Employment

Now accepting applications for 2024 Summer staff

Join The Glimmerglass Festival team

More positions may be added; please check back for updated information. Please note: All company members will be required to follow all safety, health, and wellness policies and procedures. 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. An 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.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Glimmerglass Employment Application Form

When you link to our Employment Application form, you will be prompted by Google to sign in. You will be able to use a non-Google email to complete the sign-in process.

Updated: December 5, 2023

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Wardrobe Manager for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Assistant Wardrobe Manager position works as a member of a 10 person Wardrobe team; they report 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 may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs June 10 to August 25, 2024. $17.30/Hr. Housing provided. 

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Administrator for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Costume Administrator works as a member of an eight person Production Administration team and a six-person Costume Office team; they report to the Production Manager and the Costume Director, and they work alongside a Production Administrator, a Costume Administration Apprentice, a Production Administrator Apprentice, and the Safety Department in addition to the Costume Floor Managers and the Costume Shopper. The primary goals of the position include facilitating costume department accounting and reconciling all purchases/shipping/returns; distributing information to the Costume Shops; 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; assisting with the setup and breakdown of Seminars and Orientations; assisting with Crew Meals if needed. The ability to drive with a clean license, a working knowledge of computers and word/excel, some understanding of costume shop terminology, and experience in administrative organization are desired. Most projects will be worked on independently under the direction of either the Production Manager or the Costume Director, 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 may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May 6 to August 25, 2024 . $17.80/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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Costume Shopper for its 2024 Summer Festival Summer Season. 

The Shopper works as a member of a 30 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside Costume Floor Managers, a Costume Administrator, and a Costume Administrative Apprentice. The primary goals of the position will include communicating with the Costume Designers and Costume Management/Administration to execute all aspects of purchasing including but not limited to: online ordering and area shopping for the Costume Designers, Assistant Designers, Costume Director, Costume Floor Manager, Crafts Manager; Organize electronic records of all orders and the status thereof; Check in all incoming orders and distribute accordingly or contact appropriate staff that orders have arrived; Manage system to notify Designers, Assistant Designers, Floor Manager and Crafts Manager of order status; Assist in pulling/restocking/ items in Costume Storage as assigned; Assist with Tax Refund collection; Assist with the setup and breakdown of the Costume Office; and may be asked to assist minorly 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May 13 to August 25, 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided. 

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Drapers for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Draper works as a member of a 30 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside Costume Floor Managers, other Drapers, First Hands, Stitchers, and Stitcher Apprentices. The primary goals of the position 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 acutely aware of deadlines. 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 and workshops 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date), 2024. $21.30/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Electricians for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Electrician works as a member of a 16 person Electrics and Lighting multi-departmental team; 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May 20 to August 25, 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided. 

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. This job was posted on Decedmber 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.   

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks First Hands for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The First Hand works as a member of a 30 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside Costume Floor Managers, Drapers, other First Hands, Stitchers, and Stitcher Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Shop; preparing, 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, basic computer skills with knowledge of the Google suite, 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date), 2024. $17.30/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Gift Shop Associate for its 2024 Summer Festival Season.

The Gift Shop Associate works as a member of the Gift Shop team; they report to the Gift Shop Manager and work alongside Gift Shop Associates. The primary goals of the position include leading the efficient operation of a quality retail sales operation; maintain the display and presentation of merchandise; cashiering and receipting the sale of merchandise by cash and charge transactions. The ideal candidate must be available to work nights and weekends. Knowledge of merchandise and product market values is a plus. Knowledge of retail, promotion, and marketing methods is highly desired.  The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. This is a part-time 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs June 10  through August 23, 2024. $15.00/Hr. 25 – 40 hours a week.   

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Gift Shop Manager for its 2024 Summer Festival Season.

The Gift Shop Manager works as a member of the Gift Shop team; they report to the Director of Communications, and work alongside Gift Shop Associates. The primary goals of the position include leading the efficient operation of a quality retail sales operation; Managing, tracking, and ordering inventory and sales transactions; Managing the schedule of Gift Shop Associates, and supervising their duties; Communicating with the Finance Department for end-of-day sales; Organizing the plan for the display and presentation of merchandise; Supervising cashiering and receipting the sale of merchandise by cash and charge transactions. Responsibilities are performed with considerable independence and reviewed only periodically. The ideal candidate must be available to work nights and weekends and have an ability to supervise the work of others. Knowledge of merchandise buying procedures and product market values is a plus. Knowledge of retail management, promotion, and marketing methods is highly desired.  The responsibilities of this position require the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. 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 The Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future health and wellness policies.

This position runs June 10  through August 23, 2024. $17.30/Hr. Housing available.  

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Hair & Makeup Supervisor for its 2024 Festival Summer Season. 

The Hair & Makeup Supervisor reports to the Hair & Makeup Designer and the Director of Production. The Hair & Makeup Supervisor works as a member of a five person Hair & Makeup crew. They supervise two Hair & Makeup Staff Artists and two Hair & Makeup Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include leading 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. Some training opportunities may be available. There is the possibility of continuing the position the following summer. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. 

This position runs May 27 to August 21, 2024. $23.60/Hr. Includes housing and a $200.00 travel reimbursement.

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 December. 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 Music Librarian for its 2024 Summer Festival Season and Year-Rouns Staff. 

