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More positions may be added; please check back for updated information. Please note: All company members will be required to follow all COVID-19 health and safety policies and procedures, including mask wearing and testing. To apply, please prepare your one page Resume and one page Cover Letter in a single PDF file and complete the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form by clicking the button below. -Some positions (Carpentry, Costumes, Costume Crafts, Design, Hair & Makeup, Paints, Props, and Photography) may require examples of your previous work- please include either a link to your digital portfolio/webpage or images with descriptions on additional pages at the end of your PDF submission. Online portfolio is preferred. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. Click here to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas.

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

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Updated: January 11, 2022

The Glimmerglass Festival is seeking an Accounting Associate to join our accounting team. This is is an hourly, part-time position. The position is primarily in an in-person office environment and reports directly to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities
● Obtain proper authorizations for all invoices
● Prepare and enter invoices into Quickbooks with accuracy
● Processing and payment of all lease agreements
● Review and maintain credit card reconciliations
● Enter ACH payments to Quickbooks
● Review 1099 vendor information for year-end processing
● Maintain all Vendor Accounts (Addresses, DD, W-9)
● Assist with vendor credit applications
● Maintain all correspondence and certificates of insurance with our insurance company
● Reconciliation of contributed income with development department
● Assist Accounting Manager and Director of Accounting in any other projects as requested.

Requirements:
Associates Degree in Accounting or relevant work experience.
Attention to detail and ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Starts at $16/hour
Please send a cover letter and resume to search@glimmerglass.org

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Costume Crafts Manager for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Assistant Costume Crafts Manager works as a member of a seven person Costume Crafts team; they report to the Crafts Manager, and work alongside Costume Crafts Artisans, and Costume Crafts Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting the Craft Manager in supervising the Costume Crafts work spaces, managing supplies/equipment, assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Crafts spaces, millinery construction and modification, jewelry construction and modification, leatherwork, stitching, painting, dying, shoe/boot modification, fabric and garment aging, assisting in pulling/restocking/organizing items in Costume storage, and possibly assisting the Costume Shop as needed. A successful candidate will have experience in either Costumes or Fabric Props, have the ability to delegate, communicate  and problem solve in a fast paced environment. Dedication to safe practices, a team oriented work environment, and the ability to cultivate a positive work environment is required. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2nd to July 30th 2022 . $15.50/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Hair & Makeup Supervisor for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Assistant Hair & Makeup Supervisor works as a member of a six person Hair & Makeup crew; they report to the Hair & Makeup Supervisor, and they work alongside Hair & Makeup Staff, and Hair & Makeup Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the set up and breakdown of the Hair & Makeup room, daily maintenance of wigs, application of pre-performance makeup, period/modern hairstyling, backstage quick changes during the running of assigned production, and creation of archive paperwork. A successful candidate will have knowledge working with multiple styles/ethnicities of hair, ventilating, foundation building, show running experience, and management skills. Being able to work in a team oriented environment and fostering a positive work atmosphere is required. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 23rd to August 23rd 2022 . $18.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Assistant Production Electricians for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Assistant Production Electrician works as a member of a 18 person Electrics crew; they report to the Production Electrician, and work alongside another Assistant Production Electrician, Electrics Staff, and Electrics Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in leading the electrics crew in the preparation, install, circuiting, and focusing of a large repertory light plot, acting as the lead deck electrician for assigned productions, and overseeing the strike process. A successful candidate will have knowledge with stage electrics, personnel management, 12v/24v practical lighting fixtures, troubleshooting,  intelligent lighting fixtures, LEDS, Network, and power distribution. Having a team-oriented attitude and the ability to cultivate a positive work environment is essential. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 16th to August 28th 2022 . $15.50/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Properties Manager for its 2022 Festival Season. The Assistant Properties Manager reports to the Properties Managers.

The Assistant Properties Manager assists two Properties Managers in providing rehearsal and stage props for six mainstage productions. This work includes research, purchasing (both online and in person), expense tracking, generating work lists and other documents as needed by the Properties Managers, and archiving all productions for potential future rental. May include some time spent in the shop working with Artisans and time spent organizing props storage. Successful candidates will be proficient with Microsoft Office, able to work in a fast paced environment, able to consolidate and organize information, and be a collaborative member of the Properties Department. Must have Valid Driver’s License. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future CoVid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.     

