WELCOME

Welcome to the Career Services pages for Performing Arts.  Below you will find links to general resources to guide you in your search for positions in the performing arts.  The tabs at the top of this guide will provide specific information to students and alumni searching for jobs in theater and music.

PERFORMING ARTS JOB BOARDS

These links provide you access to lists of job openings:

Backstage

Castings - Mandy.com

Chicago Artists Resources

Theater in Chicago

Site includes list of current auditions, show openings, and much more

EntertainmentCareers.Net

Job Bank - Americans for the Arts

Jobs in the Arts - New York Foundation for the Arts

NBCUniversal Careers

OffstageJobs

The national source for behind-the-scenes jobs in the live entertainment industry

One Headlight Ink

NM crew and talent calls

Opera America

The National Opera Center job board

Show Biz Jobs

United States Institute for Theatre Technology - USITT

Job board for technical theater, sound, lighting, and costume design.

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CAREER RESOURCES

These resources will help you prepare for your audition, resume, cover letter, and interview.

AMDA Career Resource Links

On this site you can get connected with unions and guilds, find casting resources, and explore other resources relevant to the performing artist.

Business of Art Articles - New York Foundation for the Arts

Providing the best free information to artists of all disciplines has long been part of NYFA's mission and programs. Click on any of the links below to access a wide variety of articles and interviews pertaining to the business of art.

Career Sushi

Video resumes allow candidates to showcase talents, abilities, and creativity while demonstrating proficiency and relevancy with technology and software. However, there is controversy in HR and Career Services circles about them. [Candidates could potentially be discriminated against based on their appearance, ethnicity etc]. Please use responsibly.

Job Bank - Americans for the Arts

Job seeking, resume, and cover letter information.

New Grad Life

New Grad Life is the only blog solely dedicated to providing free resources to recent college graduates or soon-to-be grads for topics such as job hunting, resume/interview help, networking tips, money management, and more.