Contemporary American Theater Festival
Shepherdstown, WV

Expires: 04/30/24

Job Dates

05/28/24 - 08/02/24


$350/week + housing

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University is welcoming applications for the position of Electrics Intern. CATF, a summer festival and leading producer of contemporary plays, is dedicated to telling diverse stories and developing new American theater. The festival premieres or produces multiple plays per season in three venues in rotating rep. CATF is committed to supporting the unique needs of new work while fostering an environment of fun and company community. Located 90 minutes from DC, CATF makes its home in one of America's coolest small towns, Shepherdstown, WV.

Electrics Interns assist in the realization of the lighting designs in all three venues, including maintenance and hanging/focusing of lights. During tech, interns serve as a board operator in one venue and work with the Master Electrician and Lighting Designer to program the show. During the run, interns assist with changeovers and work with staff to complete necessary maintenance and repairs. Experience with basic theatrical lighting equipment, the ability to lift/carry 50lbs, and work at heights up to 30'; (on lifts, ladders and/or catwalks) is necessary; some experience working with ETC EOS family consoles is preferred.

Ideal candidates for the Internship Company are team players: positive, flexible, eager to learn, work collaboratively, and value and practice anti-racist and anti-oppressive (ARAO) efforts. Please visit catf.org/arao to learn about CATF's ARAO Values

Position is seasonal, from late May to early August. All staff and interns are provided free air-conditioned housing within walking distance of the theaters and workspaces (also air conditioned) 1-2 meals per day during tech, and free use of university gym, pool, and laundry facilities.

Interested applicants should follow the application instructions at this address:

Electronic submissions only please

Please visit www.catf.org to learn more about us and our upcoming summer season.

CATF is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, Veteran, or ability status. CATF makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. If you have any questions or need assistance completing the application, please email us at the contact address on this posting.


Production Management


Business Address

PO Box 429

Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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