This position runs April 11  to August 28, 2022. $15.50/Hr. Housing included.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Stage Operations Manager for its 2022 Festival Season. The Assistant Stage Operations Manager reports to the Assistant Technical Director (ATD) of Stage Operations. 

The Assistant Stage Operations Manager works as a member of a 13 person Stage Operations crew. This position works in conjunction with the other Assistant Stage Operations Manager to assist the ATD of Stage Operations in the supervising of six Stage Operations Staff and five Stage Operations Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include the initial installation of scenery for five productions and a children’s opera, acting as a run crew head during performances for their assigned shows, as well as assisting in the supervision of changeovers for scenery, rigging, and props during our repertory performance schedule. Experience running shows and being able to work as a member of a team are required. This position has irregular hours including some late night calls. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2nd to August 28th 2022. $15.50/Hr. Includes Housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks A/V Staff for its 2022 Festival Season.

The A/V Staff position works as a member of a six-person A/V crew, they report to the A/V Coordinator, and work alongside an A/V Engineer, another A/V Staff member, and two A/V Apprentices. The ability to work in a team-oriented environment and fostering a positive work environment is required. Completing pre-show checklists, troubleshooting equipment, fulfilling assigned run-crew duties, and helping to facilitate company concerts, lectures, and additional programming will be part of the daily responsibilities of this position.  Previous experience with analog and digital sound systems, analog video, intercom, and QLab would be beneficial.Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 16th to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Wardrobe Manager for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Assistant Wardrobe Manager position works as a member of a 12 person Wardrobe crew, reports to the Wardrobe Manager, and works alongside another Assistant Wardrobe Manager, Wardrobe Staff, and Wardrobe Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting the Wardrobe Manager in supervising the Wardrobe Crew in the running and changeover of all Costumes for the Festival’s productions, leading the setup of the Wardrobe House, facilitating communication between the Stage Manager and Wardrobe Crew, oversee the upkeep (maintenance, repairs, laundry, etc.) of Costume Pieces, be present for all tech rehearsals and assigned shows/performances, and perform wardrobe dressing duties. A successful candidate will have knowledge in running costumes backstage in repertory, have experience dealing with quick changes, and has the ability to establish comfort and trust quickly as well as the ability to cultivate a positive work environment. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 30th to August 28th 2022 . $15.50/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE  and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Administrator for its 2022 Festival Season. 

The Costume Administrator works as a member of a nine person Production Administration team; they report to the Production Coordinator and the Costume Director, and they work alongside a Production Administrator, a Costume Administration Apprentice, a Production Administrator Apprentice, and the Safety Department. The primary goals of the position include facilitating costume department accounting and reconciling all purchases/shipping/returns, distributing information to the Costume Shops, processing all fitting photos, facilitating independent contractor travel/lodging arrangements and shipping between the contractors and the Glimmerglass shop, facilitates designer and assistant costume designer travel, purchasing and distribution of Costume Shop/Craft Shop supplies. The ability to drive, a working knowledge of computers and word/excel, some understanding of costume shop terminology, and experience in administrative organization. Projects will primarily be worked on independently with the direction of the Production Coordinator and Costume Director. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 18 to August 28, 2022 . $16.00/Hr. Includes Housing

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Costume Crafts Artisans for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Costume Crafts Artisan works as a member of a seven person Costume Crafts team; they report to the Crafts Manager, and work alongside an Assistant Crafts Manager, other Costume Crafts Artisans, and Costume Crafts Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Crafts spaces, millinery construction and modification, jewelry construction and modification, leatherwork, stitching, painting, dying, shoe/boot modification, fabric and garment aging, assisting in pulling/restocking/organizing items in Costume storage, and possibly assisting the Costume Shop as needed. Dedication to safe practices, a team oriented work environment, and the ability to cultivate a positive work environment is required. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2nd to July 30th (2 positions) or August 28th (1 Position) 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

Costume Director

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Director for its 2022 Festival Season. The Costume Director reports to the Director of Production. This is being considered an Interim position and is a seasonal agreement.  

