Northlight Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving candidates from a broad spectrum of people.

 

For your opportunity to work with Northlight, visit the tabs to the left.

ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Assistant
Northlight Theatre is seeking an Administrative Assistant for regular part time employment beginning September 2019.  Working under the supervision of General Management, the Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Northlight staff.  Fluency in Microsoft Word and Excel required, as well as general knowledge of IT software and troubleshooting.  This person must show initiative, be a problem solver and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Must be available Monday-Friday from 9:30am-2:30pm.  A complete job description can be found here.

Northlight Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving candidates from a broad spectrum of people, including women and minorities. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to humanresources@northlight.org.  Applications are due by August 16, 2019.  No phone calls please.

 

Events Manager
Northlight Theatre is seeking an Events Manager for regular full time employment beginning September 2019.  Working under the supervision of the Director of Advancement, the Events Manager is responsible for all aspects of fundraising events and donor stewardship events, administering the Community Partners program, and fulfilling donor benefits as well as performing general donor stewardship.  The Events Manager assists with Audience Engagement events and staffs Board meetings, as well as providing concierge service to the Board and Advisory Council.  A complete job description can be found here.

Northlight Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving candidates from a broad spectrum of people, including women and minorities. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to humanresources@northlight.org.  Applications are due by August 30, 2019.  No phone calls please.

 

 

PRODUCTION

Scenic Carpenter
Northlight Theatre is seeking theatrical carpenters for hourly employment. Accepting resumes immediately. Pay commensurate with experience. Send resume to Scott Miller, Production Manager via email production@northlight.org. No calls please.

 

Wardrobe Run Crew
Northlight Theatre is seeking Wardrobe Run Crew for hourly employment during the 2019/20 season beginning September  2019. Previous experience required. Sewing skills a must. Makeup and Wig experience is a plus. Accepting resumes immediately. Send resume to Scott Miller, Production Manager via email production@northlight.org.  No calls please.

 

OTHER

Northlight welcomes resumes from designers and technicians. Northlight Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving candidates from a broad spectrum of people, including women and minorities. For positions not listed above, please send resumes to:

Janet Mullet
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077

 

North Shore Center

The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, the facility in which Northlight is located, offers part-time positions in Box Office, Security, Operations, and Bartending. Visit their page for current opportunities.

For future consideration please submit headshot and resume to casting@northlight.org with your name in the subject line as such: “FirstName LastName – Submission”

Or mail a hard copy of your headshot and resume to:

Kristen Osborn, Literary & Casting Associate
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077

No phone calls, please.

Northlight Theatre does not accept unsolicited scripts. However, in an effort to support the local artistic community, we do accept unsolicited ten-page samples exclusively from writers living in Illinois. Before submitting material, we strongly encourage you to read our mission statement, research our production history, and/or see a production here in order to acquire a sense of Northlight’s interests and aesthetic.

 

To be considered, please send a letter of inquiry, a synopsis of your play, and a ten-page sample. All material must be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: submissions@northlight.org. You will receive an automatic electronic confirmation that we received your submission. If we would like to request the full script, we will contact you again. Thank you for your interest in Northlight Theatre.

About

Northlight’s Internship program is a comprehensive, part-time opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students, recent college graduates and early-career professionals. The internship program is structured to meet the demands of the company while also accommodating individual needs.

Interns at Northlight:

  • Work 15 to 18 hours a week for approximately 12 weeks.
  • Are given training and leadership, as well as specific duties and projects in one department under the guidance of department managers.
  • Attend full staff meetings and departmental meetings.
  • Have various opportunities to interface with staff and visiting professionals.
  • Have access to a computer work station and all office, rehearsal and studio areas.
  • Receive 2 free tickets to Northlight productions, subject to availability.
  • Are included in the planning and presentation of readings, donor events and staff potlucks.

Internships are usually available in the Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer. Although Northlight internships are unpaid, our interns receive college credit (as arranged by the student with his or her university), tickets to Northlight shows, and the opportunity to use industry discounts available to members of the Chicago theatre community.

 

Programs

FALL INTERNSHIPS

Advancement
Artistic
Production
Education & Teaching Artist

Applications are due by August 20. Start dates for fall internships are flexible though most departments start in September.

APPRENTICESHIP

Northlight Teaching Artist Apprenticeship

Applications for the Northlight Teaching Artist Apprenticeship will be accepted on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to applications received by August 15, 2019.

To Apply

A complete Northlight Theatre internship online application includes the following documents, which you will upload in the application form:

  • Your cover letter indicating area(s) of interest and enthusiasm
  • Your professional resume including administrative and theatrical experience
  • Two letters of recommendation (can be sent separately to internship@northlight.org or faxed to 847.679.1879)

Go to Application

Interviews
Once we have received your application we will be in touch to confirm receipt of your materials, request additional information if necessary, and/or set-up an interview.