Sample Theater Resume

A Good Theater Resume Requires Previous Experience in the Field

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JENNIFER LOGAN 12 Birdsong Avenue, Bronx, NY 11433

Phone: 648-245-4567/Email:


UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, May 20XX
Major: Business; Minor: Theatre; GPA/Overall: 3.5

Summer Conservatory, Michael Howard Studios, New York, NY, Summer 20XX

ASA Study Abroad Program, Oxford University, Oxford, England, Summer 20XX
Shakespeare Literature, Performance Theater


UCLA High Honors, Fall 20XX
UCL Dean’s List, Spring 20XX
Certificate of Excellence, Michael Howard Studios One-Year-Conservatory, Summer 20XX


Theatre Production, Set Designer, UCLA Theatre Department, Los Angeles, CA, Fall 20XX

  • Built and painted sets for black box production of “Death of a Salesman” and main-stage production of “Servant of Two Masters”

, New York, NY, Summer 20XX

  • Assisted French director Joseph Campiano on a short film

    Production Assistant, Take Two PR, New York, NY, Summer 200XX 20XX, 20XX

    • Worked on MTV show “Pranked”
    • Performed duties for Instyle Magazine photo shoot
    • Organized Jamie Conley Fashion Show

    Marketing Associate, Abercel Media, New York, NY, Summer 20XX

    • Conducted advertisements to promote Seamlessweb .com, the leading online food ordering company

    Editor, Saint Bernadette’s School Literary Magazine, Bronx, NY, 20XX-20XX

    • Selected students’ literary/art for magazine, while organizing and editing layout
    • Conduct staff meetings and proposed new topics for magazine to cover


    • Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PC & Macintosh literate
    • Comprehensive written and oral French language skills

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