Employment Opportunities

About Theater J

The largest arts program of the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC), Theater J is entering its 31st season in the newly renovated JCC and a refreshed Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater, a 236-seat proscenium stage. We are a professional theater that celebrates, explores, and struggles with the complexities and nuances of both the Jewish experience and the universal human condition. Theater J strives to be an inclusive, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive in all of our work, both onstage and off. (Read our initial response to We See You White American Theater.) We value creating a mutually respectful work environment with our staff and strive to be a kind, collaborative, and ethical place to work.

See below for information about assistant stage manager and technician positions, and please visit edcjcc.org/careers to learn more about administrative positions at Theater J.

Assistant Stage Managers and Technicians

Theater J, the nation’s premier Jewish theater company, seeks individuals to work in various ASM and technician positions for upcoming productions.

  • Called for all or most rehearsals and performances of a production (6-9 weeks per show)
  • Non-equity; seasonal employee
  • Hourly calls 5-6 times per year, with a four-hour minimum call
  • Specific hourly rate to be set at time of offer
  • Contractor
  • Hourly calls 4-5 times per year at tech or previews, with a four-hour minimum call
  • Contractor
  • Hourly calls during the run of one or more productions, beginning at tech (4-5 weeks), with a four-hour minimum call
  • Contractor

Housing is not available for these positions.

Theater J expects the following of each employee: adheres to Edlavitch DCJCC policies and procedures outlined in the Edlavitch DCJCC Employee Handbook; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; and completes other duties as assigned.

To apply, please submit your resume using this form.

Cover letter is not required.

The EDCJCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage individuals from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized communities to apply.