Synetic Theater is an excellent place to work, volunteer, or intern alongside creative professionals to transform our communities through engagement with physical theater and arts education. We are 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 Synetic Theater discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Please find our opportunities below! And click here to fill out an application and upload your cover letter and resume for all posted jobs and general inquiries.
Full / Part Time | Auditions | Internships | Volunteers
Managing Director (Full Time)
The Managing Director holds a key leadership role that oversees business operations within the organization and ensures the implementation of the organization’s strategic priorities. The Managing Director is a member of Synetic’s senior leadership team and will work in close collaboration with the Founding Artistic Director and CEO, along with departmental directors and Board of Directors, to help lead the achievement of organizational goals. This position reports to the Founding Artistic Director and CEO.
With a focus on organizational effectiveness, health, and sustainability, the Managing Director is responsible for heading the operations, finance, and administrative functions as well as ensuring streamlined workflows across all cross-functional teams. The position also serves as an advocate for staff resources and brings expertise in fostering a positive and inclusive work culture. This role supports Synetic’s founding vision of a vibrant artistic community, its commitment to attracting, training, retaining, and engaging staff to support the organizational mission and values, all in service of Synetic’s innovative and world-class artistic and educational programming.
Read more about responsibilities and duties for this role.
Salary range is from $65,000-$85,000.
Click here to apply! Please use your cover letter to tell us about what you will bring to this role.
Synetic is dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds and identities to apply for roles that align with their interests and career trajectory. If you meet a majority of the qualifications and see yourself in this role, we would love to see your application.
Reports to: Production Manager
Type: Contract or Short-term Employment
Location: National Landing, Arlington, VA
Synetic seeks resumes from stage managers, wardrobe supervisors, designers, board operators, and other production technicians for immediate and future production work. Click here for more information.
Synetic Theater seeks outstanding part-time teaching artists
to learn and carry out studio and school residency programs in Synetic’s unique style of movement, mime, acting, and dance for the 22-23 season. Teaching artists
must be at least 21 years old and able to provide their own transportation by car throughout the region. Stage movement or dance expertise required. Local applicants only. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re not currently holding auditions for any productions at this time. Resumes will be accepted year-round email@example.com, and show-specific auditions will be announced as needed.
TEEN COMPANY AUDITIONS
2022/23 Audition information is coming soon! Email Vato@Synetictheater.org to stay in the loop.
Synetic is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities for students regardless of family resources. Partial and Full Scholarships will be awarded for any student with financial need.
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 Acting Audience Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org for training, availability and scheduling.
Synetic is not currently actively recruiting for any internships, though we are always open to general inquiries here.
Synetic Theater needs volunteers to help us with a wide variety of tasks around the administrative office and around town. Our team seeks help with:
- Letters and mailings (about twice a month)
- Data entry and filing (about twice a month)
- Special event set-up and monitoring (a few times a year)
- Distributing brochures, posters and postcards to local coffee shops and libraries
- Working Synetic tables or booths at events ( a few times a year)
If you are interested in helping out, we’d love to have you on board! We offer complimentary tickets to our performances as our expression of gratitude for help. Please send an e-mail to Porter@synetictheater.org and let us know your tentative availability and any special skills or interests.