Olney Theatre Center, an award-winning regional theater outside Washington, DC, seeks a full-time experienced carpenter to join their year-round staff. Olney Theatre produces 8-10 Mainstage shows a year in both their proscenium theatre and lab space. Additionally, this capenter would assist in the build of three National Players shows per year.
- Essential skills include metal-working, wood-working, some plastic-working and MIG welding
- Rigging experience is a plus
- Full-time Salary, vacation, and health benefits.
HOW TO APPLY
- Cover Letter
There are currently no part-time positions available.
Each class of full-time apprenticeships plays an essential role in Olney Theatre Center (OTC) operations. Working in every department of production, apprenticeships will learn standards of professionalism while building their resumes and/or portfolios, making them more marketable to future employers.
OTC Apprenticeships offer emerging theatre artists a bridge between the university and the profession. The apprenticeship aims to develop each individual’s skill and knowledge of the professional theatre world through hands-on work in a professional theatre.
Apprenticeships work alongside production staff and directly with visiting directors and designers on various productions in a variety of spaces. From a one-man show performed in a black box to a full-scale, main stage musical, OTC produces a range of theatrical productions.
Each participant will explore his or her chosen discipline (lights, costumes, etc.) while exploring other interests within the theatre. However, acceptance of an apprenticeship requires a full-time commitment. Due to the variable and extended hours of the program and the nature of theatre work, outside employment is not possible.
Learn more about the program and available apprenticeships here.
Celebrating their 68th season, National Players is "America's Longest Running Touring Company." National Players tours from mid-September to mid-May with three shows in repertory, which may perform together or separately.
If you are interested in auditioning for National Players, you must be a non-equity actor who has completed a post-high school academic experience (i.e. college degree or certificate program). More information about National Players auditions can be found here.
Olney Theatre Center does not accept unsolicited manuscripts.