protocols
  • Driver’s license

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking an Assistant Company Manager for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to organize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team situation. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Managing Director and Company Manager, and will support all aspects of managing a 90+ member company, as well as ensuring that both artistic and institutional goals are implemented and realized.

Pay Rate
18.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 22, 2024, through August 9, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Support the experience of visiting artists and staff
  • Support Company Manager with requests from company members
  • Assist Company Manager in coordinating bios for company members
  • Assist with company meetings and events
  • Coordinate, arrange, and prepare company housing and transportation
  • Troubleshoot issues in a professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to work both independently and together with co-workers
  • Capability to think critically and to make decisions
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations
  • Comfortable using technology

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Prior customer service experience
  • Familiarity with AEA and union protocols
  • Experience in theatrical production
  • Driver’s license

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Social Media Specialist for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to organize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and be able to work in a team situation. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Marketing and Communications Manager, and will support the social media presence for our season’s productions.

Pay Rate
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • In coordination with the Marketing Manager, Managing Director, and Publicist, develop VTF’s in-season social media plan in line with productions and artistic vision
  • Engage with company members from previous years and community partners through social media to increase brand awareness
  • Create, post/schedule social media content to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Create e-newsletter content
  • In coordination with the Marketing Manager, log and track social metrics and create advertisement plan
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Highly proficient with creating and posting content on social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other platforms
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Possess a positive, cheerful, and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work both independently and together with colleagues
  • Comfortable using technology

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience joining rehearsal rooms, getting to know actors, directors, stage managers, and designers and creating content around production
  • Prior experience creating theatre or business social media content

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking an Assistant Producer/Community Engagement Manager for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to organize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and able to work in a team situation. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Artistic Director, and will support all aspects of VTF’s community engagement, as well as ensuring that both artistic and institutional goals are implemented and realized.

Pay Rate
20.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Attendance at production meetings, rehearsals, and performances as needed
  • Assist the artistic and administrative team in disseminating important information, strategizing around complex problems, and managing logistics
  • Oversee VTF’s Spotlight on Service program that provides complimentary programs to area non-profits
  • Manage outreach efforts to UVA partners, community groups, and other area organizations
  • Participate in internal artistic meetings, delivering opinions and recommendations
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to work both independently and together with co-workers
  • Capability to think critically and to make decisions
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations
  • Comfortable using technology

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking multiple Box Office staff members to provide customer service, cash and credit card handling, and ticketing services for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to organize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, flexible, and be able to work in a team situation. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

Pay Rate
$15.00 per hour.

Opportunities to connect with others in the theater industry, and opportunities to see VTF performances!

Duration
May 28, 2024, through August 6, 2024.

10-20 hours/week until performances start, then approximately 20-30 hours until the final performance.

Staff are expected to be available during business hours (Tues - Sat from 10:00am to 2:00pm) and on nights and weekends to support night-of-show sales at events. There may be opportunities to work as Front House Staff if interested.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Receive and process ticket orders in person, over the phone, and through the mail, using a computerized ticketing system (Tessitura).
  • Maintain knowledge of the VTF Season and associated events.
  • Collect complete and accurate data from customers.
  • Troubleshoot customer issues in a professional manner.
  • Process day-of ticket orders and assist with will-call distribution at the door of performances for evening and weekend events.
  • Reconcile daily sales.
  • Answer patron questions about the productions, theatres, etc.
  • Answer patron questions about their ticket order.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Excellent customer service and communications skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful situations.
  • Ability to work as a team

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Prior sales and customer service experience.
  • Experience handling cash, processing credit cards, and reconciling sales.

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking multiple House Managers to oversee front of house management and concessions operations on a pre-show basis for our Summer 2024 season. With a team of 4-6 managers trading off shows, the House Manager will be an integral member of the VTF team and work with the Operations Manager and Box Office Manager to execute the VTF’s front of house plan, including concessions management, volunteer usher training, ticket scanning, emergency management, audience services, and building security. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

Pay Rate
$15.00 per hour.