The Costume Director will manage a 40+ member team, with the help of an Associate, for theCostume Department, which will construct/rent/alter costumes for six productions. The Costume Director will collaborate with Costume Designers and other departments to successfully achieve the artistic vision of the production design team within the parameters of the company labor structure and budget. An ideal candidate would have extensive knowledge of costume construction and administration; strong leadership  and communication skills; and a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position. This position requires part time remote work leading up to the season and then the Director will be in residence for the period of the festival (mid-March – end of August) on the GGF campus. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

 

This position runs mid-March – end of August, 2022 . A salary of $1,050/week is provided plus housing.

 

Specific Duties:

Assist with the creation of season material budgets and staffing needs for productions; Communicating work progress/concerns to the Director of Production; Maintaining budget adherence/tracking for all productions and department budgets; Overall supervision of a 40+ person department; Meet with costume designers pre-season to go over designs/budgets; Determine in-house/out of house builds depending on budgets/workloads; Assign work distribution to in-house teams; Create initial fitting schedule with Artistic Department & Stage Management; Arrange and attend fittings; Keep in constant communication with Artistic regarding performer casting; Seasonal artist  measurement gathering, distributing, tracking; Includes measuring children/locals at local auditions; Hiring of the Costume Department (in season, out of season, and overshire); Scheduling of machine repair, including the dropping off of 20+ domestic machines to the repairman prior to the start of season; Orientation for Costume Staff; Checking of rehearsal reports; Distribution of information to designers, costume shop, crafts, wardrobe as needed; Present for all dress rehearsals; Present for quick change rehearsals as needed; Cover costume planning and implementation; Work with PR/Marketing for brochure photo shoots; Organize any costume needs for Gala that include Pulling, Prepping, Documenting, Displaying, Dressing; Job Fair/Theatre Conference attendance; Promote a positive and safe work environment;

Assist Costume Designers in obtaining up to date casting info; Assist in budgeting process; Communication with outside contractors; Communication with GGF Draping teams; Acquiring funds needed for purchasing; Sourcing materials preseason; Hiring of an assistant; Pre-season costume pulls; Pre-season purchasing;

When dealing with Outside Contractors, the Costume Designer creates bid packages for each show; Facilitate in the acquiring and distribution of information; Facilitate the sending of materials; Scheduling of fittings; Facilitate travel to and from GGF; Maintaining payment schedules;

For all Glimmerglass Rental packages, the Costume Director facilitates the packaging of show rentals; Provide production information; Facilitate with the check in of returned costumes and any laundering needed; Supervision of fittings; Create all paperwork; Ensure all necessary documentation and payments are received; Pulling, restocking, maintenance upon return of costumes;

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

 

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

 

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by filling out the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form.   

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Shop Associate Floor Manager for its 2022 Festival Season. 

