Open Positions

Open Positions

Interim Technical Director/Lecturer

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) invites applications for a full-time interim Technical Director for the Fall 2018 semester. This opening, the result of a new faculty leave program at YSD/YRT, is an exciting professional development opportunity to work with one of the premier technical training departments in the country and help shape future leaders of the industry. Similar openings may occur in the future.

This position will be responsible for advising/supervising graduate students serving as technical directors and assistant technical directors on YSD productions. This position will be appointed as a Lecturer in YSD's Technical Design and Production Department (TD&P) and is responsible for teaching one or two graduate-level courses in technical production, as agreed upon with the Chair. Additional responsibilities include supervision of the YSD carpentry staff member and shared oversight of the shop budgets. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching, creating a safe working environment, and fostering a diverse and inclusive community. In addition, candidates should demonstrate strong communication, time-management, and problem solving skills. The preferred candidate will have an M.F.A. with graduate-level teaching experience. Professional experience in relevant areas is required.

The position begins early August and last six months to mid-January. Exact dates to be determined based on candidate’s availability. Salary range is $31,625 to $45,600, based on length of stay and number of classes taught. Compensation includes Yale University benefits package. Review of applications will begin June 4th and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter and resume (list 3 references) to Shaminda Amarakoon, Chair of TD&P department and Director of Production at Yale School of Drama /Yale Repertory Theatre, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244 or email shaminda.amarakoon@yale.edu.

 Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.



Audience Services Associate

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks an experienced, strong self-starter, and team player to work in a busy box office. Responsibilities include customer service, selling tickets, coordinating all aspects of concessions, processing financial paperwork, executing group sales, training student workers, writing contracts, and problem solving.  Requirements include: performing arts box office experience with a computerized box office system; strongly demonstrated oral communication, customer service and problem solving skills, experience processing transactions in a computerized financial system, and cash handling. Must be able to work weekday evenings and weekends and occasional holidays during production weeks, as well as daytime shifts during non-production weeks. Experience working with Tessitura and writing contracts a plus. Full-time, 12-month position with benefits.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.