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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:

2019 Production Positions

Master Electrician – LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL is seeking applicants for the position of Master Electrician for its 2019 summer season. This seasonal position begins June 11th and continues through the end of August. Duties include hanging, cabling and focusing lighting units, programing and operating console for techs and performances, as well as changeovers.  Applicants should have proven ME experience, a strong knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment and wiring, be able to lift 25 lbs, be comfortable with heights and climbing, and thrive working in a fast-paced team environment. Good communication and leadership skills a must. Competitive salary and housing/travel provided. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Jeff Herrmann, Production Manager, at: jherrmann@greatlakestheater.org  No phone calls, please.

Assistant Master Electrician – LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Master Electrician for its 2019 summer season. This seasonal position begins June 11th and continues through the end of August. Duties include hanging, cabling and focusing lighting units, programing and operating console for techs and performances, as well as changeovers.  Applicants should have a strong knowledge of theatrical lighting equipment and wiring, be able to lift 25 lbs, be comfortable with heights and climbing, and thrive working in a fast-paced team environment. Competitive salary and housing/travel provided. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Jeff Herrmann, Production Manager, at: jherrmann@greatlakestheater.org  No phone calls, please.

Electrics/Sound Intern – LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL is seeking applicants for the position of Electrics / Sound Intern for its 2019 summer season. This seasonal position begins mid-June and continues through the end of August. Duties include assisting with audio and electrics season set up and season strike, cleaning and prepping space and equipment, hanging, cabling and focusing electrics, performing functions of an audio assistant, assisting in changeovers, and duties as assigned for the mainstage productions and Showcase series.  Applicants should have a strong knowledge of theatrical lighting and sound, be able to lift 50 lbs, be comfortable with heights and climbing, and thrive working in a fast-paced team environment. Housing/travel provided. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Jeff Herrmann, Production Manager, at: jherrmann@greatlakestheater.org  No phone calls.

2019 Seasonal “House” Positions

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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 lift and carry 30lbs and able to work and climb comfortably in deep sand.

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.

Merchandise Coordinator – Evenings (4:30pm to ~10pm)
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.

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.

Box Office Associate –Evenings (4pm to 8pm)
The Box Office Associate works as a member of the ticket sales / box office team to sell tickets via walk up window in the LTSF  Sand Harbor Box Office.  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.

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.