The Costume Shop Associate Floor Manager works as a member of a 35 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside an Associate Costume Director, a Costume Administrator, Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, Stitcher Apprentices, a Costume Shop Floor Apprentice, and a Costume Administrator Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include Costume Shop set up, upkeep, and breakdown, creating a Draper Bible before each Draper’s arrival, facilitating appropriate paperwork, assisting in Designer/Draper/Costume Director communication, reassign and balance employees in Costume Shop and Crafts projects, distribute applicable rehearsal notes to staff, supervise the pulling of rehearsal costumes, keep inventory and order requests for the costume shops, facilitate the scheduling of fittings with the Artistic Department, oversee fitting room preparedness, assisting in fittings, assisting in pulling/restocking/organizing inventory in Costume Storage, acting as a direct liaison between Wardrobe and the Costume Shop, on call for dress rehearsals of assigned shows, and lead Costume space shutdowns at the conclusion of the season. The ability to drive, a working knowledge of computers and word/excel, an understanding of costume shop terminology, and general theater knowledge is very helpful to success in this position. Projects will primarily be worked on independently with the direction of Supervisors. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 25th to August 28th 2020 . $22.00/Hr. Includes Housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Shopper for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Draper works as a member of a 35 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside an Associate Costume Director, Associate Costume Shop Floor Supervisor, a Costume Administrator,  a Costume Shop Floor Apprentice, and a Costume Administrative Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include communicating with the Costume Designers and Costume Management to make purchases for the Costume Department, and may be asked to assist in the Costume Shop. A successful candidate will have a valid and clean driver’s license/record, and will promote a positive work environment. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 25th to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Drapers for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Draper works as a member of a 35 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside an Associate Costume Director, Associate Costume Shop Floor Supervisor, other Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, Stitcher Apprentices, and a Costume Shop Floor Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include costume creation duties including drape/flat patterning, cutting, and making alterations to the designer and company’s specifications, communicating with the Costume Shop Floor Manager concerning project progress and team needs, assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Shop, working directly with the Costume Designer to realize designs, supervising any projects done by the Stitcher Apprentice, outlining expectations with the assigned First Hand, fitting all items assigned to their team (built, purchased, or pulled), assisting in the pulling/restocking/organization of Costume Storage, being available for Dress Rehearsals of the assigned show, creating a wardrobe kit, and assisting in production specific archival work.  A successful candidate will understand how to work with multiple different fabric styles, draping and sewing techniques, be able to promote teamwork and a positive work environment, while also being able to push the pace to accomplish goals. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date) 2022 . $19.50/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Electricians for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Electrician works as a member of a 18 person Electrics crew; they report to the Production Electrician, and work alongside Assistant Production Electricians, other Electrics Staff, and Electrics Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the preparation, install, circuiting, and focus of a large repertory light plot, performing daily changeovers, running assigned productions, and striking the plot at the conclusion of the season. A successful candidate will have experience in either stage lighting equipment, or a general electrical background. A team oriented attitude as well as an ability to participate in a positive work environment is required. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runsMay 23rd to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

Facilities Staff – The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its maintenance and facilities staff. The position reports to the Facilities Supervisor and assists in maintaining the Festival’s properties, working both indoors and outdoors. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. Clean driver’s license helpful. Physical Requirements: Position requires standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. Must be able to push/pull and lift 50 lbs. $15/hour. E-mail name and phone number to info@glimmerglass.org to apply.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks First Hands for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The First Hand works as a member of a 35 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside an Associate Costume Director, Associate Costume Shop Floor Supervisor, Drapers, other First Hands, Stitchers, Stitcher Apprentices, and a Costume Shop Floor Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Shop, cutting and stitching projects, preparing and assisting in fittings, being available for dress rehearsals of their assigned show, and assisting with any pulling/restocking/organization of Costume Storage. A successful candidate will have knowledge of different types of fabric and sewing techniques, and will be able to promote a positive work environment. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date) 2022 . $15.50/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Hair & Makeup Staff Artist for its 2022 Festival Summer Season.

The Hair & Makeup Staff Artist works as a member of a six person Hair & Makeup crew; they report to the Hair & Makeup Supervisor, and they work alongside a Assistant Hair & Makeup Supervisor, other Hair & Makeup Staff, and Hair & Makeup Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the set up and breakdown of the Hair & Makeup room, daily maintenance of wigs, application of pre-performance makeup, period/modern hairstyling, backstage quick changes during the running of assigned production. A successful candidate will have broad knowledge and experience working with all hair types and skin tones, ventilating, foundation building, and show running experience. Being able to work in a team oriented environment and fostering a positive work atmosphere is required. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 30th to August 23rd 2022 . $15.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

Full-time, year-round, non-exempt position 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Human Resources Generalist to lead the effort to establish and retain an inclusive, diverse and high-performing workforce. Reporting to the Executive Director, responsibilities to include oversight of human resource management; employee relations, professional development, recruitment, onboarding, training and performance management. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations. Facilitate timely resolution of employee relations issues while maintaining an appropriate balance between employee and management advocacy.

