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Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington is in residence at Boston University.


To Apply for the Scene Shop Foreman and the Network Administrator:

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300

in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

In addition, the Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

For all other positions, please follow the directions with in the body of the listing.

Director of Development

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks a dynamic, experienced Director of Development who is passionate about the Huntington’s mission, cares about the future of theatre and its artists in the 21st century, can manage and mentor staff, and has the professional experience to guide the Huntington in realizing its ambitious dreams over the next 5-10 years.  Most importantly, the Huntington’s new Director of Development will catalyze the Huntington’s $60M campaign effort to renovate the Boston University Theatre on Huntington Avenue and be well-equipped to serve enthusiastically and successfully as the Huntington’s chief fundraiser, working in close partnership with the Managing Director and Artistic Director.

The position requires an individual with:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher and a minimum of 8-10 years of results-driven management and fundraising experience in the non-profit or private sector, preferably in theatre;
  • A demonstrated track record of achievement in cultural fundraising, including substantial experience working successfully with high net worth individuals to close major gifts in a competitive, sophisticated donor environment;
  • A track record of successfully building and motivating teams, both professional and volunteer;
  • Past experience leading one or more $10M+ cultural fundraising campaigns;
  • A passion for the theatre and a positive, energetic, “can-do” attitude towards nonprofit leadership; and
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends to fulfill job responsibilities.

For a more detailed description of the position and to start your application process- Please Click Here.


Overhire Labor

The Huntington Theatre Company is seeking resumes for skilled overhire labor in all areas, particularly Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Painters, Props Artisans, Stitchers, First Hands, Drapers, and general Theatre Technicians to work in its shops and stage areas. Length of employment may range from one day to several weeks. Please send current resume and letter specifying your interest and potential availability.

Compensation is hourly and will vary according to the position and prior experience.
How To Apply:
  Please email resume and availability to Bethany Ford, Associate Production Manager,

Network Administrator

The Network Administrator maintains a reliable, secure, and efficient data communications network, which includes LANs, WANs, Internet and intranet systems.  Deploys, configures, maintains, and monitors all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.  Works within three different locations.

The major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Installs, configures, and supports servers, operating systems and server hardware.
  • Installs, configures and maintains network services, equipment and devices, to include but not limited to firewalls, routers, and switches.
  • Troubleshoots and analysis of Active Directory, network protocols, and network services. 
  • Documents network architecture and designs.
  • Maintains and monitors night and weekly data backups for all systems.
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Performs independent infrastructure projects assigned by Director of IT.


  • IT related degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Network or System Administrator.
  • Proficiency with Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Active Directory, Office 365 administration and implementation, and virtual technologies.
  • Networking:  Juniper switches, Cisco switches, Checkpoint firewalls, Wan optimization
  • Extensive knowledge of IP protocol, with demonstrated skill in assigning and maintaining multiple vlans and routing.
  • Good understanding and technical knowledge of current network and PC operating systems, hardware, protocols, and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving strategic and business problems.
  • Ability to conduct and direct research into IT network issues and products.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.
  • A good problem solver – can assess problem quickly and resolve the issue.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Scene Shop Foreman

The Scene Shop Foreman supervises the Huntington Theatre Company’s builds on the shop floor during the season, supporting 3 theatre spaces in Boston, MA, leading and organizing a staff of seven and any additional over-hire carpenters, while also spending significant time in the hands-on construction of scenery.

We will be moving into a new shop currently being outfitted in Everett, MA for a scheduled June, 2017 move-in, so this is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to get in at the start of a new endeavor, and assist in shaping the programing and work flow of the Scene shops, contributing to the development of a template that will guide the shops and the construction of scenery at the Huntington Theatre Company for the next 10-20 years.  

The major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assists TD, ATD’s and office in scheduling, layout and execution of the construction of scenery; and constructs scenery as required by the needs of the project. Will occasionally be expected to work directly from design drawings.
  • Supervises the staff, over-hire and student labor while controlling the flow of work on the shop floor.
  • Checks and approves the quality of all work before it moves on to paint, storage, or stage.
  • Assists with monitoring and enforcing safe and healthy working practices by Scenery staff and any others present in workshops and on stage.
  • Coordinates with other production departments on the progress and flow of work; organizes shop space use in concert with the TD, Charge Scenic Artist, and BUT Student Shop Supervisor.
  • Participates in the installation and strike of each Huntington production as needed, supervising crews as assigned.  Weekend and holiday work can be expected, sometimes on short notice.
  • Maintains and follows a regular schedule of inventory and tool maintenance as defined by the Technical Director, coordinating with other scene shop staff.
  • Assists in and oversees some aspects of shops and facility maintenance.
  • Coordinates with TD and office staff in scheduling deliveries by vendors and trucking and shipping from the shops to and from the theatre and other clients


  • B.A./B.S. in Technical Theatre Study or the equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of professional experience; experience managing work calls and crews preferred.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to read designer prints and technical drawings and accurately translate them into finished scenery. 
  • Proficiency in fabricating in wood, steel, aluminum and plastics is necessary.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of shop machine and power tools, and welding equipment, their maintenance, and safe operation.
  • Must be proficient in welding steel; proficiency in aluminum welding preferred
  • Must be knowledgeable in the safe use of line sets and chain motors, including rigging and use of rigged items up to 2500 pounds, and have the ability to supervise and train others in use of the same.
  • Must be familiar with maintenance, operation and installation of stage and scenery equipment such as winches and pneumatics.
  • Experience with hydraulics and the operation and programming of motion control systems is preferred.


Calderwood Front of House

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House staff for the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Become a part of the most exciting space for the performing arts in Boston. The Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts is a theatre complex that hosts a wide range of Boston theatre companies including the Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and many others.


We are searching for dependable, outgoing individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House team. Responsibilities include ticket scanning, ushering, concessions sales, bartending (training provided), and supervising volunteers. Must have evening and weekend availability but some daytime availability is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and organization skills.

Compensation:  This position is part time.  It pays $10 per hour and offers free tickets to all Huntington Theatre Company productions.

How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to:

Katrina Alix

Calderwood Pavilion House Manager

527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116

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