Join the ACT Community Today

Thank you for your interest in supporting ACT! We have many ways for you to collaborate and participate in the ACT community: job opportunities to join a team on our staff; participating as an artist; becoming an intern in one of our departments to learn more about non-profit arts organizations; or, volunteering to help our non-profit theatre achieve its goals and create positive experiences for the patrons.

Whatever your area of expertise or experience, these options, also listed on the right, can tell you more. So why wait? Check out how you can get involved today!

For Artists

Watch this space for information about the next opportunity to audition for a production at ACT Theatre.

ACT welcomes submissions from actors of all races and ethnicities, neuro-diversities, and disabilities, for available roles.  Gender non-conforming, gender-queer, transgender, and non-binary actors are invited to submit for the roles they most identify with.  Race/ethnicity is indicated only when specified by the playwright as integral to character and/or narrative. 

Submit your own work for consideration in our programming lineup

ACT accepts script submissions from Literary Agents and/or theatre professionals with a letter of introduction/recommendation. Northwest playwrights (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho) are welcome to submit up to a 15-page script sample, with a cover letter and play synopsis.

Average response time is six months.

Please mail work to:
ACT Theatre
ATTN: Submissions
700 Union St.
Seattle, WA 98101

Current Job Opportunities

ACT is excited to share that we are hiring for the following positions:

The Master Scenic Carpenter, under the supervision of the Technical Director and Associate Technical Director, oversees the building and maintaining scenic elements to achieve scenic designer’s artistic vision for all ACT productions. This position is covered by ACT’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with IATSE Local 15.

Full Job Description

How to Apply

To apply, email a current resume highlighting relevant experience and skills; a cover letter describing why you are applying, and where you found out about this position to production@acttheatre.org. 

The Master Properties Artisan, under the supervision of the Props Master, is responsible to build, create, and modify all properties to convey the Designer’s vision for all shows and events; communicates and coordinates among other shop personnel and department heads concerning efficient integration of prop elements and set dressing. The Properties Artisan works collaboratively with staff from other shops, supervises overhire staff. This position is covered by ACT’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with IATSE Local 15.

Full Job Description

How to Apply

To apply, email a current resume highlighting relevant experience and skills; a cover letter describing why you are applying, and where you found out about this position to production@acttheatre.org. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACT is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity; treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran or marital status, sensory, physical or mental disability and all other groups protected by law; and promotes diversity in its workforce.

ACT seeks to recruit, hire, promote, and retain a diverse workforce. Diversity in our staff is vital to high quality services and client/community connection. We prioritize the hiring of applicants from historically marginalized communities. We are committed to eliminating barriers to access and equity; cultivating a diverse workforce is an essential step toward this goal.

General ACT Volunteer

ACT has a variety of emerging opportunities for volunteers. Help ACT maintain its elegant state of the art facility, reach patrons, members, and donors, and keep up to date on administrative tasks by adding your name to our growing volunteer pool. We have a broad range of tasks available to our volunteers, appealing to whatever ability or interest you bring to the table:

  • volunteer ushering
  • helping with mailings and administrative tasks
  • staffing parties and galas
  • distributing materials and acting as an ambassador for ACT
  • . . . and more!

Volunteering can be a tremendous opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who wants to be involved with Seattle’s thriving arts community and to preserve ACT’s important place within it. Plus, there are plenty of perks for volunteers, including an annual appreciation event, discounts or passes to attend our productions, and more.

We hope you’ll consider volunteering and becoming a member of our expanding family.

To add your name to the growing volunteer pool, please contact us at volunteer@acttheatre.org, or call 206.292.7660, x1316 .