Literary Manager

ROUND HOUSE THEATRE, a LORT D regional theatre with a budget of more than $6M, seeks a Literary Manager to join our dynamic Artistic staff. Responsibilities include serving as dramaturg on all productions, organizing and leading talkbacks and panel discussions, script solicitation and evaluation, participating in season selection, developing new plays with commissioned playwrights, assisting with community engagement efforts, and serving as a mentor to the Teen Performance Company. The position will be based primarily at the theatre in Bethesda but will occasionally be required to work at the Administrative Offices and rehearsal space in Silver Spring. Hours tie closely to the production schedule and often includes weekend and late night events. This is a job that requires significant writing and editing experience along with experience as a dramaturg and with helping playwrights develop new plays. Salary range is $45K - $50K. 

For a full job description, including qualifications and responsibilities, please click here.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, writing sample, and a resume to jobs@roundhousetheatre.org by no later than December 1.


Internships & Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships for Recent College Graduates

Round House offers Apprenticeships designed to offer more extensive on-the-job training for recent college graduates who are pursuing careers in the arts. Apprentices receive a weekly travel stipend and are expected to work 25 to 40 hours a week for a full season (Aug-June). Apprenticeships are available in the following areas: Artistic/Directing & Literary Management (2), Education, Stage Management, Costumes, Marketing with focus on Digital Communications, Graphic Arts, OR General Marketing and Communications (2), and Development/General Management with a focus on Fundraising. Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2020-2021 Season.

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Summer Education Internships for College Students and Recent Graduates

Round House Theatre Education seeks college-level Interns to work in our Summer camps for grades K-12. Ideal candidates are proactive, enjoy students, communicate well, are team players and are interested in arts education and administration. Weeklong Internships are for 8-hour shifts between 7:45am-6pm, Monday through Friday, between June 16 through August 28. As interns, students will gain experience in teaching Theatre, and Arts administration, while working alongside Theatre Education professionals in a multi-arts environment. A travel stipend is provided. No housing is provided. Interested applicants should submit a completed Summer Intern Application, cover letter, and resume. Receipt of application will be confirmed by email – no phone calls please. Interviews and hiring begin February of 2020. Interns must commit to a minimum of 4 weeks. Round House Theatre is an equal employment opportunity; motivated persons from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Click here for more information about our Summer Education Internships
Click here for a Summer Education Internship application

Internships for College Students & Recent Graduates

Round House Theatre’s Internship Program is designed to provide on-the-job training for students planning to pursue a path in Theatre, Education, Marketing, Development, or General Management. Interns gain first-hand experience in the rigors and rewards of the activities of one of the DC area’s most respected theatres. Round House offers a variety of internships throughout the year to explore theatre administration and programming, under the direction of the Education & Outreach Department.

Internships are offered as nine-month season internships, one semester internships, or summer internships. Undergraduate and Graduate Students, as well as recent graduates are welcome to apply. All regular internships are unpaid.

Click here for more information on our Internship Program.
Click here for an Internship Application.

Teen Educator Program: Summer & School Year Internships For High School Students

The Teen Educator Program is a program that allows students in Grade 9-12 to join the Round House Theatre Teaching Artists as classroom assistants. Teens build classroom management skills and learn to facilitate a theatre arts experience for students in Acting, Movement, Design, and Play Creation. Summer Teen Educators work for full weeks in our K-6 grade camps. School year Teen Educators work in our afterschool, Weekend on-site or Days Off program.

Round House can provide documentation of hours worked so students can meet Student Service Learning requirements or internship hours.

Click here for a Summer Teen Educator Application

Questions? Email Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org

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