Each summer Chautauqua Theater Company comes to life on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution, a not-for-profit, 750-acre community on beautiful Chautauqua Lake near Jamestown, New York. Approximately 7,500 people are in residence on any day during a nine-week summer season, and a total of over 170,000 people attend scheduled public events. It has performance venues, historic hotels, a golf course, tennis courts, and educational and recreational facilities.
Past CTC alumni now work across the country, including…
NYC: Lincoln Center Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage Theater, The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Primary Stages, Classic Stage Company, Signature Theatre Company, MCC Theater, Theatre for a New Audience, Classical Theater of Harlem, Roundabout Theatre Company, 59E59, WP Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Ma-Yi Theater, Vineyard Theater, Ars Nova.
Regional Theaters: Guthrie Theater, McCarter Theatre, American Repertory Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Wooly Mammoth Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland Playhouse, Baltimore Center Stage, Geva Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Trinity Repertory Company, Long Wharf Theatre, PlayMakers Repertory Company, Detroit Public Theatre.
Television and Film: Marvel’s Agatha Harkness, Loki, The Falcon and Winter Soldier, Amazon Prime’s The Boys, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Hulu’s Life & Beth, The Girl from Plainville, Netflix’s The Good Nurse, Manifest, Archive 81, The Queens Gambit, Peacock’s The Missing File, Apple TV’s Severance, HBO’s Julia, Star Wars’ Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Chautauqua Theater Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.
Auditions for the 2022 conservatory have closed.
Administrative & Production Positions
Chautauqua Theater Company has filled all positions for the 2022 summer season.
Friends of Chautauqua Theater Company
Since 1994, the Friends of Chautauqua Theater Company have played an important role in encouraging Chautauqua Institution’s commitment to theater as a vital part of the performing arts during the season.