Opportunities to connect with others in the theater industry, and opportunities to see VTF performances!

Duration
June 24, 2024, through August 5, 2024. Varies, performance nights, working hours generally Tuesday – Saturday 5:00PM to 10:00PM evening performances and Saturday - Sunday 12:00PM to 5:00PM matinee performances.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Prepare theater and lobby space for performance by checking the theater space, restrooms, concessions areas, and lobby floors to ensure cleanliness.
  • Set up ticket scanners prior to event.
  • Restock playbill inventory.
  • Receive seat count from Box Office Manager.
  • Prepare volunteer ushers and concessions workers for the show including training new ushers, concessions workers, and assigning positions.
  • Maintain security of concessions stock.
  • Open house at the appropriate time in concert with the Stage Manager.
  • Communicate with Stage Manager to start the show and end intermission.
  • Operate the concessions point of sale system.
  • Stand post in the lobby during the performance to monitor traffic from the street and oversee facility security.
  • Respond to emergencies by following the emergency plan.
  • Oversee the reset of the space after the performance, including cleaning theater and concessions areas.
  • Complete a performance report form and submit it to the Operations Manager after the performance including attendance report and concessions inventory totals.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Background in customer service, event staff, and/or crowd management.
  • Must be a positive and energetic person who loves theater and would like to be a part of a tight knit team.

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking an ATD Run Crew Chief to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions. 

Pay Rate and Benefits
18.50 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 28, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Create all backstage run crew tracks for scenery and props
  • Schedule and manage scenery and props crew during technical rehearsals and production
  • Serve on the run crew as needed
  • Organize and maintain backstage spaces
  • Assist with the build, load-in, and strike of scenic elements for the production
  • Ensure safety of all backstage operations

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to trouble shoot issues and effectively lead a crew
  • Carpentry experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Safety awareness
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking two Master Carpenters to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director and ATD, and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
17.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 28, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Daytime hours with some weekends.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled carpentry work using a variety of materials related to the construction of theatrical scenery
  • Assist with the planning, layout, construction, and installation of scenic projects while working closely with the ATD to ensure that the scenic elements of the productions are completed with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • Lead the Carpenters as assigned for scenic build, load-in, and strike
  • During the show run, work on shop projects as assigned
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Carpentry experience
  • Welding experience

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Carpenter/Welder to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director, Master Carpenter, and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 5, 2024, through August 6, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled carpentry work using a variety of materials related to the construction of theatrical scenery
  • Assist with the planning, layout, construction, and installation of scenic projects while working closely with the Master Carpenter to ensure that the scenic elements of the productions are completed with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Carpentry experience
  • Welding experience

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking two Carpenters/Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director, Master Carpenter, and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through July 26, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled carpentry work using a variety of materials related to the construction of theatrical scenery
  • Assist with the planning, layout, construction, and installation of scenic projects while working closely with the Master Carpenter to ensure that the scenic elements of the productions are completed with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • Serve on the run crew for all scheduled performances
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Carpentry experience
  • Run crew experience

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Charge Artist to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
20.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 28, 2024, through July 26, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Daytime hours with some weekends.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Schedule and manage all paint needs for the season
  • Ensure tools and equipment utilized in the shop are in safe working order
  • Manage and track shop inventory (including paint, tools, brushes, etc.)
  • Work with the Technical Director and Master Carpenter to schedule all aspects of scenic painting and finishing
  • Ensure projects are completed on time for the production schedule

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Faux finishing, layout, and other related advanced scenic painting experience
  • Material and time management experience
  • Color mixing
  • The ability to interpret renderings and elevations
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Painter/Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Technical Director, Paint Charge, and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled scenic painting work using a variety of materials related to the painting and finishing of theatrical scenery
  • Serve on the run crew for all scheduled performances
  • Assist the paint charge in the operations of the paint shop during the build and strike of the shows
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Faux finishing, layout, and other related scenic painting experience
  • Run crew experience

