The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Education program is accepting applications for Teaching Artists for workshops, classes, and residencies. Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the particular positions, a resume showing relevant teaching experience, and an unofficial transcript from the last degree-granting institution attended. Applicants who are selected to interview will need to present at least one Shakespeare monologue.
Classes – Teaching Artists who are selected for classes at The Studio may teach youth and/or adult classes in Acting, Critical Analysis, Veterans Ensemble, Movement, Voice, and Textwork.
Workshops – Teaching Artists cast in Romeo and Juliet will need weekday-daytime availability beginning in February and extending through April. Post-matinee workshops may require abiding by a set curriculum, or may feature the Teaching Artist’s own special skills (i.e. – stage combat, movement, acting, characterization).
Residencies – Teaching Artists for in-school residencies must have daytime availability. Residencies at military bases/hospitals will need evening/weekend availability. Residencies for retirement communities should have afternoon/evening availability.
Acceptance of any position with Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will require a background check. CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
No phone calls, please.
Submit cover letter, resume, and copy of unofficial transcript to:
Ron Heneghan, Director of Education: Heneghan@chesapeakeshakespeare.com
U.S. Mail: 7 S. Calvert Street Baltimore, MD 21202
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in Baltimore seeks an experienced, skilled, and theater-loving Marketing Associate-Graphic Designer. This is a full-time position working in our downtown office, with approximately 60% of weekly responsibilities devoted to project management and 40% of weekly responsibilities devoted to graphic design in the marketing office of a thriving professional nonprofit theater for the classics. Three to five years of experience in graphic design (digital and print), and a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, are required.
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Marketing Associate will:
-provide administrative and design support for the theater’s performance, education, and development missions;
-create graphics and write for internal and external communications;
-manage digital and print sales campaigns, appeals and mailings;
-build relationships with patrons, media partners, and vendors;
-and other projects as needed to support the company’s revenue goals, institutional missions, and branding.
Project Management: Create, track and maintain project budgets; coordinate marketing campaign calendars and project timelines; create and post social media messaging; provide clerical support for the company’s communications initiatives. Collaborate with theatre directors to develop and create exciting campaigns that promote CSC’s plays and meet the company’s institutional branding, marketing, education, community engagement, and fundraising objectives in a deadline-driven creative environment. Maintain archive of the theatre’s creative content. Duties include involvement in CSC community engagement events. Appreciation for Shakespeare’s works is more than a plus.
Design Duties: Create high-quality promotional and institutional art — from conceptualization to delivery — including show posters and postcards, advertisements, show programs and company newsletters, website content, brochures, fundraising and event collateral and direct mail, and other projects depending on the candidate’s experience. Update and maintain website pages and content (WordPress). Graphic design, layout, and some illustration skills are needed. Photo-editing skills are essential; photo and video shooting and video-editing skills are very helpful. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with visual presentations across a variety of media for a theater company or another entertainment venue. Spelling and grammar are important. Must be a cheerful and willing collaborator who values having their work edited. Thorough understanding of pre-press requirements, strong visual editing, word editing, and spelling skills are needed.
This is not a position that leads to acting work. Many of our community engagement programs are at night and on weekends associated with performances. Must be available occasionally to travel in the Greater Baltimore area to meet with partners or visit printers to review proofs.
NO CALLS. PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING to email@example.com
–Your resume and cover letter.
–A link to your design portfolio, gallery, or work samples.
–If you’ve produced a theater playbill, postcard, or poster, we’d like to see these among your samples.
COMPENSATION and BENEFITS
– Salary in the low 30’s.
– Health insurance for employee
– Two weeks of paid vacation annually, plus week between Christmas and New Year’s
Interested in getting involved with CSC? Volunteering is a great place to start! Our dedicated volunteers enjoy the theatre experience and share that passion with our audiences–so they get to see shows for free!
We’re recruiting ushers now for our weekday morning school matinees: In October and November, we are performing Macbeth as a matinee for high schools at 10am weekdays, with an actor talkback following each performance.
Evening and weekend mainstage performances need ushers, too. A Christmas Carol performances in December need volunteers.
Ushers help to greet and seat our patrons and also share the history of our award-winning theater, a Baltimore landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cheerful, friendly, positive people (ages 16 and up) who love theatre can enjoy this volunteer opportunity. Ushers get to wear our spiffy CSC red scarves and see our plays for free. Training is provided.
Send us an e-mail to get started.
CHESAPEAKE SHAKESPEARE COMPANY is accepting submissions from performers, age 18+, for the upcoming production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK. Auditions will be held on Dec. 3 from 3pm-9pm and Dec. 4 from 4:30pm-10pm. Callbacks will be held in the late afternoon/evening of Dec. 17 and 18, exact time to come. These are paid positions.
Rehearsals for THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK begin on March 11, 2019. Rehearsals are generally held Sunday-Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Performances begin on April 26, 2019, and run through May 26, 2019. There are some things to note regarding this schedule:
- Tech and dress for this show will be from 1-11pm on Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23.
- There are five matinee performances during the week for school groups currently planned. These are scheduled for May 2, 3, 9, 15, and 23, and begin at 10am. Any matinees we perform will entitle performers to additional compensation.
- Because of the ensemble nature of this show, most performers will be called for every rehearsal.
Also, please note that the roles of MR. VAN DAAN, MR. KRALER, and MRS. FRANK have been cast.
For the audition please prepare a two-minute contemporary dramatic monologue. Sign-ups will be in 5-minute blocks. Auditions will be held at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company theater, 7 South Calvert Street, Baltimore. To sign up please send a headshot and resume, along with your preference of times, to Kyle Rudgers, Production Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.