Work With Us

There are many ways to get involved with Portland Stage, from submitting a script for consideration, to volunteer opportunities, to joining the professional intern company.

If you have questions that the pages below don’t answer, email us for more information.

Script Submissions
General information on who is eligible to submit scripts or 10-page script samples to Portland Stage and when they are accepted.

Clauder Competition
Playwriting competition open to New England-based writers, held every three years at Portland Stage.

Little Festival of the Unexpected
Portland Stage’s annual new play development festival, a week-long workshop open to writers from across the country.

Portland Stage’s Intern Company, open to recent college graduates, gives 10-11 young professionals the opportunity to play an integral role in producing a Portland Stage season.

Portland Stage holds AEA and non-professional auditions locally in Portland and in Boston and New York for our Main Stage and Studio Series productions.

Job Openings
When staff vacancies occur, positions are generally advertised in ArtSEARCH and/or through the Maine Association of Nonprofits website.  We do not accept or save unsolicited resumes for any position not specifically advertised.

Volunteer Opportunities
Information regarding volunteering at Portland Stage including ushering.