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Props Artisan/Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Props Manager and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled artisan work using a variety of materials related to the construction of theatrical props
  • Collaborate with the Props Manager on the planning, build, modifications and repairs for all hand props and prop furniture for our productions with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • Assist the Props Manager in maintaining and coordinating prop shop and storage
  • Serve on the run crew for all scheduled performances
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Hand and machine sewing skills
  • Experience with upholstery
  • Painting and staining

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Furniture repair
  • Prop construction
  • Run crew experience 

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Props Carpenter/Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Props Manager and ATD Run Crew Chief and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required. 

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform skilled carpentry work using a variety of materials related to the construction of theatrical props
  • Collaborate with the Props Manager on the planning, build, modifications and repairs for all hand props and prop furniture for our productions with an emphasis on quality and safety
  • Assist the Props Manager in maintaining and coordinating prop shop and storage
  • Serve on the run crew for all scheduled performances
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Carpentry experience
  • Metalworking experience
  • Experience working with hand and power tools

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Furniture repair
  • Prop construction
  • Run crew experience 

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Design Assistant to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Costume Shop Manager and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
17.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
May 28, 2024, through July 26, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist the Costume Designer(s) in pulling, sourcing, and restocking
  • Assist with any rental needs
  • Attend all fittings and takes notes
  • Attend Production Meetings as needed
  • Create shop bible for each show
  • Create show paperwork as needed
  • Attend Crew Watch/Designer Run, all Tech and Dress Rehearsals
  • Take notes as needed at all Tech and Dress Rehearsals
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience with costume design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work with various personalities
  • Computer competency, including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Paperwork competency
  • Able to work independently

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Wardrobe Supervisor to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Costume Shop Manager and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
18.50 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 17, 2023, through August 6, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Act as liaison between the wardrobe crew and the costume shop
  • Coordinate the care, management, and organization of costumes during performances
  • Supervise and participate in wardrobe operations during performances
  • Choreograph and execute quick changes as needed
  • Create paperwork for quick changes, backstage tracking, and laundry as needed
  • Supervise laundry and stain removal during performances
  • Supervise pre-setting of costume pieces as needed
  • Attend production meetings and rehearsals as needed
  • Maintenance and repairs of costumes once the show is open
  • Attend all Tech, Dress Rehearsals, Performances, and Strike
  • Maintain clean and safe dressing rooms
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • At least 2 years of backstage costume experience
  • Experience supervising others
  • Paperwork competency
  • Problem solving skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work nights and weekends during performances
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide variety of coworkers at different levels of skill and knowledge

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking three Stitchers/Wardrobe Run Crew to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Costume Shop Manager and Wardrobe Supervisor and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 6, 2024 (contract lengths may vary). This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Construct and alter costumes under the direction of the Cutter/Draper, First Hand, and/or Staff Stitcher
  • Complete all assigned projects in an efficient, timely, and safe manner
  • Complete hand and finish work as assigned
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Check-in and check-out costumes during performances
  • Assist actors with costumes, hair, wig, and makeup styling as needed
  • Pre-set costume pieces for performances as needed
  • Perform quick changes during performances as needed
  • Complete performance laundry
  • Perform emergency repairs during performances
  • Attend all Crew Watch, Tech, Dress Rehearsals, and Strike

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • At least one year of theatrical sewing
  • Experience working wardrobe
  • Experience with domestic and industrial sewing machines and sergers
  • Proficient in hand and machine sewing techniques
  • Ability to follow directions
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to shop techniques and policies
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide variety of coworkers at different levels of skill and knowledge

