Opportunities

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

EMPLOYMENT
Synetic Theater has an Audience Services Manager (contract) position available with partial tele-work optional. 

Job Description
Title: Audience Services Manager
Department: Customer Service, Box Office
Reports to: Development and Special Events Manager

Job Summary/Purpose
The Audience Services Manager at Synetic Theater (Synetic) oversees all aspects of Box Office and Front of House operations, is responsible for providing a high-level of customer service and managing Box Office staff, with the main objective of increasing revenue for the organization.

Click here for complete job description and qualifications.

Interested applicants are encouraged to send a resume and brief cover letter to boxoffice@synetictheater.org

AUDITIONS
Synetic Theater will be holding auditions for our intensive summer training program. This is a week long boot camp style training led by resident choreographer Irina Tsikurishvili. Participants will explore the Synetic take on movement, dance, tumbling, and physical theater.

Invitations to training will be extended based on an audition. Training is at no cost to the participants! Synetic does a great deal of their casting from these training sessions.

Training dates: July 17th – 22nd
6 – 10pm Tuesday – Friday, 12pm – 5pm Saturday and Sunday

AUDITIONS
Sunday, July 15th 4pm, 5pm6pm
Monday, July 16th 6pm, 7pm8pm

Auditions will be comprised of group movement work.

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 perform a one-minute monologue of their choice, which can include movement or not, as the performer prefers. Then everyone will be asked to accompany the choreographer in movement exercises and improvisations with their group.  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.

*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 have concluded. Please check back for information regarding our 2019 Teen Production.

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 s
-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 16 hours per week in Crystal City, VA
-Small stipend to cover transportation cost

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.

 

VOLUNTEER
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 synetic@synetictheater.org and let us know your tentative availability and any special skills or interests.