Job Openings

Staff Positions

When staff vacancies occur, positions are generally advertised in ArtSEARCH and/or in the Maine Association of Nonprofits, sometimes on the Maine Theater Collective Facebook Group. Major position openings are highlighted on our home page with a link for more information. We do not accept or save unsolicited resumes for any position not specifically advertised.

Portland Stage Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and any other areas protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, Portland Stage Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Current Job Openings

Portland Stage is looking for people that are passionate about using theater to connect communities, inspiring young people, and working as part of a collaborative team to create art. As a key member of the technical department, you will be expected to work both autonomously and collaboratively and meet deadlines.

All employees are expected to respect diverse ideas, races, genders, sexualities, abilities, culture, and religions, contribute to working in an anti-racist theater, and value Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access.

The Associate Technical Director is a member of the production team dedicated to making the production run smoothly and efficiently within the resources provided.  This position focuses on the creation, acquisition, maintenance, and breakdown of all scenic elements. This position is designed to transition into the Technical Director position over time.

This is a full-time seasonal position, starting in early to mid-July and generally running through early June.  This upcoming season, we will be ending in early May, due to a construction project.  Compensation is between $750 and $800/week (for a typical 47 week season that would be between $35,250 and $37,600), with a generous benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.

The full Job Description can be accessed here.

If applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] and be sure to include “Associate Technical Director” in the subject line.

Portland Stage is looking for people that are passionate about using theater to connect communities, inspiring young people, and working as part of a collaborative team to create art and educate. As a key member and leader of the education department, you will be expected to work autonomously and meet deadlines and budgets.

All employees are expected to respect diverse ideas, races, genders, sexualities, abilities, culture, and religions, contribute to working in an anti-racist theater, and value Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access.

The Education Director/Manager is responsible for coordinating and executing Education Programs for students in grades preK-12 through adult learners in conjunction with the Education Administrator and Education Assistant.

This is a full-time year-round position.  Compensation is between $36,400 and $40,000, with a generous benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.

The full Job Description can be accessed here.

If applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] and be sure to include “Education Director/Manager” in the subject line.

Apprenticeship Positions

Apprenticeship applications for the 2022-2023 are now closed:

Auditions & Casting

Portland Stage holds show-specific auditions by invitation only for our Mainstage productions both locally in Portland and in Boston and New York.

Open auditions for members of Actor’s Equity Association are held every year in Portland, usually in the late spring or early summer, and audition notices will be posted with Actors Equity Association. Due to COVID-19, these auditions are likely to be held digitally for the time being.