Current Openings

Production Manager for final show of Season 14

Looking to fill this position immediately, position will be open until filled.
This position will be a 1099 independent contract for the final show of the season, Still Life with Rocket.
To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Contract payment commensurate with experience.

Find the full job posting details on the PDF attached HERE.

If you would like to send us a general inquiry please email resumes and cover letters to

Submit Your play

Theater Alliance is no longer accepting unsolicited script submissions via mail or email. We know it can be difficult to get your script into the right hands, but we are working hard find ways of connecting with playwrights and finding plays without exhausting the limited resources of our small company, and without wasting the resources of writers whose resources are already limited.

Though we are no longer accepting unsolicited submissions, we encourage local writers to come see our work, and, if you feel that Theater Alliance is the perfect artistic home for you and your work, stick around and introduce yourself! We’d love to talk to you in person.

For more information about the ways Theater Alliance’s policy and new works programming, visit our Submissions page.

Submit your Head-shot and Résumé

We maintain an electronic casting database that we use to call actors for auditions. All submissions MUST be in PDF format, containing both your head shot and resume in one file, under 2mb in size.

Please title the file: Last name_first name_date of submission.pdf (eg. Jane Doe submitting on July 4th, 2013 would be Doe_Jane_130704.pdf)

Please email to


Volunteering can be a truly rewarding way to become more involved in the exciting work being done at Theater Alliance.  There are many ways that you can become more involved with the company: from ushering at performances, to helping spread the word, to organizing special events. We would love to have your help.

Please visit our Volunteers’ Page or contact us at


Theater Alliance of Washington, DC offers opportunities for the next generation of theatrical leaders to gain invaluable experience and deeper knowledge of the daily operations of a professional arts organization.
As an Intern at Theater Alliance, you will…

  • Work intimately with Theater Alliance’s leadership, both staff and Board
  • Produce both independent and collaborative projects in your assigned area
  • Work across departments to accomplish the most immediate goals of the company
  • Receive free tickets to all Theater Alliance productions and special events
  • Have the opportunity to attend rehearsals of Theater Alliance productions

Internships at Theater Alliance are part-time positions, constituting at least sixteen hours a week.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with a long-term commitment of at least three months.  Internships are unpaid and housing is not provided.

Artistic Intern

Supervisor: Colin Hovde, Producing Artistic Director
Secondary Supervisor: Kat White, Literary Director

The Artistic Internship offers the opportunity to work in the administrative office of a theatre dedicated to producing new works.  The Artistic Intern is exposed to all areas of artistic administration including casting, budgeting, and organizing special events.  The Assistant will also aid in Literary duties, such as reading scripts, writing reports, and participating in season planning meetings with Theater Alliance’s artistic leadership.  Strong writing, organizational, and communication skills are essential.

Production Intern

Supervisor: Eric Swartz, Associate Artistic Director
Secondary Supervisor: Production Manager

The Production Internship will be an integral part of all technical areas of Theater Alliance’s productions, readings, and special events.  The Production Intern will work closely with designers and crew on the construction of scenic elements and will also participate in electrics call, in addition to aiding the Production Manager on coordinating the budgeting and scheduling of each production.  Interns will have opportunities to attend all Production Meetings and work on production run crews.  Strong organizational and communication skills are essential, as well as a healthy sense of humor.

Marketing and Development Intern

Supervisor: Colin Hovde, Producing Artistic Director
Secondary Supervisor: Ellys Abrams, General Manager

The Marketing and Development Intern will provide general support to the Marketing and Development Departments of Theater Alliance.  In Marketing, the Intern will have a specific focus on electronic communications and press, such as maintaining communications lists, assisting with the production of all show-related communications, maintaining departmental calendars, and assisting with the theatre’s social media efforts.  In Development, the Intern will assist with grant research and composition, donor database maintenance, and gift acknowledgement, in addition to assisting with Opening Nights, benefits, and all other special events.  This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to skillfully handle sensitive material, and a strong ability to multi-task.