Shakespeare Theatre Company is dedicated to supporting the next generation of theatre practitioners and leaders. Each season STC offers approximately twenty fellowship positions that are an integral part of the company, working alongside renowned artists and accomplished administrative staff.
Fast Facts: most are season-long, full time commitment; $150 weekly stipend; fully furnished, rent-free housing in downtown D.C., bi-weekly seminars and other learning opportunities; staff benefits including free tickets, classes and company events
Company Management: assists in the daily operations of production, administration, and guest artist hospitality
Engagement and Education: supports the implementation of school, community, training and audience enrichment programs
Management: assists in the daily operations of STC’s season through union and contract adherence, guest artist hospitality, administration, and finance
Graphic Design: receives hands-on training in conceptualizing, creating and preparing pieces for print
Marketing and Communications: supports the daily operations of the Marketing and Communications Department
Special Events: assists with all aspects of donor relations and fundraising, with a focus on planning and executing specials events
Acting: will compose the ensemble for selected productions and serve as understudies; selected from invitation-only auditions
Casting: assists the Resident Casting Director with productions
Costume Design: works with shop professionals and designers on projects spanning all eras and styles
Costume Production: assists in costume construction, shop maintenance, and running of the company’s productions
Directing: two early career directors will be invited to spend half a season assisting on up to three productions each Literary: assists the Literary Manager with productions
Stage Management: supports all aspects of stage management from pre-production preparation through the run of the show
Technical Direction: works alongside STC’s Technical Director in developing budgets and building drawings for productions
Email STCFellows@ShakespeareTheatre.org a one-page statement of interest along with a resume.
Acting fellowship candidates should submit a current headshot/resume.
Candidates for Directing, Engagement and Education, Marketing and Communications, General Management and Special Events should include a three–five page writing sample in their application materials. Candidates for Costume Production, Costume Design, Graphic Design, Stage Management and Technical Direction should include portfolio samples (in place of a writing sample).
Send materials to:
Shakespeare Theatre Company
516 Eighth Street SE
Washington, DC 20003