Opportunities

Synetic Theater is an excellent place to work, volunteer or intern alongside creative professionals. Below please find our opportunities.

EMPLOYMENT

There are no full-time positions open at this moment.

AUDITIONS

Synetic Theater will be holding auditions for Peter Pan and The Trial as part of the 2017/2018 season on Sunday, May 14th and Monday, May 15th

These two shows have dialogue and include the following performance dates:

Peter Pan (Oct. 18 – Nov. 19)

The Trial (Jan. 17 – Feb. 18)

Additional information about the shows can be found here.

WHEN

Sunday, May 14th 4pm and 6pm

Monday, May 15th 1pm and 3pm

Auditions will be comprised of group movement work and reading sides.  Sides will be sent out ahead of time to those who have signed up.

SCHEDULING AUDITIONS

To request a time slot, please email your namehead shotresume, and date and time you wish to audition to: auditions@synetictheater.org

LOCATION

Auditions will be held in Synetic’s Studio space:

Synetic Theater @ Studio Violet
2155 Crystal Plaza Arcade T-19
Arlington, VA 22202

If this is your first visit to Synetic’s Studio, please review a map of the Crystal City underground prior to your audition. A map is available at this link – Synetic Studio Violet is located at #2. 

Taking public transportation is recommended for those coming on Monday. Parking is ample and free on Sundays, but can be difficult to find during the week. Validation is available for those parking in the 20thstreet garage.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Auditions will be held in groups, based on scheduled time slot. Performers will be asked to accompany the choreographer in movement exercises and improvisations with their group and then will read through sides, which will be distributed ahead of time. Please dress appropriately for movement. The floor in the studio is a marley floor, and NO STREET SHOES are allowed.

To gain an understanding of our company’s aesthetic please watch our company trailer here in advance of the audition.

IMPORTANT:  Auditionees may be invited to callbacks held on May 16th

*Synetic is a Non-Equity theater company*

 

TEEN COMPANY AUDITIONS

Synetic Theater’s Teen Company will produce Lord of the Flies in the Spring of 2018. Auditions are at the end of May and beginning of June.

Click here for more information on how to audition for Synetic’s Teen Company.

USHER

Ushers volunteer at performances to assist patrons with seating, concessions and other duties as assigned by the House Manager.  Volunteer ushers are permitted a seat to see the performance provided that the show is not sold out.  If you are interested in ushering with Synetic Theater, please contact the House Manager at ushers@synetictheater.org for training, availability and scheduling.

 

INTERN – Synetic is currently accepting applications for the following internships:

MARKETING INTERNS
The Marketing Interns will assist the Marketing Manager with tasks such as: press list management and distribution of media materials, creation of marketing and communications collateral for print and web, assistant in the planning and execution of special events, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
-Team player, ability to exceed expectations, and a willingness to do so.
-An interest in the arts and theater.
-Self-starter, ability to work independently.
-Working knowledge of the social media accounts utilized by Synetic Theater.
-Creative Suite skills preferred.

Hours and Compensation:
-Minimum 2 days per week in Crystal City, VA
-Small stipend to cover transportation cost

Available beginning Winter 2017.

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to synetic@synetictheater.org, with “Marketing Intern – Your Name” in the subject line. Please include areas you are interested in increasing your skill set or learning about in your cover letter.

DEVELOPMENT INTERN
The Development Intern is responsible for executing development activities to cultivate individual, corporate, government and institutional donors, resulting in increased contributed income to Synetic Theater to support its mission and strategic plan. Gain insight into grant writing, funding research, donation processing and acknowledgement, and event management.

Qualifications:
– Excellent writing skills
– Superb attention to detail
– A knowledge of D.C. philanthropic community preferred.

Hours and Compensation:
This is an unpaid position that requires a minimum 2 days per week in Crystal City.
A weekly stipend of $50 to cover transportation cost is available. College credit may be available depending upon school requirements.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to synetic@synetictheater.org with “Development Intern – Your Name” in Subject line. No phone calls please.

 

VOLUNTEER

Synetic Theater often needs volunteers to help us with a wide variety of tasks around the administrative office and around town. Often times, we request help with:
-Data entry and filing
-Distributing brochures, posters and postcards to local coffee shops and libraries
-Working Synetic tables or booths at events
If you are interested in helping out, we’d love to have you on board! We often offer complimentary tickets to our performances as compensation for help.
Please send an e-mail to synetic@synetictheater.org and let us know your availability and any special skills or interests.