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

Scenery Director

The Festival is currently seeking a full-time, year-round scenery director. The scenery director oversees all activities of the Scenery and Paint Departments and is responsible for the planning, execution, and completion of all scenic elements in all three theatrical venues at the Festival. The scenery director recruits and hires all scenery and paint staff, manages budgets, and coordinates schedules within the department. The scenery director oversees and participates in the drafting and construction of all scenery for Festival productions.

For Details or To Apply for This Position


Now Accepting Resumés and Headshots for 2017 Season


October 3–4, 2016: Chicago, Illinois — Submission deadline September 12, 2016

October 12–13, 2016: Cedar City, Utah — Submission deadline September 12, 2016

October 17–18, 2016: New York City, New York — Submission deadline September 12, 2016

November 7–10, 2016: Los Angeles, California — Submission deadline October 11, 2016



If you would like to be considered for an audition, please follow the guidelines below. NOTE: The Festival does not accept submissions via standard mail. All submissions must be electronic.

1. To begin the process, fill out the online application. Click here.

2. Once you have completed the application, please email your resumé and headshot to casting@bard.org.

• Resumés must be sent as PDF files, and headshots must be sent as JPEG files. The titles of the files should be as follows (no commas or spaces):



• Indicate your name in the Subject Line, followed by your desired audition city: Chicago, Cedar City, New York, or Los Angeles.

• Ensure that your union or non-union status is clearly designated within the content of your resumé.

• Do not send a cover letter or any supplemental materials (videos, additional photos, etc.).

• Incomplete applications will not be considered.

3. You will receive a confirmation response when your submission has been successfully received.

4. If you are selected for consideration, we will contact you to set up an audition appointment. Please, no phone calls or follow-up emails.

Thank you for your interest in the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

Administration and Front of House

Hiring for the 2017 season will begin soon. Please check back later for details.


Hiring for the 2017 season will begin soon. Please check back later for details.


Hiring for the 2017 season will begin soon. Please check back later for details.


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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