General responsibilities

  • Implement inclusive recruitment and interview strategies
  • Assist with a comprehensive orientation and onboarding program
  • Track new hire orientation paperwork to ensure staff are onboarded effectively and consistently
  • Assist in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  • Handle employee relations counseling, exit interviews and general inquiries
  • Provide guidance and coaching to employees, leadership, and supervisors to guarantee that staff are informed of avenues for support and reporting concerns.
  • Oversee employee benefits programs
  • Manage job descriptions
  • Implement, support and monitor a comprehensive performance evaluation process
  • Provide consistent guidance and support in assessing and refining compensation practices to include unbiased salary structures, pay increases, and bonuses.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Lead and instigate collaboration with EDI consultants and staff teams; and help shape the culture to ensure inclusivity for staff, contractors, and vendors.
  • Provide coaching and counseling support to management and supervisors in the areas of employee relations, performance management, training, and policy interpretation.

Required Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master’s degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience. SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire date. A deep commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism required.

Salary begins at $54,000 w/ benefits
Send a cover letter and resume to search@glimmerglass.org.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Interim Director to oversee the Young Artists Program (YAP) for the 2022 summer season. This position will be full-time, seasonal and in residence in Cooperstown, NY from May-August 2022. Following the 2022 season, a permanent YAP Director will be appointed.

Established in 1988, the YAP is an important component of the company’s mission to promote an artistically challenging environment for young performers. The program provides training and performance experience for opera singers, musical theater singers/dancers, coach/accompanists and stage directors at the beginning of their professional careers. 

The successful candidate will have strong administrative skills, knowledge of opera, experience nurturing young performers and a deep commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism. The Interim Director will collaborate and advise artistic leadership in structuring opportunities for young artists and the day-to-day operation of the YAP. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the musical and dramatic studies and opportunities for the festival season, including the arrangement of work performed by the Artist in Residence with the young artists. Arrange further classes, discussions, etc., for the young artists with other guest principal artists.
  • Create the daily schedule for the YAP activities in conjunction with the Scheduling Manager.
  • Assist in overseeing all seasonal staff and apprentices hired to work for the YAP.
  • Ensure young artists are fully prepared with all stage and cover assignments.
  • Arrange auditions for visitors from the industry during the month of August.
  • Attend all major rehearsals involving young artists — both for mainstage and ancillary activities.
  • Serve as a career mentor and coach for young artists.
  • Collaborate with the chorus master in assigning chorus divisi.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled music staff meetings throughout the festival season.
  • Partner closely with the Development department and assist with the assignment of sponsorships for each young artist to ensure appropriate matches.
  • Communicate and enforce company policies and procedures, facilitate conflict management, and achieve positive resolution..
  • Participate in press and marketing activities as requested.
  • Assist in identifying appropriate artists for concert, development, and ancillary events, and assist in creating musical programming for said events — both in and out of the regular summer season.

Salary is $1,100 a week; housing provided for the summer. This position will be full-time, seasonal and in residence in Cooperstown, NY from May-August 2022. Following the 2022 season, a permanent YAP Director will be appointed.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status. 

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival is seeking a Pianist/Coach/Youth Chorus Director with experience in youth choral preparation for the company’s 2022 summer season. Responsibilities include: acting as principal coach and rehearsal pianist for Tenor Overboard, a new work with music by Rossini and comic book by Ken Ludwig; in addition to acting as rehearsal pianist, harpsichord improvisation under spoken dialogue will be required for all performances of Tenor Overboard, and the successful candidate will have extensive experience with harpsichord recitative work; Youth Chorus Director duties for The Sound of Music and The Jungle Book by composer Kamala Sankaram and librettist Kelley Rourke; playing for auditions and coaching members of the Young Artists Program as needed; public speaking duties to include performance previews. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs from May 26, 2022 – August 19, 2022. $993.18/week. Housing will be provided for the length of the engagement, as well as a one-time travel reimbursement of $400 to offset travel to Cooperstown, NY. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Production Administrator for its 2022 Festival Season. 

