Employment

COMMONWEALTH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY MISSION STATEMENT

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is dedicated to artistic excellence, accessibility, and education. We present plays of the highest artistic caliber that celebrate ideas and language to create dialogue around compelling issues of our time.  We eliminate barriers – physical, economic, and cultural – to bring live theater to audiences throughout Greater Boston.  We cultivate in young artists the value of community engagement, and collaborate with educators to bring literature to life in the classroom.

Please find listed below the current available positions:

Production Positions Shakespeare on the Common: Summer 2019

CSC’s 2019 Shakespeare on the Common title is Cymbeline, directed by Fred Sullivan Jr. This is CSC’s 24th season producing FREE, professional productions of Shakespeare on the Boston Common, and we would love for you to be a part of it!

Important Dates for Cymbeline*
July 8 – 12: Load-In
July 12 – July 23: Tech Rehearsals/Previews
July 24 – August 4: Performances
August 5 – 7: Load-Out
*Dates are subject to change

Accepting Applications for the Following Production Positions

(Most contracts run from July 8th – August 7th unless otherwise noted and are subject to change)

To apply send cover letter and resume to employment@commshakes.org
Only local applicants will be considered. No housing, travel or transportation is available.
Applications received by March 15, 2019 will be given full consideration.

PRODUCTION STAFF

INTERNSHIPS

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is committed to the education and training of the next generation of
theatre artists. Interns work alongside the professional production staff and interact with the various artists
that comprise the free Shakespeare on the Common team. Interns gain practical training and experience in
their area of focus, industry contacts, and an opportunity to explore professional theatre production. Typical
internship candidates are current students or recent graduates of college theatre programs. Interns receive a weekly stipend of $150; no housing, travel, or transportation is provided. CSC will work with interns and their educational institution to provide credit upon request.

Wardrobe Intern, 2 positions: Work as part of the costume/wardrobe crew during load-in, work calls, and
load-out, serve as dresser during rehearsals and performances

HIRING TIMELINE

*Review of applicants will begin around March 15, 2019 and preliminary interviews shortly thereafter.

*Offers will be ongoing throughout the interviewing process.
* The goal date for hiring to be complete is April 30, 2019.

 

 

 

 


Featured Photo: Love's Labor's Lost, Shakespeare on the Common 2016-Photo by Andrew Brilliant

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