Employment & Auditions

Properties Carpenter
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for a Properties Carpenter.  This is a seasonal position with benefits, contracts run approximately August through May. IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for both adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Position reports to the Properties Shop Manager and is a key member of the Production Team. Duties Include: collaborating with Directors, Designers, Properties Team, and other shops, maintaining shop equipment, maintaining a safe workspace, and executing build projects as assigned. Skills Required: Woodworking, finish carpentry, metalwork, valid driver’s license, ability to lift fifty pounds. Desired Skills: drafting, mold making, sculpting, basic Photoshop, etc. The successful candidate is a self-starter, independent, and motivated worker who is comfortable communicating with designers and directors and open to refinement of artistic vision. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage.  We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.

For the full job description, please click here.

 

Audio Engineer
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for an Audio/Video Engineer. This is a seasonal position with benefits, contract runs approximately August through late April. Indiana Rep is a mid-sized LORT (C and D stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Position reports to the Resident Sound Designer and is a key member of the production team. Duties include serving as primary video or audio engineer for shows, dance concerts, and one-off events; assisting the Resident Sound Designer; attending rehearsals and meetings as needed; maintenance, repair, and upkeep of all video and audio equipment. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage.  We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work. 

 

For the full job description and details on how to apply, please click here.

Scenic Artist
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for a Scenic Artist. This is a seasonal position with benefits, contracts run approximately August through May. IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for both adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Position reports to the Charge Scenic Artist and is a key member of the Production Team. Duties include: assisting in the preparation and finishing of all scenic elements, maintaining a safe working environment, and supervising overhire labor. Skills required: proficiency with standard tools, materials, and processes of scenic art. The successful candidate will be self-disciplined, flexible, curious, a good communicator and supportive colleague. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage.  We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work. 

For the full job description, and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

Electrician
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is seeking to fill an immediate opening within its Electrics Department. This is a seasonal position with benefits; contract runs approximately September through May.  Indiana Rep is a mid-sized LORT (C and D stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis.  The Electrician position reports to the Master Electrician and Asst. Master Electrician and is a key member of the production team.  Duties include operating console for show runs, programming EOS & ION consoles, hanging, focusing, maintenance, repair, and upkeep of lighting equipment.  At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage.  We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.  For the full job description, and details on how to apply, please click here.​
Stage Operations Supervisor
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for a Stage Operations Supervisor. This is a seasonal position with benefits, contracts run approximately August through May. IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C + D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for both adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Position reports to the Technical Director and is an experienced theatrical craftsperson. Duties Include: collaborating with Stage Management, Production Assistants, creative teams, and actors to ensure the safe and effective operation of theatre spaces as assigned. Skills Required:ability  to manage staff and communicate instructions, knowledge of best practices for scene changes and backstage safety, proficiency operating a variety of woodworking tools, ability to lift 50 pounds. Desired Skills: experience working with Creative Conners automation equipmenta plus.  The successful candidate is a self-starter, independent, and motivated worker who is comfortable communicating with a variety of individuals and personalities while maintaining a positive outlook. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.  For the full job description, and details on how to apply, please click here.

Over-hire Opportunities in Production
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The INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE is currently accepting resumes for over-hire positions in all production departments. The IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Positions include: scenic carpentry, upholstery, scenic artistry, cabinetmaking, rigging, costume construction, pattern making, electrics, audio engineering, projections, stage management, production assistants, etc. Please send your resume to ProductionJobs@irtlive.com and include the words “Resume Submission” or “Overhire” in the subject line or mail them to the theatre – our address is at the bottom of the page. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.

IRT Youth Auditions (May 13-14 and August 5-6, 2019) 
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WHAT IS IRT AUDITIONING FOR?
There are youth roles available in three shows in the 2019-2020 Season: A Christmas Carol, The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963, and Sense and Sensibility. Our Spring audition is also used as an audition for our Summer Shakespeare Conservatory.

WHO CAN AUDITION?
Young actors ages 7-17 years old (must be 8 years old by September 2019). Children of all cultures and ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

WHEN ARE AUDITIONS?
Spring Auditions 
Monday, May 13th at 5:00-5:45pm (ages 7-12) and 6:00-6:45pm (ages 13-17)
Tuesday, May 14th at 5:00-5:45pm (ages 7-12) and 6:00-6:45pm (ages 13-17)
Fall Auditions 
Monday, August 5th at 5:00-5:45pm (ages 7-12) and 6:00-6:45pm (ages 13-17)
Tuesday, August 6th at 5:00-5:45pm (ages 7-12) and 6:00-6:45pm (ages 13-17)

Callbacks will be held in mid-August. An email will be sent at the end of the Fall Auditions for A Christmas Carol Callbacks.

HOW DO I SIGN UP?
To arrange an audition time, click here to fill out a short Google form. Have additional questions? Contact Seema Juneja at 317.635.5277 or sjuneja@irtlive.com. Space is limited, so secure your audition slot now!

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?
Auditions will be a combination of group activity and individual performance. Come in comfortable clothes to move. Once you sign up for an audition, an email will be sent confirming your spot along with more materials.

WHO WILL BE IN THE AUDITION ROOM?
Ben Hanna, IRT's Associate Artistic Director and director of this year's production of A Christmas Carol, will lead the audition. Actors will be in the room with other auditioners and at least one other IRT staff member.

WILL I GET FEEDBACK ON MY AUDITION?
No. This is a casting audition only. For a chance to work with IRT to improve your skills alongside professional artists, check out our Summer Workshops programming. A note that all Spring auditioners will be considered for our audition-only Summer Shakespeare Conservatory.

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE FOR REHEARSALS IF I'M CAST?
More information about the rehearsal and performance schedules will be available at the audition. Please note that many performances of our shows occur during the school day and may require permission from your school or district to participate. 


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Usher at the IRT
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Interested in getting involved as an usher at the IRT? Volunteer to usher at any of our performances throughout the year and receive access to watch the performance you usher. 

Already an usher? Log in here.

If you would like more information or want to be registered as a new volunteer please send an email to House Manager Heather Uuk at huuk@irtlive.com. If you need immediate usher information during business hours, please contact Randy Talley, Executive Assistant, at 317.916.4801 or rtalley@irtlive.com.

INTERNSHIPS

About IRT's Internship Program
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The Indiana Repertory Theatre internship program offers an exciting opportunity for college and graduate students to gain professional experience by: working side-by-side with extraordinary artists, administrators, and technicians.

  • being actively involved in the production of world-class theatre among a variety of departments.
  • partnering with each student, university, and department to develop a course of study that best meets the needs of all parties.
  • delivering experienced-based, hands-on learning opportunities that provide the necessary skills to become a viable candidate in a highly competitive field

Available internships will be listed in the space below. Follow the directions outlined in the internship description to apply. Please note that unless otherwise specified, IRT internships are unpaid, and do not include housing.


In the event that no internships are currently available, you can address general internship inquiries to Randy D. Pease, Director of Education, at rpease@irtlive.com or 317.916.4842.