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Employment Opportunities


There are currently no open positions at The Australian Shakespeare Company, but please check back soon. Thank you for visiting!




The Australian Shakespeare Company is able to offer a range of internships throughout the year.


These will primarily be available to tertiary students, studying arts/performance.  However we are able to consider applications from anyone who is interested in gaining knowledge and experience in the industry.


Primarily based in Melbourne for the 2018/19 season, there will also be opportunities to join our team in Sydney through to April 2019.


Internships will be available during the creative development, rehearsal and presentations of productions and may be in the following areas:


  • Acting
  • Front of House
  • Production
  • Stage Management
  • Arts Administration


We like people to be able to take initiative, think on their feet, be hands on and care about the result of what they are working on.  As such, our interns need to commit to the full term of the placement, noting that each internship will be for a different length of time.  Also please note that these are not paid positions, nor do we need payment for the positions.


We encourage you to contact Australian Shakespeare Company on  Please provide one page outlining your experience, describe the position/role you are interested in and attach a one page CV.


Artistic Opportunities


Graduate Players

Every year the ASC offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to work with professional ASC members on a full Shakespeare production. The company complete a short Melbourne season and tour regional Victoria, before heading to Prague. For more information check out our Graduate Players page!



The ASC offers a range of educational opportunities for young artists to learn and get involved with the company. Our programs offer Australia’s most extensive and dynamic line-up of in-school workshops and industry run courses. Now available in Victoria and NSW, we are reaching out to more young people to take the shackles off Shakespeare and let the imagination run wild!

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The Australian Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) throughout its employment practices and general working environments. The ASC is also committed to providing safe working and rehearsal environments.


Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally different backgrounds and people with disabilities. Diversity and inclusion are important to ASC, and should you require assistance in your recruitment process, please reach out to a member of the ASC team