WELCOME

We are delighted to share that Round House Theatre was included in Bethesda Magazine's list of Top Places to Work in 2021 and 2022! “We’re a ‘people first’ organization…whether it’s our patrons or our artists or our staff,” says Artistic Director Ryan Rilette. Check out the full story on pages 76, 82-83 here.

FULL-TIME

Director of Development 

Round House Theatre seeks a dynamic strategic thinker, fundraiser, and leader to serve as Director of Development (DoD). The Director will create, develop, and execute both short-term and long-term strategic fundraising plans to meet annual and campaign fundraising goals. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director of Development serves as a key member of the theatre’s management team.

The Director of Development will lead the design, development, and execution of strategies to grow a comprehensive fundraising program at Round House. The DoD will plan, oversee, and implement all fundraising and development activities, ensuring that they are completed according to time and budget constraints, in order to achieve Board-approved contributed income goals. The DoD plays a critical role in growing and sustaining Round House’s ability to achieve its mission to be a theatre for everyone.

The Director of Development will be charged with leading the theatre’s development program to a new, higher level of achievement. There will be an immediate focus on the Theatre for Everyone/bridge funding campaign, which is a timely and critical facet of the theatre’s development efforts, along with the concurrent challenge of working to expand the donor base and grow the annual fund.

The DoD has overall responsibility for the institution’s fundraising programs and is expected to participate in a proactive and effective manner, particularly with the identification and cultivation of major donor prospects.

Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@roundhousetheatre.org. 

View full job description HERE

SUMMER

Summer Camp Teaching Artists

The Round House Theatre Education Department seeks teaching artists to work in our Summer camps for grades K-12. Summer Teaching Artists are contracted weekly ($650-$750 a week) for our theatre arts full-day camps located in Silver Spring and Bethesda, MD. Ideal candidates possess experience teaching or otherwise interacting/supervising students in grades K-12, the ability to teach independently and with a team, and a passion for arts education. We actively encourage teaching artists from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Round House Theatre is committed to expanding our network of teaching artists local to the DMV area. To be considered for teaching opportunities beyond Summer, please email your cover letter and resume to Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Summer Camp Administrative Assistant

The Round House Theatre Education Department seeks an administrative assistant to work at our reception desk during our summer camps (mid-June through late August).  Summer Administrative Assistants are contracted weekly ($600-$700 a week).   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing customer service, prepping camp materials, providing support for teaching artists and other general administrative tasks to support the Education staff. Candidates must have good computer and phone skills, a positive attitude, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable working with younger students (Grades K-6). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org.  Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. 

Also see Internships

 

PART-TIME

Box Office Associates

Round House Theatre seeks part-time Box Office Associates to work a mix of daytime, evening, and weekend hours. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm, with additional evening and weekend hours based on the performance schedule. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing customer service, single ticket and subscription sales, cash management, and other general administrative tasks as assigned by supervisor. Candidates must have good computer and phone skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Previous box office experience or a strong background in customer service are required. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to BoxOffice@RoundHouseTheatre.org. Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. 

House Manager

The House Manager oversees the successful execution of show duties to ensure that performances start on time. This position is part of a team of part-time Front of House staff, and provides fast, knowledgeable, high-quality customer service to the over 30,000 patrons annually. The House Manager partners with the Patron Experience & Rentals Manager to offer front-line engagement with patrons and serve as an ambassador of the Round House brand. An engaging personality, even temperament, and high attention to detail are required of a successful candidate. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to BoxOffice@RoundHouseTheatre.org. Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

Prep Cook 

Round House Theatre seeks a part-time Prep Cook responsible for preparing high quality menu items in accordance with recipes and procedures as provided. This position will work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to cafe@roundhousetheatre.org. Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. 

Bartender

Round House Theatre seeks a part-time Bartender responsible for creating a positive experience for our guests by providing friendly and responsive service. This position will work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to cafe@roundhousetheatre.org. Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please. 

Cashier

Round House Theatre seeks a part-time Cashier responsible for efficiently processing guest orders while providing excellent service to provide our guests with a positive experience. This position will work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to cafe@roundhousetheatre.org. Round House Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

VOLUNTEER

The Volunteer Ushers assist the Front of House team, providing high-quality customer service to over 30,000 patrons annually. Ushers greet patrons, show them to their assigned seats, help them navigate the building and answer general questions about the show. Ushers create a welcoming space for our audiences and serve as ambassadors of the Round House brand. An engaging personality, even temperament, and appreciation of the performing arts preferred. Round House is a theatre for everyone. Our organizational values include a commitment to be an anti-racist, anti-sexist organization. View the full position description here.

To apply, send an inquiry to House@RoundHouseTheatre.org. Persons from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about Round House Theatre, please visit RoundHouseTheatre.org. No phone calls please.

AUDITIONS & SCRIPT SUBMISSIONS

Round House Theatre is committed to transparency and equity in all our processes, including the stories we put on our stage and the artists we work with to tell those stories. We encourage any playwright or actor to take advantage of the artistic opportunities posted here, regardless of experience or professional status.

Script Submissions

Playwrights (or their representation) can submit an inquiry via this form. In order to ensure that our literary team sees and responds to your interest in a timely fashion, please use the linked form, rather than emailing our Box Office or other Round House departments, as we cannot guarantee that your submission will be received.

Auditions 

Round House Theatre is committed to expanding our network of artists local to the DMV area. To be considered for future castings, please email your headshot and resume to casting@roundhousetheatre.org.
In an attempt to more successfully connect with DMV area artists we have assembled a brief survey regarding where audition and submission information is most effectively communicated to the community. Your response will be helpful to our casting efforts moving forward! We welcome your participation HERE.

INTERNSHIPS & APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMs

Summer Theatre Education Student Internships Round House Theatre Education seeks Interns (age 17 or over) to work in our Summer camps for grades k-12. Ideal candidates are interested in Arts Education, enjoy students, and are team players. Internships are for 8-hour shifts between 8:45am-6pm, Monday through Friday, June 17 through August 23. Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 3 weeks.  Interns provide support for professional teaching artists, learning to work with students, support and lead activities, and thrive in a theatre education classroom. A stipend of $250 a week is provided.  Housing is not provided. Interviews and hiring begin immediately. Round House Theatre actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence our working practice. The internship program is a training program, and significant prior experience is not required.
Apply here!


Teen Educator Program: Summer Internships For High School Students
The Teen Educator Program is a program that encourages students in Grade 9-12 to join the Round House Theatre Teaching Artists as classroom assistants. Teens build classroom management skills and learn to facilitate a theatre arts education experience.  Summer Teen Educators work for full weeks in our K-6 grade camps. Round House can provide documentation of hours worked so students can meet Student Service Learning requirements or internship hours.
Apply here!

Teen Educator Program: School Year Opportunities For High School Students
The Teen Educator Program is a program that encourages students in Grade 9-12 to join the Round House Theatre Teaching Artists as classroom assistants. Teens build classroom management skills and learn to facilitate a theatre arts education experience.  Teen Educators can work Saturdays with our on-site classes, or be paired with a teacher working at an elementary or middle school. Round House can provide documentation of hours worked so students can meet Student Service Learning requirements or internship hours.
Apply here!

Apprenticeship Program
Please note that Round House Theatre is pausing the apprenticeship program for the 24 - 25 season.