Theatre Jobs Fair


Hosted by Round House Theatre and
Theatre Washington

Join us at Round House Theatre on August 21 from 3:00 - 6:00pm for a hiring fair in collaboration with our peer DC arts organizations!  

Location: Round House Theatre
4545 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD  20814
Click here for metro & driving directions.

Cost: FREE!
Date: Monday, August 21, 2023
Time: 3:00 - 6:00pm
Featuring paid opportunities in: Production, Front-Of-House, Marketing, Development, Administration, Leadership, Education and more!
Featuring unpaid volunteer opportunities: Ushers for Performances
Job descriptions, pay rates and start dates will be provided at the job fair. For more information about job openings, please visit participating theatre websites or Theatre Washington’s job board: Available Opportunities | TheatreWashington. A list of job titles will be posted here one week before the job fair.
This year at the fair you can apply for jobs at:
1st Stage
Audio engineers
Arts on the Horizon
Stage Managers
Teaching Artists
Costume Designers
Prop Designers
Avant Bard
Grant Writer
Technical Director
Production Manager
Stage Manager
Clarice / University of Maryland
Scenic Artists (overhire/part-time)
Scenic Carpenters (overhire/part-time)
Properties Artisans (overhire/part-time)
Electricians (overhire/part-time)
Compass Rose (Theatre Washington will represent)
Teaching Artists
Stage Manager
Lightboard Operations
Set Designer
Constellation Theatre Company
Technical Director
Assistant Director
Assistant Choreographer
Properties Designer
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Carpenter (overhire)
Scenic Charge Artist
Scenic Artist (overhire)
Light Board Programmer
Light Board Operator
Electrician (overhire)
Audio Engineer
Sound Board Operator
Front of House Staff
Creative Cauldron  (Theatre Washington will represent)
House Manager
Folger Theatre
Wardrobe Crew
House Managers
Gala Hispanic Theater
Master Electrician
Wardrobe Run Crew
Run Crew
Facilites/ Rental Manager
Imagination Stage
Deck Crew
Non-Equity Stage Managers
Patron Services Associates
House Managers
Mosaic Theater
Lead Electrician
Wardrobe Crew
Run Crew

Olney Theatre Center
Front of House
Associate Lighting Supervisor
Box Office Associate
Lighting Technicians (part-time)
Sound Technicians (part-time)
Costume and Wardrobe Crew (part-time)

Round House Theatre
Scenic Carpenters (for overhire call list)
Scenic Artists (for overhire call list)
Prop Artisans (for overhire call list)
Wardrobe Crew (for overhire call list)
Costume Stitchers (for overhire call list)
Electricians (for overhire call list)
Box Office Associates (part-time)
House Managers (part-time)
Prep Cook (part-time)
Bartenders (part-time)
Cashier (café – part-time)
Teaching Artists
Signature Theatre
Food Expeditor and Dishwasher
Theater J
Assistant Stage Manager
Strike & Load-In Crew
Light Board Programmer
Sound Board Operator
Prop Artisan
Front of House Staff

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Rentals and Operations Manager
Technical Director
Development Operations Manager
Director of Development

How do I get there? (Red Line Metro Bethesda) with nearby parking garage (paid parking $1.75 per hour in the Montgomery County Waverly Garage) Click here for metro & driving directions!

What do I do when I get there? Visit the tables for the companies that interest you and check out the jobs they have listed at the table.  Ask questions, get to know folks from some 20 different theaters and ask to be considered for the jobs you like. Some theatres may conduct brief interviews at the fair, most will take your information and follow up later.  
How do I prepare? Bring yourself and your confidence to the fair. There’s no special dress code.
Do I need a resume? You do not need a resume, but you are welcome to bring them.  Paper resumes are fine, or you can add your free digital resume to Theatre Washington’s Theatre Work Database: All the participating theatres will check the database for applicants.
Do I need to register? No need to register. We recommend that you sign up on Theatre Washington’s Theatre Work Database ahead of time.
Can I bring a friend? Yes!
Is the fair virtual? It is not. If you can’t attend, we recommend that you sign up on Theatre Washington’s Theatre Work Database and reach out to the participating theatres individually.

All employers represented are Equal Opportunity Employers. Applications from people regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability status are welcomed. We as a community look to employ from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.
We highly encourage you to attend - even if you think you do not meet 100% of the requirements listed in any job description! Feel empowered to submit an application if you believe your skills and experience are a good fit for the role overall.
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