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking a Sound Engineer to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Audio-Visual Manager and A1, and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
18.50 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week with eligibility for overtime in variable schedules with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Overseeing the setup and maintenance of sound system components (speakers, microphones, digital mixing boards, sound playback computers, etc.).
  • Overseeing the setup and maintenance of intercoms, both wired and wireless.
  • Operating sound effects playback during techs and performances.
  • Troubleshooting broken equipment and basic repairs of cables and connectors.
  • Coordinating with other departments to facilitate the realization of the overall design of the show.
  • Supervising other members of the sound team when the Audio-Visual Manager is unavailable.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience working on a digital mixing board
  • Experience mixing music in a live context
  • Ability to safely climb ladders, work on catwalks, and lift 50lbs.
  • Understanding of basic rigging safety regarding hanging overhead speakers

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience designing or troubleshooting audio systems that involve mixing consoles, processors, power amplifiers, and speakers
  • Experience working with QLab and Dante digital audio systems

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking an Assistant Sound Engineer to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Audio-Visual Manager and A1, and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assisting on the setup and maintenance of sound system components (speakers, microphones, digital mixing boards, sound playback computers, etc.)
  • Assisting on the setup and maintenance of intercoms, both wired and wireless
  • Operating sound effects playback during techs and performances
  • Troubleshooting broken equipment and basic repairs of cables and connectors
  • Coordinating with other departments to facilitate the realization of the overall design of the show

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience working on a digital mixing board
  • Ability to safely climb ladders, work on catwalks, and lift 50lbs.
  • Understanding of basic rigging safety regarding hanging overhead speakers

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience working with QLab and Dante digital audio systems

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking an Assistant Head Electrician to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Lighting Supervisor and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
18.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024. This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist the Lighting Supervisor in the execution of all lighting designs and day-to-day operations
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized electrics working environment
  • Assist with hang, circuiting, focus, maintenance, and strike of fixtures for all productions
  • Assist with the installation of practicals, atmospheric, and special effects if required
  • Help to maintain lighting inventory, including but not limited to intelligent LED fixtures and moving lights
  • Program and operate EOS family lighting consoles for productions
  • Work on special projects as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Experience managing teams of 2-6 people
  • Knowledge of conventional dimming and lighting fixtures maintenance and operation
  • Ability to interpret lighting paperwork
  • Knowledge of electricity, wiring, and soldering
  • Knowledge of basic rigging
  • Ability to work on ladders, in lifts, at heights of up to 30+ ft. and in a fly loft grid
  • Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb and carry ladders, kneel, crouch, and work with hands in any direction
  • Basic math skills

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of EOS family lighting consoles
  • Knowledge of Lightwright and Vectorworks
  • Knowledge of intelligent LED fixtures, moving fixtures, and scrollers

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking three Electricians to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Lighting Supervisor and will support the build, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
15.00 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
June 3, 2024, through August 4, 2024 (Contract length may vary). This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist the Lighting Supervisor in the execution of all lighting designs
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized electrics working environment
  • Assist with hang, circuiting, focus, maintenance, and strike of fixtures for all productions
  • Assist with the installation of practicals, atmospheric, and special effects if required
  • Help to maintain lighting inventory, including but not limited to intelligent LED fixtures and moving lights
  • Program and operate EOS family lighting consoles for productions
  • Work on special projects as assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of conventional dimming and lighting fixtures maintenance and operation
  • Ability to interpret lighting paperwork
  • Knowledge of electricity, wiring, and soldering
  • Knowledge of basic rigging
  • Ability to work on ladders, in lifts, at heights of up to 30+ ft. and in a fly loft grid
  • Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb and carry ladders, kneel, crouch, and work with hands in any direction
  • Basic math skills

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of EOS family lighting consoles
  • Knowledge of Lightwright and Vectorworks
  • Knowledge of intelligent LED fixtures, moving fixtures, and scrollers

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

About this Job
Virginia Theatre Festival is seeking Assistant Stage Managers to join our team for our Summer 2024 season. Qualified candidates should exhibit attention to detail and be able to prioritize and execute tasks accurately in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, collaborative, and communication skills. Every member of our company should always have a willingness to learn, as well as a commitment to a safe and equitable work environment.

