Northlight Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving candidates from a broad spectrum of people.
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Northlight Theatre seeks an experienced full-time Technical Director. Working under the supervision of Production Manager Emily Kneer, the Technical Director is responsible for insuring that the best possible product goes on stage through implementing all scenic technical requirements within the pre-established budget parameters. The Technical Director is also responsible for the management of the Northlight Scene Shop in Lincolnwood. A full job description with qualifications and compensation 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. No calls please.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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: email@example.com. 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.
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.
Applications are due by November 11. Start dates for fall internships are flexible though most departments start in January.
Applications for the Northlight Teaching Artist Apprenticeship will be accepted on a rolling basis.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 847.679.1879)
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.