work with us

The O’Neill is committed to diversifying the future of the American theater through the stories we tell and the people we hire. We invite and encourage applications from talented artists, technicians, and administrators from all underrepresented groups.

equity, diversity, & inclusion

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center is committed to diversifying the future of the American theater through the stories we tell, the artists telling those stories, the staff supporting our work, and the audiences in our theaters. The O’Neill strives to cultivate a healthy and diverse community that recognizes the value of each individual and helps foster safety, civility, and respect for all people. All participants and employees in any O’Neill program, including students, staff, faculty, guests, and visitors, have the right to be free from sexual, racial, and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence and all other forms of prohibited conduct.

 

year-round employment

Full-time and part-time positions on our year-round staff.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a theater resume, and a general work resume with contact information for at least two references to jobs@theoneill.org. Email submission preferred, please include your name and the position title in the subject line. Applicants should name all attached files with this format: "Last Name, First Name - Document." For example: "Wilson, August - theatrical resume".

apprenticeships

Year-long administrative apprenticeships ideal for young/aspiring arts administrators and recent college graduates.

 
 

summer

Free housing and meals provided for all summer hires.

Spend a summer on the Connecticut shoreline at the O'Neill with hundreds of industry professionals! Summer interns and staff make a season of developing new plays, musicals, cabaret acts, and puppet theater possible. Get intensive experience (10-16 hours a day, 6 days a week), full integration with O'Neill professional staff, and participate in all the activity of an #ONeillSummer. 

Summer at the O'Neill 

  • Housing for the duration of the summer

  • Three meals a day in our full-service cafeteria (attentive to dietary restrictions) 

  • Daily transportation between housing and work sites, as well as regular supply runs

  • Free admission to all 20+ shows

  • Interns receive exclusive workshops and learning experiences with top industry professionals

  • Centrally located on the CT shoreline, 2 hours from NYC or Boston

  • All staff and junior staff positions receive work and travel stipends

 

 

Participants are selected through a highly competitive application process and are encouraged to apply early. Early applicants are more likely to receive scholarship awards and acceptance. 

Please apply using the Google Form for each type of employment: Summer Staff, Junior Staff, Internships.

C O N T A C T

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

305 Great Neck Road

Waterford, CT 06385

Administrative Offices: (860) 443-5378

Email: theaterlives@theoneill.org

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