This position reports to the Production Stage Manager and will support the rehearsal process, run, and strike of our season’s productions.

Pay Rate and Benefits
18.50 per hour. We provide housing within walking distance to the theatre and various restaurants for those employed from out of town.

Duration
Show 1 Assistant Stage Manager: June 13, 2024, through June 30, 2024
Show 2 Assistant Stage Manager: June 6, 2024, through July 21, 2024
Show 3 Assistant Stage Manager: June 20, 2024, through August 4, 2024.

This position will work 40 hours/week in variable schedules and is eligible for overtime with managerial approval. Day, weekend, and evening hours required.

Work Authorization Requirements
US work authorization is required.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist the Production Stage Manager through the rehearsal process and run of shows for one of our season’s productions
  • Assist the Production Stage Manager in the development of show related paperwork and its implementation
  • Set up and clean the space at the start and end of all rehearsals
  • Take line notes and assist in developing blocking notes during the rehearsal process, deliver lines when necessary once performers are off book
  • Act as the liaison between the backstage area and the Production Stage Manager during the technical process and the show’s run
  • Help supervise the backstage area in tandem with the ATD Run Crew Chief and coordinate the proper placement of scenic and stage elements and props
  • Occasionally fill in when necessary for the Production Stage Manager

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Previous experience in assistant stage management at the university or professional level
  • Ability to work under pressure while attending to the needs of multiple constituents
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Safety awareness and prioritization
  • Keen eye and ear for detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve conflicts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and related equivalents

APPLY HERE

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Auditions

Auditions for the summer season at the Virginia Theatre Festival will take place in Charlottesville, VA on Saturday, March 16 between 1PM – 5PM and Sunday, March 17 between 1PM – 4PM at the UVA Drama Building at 109 Culbreth Road in the Helms Theater. Please note: there are no roles available for actors under the age of 18. 

The 2024 Virginia Theatre Festival season includes: 

YEARS AND COUNTING: A MUSICAL REVIEW
Thurs, June 27 - Sun, June 30
Directed by Robert Chapel

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Thurs, July 11 - Sun, July 21
Directed by Jeffrey Meanza
Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith

THE 39 STEPS
Thurs, July 25 - Sun, Aug 4
Directed by Nicolas Minas
Adapted by Patrick Barlow
From the novel by John Buchan
From the movie by Alfred Hitchcock 

We hope to have casting decisions completed by April 15, 2024. 

Compensation: Non-Union - $600/week
AEA - $716/week (Guest Artist Contract through URTA)
Housing is available 

Virginia Theatre Festival is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, including the casting of our plays.  We seek to hire actors who reflect our world to tell the stories we put onstage, and therefore strongly encourage people of underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to audition. 

If auditioning for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, please prepare a monologue and a 16-32 bar cut of a song of your choosing.  Please bring sheet music in the key you wish to sing – an accompanist will be provided.  

If you are only auditioning for THE 39 STEPS, please prepare a monologue of your choosing.  

Auditions will be 5-minute appointments. If you have a headshot/resume, please bring that with you to the auditions. VTF Artistic Director, Jenny Wales, will conduct the general auditions. 

50 YEARS AND COUNTING: A MUSICAL REVUE will not be auditioning.

Click here to sign up for an audition slot

Those unable to attend these on-site auditions may submit taped submissions as a YouTube or Vimeo link by March 17 at the link below.

For
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, please submit your headshot/resume and a video link of 16-32 bars singing. 

For THE 39 STEPS, please submit your headshot/resume and a video link of a monologue of your choosing. 

50 YEARS AND COUNTING: A MUSICAL REVUE will not be auditioning. 

To submit your taped audition, please fill out the form here.

Check back soon for more information!