Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

Syracuse Stage is Central New York’s premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University. Founded in 1974, Stage has produced more than 300 plays in over 40 seasons including a number of world, American, and East Coast premieres. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. A solid core of subscribers and supporters helps keep Syracuse Stage a vibrant artistic presence in Central New York. Additional support comes from the government, foundations, corporations and Syracuse University. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.‚Äč


Job Openings

Costume Shop Cutter/Draper: Syracuse Stage is accepting resumes for a Costume Shop Cutter/Draper. Responsible for patterning and cutting assigned costumes for Syracuse Stage and Syracuse University Drama Department. Overseeing First Hand and Stitchers. Also responsible for supervising fittings on assigned costumes. Candidates should have supervisory experience and good people skills. Candidates must be able to manage time well and work effectively with student and professionals in a fast paced environment. Send cover letter, resume, and recommendations to Don Buschmann, Syracuse Stage, 820 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210. E-mail: or

Development Manager: Syracuse Stage seeks Development Manager for year-round full-time position, with primary responsibility for grants management (proposals, reports, research for new opportunities) and events (major fundraisers, opening night dinners, etc.). Reports to Director of Development as part of a three-person team, in support of the artistic, education, and community engagement work of the theatre. Will work on all elements of fundraising and in collaboration with staff across the organization.

Essential skills include excellent written & oral communication, excellent interpersonal skills, PC proficiency. A background in nonprofit theatre, or the arts, is helpful, though not required.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and contact info for two references to Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line. Application deadline August 1, with priority given to early applicants.  Start date early/mid September, with some flexibility. Salary low-40s, generous benefit package.


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