The Production Administrator works as a member of a nine-person Production Administration team; they report to the Production Coordinator, and they work alongside a Costume Administrator, a Costume Administration Apprentice, a Production Administrator Apprentice, and the Safety Department. The primary goals of the position include facilitating Production department accounting and reconciling all purchases/shipping/returns, distributing information to the Production Shops, facilitating independent contractor travel/lodging arrangements and shipping between the contractors and the Production shop, facilitates designer and assistant designer travel, purchasing and distribution of Production Shop supplies, works as the Office Manager for the Production building, assists in the organization of Shop Party, and facilitates and organizes key and radio distribution. The ability to drive with a clean license, a working knowledge of computers and word/excel, some understanding of Production shop terminology, and experience in administrative organization are desired. Projects will primarily be worked on independently with the direction of the Production Coordinator and the Director of Production. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 18 to August 28, 2022 . $16.00/Hr. Includes Housing

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.  

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Production Electrician for its 2022 Festival Season. The Production Electrician reports to the Lighting Director and the Director of Production.

The position works as a member of a 13-person team. The Production Electrician directly supervises two assistants, six staff and four apprentices. The primary goals of the position include:

-Supervise members of the Electrics staff in prepping the rental lighting package at the rental house.

 -Direct and supervise the installation of a repertory light plot, including intelligent lighting equipment and show-specific set electrics.

– Collaborate with lighting designers and supervisors to realize the artistic goals of each production.

– Supervise and direct assistant production electricians in the circuiting and troubleshooting of the light plot.

– Coordinate with lighting supervisors to facilitate focus of each opera.

– Schedule and oversee a staff of electricians and electric’s apprentices during load-in, rehearsals, changeovers and performance calls. Provide guidance and mentoring for all electrics apprentices and staff.

– Work in close collaboration with all other departments to facilitate smooth load-ins, focus and changeover.

– Work in conjunction with the festival lighting programmer to design and maintain the lighting network.

– Under the direction of the Director of Production and Stage Managers, assist with coordination of emergency response in the event of an emergency or extreme weather.

– Oversee the safe operation of the festival stage systems, including supervision of Electrics Apprentices in the safe use of rigging, electrics, genies, ladders, etc.

– Manage all expenses within the Electrics department and track expenses.  Budget projects that are done in-house and coordinate projects with other departments.

Skills needed:

  • Strong working knowledge and comfort with the use of Vectorworks, Lightwright, ETC EOS and ION Consoles, excel.

  • High level of experience with electrical maintenance and troubleshooting.

  • Experience developing and maintaining a lighting control network. Experience with building electrical elements within scenery.

  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills.

This position requires constant communication with other departments. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs 5/16/2022-8/28/2022. Exempt position paying $1,000/week plus $1,500 in preseason pay to cover time spent on hiring staff. Housing is provided plus travel reimbursement up to $200.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE.

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

 

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by filling out the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form.   

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Properties Artisans for its 2022 Festival Season. The Properties Artisan reports to the two Properties Managers. 

The Properties Artisan works as a member of a nine person Properties Department. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the Properties Apprentice who will be in the shop spaces with them. The primary goals of the position will include producing props for five mainstage productions and a youth opera.  Applicants must have strong skills in at least one of the following areas: carpentry, metal fabrication, crafts, soft good crafts, or gadgetry. Aptitude in more than one area is preferred. Applicants must be willing to work individually and as part of a team. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

Two positions run May 2nd to July 31st  2022, one position runs May 2nd to August 31st 2022. $15.50/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Safety Staff member for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Safety Staff position works as a member of a two person Safety Department and works directly with the Safety Manager whom they report to, but also occasionally works with the Production Administration team. Primary goals and tasks will include assisting in maintaining an excellent company safety culture and safe working environment, assist the Safety Department in ensuring compliance with regulatory OSHA requirements, promote a safe work environment daily, conduct safety observation reports on a regular basis, assist in the delivery of Orientation and Training materials, assist in the delivery and scheduling of outside training, will help to implement all COVID-19 Compliance Policies as outlined by Glimmerglass Festival, collect and maintain required documents per company requirements, investigate, document, and respond to incidents, maintain compliance with regulatory agencies, and assist in tracking and restocking PPE, First Aid, and other equipment. Knowledge and experience within production and operations and a working understanding of COVID-19 Mitigation procedures needed. Projects will be in coordination of all Festival Departments and will be a highly collaborative position. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs April 25th to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Scenic Artist for its 2022 Festival Season. The Scenic Artist reports to the Charge Scenic Artist. 

