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Join The Glimmerglass Festival team

The Glimmerglass Festival employs more than 350 people in the course of a single season. The core of the company is about 20 full-time, year-round staff members, amplified by seasonal staff and interns leading up to and including the summer Festival. 

All listings will remain posted until filled. The Glimmerglass Festival is currently hiring the following seasonal positions:

VIDEOGRAPHER (seasonal in-house, entry-level position) - The Videographer will create video and audio projects for promotional, archival and educational purposes both on-and off-line with company-owned equipment. Video may range from archival and documentary to commercial-style. Responsibilities include video-taping, editing and creatively producing finished video products. Requires knowledge of Final Cut Pro and exporting for the web and DVD; requires a high degree of professionalism, strong independent work-ethic, excellent communication skills, punctuality and a positive attitude. Driver’s license with clean driving record required. Must be available mid-June through August 24. Housing provided. Please e-mail cover letter, resume with three references, and a link to a portfolio to blesavoy@glimmerglass.org.

YOUNG ARTISTS RESIDENCE MANAGER - The Residence Manager (for the prestigious Young Artists Program) lives at Young Artists’ Residence. Manage residences, coaching venues, and coordinates auditions for visiting agents and company administrators. Schedules and provides transportation to rehearsals and performances; acts as liaison between the Young Artists and the Company Manager. Is accessible to all Young Artists to answer questions regarding accommodations, meal schedules, auditions, etc. Supervises two interns. Assists Chef with accounting paperwork. Excellent juggling skills with level headedness under pressure a priority. Strong interpersonal, organizational skills allied with flexibility, reliability and discretion. Must be computer literate and have a driver’s license. Publishing/editing computer skills desired. Must be available mid-May to late August. E-mail letter and resume to rblanton@glimmerglass.org.

ASSISTANT STAGE OPERATIONS MANAGER – Reports to Stage Operations Manager and Technical Director.  Along with another assistant, responsible for 10 crew members installing, changing over, rehearsing, and running four operas in repertory; maintaining warehouse stock and rehearsal scenery.  Requires strong organizational and leadership skills; knowledge of stage carpentry; and a complete commitment to backstage safety.  Repertory experience strongly preferred.  Employment from early May 2014 to late August 2014, competitive salary; housing provided. Click here to submit cover letter, resume, and references as one PDF.  Application deadline of April 8, 2014.

ASSISTANT PROPERTIES MANAGER/SHOP FOREMAN -  Applicants must have solid carpentry & metal fabrication skills, familiarity with tool repair, and experience with major designers and directors in artistically demanding circumstances. Additional skills in soft goods, scenic painting, and/or crafts is a plus.  Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential.  Professional experience required.  Employment from April 28, 2014 to July 26, 2014, competitive salary; housing provided. Click here to submit cover letter, resume and references as one PDF. Portfolio should also be uploaded or your website listed on your resume. 

PROPERTIES SHOPPER - Responsible for local/regional materials, accessories and supplies shopping.  Requires thorough knowledge of prop materials, techniques, and historical styles; financial management experience; ability to work efficiently and pleasantly in fast-paced, multi-designer environment.  Valid driver's license with clean record required. Employment from April 28, 2014 to July 26, 2014, competitive salary; housing provided.  Click here to submit cover letter, resume and references as one PDF.

Page updated: March 24, 2014

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