The Histrionic Academy

127 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970

Date Posted:
July 02, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Historical Interpreter


Historical Interpreters on the Tour of The Freedom Trail are responsible for safely and effectively leading and entertaining guests through the most iconic historical locations in Boston. Historical interpreters represent Boston, it’s past, and historical identity to guests from around the world.

No experience in necessary, but this position requires quick thinking, passion for education/public speaking /performing and a friendly demeanor. We provide all necessary training. We also provide colonial clothing that must be worn while leading tours.

Ability to learn the history of Boston, especially pertaining to the American Revolution 
Physical ability to lead a 1.2 mile walking tour for 90+ minutes
Availability on weekends and/or weekdays in the morning and early afternoon
Excellent communication skills
How To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to If you have any questions please contact Dominic at 978-741-1170 ext 2 
Although this position is located in Boston, all interviews will be held in person at our offices in downtown Salem, MA. We are located within 10 minutes walking of the Salem train station.
Apply by:
July 29, 2019
$50-$75 per tour + gratuities
About this Organization:
We are a group of actors, interpreters, reenactors, educators and tour guides who bring America's history to life for visitors to Massachusetts.