The Scenic Artist works as a member of a five person Paint Department team. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the two Scenic Art Apprentices who will be in the shop spaces with them. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in painting scenery for five mainstage productions and a youth opera, as well as touch-up/maintenance throughout the season. Candidates should be proficient in basic faux finishes, large scale drawing skills, color mixing, and paint application techniques. Familiarity with foam carving is a plus. A successful candidate will be able to clearly communicate various paint processes, and duplicate finishes provided by designers in various ways including verbal/written instructions, reference images, model pieces, and/or paint renderings. Scenic Artists will work individually and as part of a team. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 9th to July 31st 2022. $14.00/Hr. Includes Housing

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Scenic Carpenter for its 2022 Festival Season. The Scenic Carpenter reports to the Head Carpenter and ATD of Scenery Operations. 

The Scenic Carpenter works as a member of a seven person carpentry crew. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the two Scenic Carpentry Apprentices who will be in the shop spaces with them. The primary goals of the position will include assisting with the construction of five mainstage productions and a children’s opera. There may be some general carpentry projects around campus as well during down time. Basic wood construction and welding knowledge is needed to find success in the position. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2nd to August 28th 2022. $15.50/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.   

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Staff Rigger for its 2022 Festival Season. The Staff Rigger reports to the ATD of Rigging Operations. 

The Staff Rigger works as a member of a three person crew. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the Rigging Apprentice who will be involved in most projects the Staff Rigger participates in. The primary goals of the position will include the initial load-in of flying scenery elements, assisting with rigging changeovers for our repertory season, and conducting rigging maintenance as needed. Theatrical rigging, fall arrest, and metal fabrication knowledge is needed to find success in the position. Projects will be worked on independently, as a member of the Rigging team, and at times participate in the projects of the Carpentry and Stage Operations crews. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2nd to August 28th 2022. $15.50/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

DEPARTMENT: Production

REPORTS TO: Director of Production & Production Stage Manager

WORKS CLOSELY WITH: Director of Artistic Administration, Production Staff, and select Music & Artistic Staff

DATES: May 23 to August 21, 2022 (inclusive)

 

Job Summary

The Calling Stage Manager is a seasonal employee who, under the guidance of the Production Stage Manager is responsible for running all rehearsals and calling one of the four summer opera productions. They are also important in facilitating communication amongst many artistic and production departments. The Calling Stage Manager assists in supervising Assistant Stage Managers (ASM)and Stage Management (SM) Apprentices, delegating various show responsibilities to them. They may also be assigned a secondary calling assignment or ASM assignment.

 

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Running staging and technical rehearsals;
  • Calling performances of at least one mainstage opera production;
  • Creating, maintaining, and archiving all necessary production paperwork;
  • Assisting in supervising Assistant Stage Managers and Stage Management Apprentices;
  • Communicating all rehearsal scenery, prop, and costume transfer needs for staging rehearsals with the relevant departments;
  • Ensuring that rehearsal facilities are set for music and staging rehearsals;
  • Working with the Director of Artistic Administration, Director of Young Artists Program, and Production Scheduler to generate the daily rehearsal schedule;
  • Running staging rehearsals for the production’s cover cast; and
  • Maintaining all artistic and production values during the production’s performance run.

