CTC is the resident professional theater of the Chautauqua Institution located in Southwestern New York. Nationally celebrated actors, directors, designers and writers, join a Conservatory of nineteen of the finest emerging theater artists to present full productions, new play workshops, and related events in the award-winning Bratton Theater.

Chautauqua Theater Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.


Administrative and Production Positions

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Internship Opportunities

063016 TracyChristensenprofile CB 04The CTC internship offers the opportunity for young theater artists and students to gain experience and resume credits while working alongside professionals in a community based artistic environment.

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Conservatory Application

AfterLoveRehearsal1 RW 08.05.15 MASTERAuditions for the 2018 conservatory will begin in late fall of 2017.

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Friends of CTC

DSC 5640 2Since 1994, the Friends of Chautauqua Theater Company have played an important role in encouraging Chautauqua Institution's commitment to theater as a vital part of the performing arts during the season.

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