Contemporary American Theater Festival
Shepherdstown, WV

Expires: 04/30/24

Job Dates

05/28/24 - 07/31/24


$350/week + housing

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University is welcoming applications for the position of Props 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.

Props Interns assist Props Staff with the fabrication of props for all productions. At tech, each intern is assigned to the run crew in one venue and responsibilities include assisting with changeovers and/or props maintenance. Basic experience with standard theatrical prop or carpentry construction techniques and tools, and comfort working at heights over 10' is necessary. Basic experience working with at least one of the following is preferred: soft goods/upholstery, Photoshop, and/or welding.

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

Posted: 04/13/2024 10:52:58 EST

Last Updated: 04/13/2024 16:53 EST

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