2019 DC Theatre Technician Cattle Call


All Monday Morning Appointment Slots Are Full!

But there are still slots available on Sunday and on Monday afternoon.

The 2019 DC Theatre Technician Cattle Call will be held on Sunday, April 14 and Monday, April 15 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.

ASL Interpreters will be available on both days from 4:10 PM - 6:00 PM

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:

The Alden Theatre

The Arcanists

Arena Stage

Artistic Concepts Group

Arts on the Horizon

Atlas Performing Arts Center

Atmosphere Lighting

Baltimore Center Stage

Barbizon Capitol Inc

Black Rock Center For The Arts

Boyce Products

Capital Fringe

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Constellation Theatre Co

Dance Loft On 14th

Dance Place

Design Foundry

The Edge Of The Universe Players 2 Inc

Encore Decor

Faction Of Fools

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Flying V Theatre

Gala Hispanic Theatre

George Mason University Center for the Arts

IATSE Local 22

Imagination Stage

The In Series

Keegan Theatre

Live Nation

Monumental Theater Company

Museum Of The Bible


Olney Theatre Center

Optimum Audio

Pointless Theatre Company

Rep Stage/ Howard Community College

Round House Theatre

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Signature Theatre

Smithsonian Associates

Spooky Action Theater

Step Afrika

Studio Theatre

Theater Alliance

Theater J

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

WSC Avant Bard

Young Playwrights’ 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 2019” 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.

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.