2017 DC Theatre Technician Cattle Call


All Sunday Morning Appointment Slots For The 2017 DC Theatre Technician Cattle Call Are Full!

But there are still appointment slots available for the Sunday afternoon and Monday.

The 2017 DC Theatre Technician Cattle Call will be held on Sunday, April 9 and Monday, April 10 at Sidney Harman Hall from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Sunday will be devoted to Carpenters, Electricians, Audio & Video Engineers, Props Artisans and Painters. Monday will be devoted to Costume Technicians, Makeup Artists, Stage Managers and those who fall into other categories but are on run crew for shows.

Similar to an acting cattle call, each candidate will be given 8 minutes in front of the group of representatives from theaters and production companies around the DC Metro area.

Companies already committed to attending this year include:

Adventure Theatre- MTC

Amaryllis Designs

American AV

Arena Stage

Arts on the Horizon

Atlas Performing Arts Center

Atmosphere Lighting

Brave Spirits Theatre

Capital Fringe

Carroll Community College

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Constellation Theatre Co

Design Foundry

Dissonance Dance Theatre

Encore Décor, Inc.

The Essential Theatre

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Flying V Theatre

Gala Hispanic Theatre

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Happenstance Theatre Co.

The Highwood Theatre

IATSE Local 22

Imagination Stage

The In Series

JCC Of Greater Washington

Kendra Rai's Costume Shop

The Klunch

Monumental Theatre Company 

Mosaic Theater Company

Olney Theatre Center

Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Signature Theatre

Sitar Arts Center

Smithsonian Associates

Smithsonian Discovery Theater

Source Festival/ Cultural DC

Spooky Action Theater

Studio Theatre

Synetic Theater

Theater J

Totem Pole Playhouse

Washington National Opera

Washington Revels

The Welders

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Young Playwright's Theatre

And more are adding every day.

Appointments are given on a first come, first served basis.

To book an appointment:

1) Save your resume as a PDF with the file name [YOUR NAME]_resume, where [YOUR NAME] is your name. Example: Marsha Norman’s resume would be Marsha_Norman_resume.PDF

2) Email the PDF of your resume to Klyphs@mac.com.

You MUST put “Cattle Call 2017” in the subject line AND attach the required PDF in order to receive an appointment slot.

Be sure to include the following in the body of your email:

Full Name

Email Address

Cell Number*

Sunday Or Monday Appointment

Morning Or Afternoon Appointment **


Each applicant will be expected to supply 70 copies of their resume on 

the day of their appointment.

Visit www.backstage-dc.org for more details.

Your cell number will only be used to text you on the day of the event in the unlikely event of a schedule change or event cancellation.

** Morning appointments are from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Afternoon appointments are from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. We will do our best to accommodate time requests, but as appointments are given on a first come, first served basis we cannot guarantee any specific times.

*** If you have job skills in more than one category, please feel free to let us know.