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Job Openings at Shakespeare & Company

Housekeeping Help 

Temporary employment available for Housekeeper with strong work ethic for assistance with a 75-person actor training program housed on site in Lenox, MA.

Position runs December 27, 2016 through January 26, 2017, on a flexible schedule including some evening and weekend shifts; $450 per week; please have reliable transportation in wintry weather and quality references. 

EEOC; all are encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter, resume, and references to


Internships at Shakespeare & Company

The new Shakespeare & Company Internship Program is designed to train the next generation of theatre professionals to become successful and well-rounded members of the theatre community. Interns receive one-on-one mentoring from within their department and experience with professional artists and staff. Throughout the internship, in a lecture series designed exclusively for interns, staff members from across the company illuminate the inner workings of a large arts organization. Interns also have the opportunity to observe other departments through weekly self-selected activities and receive career guidance with performance evaluations and resume/portfolio review. 

Winter 2016 Internships:

Costumes: Work in the Costume Shop alongside the professional costume staff to help pull, build, and alter costumes for our two productions for our Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Preference will be given to applicants with some sewing skills and theatre experience. Housing may be available for non-local applicants. Internship dates are December 12 through February 13, 2017. 

10 Month 2017-18 Internships (April 3, 2017 – February 25, 2018):

Costumes: Work in the Costume Department alongside the professional costume staff for an entire season, assisting with all aspects of our work, supporting our large Theatre in Education and Performance programs, wardrobe work and a full rental business. Preference will be given to applicants with sewing skills and theatre experience, a desire to learn and be part of a large and comprehensive shop. Housing may be available for non-local applicants. This is a full time commitment and a great opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career in costumes.

To apply, please send your resume with references and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in interning with Shakespeare & Company to Please include the department for which you are applying in the subject header of the email. All interns must be 18 years or older. Unless otherwise noted, internships are full-time commitments and interns will not be able to maintain outside employment.


Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.