"You cannot better be employ'd."
—The Merchant of Venice

Current Openings

For details, information, and application instructions for current full-time positions, please follow the links below to the Southern Utah University Employment System:

Technical Director


Actors

The Festival is no longer accepting acting applications for the 2015 season. Watch this space for 2016 information as soon as it becomes available.


Administration and Front of House

Utah Shakespeare Festival staff positions are available in all administrative and front-of-house positions. Non-performing positions are recruited by applications, recommendations, and interviews. Early applications are encouraged.

Contracts range from eight to twenty-weeks.

Contract Dates

Summer Season

  • Company Members Arrive: May 11, 2015
  • Company Meeting: May 11, 2015
  • Performances run June 25 – September 5, 2015

The majority of summer full-season company members are contracted through September 9, 2015 to allow for a company strike and housing checkout.

Summer 2015 plays: The Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Part Two, King Lear, 
Amadeus, South Pacific, and Charley's Aunt
.

*Dates are subject to change.

Fall Season 

  • Company Members Arrive: approx. August 10, 2015
  • Company Meeting: approx. August 10, 2015
  • Performances run September 11 – October 31, 2015

The majority of fall full-season company members are contracted through November 3, 2015 to allow for a company strike and housing checkout.

Fall 2015 plays: Charley's Aunt, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Dracula.

* Dates are subject to change.

To Apply

All applications must be submitted through the Southern Utah University Online Employment System.

The deadline to apply for Summer positions is March 20, 2015.

The deadline to apply for Fall positions is June 30, 2015.


Musicians

The Festival is hiring orchestra musicians for its musical, South Pacific. The Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival, located in scenic southern Utah is hiring for the summer and fall seasons. Musicians are recruited on the basis of photo, resumé, sample CD/cassette tape, and application. Early applications are encouraged.

CONTRACT DATES

Summer season only: Orchestra musicians must arrive in Cedar City by June 1 and begin work on June 2. The first performance is June 27. Contracts end on September 4.

To Apply

The deadline to apply for Summer positions is March 20, 2015.

Paper applications must include a resumé with references and can be mailed to:

Personnel Office
Utah Shakespeare Festival
351 West Center Street
Cedar City, UT 84720

The deadline to apply for Summer positions is March 20, 2015.

Download and Print Orchestra Musician Application


Technicians

The Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival located in scenic southern Utah is hiring talent for the summer and fall seasons. Is your passion Lighting? Costuming? Scenery? The Festival is hiring for all technical positions for the 2015 season. Find and share your passion with us this season!

Festival staff positions are available in all construction and backstage areas: carpentry, scenic arts, properties, lighting, hair and make-up, costumes, costume crafts, wardrobe, audio, stage, crew, stage management, and display.

Contracts range from eight to twenty weeks.

Contract Dates

Summer Season 

  • Contract start dates vary by position. Please see job posting under Apply Online for further information.
  • Company Meeting: May 11, 2015
  • Rehearsal and Construction runs May 11 – June 30, 2015
  • Performances run June 25 – September 5, 2015

The majority of Summer full-season company members are contracted through September 8, 2015 to allow for a company strike and housing checkout.

Summer 2015 Plays: The Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Part Two, King Lear, Amadeus, South Pacific, and Charley's Aunt.

Fall Season

  • Company Members Arrive: approx. August 10, 2015
  • Company Meeting: approx. August 10, 2015
  • Rehearsal and Construction runs August 11 – September 19, 2015
  • Performances run September 11 – October 31, 2015

The majority of Fall full-season company members are contracted through November 2, 2015 to allow for a company strike and housing checkout.

Fall 2015 Plays: Charley's Aunt, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Dracula.

* Dates are subject to change.

To Apply

For more information and to apply for a position in our 2015 season, click on the link for the area you are interested in.

The deadline to apply for Summer positions is March 20, 2015. 

The deadline to apply for Fall positions is June 30, 2015.

All applications must be submitted through the Southern Utah University Online Employment System.


Questions?

Call us at 435-586-7880 or e-mail us at usfinfo@bard.org
Due the high volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each applicant.

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