Production Positions:

Chautauqua Theater Company invites applications for production positions for its 2020 summer season. Contracts run 9-12 weeks starting in early June, with housing provided. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three references to Jobs@CTCompany.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Once we begin reviewing resumes in February, you will receive a link for an online application portal prior to an interview.

Non-AEA Assistant Stage Manager(s)
Assistant Stage Managers at Chautauqua Theater Company will work directly with AEA Stage Managers on mainstage, traveling Shakespeare, and/or new play workshop productions. They will see a show through from pre-production to closing, working with the stage manager to manage the rehearsal room, and running the deck in technical rehearsals and performances while also serving as a member of the run crew. Expectations include, but are not limited to: creating and maintaining SM production paperwork; working with prop and costume shops to facilitate rehearsal needs; tracking props & costumes in rehearsals & performances; creating and maintaining deck running sheets & preset checklists; maintaining master scripts on new works; helping to inform the learning experience of Stage Management Apprentices. Candidates should be comfortable with Mac & PC computers, and proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated individuals, with the ability to maintain a positive and supportive attitude, to multitask efficiently, to delegate when needed, and with a great attention to detail. ASM contracts in 2020 vary in length from 9 weeks to 11 weeks.

Assistant Production and Facilities Manager

The Assistant Production and Facilities Manager is a key role in the smooth operation of Chautauqua Theater Company for each summer season. At Chautauqua, we produce fully produced and designed shows in a very short amount of time. The Production & Facilities team work in support positions – making sure that all departments are supported to produce their best work every time within budget and resources. Top traits desired: a creative spirit, MacGyver-like problem-solving skills, and the ability to convey information in a clear, concise, and effective manner. A sense of humor and some college education wouldn’t hurt.

Responsibilities, including but not limited to: assisting the Production Manager in all aspects of running the production department; serving as Production Manager for Special Programming events; assisting other production departments as needed (especially in changeover); assisting Company Management with large events; assisting with maintenance of facilities; acting as a key facilitator for capital projects and facilities issues with the larger institution staff; organizing the disposal and recycling systems for the theater; managing signage and safety issues at all theater facilities; and, keeping an open conversation with the Production and Facilities Manager about any issues or concerns from the company.


Administrative Positions:

Chautauqua Theater Company invites applications for administrative positions for it’s 2019 season. Housing provided. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three references to Jobs@CTCompany.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line. Once we begin reviewing resumes in February, you will receive a link for an online application portal prior to an interview.

Business/Office Manager
The Business and Office Manager serves as the primary contact for accounting and office related.  They assist the Managing Director with general management needs, manage receipt entry, check requests and payroll and helps out in various administrative areas.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Process and maintain financial documentation and contract compliance.
  • Coordinate IT services for theatre and administration offices.
  • Serve as Office Manager in areas of supplies, signage, and office organization.
  • Collaborate with the marketing, artistic, and company management team as necessary
  • Must be familiar with Quickbooks online budgeting software