Arena Stage Fellowship
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • $600 per week
  • Other
  • Fellowship

As the General and Company Management Fellow, you will collaborate with General Management and Company Management teams as well as work closely with Arena Stage staff and guest artists surrounding production needs. We are seeking a candidate who is interested in growing their management skills and is passionate about theater administration! This Fellowship offers training for emerging leaders in arts management and artist relations.

We will provide the fellow with opportunities to gain experience in:

  • Facilitating the overall experience for approximately 300-400 guest artists (including actors, directors, and designers.)
  • Coordinating housing and transportation for approximately 250 out-of-town guest artists.
  • Preparing and processing both union and non-union contracts.
  • Applying union guidelines in a LORT (League of Regional Theatres) setting.
  • Strategizing and budgeting for subsequent seasons.
  • Working within the budget of and tracking the finances for the General and Company management departments.
  • Promoting inter-departmental collaboration.

The ideal candidate for the General and Company Management fellowship will be an individual who can problem solve, work hard in various settings, and remain calm during potentially stressful situations. A solid understanding of Microsoft Office, as well as written and verbal communication skills, are essential in this role. We are looking for individuals that are excellent multi-taskers who thrive in a fast-paced, artistically demanding environment while encouraging positivity!


Additional expectations: The position requires occasional evening and weekend work. The candidate must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to lift 25 pounds.

You might be interested in this fellowship if you want to pursue a career in general management, company management, or arts administration with a focus on production.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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