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The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival traditionally runs July and August each year with additional events scheduled Saturdays through mid-September. Most employment opportunities are available during the actual run of the Festival. However, some positions may offer pre/post run opportunities. These additional work opportunities are generally “on-call” and may be offered to employees as they are hired. Additional opportunities may involve set up the venue during the months of late May through the end of June, post-Festival event assistance and end-of-season venue strike.

All available employment opportunities will be listed here. All applications submitted online will be kept on file for current and future consideration.

Current Job Openings:

2017 Seasonal “Production” Positions

Wardrobe Crew
LTSF is seeking resumes for Wardrobe Crew for its 2017 summer season.  Position runs from June 27 – August 27th, 2017.  The first week of contract (June 27 – July 1) requires travel to Boise, Idaho for rehearsals prior to commencing tech and performances at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival.  Duties include preparation and repair of costumes, wig prep and maintenance, hair styling, quick changes and daily laundry.  Successful candidates will have previous theatrical wardrobe experience, sewing capability, and the ability to work in a fast paced team environment.  Competitive salary.  Applicants local to the LTSF area preferred.  Send cover letter, resume, and references to Christopher Flinchum, Production Manager, at:  cflinchum@greatlakestheater.org

Draper
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival/Idaho Shakespeare Festival now seeking experienced Drapers for shorter 1 show contracts for our 2017 Season in Boise, ID.  Starting dates May 30th and July 3rd for 4 week builds in our well-appointed shops. Successful candidates will possess excellent crew management skills, demonstrated proficiency in draping and flat patterning of men’s and women’s garments, and experience in a variety of costume construction techniques including men’s and ladies tailoring. Seeking a confident and organized technician who is a creative problem solver to join our fast paced team environment.  Competitive Salaries, 40 hour work week, travel stipend and housing provided in a scenic summer setting.  Interested parties should send resume, references and portfolio materials to Chris Flinchum, Production Manager at chris@idahoshakespeare.org

Other production positions for 2017 will be listed as they become available.

2017 Seasonal “House” Positions

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Ticket Sales Agent – Days (9am to 6pm)
The Ticket Sales Agent works as a member of the ticket sales / box office team to sell tickets via telephone and walk up window in the LTSF administrative offices. Accurately and efficiently sell tickets via telephone and walk up window, handling high volumes of customer interaction while delivering exceptional service.

Box Office Sales Agent – Evenings (4pm to 8pm)
The Box Office Sales Agent works as a member of the ticket sales / box office team, accurately and efficiently processing ticket sales via a walk up window at the onsite Box Office at Sand Harbor. Accurately and efficiently sell tickets via telephone and walk up window while capturing patron data, handling high volumes of customer interaction while delivering exceptional service. (The Box Office Sales Agent position works a rotating schedule with the Premium Seating Concierge position; see Premium Seating Concierge job description for details & responsibilities for that position.)

Premium Seating Concierge – Evenings (4:30pm to 8pm)
The Premium Seating Concierge checks in and supervises seating of all premium and café table patrons, VIPs, and guests with special needs, responding to customer questions and seating upgrade requests in an informative and constructive manner. (The Premium Seating Concierge position works a rotating schedule with the Box Office Sales Agent position; see Box Office Sales Agent job description for details & responsibilities for that position.)

Merchandise Coordinator – Evenings (4:30pm to ~9:30pm)
The Merchandise Coordinator works in the venue Merchandise Booth selling LTSF products to the general public, vendors, staff, and volunteers. Nightly shifts run through intermission; shift end time is dependent on the performance run time.

Assistant House Manager – Evenings (3pm to ~11pm*)
The Assistant House Manager works closely with the House Manager and is responsible for crowd control, patron comfort, safety and security in and around the amphitheater and general appearance of the theater. Must be able to work and climb comfortably in deep sand.

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator – Evenings (4pm to ~11pm*)
The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator works closely with the Volunteer Coordinator supervising and motivating approximately 20 nightly volunteer, providing nightly volunteer job training as needed.

Site Attendant – Evenings (3pm to ~11pm*)
The Site Attendant works outside at the venue before, during, and after performances to ensure the safety and comfort of the guests. General responsibilities include preparation and cleaning of the amphitheater for each evening’s performance, assisting guests, and trash removal. .Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs and able to work and climb comfortably in deep sand.

Seasonal Employee “perks”
• Eight complimentary tickets to mainstage repertory performances
• 10% off LTSF merchandise

*Closing position; shift end times are dependent on performance run time.