A side view of the stage and seating at Ford’s Theatre. On the left is the Presidential Box with an American flag, a framed picture of George Washington and American flag bunting draped over the box.
View from the stage of the President’s Box at Ford’s Theatre. Photo © Maxwell MacKenzie.

Work With Us

Help us bring Abraham Lincoln’s legacy to life through inspiring theatrical productions, engaging educational programs and dynamic interpretation.

Ford’s Theatre Society values and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and working environment. Ford’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Career Opportunities

Become part of our team to bring Abraham Lincoln’s legacy to life.


Thank you for your interest in the Ford’s Theatre internship program. As we evaluate our operating conditions, we will be pausing the application process. Please stay tuned and check back to this site for future offerings. If you have any questions please reach out to us at internships@fordstheatrstg.wpengine.com.

Volunteer Usher

Usher sign-ups are now available for the 2023-2024 theatrical season. Please fill out the form to sign up.


For further questions, please email auditions@fordstheatrstg.wpengine.com. Please, no phone calls.

Volunteer with Ford’s

Ford’s Theatre depends on volunteers like you to serve the hundreds of thousands of guests who pass through our doors each year. Our volunteers are trained to ensure our guests feel welcome, comfortable and safe during their visit. We are currently accepting applications for historic site volunteers. We will open the application for volunteer ushers once the dates for our spring 2021 season have been finalized. Please check back in the coming months to sign up.