Theatre Job Fair

Get a Job or Hire Your Crew

success_trensch_smallWill you jump for joy when you get your next job or find the perfect hire?

SETC hosts one of the nation’s largest offstage theatre job fairs during the annual SETC Convention each March. If you are looking for a job or to hire for offstage and/or “techie” theatre positions — including academic, administrative, backstage, design, stage management, costumes, props, electrical, carpentry, lighting, front-of-house, box office and other company or crew jobs, as well as intern and apprentice positions — the SETC Theatre Job Fair is the place for you!

2017 Theatre Job Fair

Lexington, KY ~ March 2-4, 2017
Lexington Convention Center

Want to Participate?

Reasons to Pre-Register

Pre-registered job seekers will receive a free online resume posting account with the SETC Theatre Job Board. With this account, you may apply directly for jobs online, and your resume and information will provided to prospective employers BEFORE the convention. Pre-registered candidates will also be admitted first into the Theatre Job Fair area. (You save $$ and get in first to interview)

More About Theatre Job Fair

Approximately 110 companies attend the Theatre Job Fair seeking candidates to fill positions in every area of theatre, including offstage, academic, administrative, directors, backstage, design, stage management, costumes, props, electrical, carpentry, lighting, front-of-house and technical, and other type jobs for full-time, part-time, summer, job-in and including intern and apprentice positions. Approximately 750 employees of all skill levels come to search for jobs. During onsite interviews, candidates present portfolios, resumes, etc. — come prepared to shine!


Call the SETC Central Office at 336-272-3645 to speak with April.

If you need to get a job [in theatre] you have to come here!

Cassandra Westovery, Ohio University

SETC is the reason I had a job last summer. I had never had a theatre job before, but I had the chance to interview and interact with these professionals and it lead to employment, which is/was a dream come true.

Josiah Brooks, Chipola College