Employment & Auditions

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 | NEW DATE ADDED - August 7th, 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

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?
Fall Auditions 
Monday, August 5th FULL
Tuesday, August 6th FULL
*NEW* Wednesday, August 7th at 4:00-4:45 for ages 7-12 and 6:00-6:45 for 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 other educational programming. 

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 Julia McCarty at jmccarty@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 Sarah Geis, Education Manager, at sgeis@irtlive.com or 317.916.4841.