 

Position Requirements

This position is a good fit for someone who:

 

  • Has prior experience as an Opera Calling Stage Manager;
  • Can read music proficiently and is comfortable calling cues from a piano/vocal score;
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Word, particularly in the use and formatting of tables, and Gmail;
  • Has clear and effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Can work independently and meet deadlines;
  • Shows initiative to seek out information and advance projects with minimal supervision;
  • Can manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy production environment;
  • Possesses an ability and desire to show exceptional attention to detail in all aspects of work;
  • Can communicate with and effectively organize large groups of people, including chorus, supers, and youth performers, in both rehearsal and performance;
  • Can see and work in the dark lighting conditions of a backstage environment;
  • Can perform moderate lifting for purposes of rehearsal scenic and prop transitions;
  • Can remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; and
  • Is comfortable with problem solving and managing interpersonal dynamics.

 

Calling Stage Managers are an exempt position that receive $990 weekly and provided housing. Having a car is encouraged, but not required.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

 

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

 

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by filling out the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form.   

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Stage Operations Staff for its 2022 Festival Season. The Stage Operations Staff reports to the Assistant Stage Operations Managers and Assistant Technical Director (ATD) of Stage Operations. 

The Stage Operations Staff works as a member of a 13 person Stage Operations crew. This position has general supervisory responsibilities in regards to the five Apprentices on the Stage Operations crew. The primary goals of the position will include the initial installation of scenery for five productions and a children’s opera, run crew during performances for their assigned shows, as well as changeovers for scenery, rigging, and props during our repertory performance schedule. Experience running shows and being able to work as a member of a team required. This position has irregular hours including some late night calls. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Some training opportunities may be available. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 2th to August 28th 2022. $14.00/Hr. Includes Housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Stitchers for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Stitcher works as a member of a 35 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside an Associate Costume Director, Associate Costume Shop Floor Supervisor, Drapers, First Hands, other Stitchers, Stitcher Apprentices, and a Costume Shop Floor Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Shop, cutting and stitching projects, preparing and assisting in fittings, being available for dress rehearsals of their assigned show, assisting Costume Crafts if needed, and assisting with any pulling/restocking/organization of Costume Storage. A successful candidate will have knowledge of different types of fabric and sewing techniques, and will be able to promote a positive work environment. Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date) 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter, Resume (including three references), and examples of your work in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Wardrobe Manager for its 2022 Festival Season. 

The Wardrobe Manager works as a member of a 12 person Wardrobe crew, reports to the Costume Director, and supervises Assistant Wardrobe Managers, Wardrobe Staff, and Wardrobe Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include supervising the Wardrobe Crew in the running and changeover of all Costumes for the Festival’s productions, leading the setup of the Wardrobe House, facilitating communication between the Designers and Wardrobe Crew, oversee the upkeep (maintenance, repairs, laundry, etc.) of Costume Pieces, be present for all tech rehearsals and assigned shows, coordinate extra duties with the Costume and Costume Crafts shops, create crew schedules, and maintains Wardrobe budgets. A successful candidate will have knowledge in running costumes backstage in repertory, have experience dealing with quick changes, as well as the ability to cultivate a positive work environment. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 23rd to August 28th 2022 . $18.50/Hr. Includes housing and $800.00 in pre-season pay to assist in hiring the Wardrobe Department and cover time for training required by the Festival prior to arrival on campus.  

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Wardrobe Staff for its 2022 Festival Summer Season. 

The Wardrobe Staff position works as a member of a 12 person Wardrobe crew, reports to the Wardrobe Manager, and works alongside Assistant Wardrobe Managers, other Wardrobe Staff, and Wardrobe Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the running and changeover of costumes in the Festival’s repertory season, helping to set up the wardrobe house, assisting in the maintenance, repairs, and laundering of costumes during the season, be present for all tech rehearsals and assigned shows/performances, and perform wardrobe dressing duties. A successful candidate will have knowledge in running costumes backstage in repertory, have experience dealing with quick changes, and has the ability to establish comfort and trust quickly as well as the ability to cultivate a positive work environment. The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars are provided during the season. This is a seasonal position; employees that work well within the team are often asked to return for subsequent seasons. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future Covid-19 policies, including testing and wearing a mask on campus.

This position runs May 30th to August 28th 2022 . $14.00/Hr. Includes housing.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE. 

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

The hiring process is highly competitive; some positions are filled as early as January. Early applications are encouraged. All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form.

2022 Festival

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