Job Opportunities

Founded in 1991, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company and the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Festival is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) seeks FT year round Production Manager.

Toward a goal of fiscally responsible excellence in mission-fulfilling productions, PSF production manager oversees and coordinates all aspects of theatre production, including seasonal production staffing/hiring, organizational stewardship of design and execution/build processes, facilities management, production expense tracking, scheduling and supervision of seasonal production departments and other duties as assigned. With a $2.4 million annual budget, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, a fully professional Equity theatre and the only theatre of its scope and caliber within fifty miles, produces a seven show summer season with 140+ performances from early May to early August for an average audience of 33,000 and a fall touring production seen by up to 15,000 students per year. PSF operates in association with DeSales University. Full time position with full university benefits.

Email cover letter, resume and references to: hrrecruiting@desales.edu. Please put "Production Manager" in the subject line. EOE.




PRODUCTION/ADMINISTRATION

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will begin seeking professionals and interns to fill Production and Administration positions in late December 2014. Employment runs early May through mid-August. Resumes will begin to be accepted at that time. PSF will review all resumes until those positions are filled. Information about production and administration positions is listed here as well as on ArtSearch.

Send letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
C/O: 2015 Hiring
2755 Station Ave
Center Valley, PA 18034
Fax: 610.282.2084
psf@pashakespeare.org




Summer Season Casting

PSF employs Union and Non-union performers. PSF operates under a Letter of Agreement and a Small Professional Theatre Contract with Actors' Equity Association. Employment length is six weeks from first rehearsal to final performance. Longer contracts for multiple shows. Housing is provided. Audition information for the 2015 season is posted on actorsequity.org as well as in Backstage.

All head shots and resumes should be sent to:
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
Re: Casting
2755 Station Ave
Center Valley, PA 18034
Fax: 610.282.2084
Or email: psf@pashakespeare.org




WillPower Educational Tour Casting

WillPower is the educational outreach program of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Each fall, PSF sends a company of professionally trained and experienced actors/teachers to schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware to teach workshops relating to Shakespeare and perform in a Shakespearean production. PSF employs non-union performers. Employment length is late September through mid-November. Housing is provided. Audition information is posted here as well as in Backstage and on Phillytheatretix.com (formerly The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia webpage). PSF begins casting for the WillPower Tour in July.

All head shots and resumes should be sent to:
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
Re: WillPower Casting
2755 Station Ave
Center Valley, PA 18034
Fax: 610.282.2084
If you send a headshot for WillPower, please also attend a Willpower scheduled open call or submit a video audition link to: psf@pashakespeare.org