The primary goals of the position will include preparation and distribution of music and scores for all Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra opera productions, concert activities, Young Artists Program recitals, and run-out performances, as well as the primary music liaison with the Music Director; Oversees all aspects of music parts and scores, including managing acquisition of parts, scores, and piano-vocal scores for each season,  creation of electronic and hard copies of orchestra parts, orchestral scores, and piano-vocal scores, and distribution of parts for The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra according to established CBA timelines; Facilitates changes such as cuts, insertion of excerpts from secondary sources, and transposition of arias as needed; Communicates pertinent score information to everyone involved in the production, including artistic administration, stage managers, stage directors, set and lighting designers, music staff, and assistant conductors; Maintains and recommends changes to the vocal and orchestral score collection, oversees purchases, care, and lending/rental contracts of these materials, and the production of vocal scores and orchestral parts not available for purchase; Works closely with the Director of the Young Artists Program and Music Staff to generate PDF parts and scores for run-out and promotional performances; Curates the maintenance of the orchestral repertoire collection, including tracking performance history and updating inventory as needed (noting editions and bowings in stock); Prepares PDFs of orchestral excerpts for auditions after consultation with the Music Director and Orchestra Personnel Manager; Manage communications with publishers related to performance history and ensures adherence to all copyright laws; Oversees the music librarian summer apprentice to generate bowings, parts and score preparation, and complete administrative tasks; Participates in orchestra rehearsal and performance duty and assists with orchestra production elements as needed, including load-in and load-out of music and scores at all rehearsal and performance venues.

A successful candidate will have proficiency with Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, Dropbox, and Finale, Sibelius, or similar music notation software; Proficiency in printing and binding skills; Impeccable attention to detail and accurate work under pressure; Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting; Must be flexible in prioritizing multiple tasks; Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills; Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college, university, or conservatory with knowledge of music theory, music history, orchestral literature and performance practices preferred; Experience as an orchestra librarian with a professional orchestra is preferred; Driver’s license and vehicle access recommended;

Some projects will be worked on independently, while other projects will require working in a group setting. The responsibilities of this position begins part-time, remotely, and then the Summer requires the employee to be physically present on campus to complete the tasks assigned. Additional training, workshops, and seminars may be provided during the season. Commitment to safe work habits and shop practices is essential. Must be willing to abide by Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future health and wellness policies.

This position begins part-time, remotely, and is paid a bi-weekly stipend until May. In-person residency is required from late May to August 23, 2024. $1200.00/wk. Exempt. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 8, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Properties Artisan for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Properties Artisan works as a member of a eight person Properties Department; they report to the Properties Manager, and work alongside an Assistant Properties Manager, Lead Artisan, Prop Floor Supervisor, other Props Artisans, and Props Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include producing props for four 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.  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 health and wellness policies.

Position runs May 6 to July 28,  2024. $17.30/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references and a link to portfolio) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Safety Staff member for its 2024 Summer Festival 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 Health and Wellness 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 OSHA or general workplace Health and Safety procedures needed. Projects will be in coordination of all Festival Employees (400+), patrons who visit the campus, 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs April 8 to August 25, 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks a Scenic Carpenter for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Scenic Carpenter works as a member of a nine person carpentry crew. The Scenic Carpenter reports to the Head Carpenter and Assistant Technical Director of Scenery and works alongside other Scenic Carpenters and two Scenic Carpentry Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting with the construction of four mainstage productions and a youth opera; assisting with initial load-ins of all productions and rarely joining a tight timeline changeover; 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May 6 to August 25, 2024. $17.30/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references and a link to portfolio including images of previous welding projects or examples) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Stage Operations Staff for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Stage Operations Staff works as a member of a 12 person Stage Operations team. The Stage Operations Staff reports to the Assistant Stage Operations Managers and Assistant Technical Director of Stage Operations and works alongside other Stage Operations Staff and Stage Operations Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include the initial installation of scenery for four productions and a youth opera; run crew during performances for their assigned shows(typically two of the four shows); changeovers for scenery, rigging, and props during our repertory performance and tech schedule; minor carpentry/props projects/upkeep throughout the season; scenery strike and deconstruction. Experience running shows and being able to work as a member of a team required. This position has irregular hours including frequent 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 Glimmerglass Festival’s current and potential future health and wellness policies.

This position runs May 13 to August 25, 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Stitchers for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Stitcher works as a member of a 30 person Costume Shop; they report to the Costume Director, and work alongside Costume Floor Managers, Drapers, First Hands, other Stitchers, and Stitcher Apprentices. The primary goals of the position will include assisting in the setup and breakdown of the Costume Shop; stitching projects; preparing fittings; being available for dress rehearsals of their assigned show; assisting Costume Crafts minorly 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs May (flexible) to July (flexible based on start date), 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

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, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Wardrobe Staff for its 2024 Summer Festival Season. 

The Wardrobe Staff position works as a member of a 10 person Wardrobe crew; they report 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 and shut down the wardrobe house; assisting in the maintenance, repairs, and laundering of costumes during the season; being present for all tech rehearsals and assigned shows/performances; and performing 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 and workshops may be 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 health and wellness policies.

This position runs June 17 to August 25, 2024. $16.10/Hr. Housing provided.

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. This job was posted on December 1, 2023. 

To apply, please prepare a one page Cover Letter and a one page Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE, or by going to our Glimmerglass Website Employment Page, and filling out the Employment Application Form.

2024 Festival - Identity & Illusion

Immerse yourself in myth, mystery, and adventure this summer!

Support Glimmerglass

Do twice the good with one donation. Give between now and Sept 20th and your gift will be matched one-to-one!

Ticket Packages Available Now!

There are many great reasons to purchase a Glimmerglass Festival ticket package (two or more shows)!